A World of Poetry
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A World of Poetry

By Mark McWatt, Hazel Simmons-McDonald
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Book Description

Inspire students to enjoy poetry while helping them to prepare effectively for the CSEC® examination; ensure coverage of all prescribed poems for the revised CSEC® English A and English B syllabuses with an anthology that has been compiled with the approval of the Caribbean Examinations Council by Editors who have served as CSEC® English panel members.

- Stimulate an interest in and enjoyment of poetry with a wide range of themes and subjects, a balance of well-known poems from the past and more recent works, as well as poems from the Caribbean and the rest of the world.
- Support understanding with notes on each poem and questions to provoke discussion, and a useful checklist to help with poetry analysis.
- Consolidate learning with practical guidance on how to tackle examination questions including examples of model answers for reference.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Book title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • THE CHILD AND THE WORLD
    • NATURE
      • Childhood of a Voice
      • A Lesson for this Sunday
      • Hurt Hawks
      • Birdshooting Season
      • Hedgehog
      • Schooldays
      • An African Thunderstorm
      • Those Winter Sundays
      • A Quartet of Daffodils
      • Landscape Painter
      • Janet Waking
      • Their Lonely Betters
      • Responsibility
      • Dove Song
      • Ground Doves
      • Horses
      • Keep off the Grass
      • Notes and questions
    • CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES
      • My Parents
      • Journal
      • A Song in the Front Yard
      • Fern Hill
      • Counter
      • Overseer: Detention
      • English Girl Eats Her First Mango
      • Walking on Lily Leaves
      • Little Boy Crying
      • School Play
      • The Child Ran Into the Sea
      • Wharf Story
      • Once Upon a Time
      • How Dreams Grow Fat and Die
      • Abra-Cadabra
      • Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
      • Kanaima/Tiger
      • Jamaica Journal
      • Comfort
      • Boy with Book of Knowledge
      • Notes and questions
    • PLACES
      • West Indies, U.S.A.
      • Melbourne
      • A Place
      • A View of Dingle Bay, Ireland
      • Bristol
      • Sonnet Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3,1802
      • On the Brooklyn Bridge
      • Castries
      • The Only Thing Far Away
      • Return
      • Notes and questions
  • PEOPLE AND DESIRES
    • PEOPLE
      • Liminal
      • Swimming Chenango Lake
      • A Grandfather Sings
      • Basil
      • Cold as Heaven
      • Dennis Street: Daddy
      • Hinckson
      • The Deportee
      • Silk Cotton Trees
      • Lala: the Dressmaker
      • Fellow Traveller
      • Drought
      • I Knew a Woman
      • Betrothal
      • The Solitary Reaper
      • She Walks in Beauty
      • Orchids
      • My Grandmother
      • The Zulu Girl
      • The Woman Speaks to the Man who has Employed her Son
      • Elegy for Jane
      • Apartment Neighbours
      • Koo
      • Abraham and Isaac After
      • Notes and questions
    • LOVE
      • Come Breakfast with Me
      • The Lady’s-Maid’s Song
      • Koriabo
      • Sonnet 73
      • Nexus
      • Close to You Now
      • Lullaby
      • Hate
      • Echo
      • It is the Constant Image of Your Face
      • Notes and questions
    • RELIGION
      • God’s Grandeur
      • Love [3]
      • The Last Sign of the Cross
      • Jesus is Nailed to the Cross
      • A Stone’s Throw
      • Pied Beauty
      • Burnt Offerings
      • The Convert’s Defence
      • Holy Sonnet 14
      • Notes and questions
  • CONFLICTS AND COMPLICATIONS
    • RACE AND GENDER
      • Test Match Sabina Park
      • Theme for English B
      • Vendor
      • Dinner Guest: Me
      • Dreaming Black Boy
      • Caribbean History
      • Black
      • The House Slave
      • Attention
      • The Sleeping Zemis
      • Booker T. and W.E.B.
      • The Black Man’s Son
      • There’s a Brown Girl in the Ring
      • Whales
      • Goodman’s Bay II
      • Notes and questions
    • WAR
      • Listening to Sirens
      • Anthem for Doomed Youth
      • This is the Dark Time, My Love
      • Other People
      • War
      • Break of Day in the Trenches
      • Poem
      • Song of War
      • Dulce et Decorum Est
      • Notes and questions
    • THE STRANGE AND THE SUPERNATURAL
      • The Visit
      • Tjenbwa: Night Shift
      • My Mother’s Sea Chanty
      • Mirror
      • A Bat at Dusk
      • La Belle Dame Sans Merci
      • Encounter
      • Ol’ Higue
      • Notes and questions
  • FROM TIME TO ETERNITY
    • ART, ARTIST, ARTEFACT
      • A True Poem
      • Photos
      • Bird
      • Swan and Shadow
      • Sad Steps
      • Why I Am Not a Painter
      • Sonnet to a Broom
      • Ethics
      • Notes and questions
    • NOSTALGIA
      • I Remember, I Remember
      • Himself at Last
      • Return
      • South
      • When I Loved You: Four Memories
      • Sailing to Byzantium
      • Notes and questions
    • DEATH
      • Death Came to See Me in Hot Pink Pants
      • Mid-Term Break
      • For Fergus
      • Piazza Piece
      • It Was the Singing
      • Sylvester’s Dying Bed
      • Old Age Gets Up
      • Because I Could Not Stop for Death
      • Requiem
      • Death
      • Amerindian
      • November
      • An Abandoned Bundle
      • I Heard a Fly Buzz – When I Died
      • Death of a Steel Bassman
      • Dead Boy
      • Tropical Death
      • Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
      • Death, be not proud...
      • Sea Canes
      • Notes and questions
  • Reading and enjoying poetry
  • Checklist for reading a poem
  • Glossary of terms
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • F
    • H
    • I
    • M
    • O
    • P
    • R
    • S
    • T
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • V
    • W
    • Y
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