War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy

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  • War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy
    • Language
      • emotive language
      • contrasts of England and war zones
      • religious imagery
      • "spools of suffering set out in ordered rows"
      • "all flesh is grass"
      • "blood stained into foreign dust"
      • "they do not care"
    • Form and Structure
      • four stanzas of equal length
      • regular rhyme scheme
      • enjambment and caesura
      • distinct change at the start of the third stanza
      • gradual development throughout
    • Emotions
      • sympathy
      • pain
      • detachment from the world around them
      • anger
      • isolation
    • Context
      • born in 1955
      • a dame in 2015 and an obe in 1995
      • always had an interest in poetry
      • she has a cbe
      • he poems explore everyday experiences
    • Conflicts
      • power of humans
      • power of conflicts and wars
      • memories
      • experiences (individual)
      • experiences (social)
    • Past and Present
      • general theme of wars but then there is a sudden change
      • general -> specific
      • lots of past wars
      • maybe just one war

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