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    Whomever wrote up Paper 2 deserves to burn... CXonor13

    What did you think of it? Everyone in my year was so mad after it...

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      frans

      hard didnt finish 30 marks

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      granners

      It was grand in fairness it could've been worse everyone in my class thought it was really good as well cuz no curve ball came up

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      Yasmine146

      paper 1 was easy but the paper two studied questions were so hard :C

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      Night Valdez

      I didn't like it. The best part was the part with the Book Thief but it was hard to pretend it was unseen, I've read it and seen the movie. So that sucked

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      MakeupGirl

      I was just writing,writing writing.....wasnt as bad as I thought....got it done by the skin of my teeth :D

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      alexp123

      It was okay but the unseen fiction at the end was hard!

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      firestar28

      They were both fairly easy, I just needed more time. :(

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      Cathy20155

      Was the fulmar about the poet wanting to take risks and have more trust? I was taking a stab in the dark πŸ˜­πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­πŸ˜­

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      firestar28

      @Cathy20155 I hope so, because that's what I said. xD

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      Liam coakley

      I said maybe the poet wanted to flyπŸ˜‚

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      Liam coakley

      I said maybe the poet wants to flyπŸ˜ˆπŸ˜‚

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      ronanmurray

      I hated the studied poetry absolutey shit choice I had to try remeber a poem

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      Cathy20155

      Lads I said dulce et decorum est was a place 😭😡 #whenyouonlystudy1poem

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      frans

      i said dulce et decorum as place to and i studied 6 poems :/

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      Whizmatics

      the studied drama was basically improvised for me, messed it up totally :(

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      1234567

      I only studied Daffodils so was delighted it fitted in! Ya tbh all paper 2 studied questions were difficult enoughπŸ˜– I'd swear I'm after answering them all wrong?

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      Chloe12345678910

      The studied poetry was terrible oh my god

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      k.kid

      Omg I found P2 so easy! Even the studied questions! Drama and poetry were a dream come true and unseen fiction seemed simple because I've seen the movie xD

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      GymnastMusician3

      I found paper 1 pretty ok. The unseen for paper 2 was fine but the studied drama was horrible

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      VampireBlue1234

      To the people who said Dulce et Decorum est is a place don't worry our teacher said if you described the PLACE they were and Owen's surroundings your fine.

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      jcstudy626

      I thought the entire paper 1 and 2 were bizarre, there was so many questions about stagecraft, acting and directing which I hated! I did dulce et decorum est for a place do even though i did loads of poems

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      deedunny

      I thought in general both papers were quite good as there were no real surprises. The studied questions seemed fine to me!! :)

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      bethanyward83

      i struggled with paper 2. paper 1 was a hell of a lot easier

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      bethanyward83

      and i did dulce for the place poem

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      CXonor13

      Wait, would it be right to say Diggingg by Seamus Heaney for the relationship between man and the land? Even if it does fit in, I will probably get only 10 marks for them combined, as at that point in the exam, I wrote any old **** down. πŸ˜†

      Oh goddamnit though, I really wanted a good result in English.. 😞

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      Diana

      Brenda needs to calm down

      And who ever chose that comprehension deserves ants in their house

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      Christy

      Guys forget all that! How did u find personal writing!!!!! What one did you choose?

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      gossipgirlxoxo

      actually I think I got an A+ in it

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      EoghanP

      i did the one include the phrase...

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      1234567

      I did 'tremendous silence' wby?

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      Cdevoy

      I did stargazing

      Pretty happy with it tbh

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      Cdevoy

      @Diana

      Brenda needs to calm down πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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      1234567

      @Diana @Cdevoy who's Brenda? And why does she need to calm down?

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      granners

      1234567 she was the character in the unseen other drama who started panicking when there was a wasp in her hair

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      costellocatherine

      I did tremendous silence too @1234567 I only had one essay for it and it needed to work ! Did anyone else find the comprehension difficult enough ?

