Why I love…Eduqas Anthology: Blog Series 2 – The Manhunt | susansenglish

Why I love…Eduqas Anthology: Blog Series 2 – The Manhunt | susansenglish

I really love teaching this poem, in fact I really love teaching The Anthology, but this is one of my favourites. My students seem to get it. It is simple to understand, but deals with complex ideas and emotions. The structure is great and really helps to tease out the nuances of meaning in the poem and the complexity of the emotional distress caused not only to Eddie Beddoes, as a result of his injuries, but also the way that couplets reflect that his wife Laura was also suffering as a result of the injuries he maintained.

How do I approach the lesson?

I start by reading the title…

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