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The Fighter’s Lines    ELEMENTS       OF    THE POEM
THEMES
PATRIOTISM   The persona is a loyal citizen who   loves his country.   In his youth, he experienced and   endured much sac...
A SOLDIER’S SACRIFICE        A soldier’s life is one of        sacrifice. Soldier sacrifice        their youth, vitality a...
In his youth, the persona did                     his best to protect and defend  THE PASSING        his country. Now that...
LANGUAGE AND STYLE      National Monument The poem uses figurative language and is  written in the style of a monologue
MOOD AND TONE        Generally   the mood and tone      of the poem       are serious
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34
ASSONANCE     know no name
PERSONIFICATION         crippled years         – the years are           personified           as a human         who is d...
SYMBOLS
WheelchairSymbolises the helplessness of  the persona to take action     despite what he sees    happening around him
NET OF DECEITSSymbolises the evil and challenges    facing the country today
A WALL OF PEOPLE Represents the people   who areunited in their   defence      of the country
A WALL OF PEOPLE
IMAGERY  IMAGERY   OLD AND   BODY AND ENERGY   NET OF    WEARY       CRUSHED        DECEIT             IMAGERY
Portrays an image of an elderlyperson who is weary and weak
creates an image of a person  who is old, tired and frail
NET OF DECEIT    Creates a negative picture of a web ofdishonesty spreading throughout the country
A WALL OF PEOPLE    A life-like    picture is  created of aline of people  fighting for   justice and    freedom
A WALL OF PEOPLE
The Fighter’s Lines    ELEMENTS       OF    THE POEM
THE END
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    1. 1. The Fighter’s Lines ELEMENTS OF THE POEM
    2. 2. THEMES
    3. 3. PATRIOTISM The persona is a loyal citizen who loves his country. In his youth, he experienced and endured much sacrifice and suffering when he fought for his country’s independence. Now, in his old age, he is aware of the threats faced by his country and he feel hopeless. He urges the younger generation to take his place and continue the fight to protect the country.
    4. 4. A SOLDIER’S SACRIFICE A soldier’s life is one of sacrifice. Soldier sacrifice their youth, vitality and even their lives for the sake of protecting and defending their country. We should appreciate and honour them for their commitment and sacrifice.
    5. 5. In his youth, the persona did his best to protect and defend THE PASSING his country. Now that he is OF old, he passes on this responsibilities to theRESPONSIBILITIES younger generation and FROM commands that they continue the struggle. THE OLD TO This is the natural order of life. THE YOUNG The old must give way to the young and the young must take on the duties of the old and carry on their work.
    6. 6. LANGUAGE AND STYLE National Monument The poem uses figurative language and is written in the style of a monologue
    7. 7. MOOD AND TONE Generally the mood and tone of the poem are serious
    8. 8. 12
    9. 9. 34
    10. 10. ASSONANCE know no name
    11. 11. PERSONIFICATION crippled years – the years are personified as a human who is disabled
    12. 12. SYMBOLS
    13. 13. WheelchairSymbolises the helplessness of the persona to take action despite what he sees happening around him
    14. 14. NET OF DECEITSSymbolises the evil and challenges facing the country today
    15. 15. A WALL OF PEOPLE Represents the people who areunited in their defence of the country
    16. 16. A WALL OF PEOPLE
    17. 17. IMAGERY IMAGERY OLD AND BODY AND ENERGY NET OF WEARY CRUSHED DECEIT IMAGERY
    18. 18. Portrays an image of an elderlyperson who is weary and weak
    19. 19. creates an image of a person who is old, tired and frail
    20. 20. NET OF DECEIT Creates a negative picture of a web ofdishonesty spreading throughout the country
    21. 21. A WALL OF PEOPLE A life-like picture is created of aline of people fighting for justice and freedom
    22. 22. A WALL OF PEOPLE
    23. 23. The Fighter’s Lines ELEMENTS OF THE POEM
    24. 24. THE END
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