Pearson Edexcel International GCSE (9-1) English Lit (4ET1) Poems Analyzed

Here at, we have the largest database of poetry analysis online and that is a fact! For those that are studying English Literature at the International GCSE (IGCSE) level on the Pearson Edexcel board of examiners, here is a list of the poems from their Poetry Anthology (P15) – this anthology has a first teaching date of 2016, with examinations first occurring in 2018. This includes all of the poems from Part 3 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology. Therefore, please feel free to skip to the poem most relevant to you. If you want a poem to be analyzed that you cannot find on the site too, please feel free to contact us.


Pearson Edexcel International GCSE Poetry Anthology

  1. If by Rudyard Kipling
  2. Prayer Before Birth by Louis MacNeice
  3. Blessing by Imtiaz Dharker
  4. Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt
  5. Half-Past-Two by U.A. Fanthorpe
  6. Piano by D.H. Lawrence
  7. Hide and Seek by Vernon Scannell
  8. Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare
  9. La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats
  10. Poem at Thirty-Nine by Alice Walker
  11. War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy
  12. The Tyger by William Blake
  13. My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
  14. Half-caste by John Agard
  15. Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas
  16. Remember by Christina Rossetti

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  • Gaysoo Shariq says:

    Hello Will,
    Do you also post or make comparative analysis of two poems from the above list of poems in the
    Pearson Edexcel International GCSE Poetry Anthology .
    Looking forward to your reply.

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