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CLIP 11536

The background to poetry

The background to poetry

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Key Info
  • The background to poetry
  • Duration: 04:36
  • Poet Robert Minhinnick, who also has a role as an activist for Friends of the Earth, examines his role as a poet and looks at effects his childhood years have had on his development.
  • Subject:



    Poetry: Late 20th Century and Contemporary

  • Keywords: poem, poetry, Friends of the Earth, Robert Minhinnick, The Yellow Palm
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to introduce pupils to writing their own poems.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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