Complete revision guide for Christina Rossetti's Selected Poems for the OCR AS and A Level specification. 91 pages including:For each poem:Complete interpretive analysis of themes and ideasComprehensive analysis of language, structure and verse formContext of the poemCritical viewpointsConnections across the collectionPLUS:The full text of each poemKey social and historical contexts, and how to apply it to the poemsAssessment objectives and how to meet themGlossary of relevant literary termsContains detailed analysis for: A Birthday; Echo; From the Antique; Goblin Market; Good Friday; In the Round Tower at Jhansi; Maude Clare; No Thank You John; Remember; Shut Out; Soeur Louise de la Misericorde; Song: When I am Dead; Twice; Uphill; Winter: My Secret.
A full text edition of the poems of Christina Rossetti chosen by OCR for their A Level syllabus, together with line-by-line readings of each poem. The edition is suitable for A Level as well and undergraduate study at University level.
Christina Rossetti was and is a significant poet - the issues she raises and in particular those on gender and equality strike a chord more than a century after her death. If you have been given her selected poems to study for A level - there will be plenty to say. This, like all Gavin's Guides, combines detailed close text analysis with a look at key themes and how to develop your own interpretation skills. Buy this book and inside you will find: * Close text analysis of the 15 poems selected by OCR for A level students in 2019 and beyond * Ideas to stretch your own skills in literature study * Tips on how to write an excellent essay Gavin Smithers is a private tutor who coaches students to A Level and GSCE success. His Gavin's Guides series has now sold above 15,000 copies. Gavin also offers a unique and free service to buyers of this book: should there be further questions you have about the text, simply email Gavin and he will do his best to help.