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Elizabeth Morris English Presentation

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Elizabeth Morris English Presentation

  1. 1. <ul><li>Elizabeth S. Morris </li></ul><ul><li>Professor Owens </li></ul><ul><li>English 1102 </li></ul><ul><li>18 July 2010 </li></ul>Wilfred Owen
  2. 2. Source “ My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity.&quot; - Wilfred Owen
  3. 3. “ The subject made the poet: the poet made poems which radically changed our attitude towards war” - C. Day Lewis, The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
  4. 4. The Manchester Regiment <ul><li>Source BBC </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Were Bombarded From the Sky's Source BBC
  6. 6. Gas! GAS! Quick boys!&quot; (9) Source BBC The First War to Use Chemical Warfare
  7. 7. <ul><li>Shell Shock </li></ul>Psychological Disorder <ul><li>Shaking </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Lose </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Flashbacks </li></ul><ul><li>Nightmares </li></ul><ul><li>Guilt </li></ul><ul><li>Reliving Traumatic Event </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally Numb </li></ul><ul><li>Reliving Traumatic Event </li></ul><ul><li>Upsetting Dreams </li></ul><ul><li>Guilt </li></ul>Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  8. 8. Craiglockhart War Hospital <ul><li>‘ Shell-shock’ treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Siegfried Sassoon </li></ul><ul><li>Emerged as a War Poet </li></ul>
  9. 9. Siegfried Sassoon <ul><li>Great War poet </li></ul><ul><li>Criticized, praised and admired Wilfred Owen </li></ul><ul><li>Owen “could strike attitudes and strived for effective gestures” - Sassoon 1920 </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>“ Half the seed of Europe, one by one” </li></ul><ul><li>Slain by Abrahams knife </li></ul><ul><li>Near the banks of the Sambre-Oise canal </li></ul><ul><li>November 4, 1918 </li></ul>“ The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori”
  11. 11. <ul><li>Lewis, C. Day. Introduction. The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen. London: Chatto and Windus, 1963. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Sassoon, Siegfried. “Some Aspects of War Poetry in England: The Harrowing Battle of Poetry vs. Rhetoric”. Vanity Fair April 1920: 3. 15 July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Owen, Wilfred. “Dulce et Decorum Est”. Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing. Ed. X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia. 3rd ed. New York:Longman, 2010. 417-419. Print. </li></ul>Works Cited

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