Presentation on theme: "Unseen Poetry Section B of the exam. Lesson aims: To know the process in the exam. To understand what things to look for in an unseen poem. To create."— Presentation transcript:
Have a go at annotating on your own: Words that stand out Any techniques Feelings and attitudes shown in the poem Layout and structure Overall message
That is no country for old men; the youth get sloshed end stagger through double doors, tattoos on their arms eyes stoned. The old men wait, knowing their turn is a moveable feast, despite the bluecoat’s promises they are eighth on the list. And still they wait, observe the to and fro, the quick dispatch of those who arrived much later than they, assess whose recovery would seem the better bet. Accident and Emergency Day crawls into night, the digital clock a silent mocker, (you’d need a calendar in here) names called, anyone’s but their’s. Glued to wheelchairs, their motions are at the whim of orderlies. The old men wait; they know they have no choice. it has been ordained by those who perhaps forget how time passes.
Lesson aims: To know the process in the exam. To understand what things to look for in an unseen poem. To create a plan and a few paragraphs of an answer.