Understanding Poems of the Decade for AS level Edexcel Poetry: Gavin's Guide to the 28 set poems for 2017 & 2018 students taking English Literature (Paperback)
The step up from GCSE to AS level poetry analaysis can seem daunting. This clearly written 140 page study guide aims to bridge the gap and is written for students taking AS levels in summer 2017. There is now a second edition of this guide. Please scroll down further through the titles so that it comes up. For summer 2018, Edexcel has changed the requirements to 20 set poems and the new guide reflects this. This first edition here includes a detailed analysis of all 28 poems from the Forward Anthology which Edexcel candidates need to study. At AS level, the task centres on two poems from the 28 studied. One, which they choose, and a second one, which you have to select in order to illustrate particular points and comparisons. It is a tall order This guide contains specific instructions on how to do just that. However this book can do more than simply help with revision in the final weeks. Pick up a copy now, in summer and through Autumn, and you will be able to use it as a source of inspiration and fresh thinking right from the start of your course. Just buy the Anthology itself and this book - and read both side by side as you work through your homework assignments. Written by an expert - Gavin is a tutor and also author of many other Gavin's Guide study guides - everything is designed to support your study and exam success. *Gain confidence at how to unpick the language and style contemporary poets choose. -Identify key themes. * Discover how to link two poems together -Improve your essay writing Gavin Smithers is a private tutor working in the Cotswolds. His popular series of Gavin's Guides aims to help you raise your exam grade - and enjoy studying English Literature that bit more.