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Analyse Language in 'Winter Swans'

In this worksheet, students will be able to exercise their analysis on language in 'Winter Swans',(part of the Love and Relationships anthology cluster of poem).

'Analyse Language in 'Winter Swans'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA

Curriculum topic:   Poetry

Curriculum subtopic:   Love and Relationships: 'Winter Swans'

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Worksheet Overview

Want to practice your language analysis in 'Winter Swans'?


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Good! You've come to the right place. All you need to do is refer to the poem 'Winter Swans' in your anthology.


To quickly recap: Written by Owen Sheers, this poem is about a couple who decide to take a walk in the park after two days of bad rain. Their relationship is rocky, but they begin to find themselves reconciling when they see two swans doing a mating dance.


Take notes as you do this activity. It'll help you absorb more information if you're writing all the new things you learn alongside. Take your time reading the teacher's explanation - it's full of helpful gems!


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


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