Tense? Nervous headache? Take Anadin, or failing that, here are some revision suggestions for Leaving Cert candidates over this weekend, as they face their English exams on Wednesday and Thursday next.
You might find particularly helpful:-
- 15 analyses of key moments (audio and video)
- A self-test on quotations from the play
- 10 Characters in Hamlet: our 5-minute podcasts on 'lesser' characters: Fortinbras,Horatio, Laertes, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Polonius, Ophelia, The First Player,Osric, The First Gravedigger.
Poetry: here is a podcast on Seamus Heaney's 'Mossbawn - Sunlight'. And another, on Eavan Boland's 'This Moment'. Summary of Boland resources here.
Unseen Poem: Fifteen 5-minute talks on 'The Patterns of Poetry'.
Elsewhere, there's lots of specific good advice on Evelyn O'Connor's site Leaving Cert English, including sections on Paper 1.
Finally, take a rest: a good book will help...