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Published: 16/09/2019
KS5 | Poetry
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Exam style question comparing unseen Herrick and Yeats poems

Exam style question comparing two unseen poems: Herrick's poem 'To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time' and W.B. Yeats 'Never Give all the Heart'. Designed for AQA's English literature Spec A A-level course. 

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It has been said that Herrick’s poem encourages passionate love, whereas Yeats has a more cynical view of love.
Compare and contrast the presentation of love in the following poems in the light of this statement.

See other resources: AQA AS and A level anthology: love poetry through the ages | Unseen poetry

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