Leaving Certificate

Vivid imagery in Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry – Essay

Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry changes everyday scenes to vivid imagery. Bishop has a keen eye for detail as she converts the visual images that she sees into words of poetic language that creates vivid images in the reader’s mind. The poem “The Fish” is bombarded with intense imagery of the fish…. Continue Reading →

Tests for Anions

Chloride ion Test: Add a few drops of Silver Nitrate (AgNO3) solution. Observation: A white precipitate is formed. Sulfate ion Test: Add BaCl2 solution to a solution of the solid. Observation: A white precipitate is formed. Carbonate ion Test: Add dilute HCL to the solid. Observation: Fizzing. The gas that is given off turns limewater milky. Nitrate ion Test: Brown ring test. Add freshly prepared FeSO4 solution to the solid…. Continue Reading →

Spring – Hopkins’ Poetry Notes

Summary Written during a tough period in Hopkin’s life, living in Liverpool. Inspired by the death of a blacksmith parishioner whom he cared for. This poem marks the change between his positivity about Nature and God to his dark sonnets. Themes Physical & Mental Suffering Felix’s body decays as the four diseases fight to kill… Continue Reading →

Macbeth & Banquo: Friendship and Differences

From the beginning of the play, Banquo is seen a Macbeth’s closest friend. In the start, Macbeth and Banquo are loyal, honourable and impressive warriors in the king’s army. Later in the play we see Banquo as being a contrast to Macbeth as Macbeth’s ambition and selfishness takes over. Banquo… Continue Reading →

Wave & Wave Motion

What is a wave? A wave is a means of transferring energy through a medium, without any net movementof that medium. Transverse wave: A wave where the direction of vibration is perpendicular to the direction in which the wave travels. e.g. light, waves on a rope, water waves. Longitudinal wave: A wave where the… Continue Reading →

The first 36 elements of the periodic table

H – Hydrogen He – Helium Li – Lithium Be – Beryllium B – Boron C – Carbon N – Nitrogen O – Oxygen F – Fluorine Ne – Neon Na – Sodium Mg – Magnesium Al – Aluminium Si – Silicon P – Phosphorus S – Sulfur Cl – Chlorine Ar – Argon K – Potassium Ca – Calcium Sc – Scandium Ti – Titanium V – Vanadium Cr – Chromium Mn – Manganese… Continue Reading →

Casablanca – Important Quotes to Memorize

“Here’s looking at you, Kid.” – Rick “We’ll always have Paris.” – Rick “Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine.” – Rick “Play it once, Sam. For old times’ sake.” – Ilsa “Who are you really, and what were you before?… Continue Reading →

Introduction to Light – Geometrical Optics

Light is a form of energy that travels away from the source at the speed of about . Reflection Reflection is the bouncing of light off an object. Laws of Reflection of Light The incident ray, the normal at the point of incidence and the reflected ray all lie in the same plane. The angle of incidence is equal to… Continue Reading →