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36 Comments
Laurynoreilly10
hard enough, test was quite long for the amount of time given
DavidEkpemandu
It wasnt too bad main problem was time i found that i had to write everything down that was in my head rather than think before i write. The first question with the lamb was a bit silly aswell but overall good test
gracegeary7
It was grand i suppose thought it would be worse thank god o got it finished like if anyone else got ot finish:grinning:
amurphy123
strange how film didnt come up?
lolquig1234567
yea i was hoping film would come up ughhh
ainebrennan0
I didn't finish alll the q's. I didn't really know what the poem meant. I said that he killed the lamb's mother ?
flower3635
the lamb question was strange but i was glad drama, poetry and novel came up. what poem did you all do for it?
Cecec
Cecec
everything was fne for me but the fist question about the lamb put me off ,it took me awile to get back in rythm after that question but i finishes and did my best so :grimacing:
Lizzieb500
what did everyone say for the lamb poem? i found it really confusing
mikiekelly758
i did digging for the poem and animal farm for the novel im glad i got it finished on time
Chelsosoego25
For the lamb poem, I said the man was talking about how the lamb is dangerous. Like just because it's small, cute and fluffy doesn't take away from the fact that it's still a wild animal idk. He seems scared of the lamb though. He repeated 'black' twice so maybe the repetition was him showing fear because the colour black represents death, bad luck and something dangerous in Chinese culture. :sweat_smile::grin:
ac202
ac202
didnt get it finished but the rest of it was fine. I said the likeness between the granddaughter and the lamb made him feel guilty???
lilly1515
lilly1515
i said for the poem about the lamb that he felt guilty becuase he realised how humans kill animals for food when really they are just innocent animals and that he compared the guilt he felt towards the lamb to the guilt he feels with his granddaughter idk.
Pacify
Pacify
I said the the lamb was an animal compleximent of his grandaughter. It made him reflect on his previous experiences.
sarahmcm
sarahmcm
I thought that it was fine ... i said that the poet felt bad about slaughtering the lamb for meat. I just about got it done. Everybody in my school seemed to have different intrepretations of the poem.
jc2908
jc2908
I said he felt guilty because he was going to kill the lamb
amurphy123
did you really have to go into why he felt guilty cos the question only asked if you found his reaction surprising
amurphy123
also what did people say for his use of language?
ttvcdawg
ttvcdawg
I said about the innocence and purity of the lamb and the grand-daughter, like how they both did not understand the horrors of the world and that the man took time out of his day to reflect on himself and the lamb helped inspire these thoughts. But I don't know. Maybe that was all useless. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
ttvcdawg
ttvcdawg
Oh, AMurphy123, I said about his simile to the grand-daughter and the repetition/juxtaposition between black, black, white, black.
ni  Lunaigh
i said how it was open to intrepretation as to why he was guilty because of the lamb as it added mystery cuz i was so stuck
TomehSr
TomehSr
i said that the man was guilty and used a simile to compare his guilt to telling his granddaughter a lie. i also said that his reaction was suprising as when you come face to face with a sheep your first thought is to run away or retreat but he just started identifying its features.
lovwar
lovwar
yall for the nobel peace prize question were we supposed to choose qualities from the italics because thats what i did aha
amurphy123
ye i think you were meant to compare the qualities and say which one is most important i did novels that provoke an emotional response
lovwar
lovwar
ye same i was just wondering, the amount of aoife dooley memes on insta is gas ahahha
EricBrophy
The lamb was most likely slaughtered. The evidence is very clear. For example we have him with the lamb late at night, "twilight" I believe was the word used. Now why would he be there late at night rather than during the day? We then have him feeling guilty. What could he be guilty about? People usually feel guilty over something bad that they have done or are about to do. Then we have him lying to this daughter. Why would he just lie to his daughter while feeling guilty? Is he trying to protect her? Did the night act as a cover for his obscene acts?
Jjcc12
Jjcc12
i just got it done lamb question was weird
Brianna17
Brianna17
the questions were grand tbh i just didnt have enough time to properly finish them all.I thought they learned from the mistake of giving 4 sections in 2017 when they gave 3 sections in 2018,but they decided to go with the 4 sections again and i havent a clue why
flower3635
i feel like the junior cert exam i had was a bit too chilled out like there was only one person at the top of the exam centre and he just stared at a book the whole time, whereas the leaving certs had about 10 teachers walking up and down. the supervisor even let someone have 10 minutes extra to finish the paper which was a bit weird but i dont know
ciaraoregan45
yea i think i messed up the nobel prize i wrote about the 2 qualities that the academy thing award (qualities and merits of achievement). would you say i'll get like 6 or 7 attempt marks i think it was about 15 marks
Floppy123
Floppy123
It wasn't too hard the poetry section was difficult. But overall not bad
lovwar
lovwar
@ciaraoregan45 if u mean the ones in italics then u did it right, bc it did say sumn about part 2 and qualities and shite
Lizzieb500
@EricBrophy thats a really good answer, wish i thought of that
Lizzieb500
@EricBrophy thats a really good answer, wish i thought of that
KalidDLS
KalidDLS
In English when It asks how the poet used language efficiency is that the poetic techniques??
lovwar
lovwar
@KalidDLS yup
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