Edward Thomas Words

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  • Created on: 11-04-14 13:14
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    • questions whether going to war will question his identity
    • use of loose rhyme - reflects natural elements like the wind/ short lines focus on the effect of words on him
    • title - reflection of the importance of language to Thomas
    • War connotations
      • his consideration of war images remind them of home
    • Doesn't matter if the words are old or new they still have value
    • questions his identity as a poet
      • oxymoron: 'fixed and free' reflection of the style of poetry
      • Will poems choose him as a poet
    • sense of eng + wales identity
      • traditional birds: can't fly no desire to leave homeland- if could fly would they be associated with wales


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