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Edmund Waller - 'Go, Lovely Rose' (poem only)
A contemporary setting of Edmund Waller's 'Go, Lovely Rose'. A teenager spends all her time in her room listening to her music. Her mother brings some flowers up to the room and attempts to make her understand that life is passing her by. The girl is scornful and the mother leaves. The girl returns to her music.
English Literature study of the text, practical criticism.
To draw comparisons between past and present and other versions of 'Go, Lovely Rose'.
Drama as an example of how poetry may be performed.
PSE for discussion about family relationships, teenage depression, teenagers.
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