Remains

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  • Created on: 09-06-17 10:48
Who wrote Remains?
Simon Armitage
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Key Themes?
Guilt, conflict, life and death.
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Key Quote 1
‘probably armed, possibly not’
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Key Quote 2
‘dug in behind enemy lines'
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How does Simon Armitage present conflict in this poem?
Conflict in war is presented as unfair and unconsidered. Lives are taken needlessly and the long-term effects on those who have been ordered to act in this way is left unnoticed. The speaker seems to suffer alone.
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What is the main pun at the end of poem?
"His bloody life in my bloody hands"
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How does Simon Armitage present conflict in this poem?

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