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Past exam questions on Bishop

2016 ‘Bishop uses highly detailed observation, of people, places and events, to explore unique personal experiences in her poetry.’ Discuss this statement, supporting your answer with reference to the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop on your course. 2013 ‘Bishop’s carefully judged use of language aids the reader to uncover the intensity of feeling in her poetry.’ […]


Notes written by Justus Baier on ‘The Prodigal’

Justus Baier from 5th year, one of our overseas students, has written an excellent set of notes on Elizabeth Bishop’s poem ‘The Prodigal’. He has kindly allowed them to be shared here on the blog.   Some more students from 5A3 have agreed to publish their notes here too and we look forward to reading […]