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      1234567

      Oh right thanks granners πŸ˜‚

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      Christy

      yeah the reading section had messed up qns

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      ornamc13

      Nearly everyone in my class did the new skill personal writing and everyone either wrote about camogie or football πŸ˜‚

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      Isabelle3b

      @costellocatherine I did the tremendous silence too, at first it seemed really easy but it was hard to get 3 A4 pages out of it

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      Anoushka_q

      I'm never going to get over Brenda and that waspπŸ˜‚

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      costellocatherine

      I didnt base my story on tremendous silence all i did was stick a few sentences on silence into the essay I hope ill get my marks Paper two was so difficult there was no variety in the questions !

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      Isabelle3b

      yeah it was all on being a director, which we never did!

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      costellocatherine

      Same i never saw that type of question before but for my poem all I did was digging by seamus heaney and had the theme of adults and children πŸ˜•

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      Isabelle3b

      i said that war was a place with the poem dulce et decorum est, i didnt even describe the place at all just the man dying and how people shouldnt tell kids war is good

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      costellocatherine

      I was going to do that with the lake isle but my mind had a total blank

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      Adam Harrington

      Jesus Brenda will you calm down its just a wasp

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      k.kid

      the hardest part of the exam was the freaking reading.... and there's ordinary level ''letting it go with Frozen'' xD why the hell did we have to struggle and they got the child's play? :P

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      Liam coakley

      Brenda is lighting up Twitter🐝

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      Regina_Macken25

      That comprehension was impossible didn't understand half of the words in it and as for the media studies anybody who done q 2 what were yere questions?

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      Alicia9378

      I thought the reading comprehension on paper 1 was hard, who is Mary BrΓΌck πŸ˜‚

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      CXonor13

      Oh Brenda... I actually would have paid to see her little dance. πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ

      Like cop on Brenda! Calm the ham! πŸ‘‹πŸ»

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      Hiphop

      I feel like I'm the only one who did the unseen Shakespearean drama haha

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      Dazzla16

      @Hiphop my friend did the unseen Shakespearean drama too, but he had so much time left at the end, and believed that he had answered it badly, he also did the unseen Modern drama!

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      Dazzla16

      In general, I found both papers manageable. However, my hand did hurt after so much writing.

      Also, if anyone wants to look back...

      Paper 1: http://examinations.ie/archive/exampapers/2015/JC002ALP100EV.pdf

      Paper 2: http://examinations.ie/archive/exampapers/2015/JC002ALP200EV.pdf

      I feel CXonor13 might not want to check paper 2 out.

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      CXonor13

      Ah I guess it wasn't too bad! I completed the paper and looked over the answers and it seemed fine by me!

      And in our Exam we were allowed to keep the Papers, I don't know why, but we just were!

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      k.kid

      @Hiphop I did the unseen Shakespearean drama... the questions were so much easier xD

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      David Connolly 123

      I must be one of the only people not to use Dulce et Decorum Est for the places studied poetry question. I used the Lake Isle of Innisfree by W. B Yeats

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      Cdevoy

      Same

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      Nicola Madden

      i done funeral blues for the studied poem for the place because thats the only poem i knew is that okay?

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      Abdullah249

      You could of said that the trenches in Dulce est Decorum est was a place

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      Christy

      I did midterm break and talked about relationships.....

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      avril.doyle.980

      did stopping by woods and strongly regret it as their wasnt much sounds or imagery but i didnt think wintrr fitted in with th question 1

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      folieapanic

      avril.doyle.980 I did Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening as well but I actually think it went okay...

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      SStudent

      All the seen stuff way ok but the unseen drama made me want to cry. In fact i think i teared up when i saw it.....lol i think overall i might have got a b. fingers crossed

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      Rburke96

      i found it ok but was tight on time. did dulce es decorum est for poetry...the mary bruck one was hard!

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