English Poetry Flashcards

  • Created by: Viona123
  • Created on: 16-03-17 17:59
Mametz wood key quotes:
-"the wasted young" - "tended the land back into itself" -"the china plate of a shoulder blade" -"reminders of what happened" -"mid dance-macabre"
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Ozymandias key quotes:
-"antique land" -"Half sunk, a shattered visage lies," -"sneer of cold command," -"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!" -The lone and level sands stretch far away"
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Dulce et Decorum Est key quotes:
-"Bent double, like old beggars" -"Gas!Gas!Quick, boys!" -"flound'ring like a man in fire or lime..." -"guttering, choking, drowning" -"incurable sores on innocent tongues-"
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Afternoons key quotes:
-"hollows of afternoons" -"swing and sandpit" -"summer is fading:" -"Stand husbands in skilled trades," -"something is pushing them to the side of their own lives."
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To Autumn key quotes:
-"load and bless" -"maturing sun" -"winnowing wind" -"oozing hours by hours." -"soft-dying day" -"gathering swallows twitter in the skies."
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Hawk roosting key quotes:
-" It took the whole of creation the produce my foot, my each feather: Now i hold creation in my foot."
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Death of a Naturalist key quotes:
-"on shelves at school" -~"daddy frog" -"mammy frog" -"The air was think with a bass chorus."
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A wife in London key quotes:
-"city lanes have uprolled," -"A messenger's knock cracks" -"He- has fallen-" -" 'Tis the morrow," -"highest feather-"
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Cozy Apologia
-"There you'll be, with furrowed brow" - "This post-post modern age" -"a hurricane is nudging up the coast," -"oddly male: Big Bad Floyd," -"still, it's embarrassing, this happiness-"
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The soldier key quotes:
-"foreign field" -"that is for ever England." -"breathing English air" -"A pulse" - "In hearts at peace" -"English heaven"
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London key quotes:
-"charter'd street" -"black'ning Church appals;" -"blood down Palace walls." -"How the youthful Harlot's curse"
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Sonnet 43 key quotes:
-"depth and breadth and height" -"by sun and candlelight." -"in my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith." -"better after death."
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Living space key quotes:
-"Into this rough frame, someone has squeezed a living space" -"these eggs in a wire basket, fragile curves of white hung out over the dark edge"
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She walks in beauty key quotes:
-"she walks in beauty, like the night" -"And all that's best of dark and bright" -"or softly lightens o'er her face;" -"so soft, so calm,yet eloquent," -" a heart whose love is innocent!"
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The Manhunt key quotes:
-"only then would he let me explore" -"and handle and hold the damaged porcelain collar-bone" -"and feel the hurt of his grazed heart." -"the i widened the search, traced the scarring back to its source."
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As imperceptibly as Grief key quotes:
-"The summer lapsed away" -"A twilight long begun," -"harrowing Grace," -"As Guest, that would be gone-" -"Our summer made her light escape."
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Excerpt from The prelude key quotes:
-"time of rapture:" -"hiss'd along" -"the darkness and the cold" -"the orange sky of evening died away."
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Valentine key quotes:
-"It promises light" -"I give you an onion" -"Lethal." -"Its platinum loops shrink to a wedding-ring,"
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-"antique land" -"Half sunk, a shattered visage lies," -"sneer of cold command," -"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!" -The lone and level sands stretch far away"

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Ozymandias key quotes:

Card 3

Front

-"Bent double, like old beggars" -"Gas!Gas!Quick, boys!" -"flound'ring like a man in fire or lime..." -"guttering, choking, drowning" -"incurable sores on innocent tongues-"

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Card 4

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-"hollows of afternoons" -"swing and sandpit" -"summer is fading:" -"Stand husbands in skilled trades," -"something is pushing them to the side of their own lives."

Back

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Card 5

Front

-"load and bless" -"maturing sun" -"winnowing wind" -"oozing hours by hours." -"soft-dying day" -"gathering swallows twitter in the skies."

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rochelletalbot

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Very good viona :)

FrozenNexus

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Sadly only two of the poems I study were here, all the rest were very unfamiliar to me.

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