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Identify Key Themes in 'Before You Were Mine'

In this worksheet, students will be able to practise their understanding of key themes in 'Before You Were Mine'.

'Identify Key Themes in 'Before You Were Mine'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA

Curriculum topic:   Poetry

Curriculum subtopic:   Love and Relationships: 'Before You Were Mine'

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Want to revise some key themes in 'Before You Were Mine'?


You've come to the right place!


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To jog your memory, let's recap the actual content of the poem! 'Before You Were Mine' is about a daughter, Carol Ann Duffy, imagining her mother's life before she had her. There's a few interesting themes within this poem for you to go over. It's a juicy one!


The set is quite straightforward - all you need to do identify the theme that you think is being presented in the section of the poem the question is referring to.



It'll help if you are writing down whatever new or important information you learn along the way! 


You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples.  These quotations are for reference only.


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