-> addresses common issues of war on soldier’s bodies and minds.
-> about PTSD.
- What the poems about
-> wife of a soldier to know her husband again who has returned home injured from war.
-> soldier has physical scars and psychological scars.
-> couplet-long stanzas have lines of varying lengths.
-> couplets rhyme but later on the rhymes break down, making the poem feel disjointed and reflecting the theme of brokeness.
-> different injuries on different couplets.
-> allows the reader to explore the soldiers body and mind in the same slow process as his wife.
- Language about the body.
-> soldiers body is presented using adjectives that describe damage.
-> paired with metaphors that suggest that his body has become a…
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