A Poison Tree (Part 2)

In this lesson, we are going to take a closer look at the language, form and structure Blake uses to create meaning within the poem. We will be focusing specifically on the theme of strong feelings in our analysis.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the speaker do about his anger towards his enemy?

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Q2.What does 'fester' mean?

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Q3.Which book of poems was 'A Poison Tree' printed in?

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Q4.What is one of the purposes of this poem?

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Q5.What does the speaker's enemy do?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the speaker do about his anger towards his enemy?

1/5

Q2.What does 'fester' mean?

2/5

Q3.Which book of poems was 'A Poison Tree' printed in?

3/5

Q4.What is one of the purposes of this poem?

4/5

Q5.What does the speaker's enemy do?

5/5

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Lesson 10 - 'A Poison Tree' Analysing the poem

A quiz consolidating your analysis of the poem's language and structure from this lesson

Q1.Which of the following is an example of anaphora?

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Q2.What does festered mean?

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Q3.What scenario does the speaker juxtapose with his suppressed anger for his enemy?

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Q4.What does the apple on the tree symbolise?

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Q5.Which rhyme scheme does this poem use?

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Lesson 10 - 'A Poison Tree' Analysing the poem

A quiz consolidating your analysis of the poem's language and structure from this lesson

Q1.Which of the following is an example of anaphora?

1/5

Q2.What does festered mean?

2/5

Q3.What scenario does the speaker juxtapose with his suppressed anger for his enemy?

3/5

Q4.What does the apple on the tree symbolise?

4/5

Q5.Which rhyme scheme does this poem use?

5/5

Lesson summary: A Poison Tree (Part 2)

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