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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 […]


Two Approaches to Answering Poetry: Yeats 2010

When answering a Leaving Certificate Poetry question, the key is to answer the question. That might seem obvious but not every stays on task throughout the whole answer. The question must be responded to from the outset, so engagement with the task from the introduction, through the main body and right into the conclusion. Take […]