- Created by: Rowan Wild
- Created on: 07-03-17 18:29
- Present tense + First person plurals: Shows the experience was shared by soldiers across the war.
- Every stanza = ABBAC regular rhyme: Reflects the monotonous nature of the mens experience.
- Bleak language
- Feelings and attitudes
- Hopelessnes: The soldiers are helpless against the power of nature and there is nothing they can do to change it .
- Suffering: Reminders of the real, physical pain that the soldiers experience, as well as their ehaustion and fatigue.
- His poetry reveals his anger at the war's waste of life
- Wilfred Owen wrote it in 1917-1918
- Last stanza: "But nothing happens": Ends in the same way as first stanza, suggesting that even death doesn't change anything.
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