Writing about a poem - Coggle Diagram
Writing about a poem
What is the poem about?
Is there a particular voice in the poem and what is the impact of this?
Which words show this and why?
What happens at the beginning/middle/end and why do you think the writer chose that order?
Have you used key words from the question in your answer?
Have you used several short embedded quotes to support your opinions?
Have you included your personal reaction?
Have you included why the poem may have been written?
Opinion about the poem
Do you like it?
Do you feel it has any impact on you?
What is it trying to get you to think about?
Repetition - has the poet repeated Any words or phrases? Why?
Similes/metaphors - has the poet made any comparisons? Why?
Are there any run-on lines or short, sharp breaks in the lines? Why?
Why do you think the poem was written?
What does this tell us about the poet’s thoughts and feelings?
Key word analysis
Which words would you look at in more detail and why?
Choose plenty of adjectives and verbs for plenty of analysis