PROSE - Glory of Women by Sigfried Sassoon

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Glory Of Women

Sigfried Sassoon

Structure

  • Sonnet Form
  • Iambic pentameter
  • love poem - ironic - angry
  • poem is for women and war - they love the war - freedom - money - power

Analysis

  • 'You' - direct address - sarcastic - accusing (blames women for killing soldiers) - hve a role in the war - got to stop - killing their men.
  • 'love us when' - love is supposed to be unconditional - forgot about their men when they are fighting - detatchment
  • 'we're' - first person plural - the soldiers
  • 'heroes' - prove to women that they are men - medals
  • 'home on leave' - disattachment - relieved men aren't at home - women's new role in soceity
  • 'mentionable' - knew a lot about battles, where the men were etc...
  • 'decorations' - religious aspect - decartions = medal - look pretty but are a facade & superficial - women like it…

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