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English Language Anthology Section B Disabled DISABLED

By Wilfred Owen
Stanza 1
The sentence "waiting for the dark" shows that the soldier has nothing positive to look forward to-only the
arrival of the end of the world. The word "shivered" in line 2 shows that he is outside and this…

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medical
is old; his back will never brace;".The addition "last year" suggest that he did not look like that anymore.
His face had lost the boyhood charm and has been replaced by a face hard and worn by the ravages of
war. Despite being young he describes care.
himself as…

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English Language Anthology Section B Disabled
war is not something to consider as glorious.

Stanza 4
At one time the sign of blood in ones body was considered good and honourable thing. In this stanza the
poet is reminiscing about when he was listed to join the army. It was…

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English Language Anthology Section B Refugee Blues REFUGEE BLUES

by W.H. Auden
Language The speaker is talking to someone "My dear" (perhaps his wife), The language and
tone is very conversational. Each stanza intensifies the situation in the poem. The first stanza
brings out that the refugees are homeless. Though…

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huge building with many room for everybody except Jews.
In the final stanza the poet enlightens a brightening future for the Jews but now Jews are hunted
down by 1000s of people. That practically means that even though that the Jews are killed right
now however this killing of Jews…

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English Language Anthology Section B Refugee Blues

The Setting of the poem
· The Refugees are in a vast city which still has no accommodation for the Jews. eg: "not one of
them was ours..."
· The freedom and comfort of animals is contrasted unfavourably with the Jews situation. eg:…

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English Language Anthology Section B Disabled DISABLED

By Wilfred Owen
Stanza 1
The sentence "waiting for the dark" shows that the soldier has nothing positive to look forward to-only the
arrival of the end of the world. The word "shivered" in line 2 shows that he is outside and this…

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medical
is old; his back will never brace;".The addition "last year" suggest that he did not look like that anymore.
His face had lost the boyhood charm and has been replaced by a face hard and worn by the ravages of
war. Despite being young he describes care.
himself as…

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English Language Anthology Section B Disabled
war is not something to consider as glorious.

Stanza 4
At one time the sign of blood in ones body was considered good and honourable thing. In this stanza the
poet is reminiscing about when he was listed to join the army. It was…

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English Language Anthology Section B Refugee Blues REFUGEE BLUES

by W.H. Auden
Language The speaker is talking to someone "My dear" (perhaps his wife), The language and
tone is very conversational. Each stanza intensifies the situation in the poem. The first stanza
brings out that the refugees are homeless. Though…

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huge building with many room for everybody except Jews.
In the final stanza the poet enlightens a brightening future for the Jews but now Jews are hunted
down by 1000s of people. That practically means that even though that the Jews are killed right
now however this killing of Jews…

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English Language Anthology Section B Refugee Blues

The Setting of the poem
· The Refugees are in a vast city which still has no accommodation for the Jews. eg: "not one of
them was ours..."
· The freedom and comfort of animals is contrasted unfavourably with the Jews situation. eg:…

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