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    Analysis of “Dulce et Decorum Est” The poem we have been analysing in class, Dulce et Decorum Est, was written by a man named Wilfred Owen. Wilfred Owen was a soldier in the first world war and was born on the 18th of March 1893, and died on the 4th of November 1918, a week before the end of the first...
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  • Analysing War Poetry
    achieved through song. Analysing a poem or song lyrics involves explaining the subject matter, identifying and discussing the impact of using poetic devices and commenting on the mood created. Analysis: The Hero – Siegfried Sassoon ‘The Hero’ by Siegfried Sassoon tells a story of an officer who is...
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  • A Critical Analysis of Three World War One Poems
    A Critical Analysis Of Three World War One Poems. ‘The Soldier' Rupert Brooke ‘The General' Siegfried Sassoon ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est' Wilfred Owen. Sassoon and Owen where treated at the same mental hospital during world war one. Do their poems appear to be the work of madmen? Rupert Brooke's...
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  • suicide in the trenches
    Introduction : Siegfried Sassoon’s poem, Suicide in the trenches, successfully demonstrates conflict during a world war through its form, meaning and structure. a STEP-UP analysis clearly reveals the conflict conveyed in this poem. Subject matter: the poem is about the depression of a young soldier...
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  • Wilfred Owen
    poets of the First World War. His shocking, realistic war poetry on the horrors of trenches and gas warfare was heavily influenced by his friend Siegfried Sassoon and stood in stark contrast to both the public perception of war at the time, and to the confidently patriotic verse written earlier by war poets...
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  • signs that have changed over time
    Jol (to have fun, party) Tune (to give someone lip) China (friend, mate) Miff (gross, disgusting) Shot (thanks) Lekker (nice) Whatkind (hello/how you) These are just a few of the examples of the language that is spoken in the area. These words are called slang words. Slang is a type of language...
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  • How Do Both Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon Show Their Dislike Toward the War in Their Poems?
    Owen and Siegfried Sassoon were British poets and soldiers, regarded by many as the leading poets of the First World War. Their shocking, realistic War poetry on the horrors of the trench and gas warfare ended in them being institutionalized for their beliefs. Firstly, Siegfried Sassoon will be analysed...
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  • Wildred Owen
    Analysis - "Exposure" by Wilfred Owen The poem "exposure" by Wilfred Owen is written in Winter of 1917. It portrays the message of the real enemy of the soldiers being the cold and icy conditions. Moreover, it provides us with a lively description of the persistent cold and awful conditions during...
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  • The Development of War Poetry Throughout Ww1
    about in their poems. Many of the men wrote poetry as a mean of expressing their despair as their situation and possible fate. In order to express my view over this I will be comparing and contrasting three different poems by Rupert Brooks, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. The poem ‘The Soldier’...
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  • Base Details
    BASE DETAILS - ESSAY In the poem, "Base Details", SiegFried Sassoon expresses his great disgust towards the majors in the military. He is horrified and appalled at the way the majors act while men are dying out in the battle field. Mr. Sassoon is so furious towards the majors that it takes more than...
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  • Conflict in Dulce Et Decrum Est
    How does Wilfred Owen represent conflict in Dulce ET Decorum Est? Refer to other poems in your answer. The entire story of Dulce et Decorum revolves around conflict. It was the first poem to show a realistic description of the war. It was conflict that created the atrocity that we call ‘The Great War’...
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  • Pat Barker’s Regeneration – a War Novel?
    Ghost Road (1995). The third volume was priced with the ‘Man Booker Prize for Fiction’. In 2001 she received the literary prize by the German newspaper ‘Die Welt’. Today, Pat Barker is married and lives in Durham, England. This term paper will deal with Pat Barker’s Regeneration. 1 It is the first novel of...
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  • World War 1 Poetry Essay
    One poems, explore how the poet expresses their feelings. Dulce et Decorum Est - Wilfred Owen Suicide in the Trenches - Siegfried Sassoon In the poem, Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen we can understand Owen's feelings toward the war, in the form of strong sarcasm and empathy. Poems were...
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  • Poetry Analysis
    ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH ANALYSIS 1. The Body of Poem “Anthem for Doomed Youth” By: Wilfred Owen What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?       Only the monstrous anger of the guns.        Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons. No mockeries...
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  • A Comparison Between Wilfred Owen’s ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ and ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ and Siegfried Sassoon’s ‘Does It Matter?’ and ‘Suicide in the Trenches’
    Wilfred Owen’s ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’ and ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ are both poems that protest against and depict the subject of war. They both follow Wilfred Owen’s angst against those who encourage war and the savagery of warfare that he experienced himself. His poetry was devised to strike at the...
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  • Glory of Women - Siegfried Sassoon
    Glory of Women – Siegfried Sassoon You love us when we're heroes, home on leave,
 Or wounded in a mentionable place.
 You worship decorations; you believe
 That chivalry redeems the war's disgrace.
 You make us shells. You listen with delight,
 By tales of dirt and danger fondly thrilled.
 You...
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  • Base Details
    Base Details In the poem, “Base Details,” Siegfried Sassoon expresses his great disgust towards the majors in the military. He is disgusted and appalled at the way the majors act while men are dying out in the battlefield. Sassoon is angered by the fact that the majors are living a life of luxury while...
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  • English
    chosen to compare and contrast two poems by Siegfried Sassoon. “His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches, and satirized the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for the pointless deaths of millions” (Wikipedia). His poems contains a deep meaning and an important...
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  • Gender Identity
    readers’ response to many author’s representations for gender through their poems, short stories or novel extracts. Author’s views are very significant from the use of their language and subject matter reflected in their works. Poems of gender identity and sexual preference can be interpreted in many ways...
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  • War Poem Comparison Essay
    English Module Tutors – Aimee McNair and Kevin Wilson Q. In an essay of not more than 1,500 words compare and contrast ONE PAIR of the two pairs of poems printed below. Your answer should exhibiy a clear understanding of each poem’s meaning and tone, and you should consider the effect and importance of...
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