Essay on Revision of Medusa

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Words: 408
Pages: 2

‘Medusa’ by Carol Ann Duffy

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 Over the page is a copy of ‘Medusa’ by Carol Ann Duffy. It is arranged in alphabetical order. This is useful as it helps to: focus attention on individual words; identify patterns and repetition.

 Read the words and use them to write your own version of the poem. Write at least two stanzas and then prepare a reading of your poems.
 Read the original poem and compare it to the versions you wrote.
 Discuss your findings with your teacher and