Click for some very useful and thorough analysis of ‘The Falling Leaves’. This YouTube explanation of the poem, by J Brierley, explores how the meaning is created by considering form, language and structure in turn; he uses a mnemonic FLIRTS and goes through the following in turn: Form, Language, Imagery, Rhythm/rhyme, Theme, Subject. The video is good for GCSE revision – have your copy of the poem in front of you and annotate it, pausing the video when necessary.
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