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Studying The World’s Wife (Print)

128 pages


ISBN: 978 0 907016 95 3 Download sample PDF

Stimulating materials on The World’s Wife, with activities on each poem and suggestions for making links across the collection.

Inventive activities on language include: colour coding for tone; creative writing; tracing motifs and images; work on voice and register. Approaches to encourage the development of independent opinions include debating activities and ways of introducing short critical perspectives.

Also includes all the stories behind Duffy’s re-workings with extracts from Ovid, the Bible, T.S. Eliot and other texts that relate to the collection, as well as paintings and other visual representations of the stories.

Additional material:

A PDF of images used throughout the publication.

Resource type: A4, photocopiable wirobound book


'This is an exciting resource which is a welcome addition to the EMC’s Advanced Literature Series. Activities are varied and stimulating, offering opportunities for a range of approaches. At 128 pages, the workbook is substantial and satisfying but also easy to navigate.'

NATE Classroom

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