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Ozymandias poet

Percy Bysshe Shelley

<p>Percy Bysshe Shelley</p>
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Ozymandias context

Bysshe Shelley was a romantic poet with an issue with authority

<p>Bysshe Shelley was a romantic poet with an issue with authority</p>
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Ozymandias structure

Sonnet

<p>Sonnet</p>
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Ozymandias theme(s)

How power declines

<p>How power declines</p>
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London poet

William Blake

<p>William Blake</p>
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London context

Blake was a romantic poet with an issue with authority

<p>Blake was a romantic poet with an issue with authority</p>
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London structure

Strong and regular rhythm and rhyme and ballad form

<p>Strong and regular rhythm and rhyme and ballad form</p>
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London themes

powerlessness

<p>powerlessness</p>
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The Prelude poet

William Wordsworth

<p>William Wordsworth</p>
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The Prelude context

Wordsworth was a romantic poet whos parents died when he was young

<p>Wordsworth was a romantic poet whos parents died when he was young</p>
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The Prelude structure

Iambic pentameter

<p>Iambic pentameter</p>
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The Prelude themes

patriotism and courage

<p>patriotism and courage</p>
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Charge of the light brigade poet

Alfred Lord Tennyson

<p>Alfred Lord Tennyson</p>
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Charge of the Light Brigade context

Glorifying the Crimean war, Tennyson was a poet Laurette

<p>Glorifying the Crimean war, Tennyson was a poet Laurette</p>
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Charge of the light brigade structure

Strong use of rhythm mimics horses hooves and lots of repetition

<p>Strong use of rhythm mimics horses hooves and lots of repetition</p>
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Charge of the light brigade themes

patriotism and courage

<p>patriotism and courage</p>
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Exposure poet

Wilfred Owen

<p>Wilfred Owen</p>
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Exposure context

Owen was a soldier in ww1 and wrote about the truth of war

<p>Owen was a soldier in ww1 and wrote about the truth of war</p>
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Exposure structure

Use of half rhymes and repetition

<p>Use of half rhymes and repetition</p>
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Exposure theme

pointlessness of war and life

<p>pointlessness of war and life</p>
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Storm on the island poet

Seamus Heaney

<p>Seamus Heaney</p>
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Storm on the island context

Stormont is Northern Ireland's parliament building and the storm is symbolic of terrorism in Northern Ireland

<p>Stormont is Northern Ireland&apos;s parliament building and the storm is symbolic of terrorism in Northern Ireland</p>
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Storm on the island language

extended metaphors of a military attack

<p>extended metaphors of a military attack</p>
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Storm on the island themes

power of nature

<p>power of nature</p>
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Bayonet charge poet

Ted Hughes

<p>Ted Hughes</p>
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Bayonet charge context

Huges served in the RAF and a lot of his poetry is based on nature

<p>Huges served in the RAF and a lot of his poetry is based on nature</p>
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Bayonet charge structure

the second stanza suggests a pause in action

<p>the second stanza suggests a pause in action</p>
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Bayonet charge themes

soldiers perspective on conflict

<p>soldiers perspective on conflict</p>
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remains poet

Simon Armitage

<p>Simon Armitage</p>
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remains context

Based on Guardsman Tromas' story in the Iraq war. Armitage is often very direct

<p>Based on Guardsman Tromas&apos; story in the Iraq war. Armitage is often very direct</p>
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remains structure

there are 2 halves of the poem that represent the soldiers experience

<p>there are 2 halves of the poem that represent the soldiers experience</p>
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remains themes

psychological effects of conflict on soldiers

<p>psychological effects of conflict on soldiers</p>
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Poppies poet

Jane Weir

<p>Jane Weir</p>
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Poppies context

About the female experience/perspective of war. It is unclear whether she sends her son to school or war

<p>About the female experience/perspective of war. It is unclear whether she sends her son to school or war</p>
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poppies structure

dramatic monologue and sentences that start in the middle of the line (caesura)

<p>dramatic monologue and sentences that start in the middle of the line (caesura)</p>
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poppies themes

mothers perspective

<p>mothers perspective</p>
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War photographer poet

Carol Ann Duffy

<p>Carol Ann Duffy</p>
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War Photographer Context

She was inspired by her friend war photographer and was interested in the challenge faced by those who had a duty to record these events without being able to help

<p>She was inspired by her friend war photographer and was interested in the challenge faced by those who had a duty to record these events without being able to help</p>
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War photographer structure

rhyming couplets twice every stanza

<p>rhyming couplets twice every stanza</p>
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war photographer themes

how conflict is presented in the media

<p>how conflict is presented in the media</p>
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Kamikaze poet

Beatrice Garland

<p>Beatrice Garland</p>
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Kamikaze context

Garland was inspired by 9/11 and in WWII Japanese suicide bombers would fly into buildings or ships

<p>Garland was inspired by 9/11 and in WWII Japanese suicide bombers would fly into buildings or ships</p>
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Kamikaze structure

Italics mark direct speech of personal memory compared to what is speculated

<p>Italics mark direct speech of personal memory compared to what is speculated</p>
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Kamikaze themes

female perspective

<p>female perspective</p>
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Ozymandias key quote

Boundless and bare, the lone level of sands stretch

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Ozymandias key quote annotation

alliteration highlights the bareness of the desert

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London key quote

Every black'ning church appalls

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London key quote annotation

'black'ning' suggests the churches are becoming filthy and having a negative impact. It is also ironic that blackening describes the churches not the chimney sweepers

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Prelude key quote

a huge peak, black and huge

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Prelude key quote annotation

repetition of 'huge' emphasises the size and contrasts with the 'elfin' boat and the young poet at the oars

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Charge of the light brigade key quote

Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die

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Charge of the light brigade key quote annotation

repetition symbolises their determination to go on

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Exposure key quote

sudden successive flights of bullets streak the silence

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exposure key quote annotation

sibilance makes it sound like they're going on after the other, continuous.

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Storm on the island key quote

sink walls in rock and roof them with good slate

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storm on the island key quote annotation

monosyllables emphasises solidity of the houses

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bayonet charge key quote

king, honour, human dignity, etcetera

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bayonet charge key quote annotation

suggests that when you are in a war these things are irrelevant

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Remains key quote

myself and somebody else and somebody else

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remains key quote annotation

repetition of 'somebody else' could make him sound less guilty, it wasn't just him.

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Poppies key quote

the gelled blackthorns of your hair

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poppies key quote annotated

before jesus was put on the cross to die he was given a crown of thorns. this indicates that she sees her son as a sacrafice

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war photographer key quote

Belfast. Beirut. Phnom Penh.

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war photographer key quote annotated

plosives and short sentences could sound like bombs dropping or guns firing

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kamikaze key quote

dark shoals of fishes flashing silver as their bellies swivelled towards the sun

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kamikaze key quote annotated

sibilance and fricative makes the sounds of the waves beneath him seem more real and shows us how beautiful they are

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