Aston University
Aston University
This talk will outline the key features of poetry as a literary genre. Covering ways that you can improve your reading skills by taking a "stylistics" approach. I’ll demonstrate, through reference to First World War poetry, how stylistics helps you explain interpretations and clearly explain your ideas on poetry. at Aston University

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English talk: The Language of Poetry

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Event Summary:

This talk will outline the key features of poetry as a literary genre. Covering ways that you can improve your reading skills by taking a "stylistics" approach. I’ll demonstrate, through reference to First World War poetry, how stylistics helps you explain interpretations and clearly explain your ideas on poetry.

Full Event Details:

In this talk, I’ll outline some of the key features of poetry as a literary genre. I’ll then suggest some ways that you can improve your close reading skills by taking a language-focused approach to analysis (also known as stylistics). I’ll demonstrate, through reference to some First World War poetry, how stylistics can help to explain interpretations and help you clearly and convincingly explain your ideas on poetry.

To book onto this online event, please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/english-talk-the-language-of-poetry-tickets-106755215724

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session



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