Conflict this topic. In ‘War Photographer’ the persona

Conflict is a verywidespread topic portrayed in distinctive ways in the poems, War Photographer, Motherin a Refugee Camp, and, Prayer Before Birth. It has a substantial impact on thereader, as the epilogue of conflict may result in suffering and hardship. Thisemotionally drains the reader as it consumes them with overwhelmingly difficultfeelings. Conflict could also be…

Jordan life for the speaker, since it exists

Jordan LampoEnglish 126December 12, 2017ThePros of ProseThe practice ofwriting in prose is the practice of the living speaking to the living. Poetry,in turn, is the practice of the living talking to the dead. Is associating amemory with the dead an implication of a weakened overall memory, whileassociating a memory with the living an implication of…

Regarding on ‘slight squint,’ making her sound even

Regarding the rhythm, rhyme, and style of the poem, we get to observe a ballad composed of twenty-five ABCB rhyming quatrains (a famous rhyme in the ballads) giving the feeling of a more ironic/ comic story. The rhythm is musical as it is a ballad having an iambic meter (unstressed/stressed), as it is a ballad,…

The Dug-Out and Breakfast

Both of the poems ‘The Dug-Out’ and ‘Breakfast’ try to convey a message that is the futility and horror of the war. ‘The Dug-Out’ shows the horror of the war by accentuating the fear of death in the poem. However, ‘Breakfast’ transfers the meaning of triviality by describing the hardship in the breakfast time in…

Comparision of Suicide In the Trenches and Charge of the Light Brigade

Tennyson and Sassoon both had different approaches to war. By studying their poems we discovered that Tennyson had never experienced war and was a normal poet. This maybe the reason why he had different views on war, and what actually happened during a war battle. Sassoon was an official war poet who had experienced war…

Old Lie and Dulce et Decorum Est

The term the “Old Lie” was used by Wilfred Owen in his poem “Dulce et Decorum Est” to describe what he thought of the motto “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori” which translates litteraly as “it is sweet and honourable to die for ones country”. This motto was written by a famous roman poet…

How do women react to the war in war girls and in time of war

In this essay I will be comparing the poems ‘war girls’ and ‘in time of war’, both written about or during the First World War. I will be exploring the different attitudes of women at the time and different views of the authors. The essay will be split in half, with the first half on…

World War 1

‘There is not anything more wonderful’ to ‘Lives are good for you. ‘ This is one of many examples of how dramatically attitudes to war have changed, during and after world war one. Before World War 1 people thought that all the soldiers were heroes no matter what went wrong. A good example of this…

How have poets’ attitudes to war changes from Tennyson to Owen

The opinion of war has changed greatly since World War one, poets like Tennyson wrote about how heroic soldiers were to go to war while recent war poets like Roger McGrough are against war. The reasons for this change in opinions since Tennyson is that modern day warfare is more dangerous killing more innocent people.…