• Survivors by Siegfried Sassoon Analysis
    Elisha Owen English Literature ‘Survivors’ by Siegfried Sassoon In his poem ‘Survivors’, Siegfried Sassoon gives a satirical portrayal of life in the war. Though short in length, his poem is effective in using irony to poignantly expose the facade of war and its effect on the...
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  • Compare and Contrast Poems "Here", by R.S. Thomas, "Reservist" by Boey Kim Cheng, "Attack" by Siegfried Sassoon and “Anthem for Doomed Youth” by Wilfred Owen Paying Particular Attention to Their Statements on Human Violence and Human Nature
    Literature Essay The four poems that are going to be analyzed below offer different statements on human nature and the subject of human violence. The poem “Here” by R.S. Thomas, a man of devout but questioning faith, centers on the themes of doubt and guilt. In the beginning stanza, we can...
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  • How Do Both Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon Show Their Dislike Toward the War in Their Poems?
    Wilfred 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...
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  • War Poets (Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon)
    Eric Hall English 102 War Poets Research Paper 9 March 2011 Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon are both considered two of the best war poets to ever write. These two poets actually possess many similarities with Sassoon being a great influence on Owen. With both of them being a part of Worl...
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  • Siegfried Sassoon
    Siegfried Sasson Siegfried Sassoon was born on 8 September 1886 in Matfield, Kent. His father, Alfred Ezra Sassoon, was part of a wealthy Jewish merchant family, originally from Iran and India, and his mother part of the artistic Thorneycroft family. Siegfried had one older brother, Michael, born...
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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...
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  • Poems of Siegfried Sassoon
    POETRY With the poems of Siegfried Sassoon we are moving from the conventional way of writing in the approach of the issue of war, in what sense??? First of all his approach is an anti- war approach , he is not encouraging young people to join the war , he speaking of war as being a cause of d...
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  • Siegfried Sassoon - Suicide in the Trenches
    Suicide in the trenches Title and Author: “Suicide in the Trenches” is a poem written by Siegfried Sassoon. Sassoon wrote this poem during his First World War military service and published in his 1918 collection: “Counter-Attack and Other Poems” Form and style This poem is a lyric wh...
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  • They by Siegfried Sassoon
    “They” by Siegfried Sassoon The poem exists out of two stanzas, with a rhyme pattern of ababcc dedeff. The tone of the poem appears to be a little sarcastic and mocking. The poem is a direct conversation between a Bishop and boys (soldiers), it can be seen by the use of the double...
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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...
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  • siegfried sassoon speech
    “Why do you lie with your legs ungainly huddled, and one arm bent across your sullen, cold, exhausted face?” These are the true horrors of war soldiers experienced physically, mentally and emotionally during World War One. But what is war? War is a state of armed conflict between different...
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  • Essay, Siegfried Sassoon
    Analyse how language used intensified the message of the written text(s). In both poem ‘Does it Matter?’ and ‘Survivors’ the poet, Siegfried Sassoon is able to intensify the message of the non-combatants misunderstanding of the realities of war. This was by Sassoon using different language...
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  • Base Details by Siegfried Sassoon (Notes)
    Base Details Poet: Siegfried Sassoon Topic: War Theme: The main theme of this poem is the deep anger left by the poet at the behavior of the majors and generals during World War I. Subject Matter: Siegfried Sassoon was a soldier who fought in World War I. he witnessed the horrendous slaught...
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  • Siegfried Sassoon
    Does it matter? Losing your leg? Does it matter? Losing your sight? Do they matter? Those dreams from the pit? Poetry of Siegfried Sassoon reveals the true horrors of world war one. Good morning year 11 and sir. Siegfried Sassoon was a soldier in world war one which was fought between 1914 to 1918....
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  • The Effect by Siegfried Sassoon
    “The Effect” by Siegfried Sassoon The Effect is about destroying the myth of death as either a desirable end for enemies, or a heroic resolution for patriotic soldiers. The poem follows the interior monologue of a soldier who has spoken to a war correspondent (reporter) told him someone...
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  • The importance of Siegfried Sassoon
    Siegfried Sassoon was one of the first writers brave enough to use poetry to describe war as it really is: brutalising, destructive, horrific, and an indefensible waste of human lives. Earlier poets certainly recognised the sadness of war ('the flowers of the forest are withered away')....
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  • How to Die Anthem Poem Analysis
    How to die (1886-1967) Siegfried Sassoon I believe that this poem is about the pain and suffering that Siegfried felt during the war. This poem says about the good old days for him when there was peace and quiet. Where there is no blood and pain. He talks about how the enemies made them suffer an...
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  • How Do Wilfred Owen in the Poem ‘Disabled’ and Sebastian Faulks on ‘the Last Night’ Highlight the Effects of War on the Characters Described?
    War in general only has negative effects on people, it tears family apart, desensitizes people, turn people pessimistic, nostalgic and worst of all it kills people. The most devastating affects of war are not only experienced by the soldiers but also by the innocent people including children, not on...
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  • As a Modern Poem
    As a modern poem”The Wasteland” “Eliot’s Waste Land is I think the justification of the ‘movement,’ of our modern experiment, since 1900,” wrote Ezra Pound shortly after the poem was published in 1922. T.S. Eliot’s poem describes a mood of deep disillusionment stemming both from th...
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  • Sassoon
    THE WAR POETS When the First World War broke out, thousand of young men volunteered for military service; most of them regarded the conflict as an adventure undertaken for nobles ends, but during the war this sense of pride was replaced by doubt and disillusionment. For the soldiers, life in the...
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