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Articles by Matthew Tett

Midsummer

Literary Links To Midsummer

If you are at a loss as to how to occupy yourself in midsummer, may I suggest settling down somewhere with a good book?


Context

Context In English Literature

Context is often worth quite a lot of marks – at both GCSE, or IGCSE, and in A-Level courses.


Quotations

Making The Most Of Quotations

Thinking about choosing quotations that can be applied to different questions with a range of focuses is a savvy approach.


Gillian Clarke

Gillian Clarke’s Powerful Poem, “A Difficult Birth, Easter 1998”.

If you don’t know Gillian Clarke’s ‘A Difficult Birth, Easter 1998’, now is the time of year to read it.


Theatre

All The World’s A Stage…

What is it about theatre that makes it so magical?


Poetry

World Poetry Day

Poetry can feel intimidating to some people, but this is something that I implore you to move beyond.


Valentine's

Valentine’s Day Poetry

If you fancy something a bit more thought-provoking for Valentine’s day, how about you dip into some love poetry?


Children

Let’s Start The Year Off Right: These Authors Can’t Be Wrong, Can They?

Let’s start the year off by thinking about books that have a January in their title…


London

A Literary Walk Around London

Bloomsbury is a well-known area of the city, and associated with writers such as Virginia Woolf and E.M. Forster, popular in the early 20th Century. Many writers lived and worked here – just walking around will give you a great flavour of their splendid surroundings.


Carol Ann Duffy

The Beauty Of Carol Ann Duffy’s Seasonal Poetry

To get into the festive mood, you should read Carol Ann Duffy’s Christmas poems. They are beautifully written, insightful, and present the season in the most perfect way.


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