Regeneration - Wilfred Owen

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  • Wilfred Owen
    • Poetry
      • 'They're not about the war.'
        • 'I've always thought of poetry as the opposite of all that. The ugliness'.
      • When Owen reads poetry he doesn't stammer.
        • Owen's way of dealing with the trauma.
      • 'A hundred years from now they'll still be ploughing up skulls'.
        • We are the people 100 years later.
      • WW1 poetry was subverting the norm.
        • 'Having a faith that daren't face the facts'.
      • Barker uses examples of Owen's poetry throughout the novel.
        • Sarah at the amputee ward.
          • 'Trouser legs sewn short; empty sleeves pinned to jackets'.
            • Intertextuality
              • Disabled - 'legless, sewn short at elbow.'
    • Owen and Sassoon
      • Sassoon encourages Owen to write about the war in his poetry
      • 'I wondered if you'd b-be k-kind enough to s-sign them?'
        • Owen admires Sassoon.
      • Sassoon edited Owen's poetry
        • Anthem for Doomed Youth.
      • Sassoon's paternal role
        • 'Take care' 'and you'.
          • When Sassoon leaves Craiglockhart he doesn't say goodbye.
            • '[Owen] was afraid to measure his sense of loss'.
              • The hole Sassoon has created in Owen's life by leaving.
            • Didn't want to say goodbye? Couldn't?
      • When Sassoon leaves Craiglockhart he doesn't say goodbye.
        • '[Owen] was afraid to measure his sense of loss'.
          • The hole Sassoon has created in Owen's life by leaving.
        • Didn't want to say goodbye? Couldn't?

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