Bayonet Charge

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Poet of 'Bayonet Charge'
Ted Hughes
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What form does it have ?
Free verse
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Important context information
Battle of Balaclava
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What is the structure of this poem?
Mid action "suddenly" throws a state of confusion, helps to empathise with the soldiers
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What themes are there ?
Effects of conflict, reality of conflict, negative emotions fear, personal experience
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Concept of the poem ?
Patriotic soldier fighitng in a battle for his country and the poet is questioning whether war is Honorable.
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'Sweating like molten iron from the centre of his chest'
simile
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'pointing that second?'
Caesura and hyperbaton
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'ectectra'
bathos and non sequitur
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