Remains

  • Created by: Brakabopa
  • Created on: 05-04-17 19:33
Context
Armitage is an English poet, playwright and novelist. The poem focuses on the effect of ex-soldiers. It's based on the account of a British soldiers who served in Iraq
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"Round as it rips through his life"
Violent metaphor- contrast shockingly with the colloquial style of the two stanzas.
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"End of story, except not really"
Volta- Turning point in the poem. The speaker mood changes.
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"Dug in behind enemy lines"
Metaphor- compares to the memory stuck in his mind to a soldier in a trench
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"I"
Poetic voice switches to 'I'- this is now more personal.
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Card 2

Front

Violent metaphor- contrast shockingly with the colloquial style of the two stanzas.

Back

"Round as it rips through his life"

Card 3

Front

Volta- Turning point in the poem. The speaker mood changes.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Metaphor- compares to the memory stuck in his mind to a soldier in a trench

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Poetic voice switches to 'I'- this is now more personal.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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