CCEA GCE English Literature ‘The Study of Poetry’ Full List Analysed

For those that are studying the CCEA GCE A level English Literature (5110), there is a list of poems for which the student must study in preparation of answering a question about any one of them, taken from the syllabus. This includes a list of poems written after 1800 from Hopkins: Selected Poems, Duffy: A Choice of Emily Dickinson’s Verse, Dickinson: Selected Poems, Lochhead: The Colour of Black and White, Heaney: Opened Ground, Montague: John Montague: New Selected Poems, Thomas (E): Selected Poems, Frost: Selected Poems, Yeats: Selected Poems, Kavanagh: Selected Poems, as well as poems written between 1300-1800 from Goldsmith: Selected Poems, and Donne: Selected Poems.

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CCEA GCE English Literature (5110)

Prescribed Poems for Unit 2 Section A – The Study of Poetry Written after 1800

Gerard Manley Hopkins: Selected Poems

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Emily Dickinson: A Choice of Emily Dickinson’s Verse

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Carol Ann Duffy: Selected Poems

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Liz Lochhead: The Colour of Black and White

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Seamus Heaney: Opened Ground

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John Montague: New Selected Poems

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Edward Thomas: Selected Poems

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Robert Frost: Selected Poems

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William Butler Yeats: Selected Poems

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Patrick Kavanagh: Selected Poems

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Prescribed Poems for Unit 3 (A2 1) Section A – The Study of Poetry from 1300-1800

Oliver Goldsmith: Selected Poems

  • The Deserted Village

John Donne: Selected Poems

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