Alfred Lord Tennyson's Poetry: A Comprehensive Guide for IB
Language A: Literature, Part Two: Detailed Study
The most prevalent poet of the Victorian age, Tennyson was the master of descriptive writing, rich imagery and eloquent lyric. Dip into his classical and mythological verse with this informative and stimulating guide. Focused assessment practice helps ensure your students are fully equipped for the Part Two oral commentary!
Tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each poem
Drawing it all together
In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on areas such as: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
Put into practice
Sample assessment materials replicate the structure of the oral commentary so students know exactly what to expect. Guiding and probing questions cater for all abilities. Plus! Discussion questions for HL students.
A very thorough, intelligent, and helpful resource which will make teaching Tennyson much easier! I loved the thoroughness of the introduction and cultural contexts of the poems and the sense of an overview of the role of poetry in the period. I also appreciated the detail in the analysis, which is a godsend! It’s a fabulous resource which will be really useful for anyone teaching Tennyson. A May, English Teacher and Ind. Reviewer