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Made by Year 13 students Aorere College

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  1. 1. WAR POETRY
  2. 3. DULCE ET DECORUM EST BY WILFRED OWEN <ul><li>It is sweet and right to die for your country. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a wonderful and great honour to fight and die for your country. </li></ul>
  3. 4. LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES <ul><li>SIMILIE: “His hanging face, like a devil's sick of sin.” </li></ul><ul><li>RULE OF THREE: “Guttering, choking, drowning.”  </li></ul><ul><li>RHYME: “Fitting the clumsy helmets just in time .” “And flound'ring like a man in fire or lime ” </li></ul>
  4. 6. CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE BY LORD ALFRED TENNYSON <ul><li>“ The charge of the Light Brigade” was written as a tribute to the men who sacrificed their lives in the Crimean war. Lord Alfred Tennyson wanted to emphasize how people will always admire, appreciate and value the sacrifice the soldiers made fighting for their country. This embodies the theme that it is noble, heroic and honourable to die fighting for your country. </li></ul>
  5. 7. LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES <ul><li>REPETITION: “Half a league, half a league / Half a league onward&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>PERSONIFICATION: “Into the jaws of death” </li></ul><ul><li>RHETORICAL QUESTION:When can their glory fade? </li></ul>
  6. 9. THE SOLDIER BY RUPERT BROOKE <ul><li>Brooke tells of this imaginary place that is much like England but better in respects to possessing the power of a dreamier environment where evil is forgotten.  Memories are restored of laughter and old acquaintances where everyone is at peace, and dreams are lived out.  This place that Brooke describes is a mixture of England at its best and his interpretation of heaven. </li></ul>
  7. 10. LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES <ul><li>PERSONIFICATION: “England bore, shaped, made aware.” </li></ul><ul><li>RHYME: “Her ways to roam ” “blest by suns of home ” </li></ul><ul><li>EMOTIVE WORDS: “Die” “Evil” </li></ul>
  8. 12. ANTHEM FOR A DOOMED YOUTH BY WILFRED OWEN <ul><li>How in reality, death is inevitable and unnecessary at war. </li></ul>
  9. 13. LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES <ul><li>RHETORICAL QUESTION: “What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?” </li></ul><ul><li>METAPHOR: “And each slow dusk a drawing–down of blinds.” </li></ul><ul><li>PERSONIFICATION: “Only the monstrous anger of the guns.” </li></ul>