A wife in London

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What is this poem about
A woman in London waiting for her husvand to return from the Boer war which describes her emotions of anticipating his return
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What is the mood in the first and second stanzas
First- sadness " She sits in the tawny vapour" Second- dispare "He-has fallen- in the far South Land"
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What is the mood in the third and fourth stanzas
Third- irony "A letter is brought whose lines disclose /By the firelight flicker/ His hand, whom the worm now knows " Fourth- hope " In the summer weather/And of new love that they would learn "
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What is the structure
Four stanzas split into two sections to show that even after death life goes on
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What does the semantic field of weather show
cold, fog and summer show how things get better as time goes on
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What is the mood in the first and second stanzas

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First- sadness " She sits in the tawny vapour" Second- dispare "He-has fallen- in the far South Land"

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What is the mood in the third and fourth stanzas

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What is the structure

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Card 5

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What does the semantic field of weather show

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