POETRY

Guides to Plays

CCEA IDENTITY ANTHOLOGY

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If you are studying CCEA’s Identity Poetry Anthology for GCSE, our guides will help you develop your understanding of the texts. There is close analysis of language and imagery, relevant contextual information and, of course, comprehension questions to challenge your knowledge of each poem.

FROST AND HEANEY ANTHOLOGY

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This anthology of Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney poetry is part of CCEA’s AS English Literature course. Our guides provide a good introduction to each poem, detailed analysis to further your understanding of the texts, and comprehension exercises to test your understanding of their meaning and impact.

JUNIOR POETRY ANTHOLOGY

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This schoolbag collection of poems is suitable for younger students and the Key Stage 3 curriculum. There is a brief introduction to each poem and comprehension exercises for you to complete. If you want to learn more about the rhythm and structure of poetry, including language and imagery, this anthology will introduce you to the most important concepts.

The Highwayman

The Highwayman

Introduction Written by Alfred Noyes, “The Highwayman” tells the story of the doomed love between ...

WILFRED OWEN

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Based on his personal experience on the Western Front, Wilfred Owen’s depiction of trench warfare contains some of the most haunting and challenging images in English Literature. It is no surprise his poems remain an important part of the curriculum.

UNSEEN POETRY

Analysing unseen poems tests your ability to read and understand the poet's message. You are also expected to identity poetic techniques and explain the impact of the images on the reader. This section contains useful guides and comprehension questions to help you prepare for the exam.