English Literature - Contextual Linking (WW1 Lit - Wider Reading)

Contextual Linking - Wider Reading 

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'Who's For The Game' - Jessie Pope (Poem - 1915)
"Who's for the game, the biggest that's played ..."
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'The Two Mothers' - Matilda Betham-Edwards (Poem - 1914)
"Doth risk his life for England's sake!"
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'Recruiting' - E A Mackintosh (Poem - Pre Somme)
"Lads, you're wanted. Come and die."
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'The Deserter' - Winifred Letts (Poem - 1916)
"There was a man - don't mind his name ..."
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'War Girls' - Jessie Pope (Poem - 1915)
"the girl that ..." (Repetition) "No time for love and kisses." "No longer caged and penned up."
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'Nothing To Report' - May Herschel-Clarke (Poem)
"The next, he lay beside me grinnin' - dead. 'There's nothin' to report,' the papers said."
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'Mental Cases' - Wilfred Owen (Poem - 1918)
"Memory fingers in their hair of murders ..."
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'Her Privates We' - Frederick Manning (Prose - 1929)
"... a just felt ashamed."
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'Propaganda Poster' (Prose)
"Is your 'Best Boy' wearing khaki?" If not, don't YOU THINK he should be?
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'Siegfried's Journey' - Siegfried Sassoon (Prose - 1945)
"He spoke with a slight stammer, which was no unusual thing in that neurosis-pervaded hospital."
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'Letters To His Wife' - Paul Nash (Prose - 1917)
"Hammering in their minds are a hundred questions ... 'Why am I here?'"
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'Oh What A Lovely War' - Joan Littlewood (Drama - 1965)
America "Peace?"
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'Blackadder Goes Forth' - Richard Curits & Ben Elton (Drama - 1989)
"There's a nasty splinter on that ladder sir."
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'The Falling Leaves' - Margaret Postgate Cole (Poem - 1915)
"Today as I rode by ... Like snowflakes falling"
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'The Sniper' - W D Cocker (Poem - 1917)
"Two hundred yards away ... 'By Jove, I got him!' ... "hear the news two hundred miles away"
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'The Two Mothers' - Matilda Betham-Edwards (Poem - 1914)

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"Doth risk his life for England's sake!"

Card 3

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'Recruiting' - E A Mackintosh (Poem - Pre Somme)

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Card 4

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'The Deserter' - Winifred Letts (Poem - 1916)

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Card 5

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'War Girls' - Jessie Pope (Poem - 1915)

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