Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Carol Ann Duffy: The Basics

Read what the Academy of American Poets has to say about Britain's Poet Laureate.

Poetry Recommendations…

…from Duffy herself! We think we'll go ahead and trust her opinion.

Facebook in the Renaissance

Anne Hathaway has her own page on Facebook, but not too many fans. In fact, Carol Ann Duffy has more!

Video

Lady Power

Here's an interview with Carol Ann Duffy about being the first female Poet Laureate.

A Non-Shmooper Takes a Stab at It

Watch as someone else analyzes the poem. We know you prefer Shmoop, but give him a chance.

Audio

Read by a Woman

Listen as a woman gives voice to Duffy's poem.

Images

The First Anne Hathaway

Check out Mrs. Shakespeare.

The Poet Herself

Thinking deep thoughts, of course.

Location of the Bed, Perhaps?

If so, this cottage has seen a lot of love.

Historical Documents

Will's Will

Check it out for yourself! Maybe he left you the third best bed...

Books

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Read ‘em all and then decide how Ann stacks up as a poet (in Duffy's eyes, at least).

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