Paths to Poetry 2017

By Kevin McDermott, Patrick Murray, Karol Sadleir, Mary Slattery
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A new anthology for the English Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level exam 2017.

  • Covers all poems prescribed for the Ordinary Level English Leaving Certificate Examination 2017
  • Improved student-friendly format, with new clear and visually attractive design and layout, based on teacher feedback
  • Contains almost twice as many questions as previous editions
  • Photographic illustrations throughout
  • Personal response encouraged throughout, as recommended by the syllabus committee of the Department of Education and Skills
  • For each poet, there is a biographic introduction
  • Every poem is accompanied by:
    • Author biography
    • Useful glossary
    • Basic comprehension questions
    • Questions that explore themes and techniques
    • Ordinary Level exam-style questions
    • Ordinary Level examination-style questions
    • Snapshots to aid revision
    • Detailed thought-provoking guidelines

  • Plus:
    • Advice on preparing for the examination and answering examination-style questions
    • Glossary of poetic terms
    • Guidelines for reading unseen poetry and for answering questions


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:Ordinary Level
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