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Episode 5: Poppies

November 11th, 2018

In an Armistice Sunday special, we take a look at Jane Weir's poignantly dramatic monologue, Poppies. A tragic lament for a lost child, this poem provides a unique and harrowing perspective on conflict, memory, and grief. Listen along to challenge and deepen your understanding of one of the anthology's more popular poems.

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Episode 4: Bayonet Charge

November 4th, 2018

The fourth episode of the English Network Podcast explores Ted Hughes' conflict poem Bayonet Charge. Expect the usual technical analysis, as well as a dissection of a range of themes relating to war, fate, propaganda, and crises of an existential nature. Enjoy, English nerds!

 

Episode 3: My Last Duchess

November 2nd, 2018

In this episode of the English Network Podcast, we explore Robert Browning's frightfully dramatic monologue, My Last Duchess. Listen along for insight and analysis of our maniacal speaker's myriad psychological pathologies (the Duke, not Ted). Enjoy, English nerds.

Episode 1: Extract from The Prelude

October 23rd, 2018

This week we delve into Worsdworth's magnum opus, The Prelude. Press play for the usual insight, analysis, and Ted's prosaic sci-fi references. Enjoy listening, English nerds.

Episode 6: Poetry - Ozymandias and London

October 7th, 2018

In our very exciting, first ever English Network podcast, we will be exploring two poems from the AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Anthology, 'London' and 'Ozymandias'. The podcast will provide you with some great additional insight and questions to consider to really deepen your understandings of the poem, so relax and enjoy- it's an English nerd's heaven. (Please note this refers to the subject, not nationality. Nerds of all flags are welcome to our podcast!)

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