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“The English Experience publications have proved to be invaluable sources for both myself and my Grade 12 students. The Complete Poetry Resource contains everything that a student requires to place the poems in a historical context, without too much clutter, and to successfully negotiate the final exams.”

~ Deneys Williamson, St. Dominic’s College

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“The Complete Poetry Resource is a marvellous resource for students. It provides a very effective platform for the examination and for developing the higher-order thinking skills that help bridge the gap between secondary school and university.”

~ Lisa Hosking, St Andrew’s, Johannesburg

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“Our learners absolutely love the Poetry Resource. It puts them at ease.”

~ Petronella Munian, St Benedict’s, Pinetown

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“The Poetry Resource is user-friendly, compact and offers sound guidance. The analysis provides a good starting point from which students can grasp the basics and then move into more detailed discussion and depth about interpreting the poem.”

~ Sandy Woolard, St Mark’s

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The Complete Poetry Resource
Prescribed Poems and Learning Materials for Grade 12

2019 Syllabus

What’s so special about this resource?
Updated for the 2019 syllabus, this popular resource has been carefully revised and extended. Now in its fifth edition, it features a brand new African poetry section, expanded South African and late/postmodernism sections; more detailed analyses; quirky and interesting ‘fun facts’; intertextual questions, and an updated, challenging Unseen Poetry section, which also includes guidelines on how to prepare for this section in the examination.

This resource ensures that educators are fully equipped to present the prescribed poems in context and in an interesting way, as well as ensuring students have a comprehensive book to work in, and from, giving them the confidence and reassurance they need.

This exhaustive resource includes:

  • full, unabridged versions of all 17 prescribed poems
  • biographies and portraits of each poet
  • detailed, thought-provoking analyses of each poem
  • descriptions and visuals of time periods covered by syllabus
  • contextual and intertextual questions that prepare students for the final examination
  • dynamic and contemporary Unseen Poetry Section
  • companion suggested answers CD*

* CD sold separately

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