Kamikaze

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Who wrote kamikaze?
Beatrice Garland
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what inspired them to write Kamikaze?
Garland wrote the poem based on a story that she was once told.
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What does the title mean?
A kamikaze pilot was sent out in a suicide mission to crash their planes into enemies ships.
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What was the poets purpose?
The poem prompts us to think about the consequences of suicide missions for families in the modern day world as well as in past conflicts.
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what is the poem about?
The poem is form the point of view of the daughter of a kamikaze pilot, who visualises a lone pilot who returns from his suicide mission, and turns back to a life where he was subject to face a lot of disgrace and disrespect form his family + neighbo
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What is the context of the poem?
Kamikaze pilots were first introduced by the Japanese as a last attempt in the second world war.
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