Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

poetry

poetry

poetry

poetry

Nature and War

This unit has a wide variety of poems covering wars such as Waterloo and World War II. It features poets with differing attitudes to nature, such as Blake, Wordsworth and Seamus Heaney.

This part contains some information on the poems’ background, themes, and the poets’ use of language. We have also included some suggested tasks.