Week 11, Peer Review 4

(https://hollysliteratureblog.art.blog/2020/09/22/blog-4-2/) Hi Holly,  Your analysis of Yeats’ ‘The Second Coming’ was very interesting and well written. It definitely responded well to the set question and highlighted the sense of chaos and confusion throughout his poem. I especially liked how you included some historical context to when Yeats composed the poem, as it set the foundation …

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Week 9, Peer Review 3

(https://literaturetalk.home.blog/2020/08/26/just-smile/)  Hi Evelyn,  Your poem was an extremely powerful and captivating read! You utilised the imagist style of poetry in an extremely influential way however, it was a bit lengthy. Nonetheless, the language used was sharp and confronting, provoking readers to understand the severity of the issue presented. This was particularly noted through your use …

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Week 5, Peer Review 2

(https://teannie.home.blog/2020/08/19/blog-post-2/) Hi Teannie,  I’d like to commend you on your critical reflection this week! It was a very well written and honest response. I also reflected on Sassoon’s poem, “On Passing the New Menin Gate”, which definitely shifted my perspective on war memorials today. You’ve made an extremely important point about how Sassoon has revealed …

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Week 4, Peer Review 1

(https://adventuresinliterature.art.blog/2020/08/14/blog-1-alliteration-in-spring/) Hi Andrew, Your take on celebrating the arrival of Spring through the construction of your own poem was absolutely phenomenal! You definitely mimicked the amazing experimentation of Hopkins’ language through your use of alliteration and vivid imagery. You brought life to your words in a way that made me feel as if I was …

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