Tag Archives: war poetry

I Hear an Army

I hear an army charging upon the land,   And the thunder of horses plunging, foam about their knees: Arrogant, in black armour, behind them stand,   Disdaining the reins, with fluttering whips, the charioteers. They cry unto the night their battle-name: … Continue reading

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Futility

Do some research on Wilfred Owen and takes notes of five important facts as regards him, war and poetry. Futility BY WILFRED OWEN Move him into the sun— Gently its touch awoke him once, At home, whispering of fields half-sown. Always … Continue reading

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Project: War Poetry

This is the first part of our project this year. We’ll be working on WAR POETRY Task 1: The following questions are just a guide for you to prepare a mind map on war poetry. (you don’t need to answer the … Continue reading

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Analysis of THE DEATH BED by S. Sassoon

The Death Bed BY SIEGFRIED SASSOON He drowsed and was aware of silence heaped Round him, unshaken as the steadfast walls; Aqueous like floating rays of amber light, Soaring and quivering in the wings of sleep. Silence and safety; and his … Continue reading

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Project: Art as a form of creation

War Poetry Task 1: The following questions are just a guide for you to prepare a presentations on war poetry. What is war poetry? Name some war poets and famous poems. How are soldiers typically portrayed?  Is there a common … Continue reading

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Dulce Et Decorum Est ….and other war poems

Wilfred Owen          Dulce Et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched … Continue reading

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Dulce et Decorum est

Dulce analysis from Pato_Ch After reading the poem and watching the presentation work on your worksheet. Then, link this post to your blog  and answer the questions in the ppt (virtual period activity: August 28)

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Soldier, Rest! …and other poems

Listen to the poem we are dealing with this week Soldier, Rest! VIRTUAL PERIOD ACTIVITY Check out the following page: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/70139/the-poetry-of-world-war-i Choose one poem and prepare an analysis. Compare it to “Soldier, Rest!” Illustrate it with pictures and explain which different … Continue reading

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