Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Poetry Microsite

Poetry Microsite

Poetry Microsite

Poetry Microsite

Poetry Anthologies

Welcome to the Poetry Anthologies. You can use these to help you to prepare for section B of unit 2 in GCSE English Literature.

You will have to respond critically and imaginatively to one poetry anthology. You will be asked to compare and contrast two poems − one from each list − in the examination.

Please take time and care in reading the poems to appreciate the poets’ viewpoints, use of language and technique, and above all, so that you can enjoy them.