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Content description VCELT285

English / Level 4 / Literature / Examining literature
Content description
Understand, interpret and experiment with a range of devices and deliberate word play in poetry and other literary texts
  1. defining spoonerisms, neologisms and puns and exploring how they are used by authors to create a sense of freshness, originality and playfulness
  2. discussing poetic language, including unusual adjectival use and how it engages us emotionally and brings to life the poet’s subject matter (for example ‘He grasps the crag with crooked hands’/wee timorous beastie)
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