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Compare how poets present the experience of soldiers in `Bayonet Charge'
(page 44) and one other poem from Conflict. (36 marks)

World war one was a great war, may people died young, this poem
empathises what these men felt whilst fighting for their country. Ted Hughes
was the son of…

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The graphic imagery of the other stanza allows the reader to understand the
experiences of the soldiers, many of them died horrible, undeserved deaths:
`The blown and broken bird's egg of a skull' this graphic phrase describes the
violent way that this `skull' has evidently been dislodged from the body,…


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