Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
17/05/2012 20:50

Reality of battles: (nature)
i. The land where battles took place is described as being damaged
along with the soldiers. The farmers "tend the land back into itself"
as though caring for it. Suggests its being restored to its natural
ii. The earth is personified as patient…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
17/05/2012 20:50

i. Imagery makes the soldiers bones seem fragile and delicate e.g.
"china plate of a shoulder blade".
ii. The poet uses the image of a wound "working a foreign body to the
surface of the skin" to describe the soldiers being unearthed ­ as if
the land…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
17/05/2012 20:50

Page 4

Preview of page 4
17/05/2012 20:50


No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »