Monthly Archives for February 2014


General Vision and Viewpoint – an Introduction

(Based on leavingcertenglish.net by E. O’Connor – ideas used with permission) There are three main aspects to consider when approaching the GVV of texts. Aspect 1 The writer’s/playwright’s/director’s view of the world and the human beings who live in it: if their stories always have a happy ending if the characters triumph over adversity if […]


Past exam questions on W.B. Yeats

Reading through past exam questions, planning them and answering them is an excellent way to prepare yourself for possible future questions. 2014 ‘Yeats uses evocative language to create poetry that includes both personal reflection and public commentary.’ Discuss this statement, supporting your answer with reference to both the themes and language found in the poetry […]