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CLIP 9204

Rudyard Kipling's 'The Way Through the Woods'

Rudyard Kipling's 'The Way Through the Woods'

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Key Info
  • Rudyard Kipling's 'The Way Through the Woods'
  • Duration: 01:10
  • The poem is introduced by a cartoon version of Radio 1's Rob da Bank and read by Tom Smith of Editors. The poem is accompanied by an animation created by students. This clip is published as part of the BBC Poetry Season, for more materials on this poet and poetry in general visit the website - Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Poetry: 19th Century

  • Keywords: Kipling, animation, woods, nature, time
Ideas for use in class
  • Students could use this as a way into making their own recording with pictures or simple animation. Does the animation add anything to the words? Might another interpretation bring out something more from the poem – i.e. is it just about a path now grown over?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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