New Discovery 2017 Higher and Ordinary Level

By Kevin McDermott, Patrick Murray, Karol Sadleir, Mary Slattery
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A new poetry anthology for the Leaving Certificate Examination 2017.


  • Improved student-friendly format
  • Clear and visually attractive presentation, with photographic illustrations throughout
  • At-a-glance student-friendly revision chart for each Higher Level poet
  • All poems for Ordinary and Higher Level examinations included (useful for mixed-ability groups)
  • Biographical introduction for every poet, with emphasis on social and cultural context
  • Every poem is accompanied by:
    • Detailed, thought-provoking guidelines
    • Useful glossaries
    • Questions that explore themes and techniques
  • 8 sample essays and timelines for all Higher Level poets
  • Personal response is encouraged throughout, as recommended by the syllabus committee of the Department of Education and Skills
  • Snapshots of Higher Level poets and Ordinary Level poems to aid revision  
  • Examination-style questions for all poems
  • Advice on preparing for the examination and answering examination-style questions
  • Examination-style questions for all poems and general discussion questions
  • Advice on preparing for the examination and answering questions
  • Guidelines for reading unseen poetry, with sample poems and questions
  • Glossary of poetic terms

Price:€18.95 
Subject:English 
Class: 5th Year, 6th Year 
Format: Textbook
Further Information
Also available as:Edco e-book 
Class:5th Year, 6th Year 
Exam:Leaving Cert
Suitable Levels:Higher Level, Ordinary Level
ISBN:9781845365509
Published:2015
Publisher:Edco
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