The Charge of the Light Brigade

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  • Created on: 11-12-18 11:54
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  • The Charge of the Light Brigade
    • Form
      • Narrated in the third person.
      • Regular relentless rhythm creates a fast pace.
        • This imitates the cavalry's advance and the energy of battle.
      • Rhyming couplets and triplets drive the poem forward.
        • Momentum then broken by un-rhymed lines which could mirror horses stumbling and soldiers falling.
      • Overall lack of rhyme scheme imitates the chaos of war.

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