- Created by: Saminnn
- Created on: 24-02-19 08:31
Compare how the poets present inner conflict in 'War photographer' and 'Remains'
Introduction and context:
- Inspired to write the poem by her friendship with a war photographer
- Duffy provokes us to consider ow own responses when confronted with photographs that we see in the news and how we have become desensitised to these pictures.
- 'war is partially madness, partly insane and partly schizophrenia' - photo journalist from Doc McCullin Documentary.
'Spools of suffering set out in ordered rows'
- Sibilance illstrates the harsh realities of war and intense violence experienced - Metaphor emphasises the dark nature of war - the reels of film are described like soldiers , or like rows of graves - paradox - chaos and suffering are reduced to something ordered - 'spools' - limitless and endless pain caused by the war
'Explode beneath the feet of running children'
- Contrasts the safety of home and the danger of a war zone - contrasts children and innocence to brutalility of war - makes the reader feel sympathy because they are safe but others arent - gratitude for your life - reference to…