Mametz Wood

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ABOUT
Farmers in France finding bones in their feilds. Poem switches from describing their death in battle & the grisly discovery of their bones in the present.
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FORM
Plosives 'B' sounds like the noise of guns. Written in tercets 3 line stanzas) = Strips in fields. Written in 3rd person= distance & detatchment. Long sentences & enjambment = Reflective sad tone. Uneven lines = disruption of war
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STRUCTURE
Built up chronologically to present (stanza 5 find 20 skeletons) Thoughtful tone & pace = Don't change images of past set in poem. 1/2 Rhyme= Emphasizes feelings of finality "sung" "Tounge"
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PERSONIFICATION
Earth personified as someone who needs healing & guards soldier's memory.
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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Similes & metaphors =
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Plosives 'B' sounds like the noise of guns. Written in tercets 3 line stanzas) = Strips in fields. Written in 3rd person= distance & detatchment. Long sentences & enjambment = Reflective sad tone. Uneven lines = disruption of war

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Card 3

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Built up chronologically to present (stanza 5 find 20 skeletons) Thoughtful tone & pace = Don't change images of past set in poem. 1/2 Rhyme= Emphasizes feelings of finality "sung" "Tounge"

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Card 4

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Earth personified as someone who needs healing & guards soldier's memory.

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Card 5

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Similes & metaphors =

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