The charge of the light brigade

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Who wrote the charge of the light brigade?
Alfred lord Tennyson
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What inspired them to write this poem?
Alfred had to write poems about events that affected the British nation.
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What does the title mean?
The charge of the light brigade was a charge of the British light cavalry led by Cardigan against Russian forces during the battle of Balaclava.
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What was the poets purpose?
It was Alfred's job to tell the stories of historic events to the public, to make them aware of what was going on around them.
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What is the poem about?
The poem tells the story of the battle of Balaclava during the Crimean war.
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What is the context of the poem?
The poem was based on the British charge of the light brigade who fought in this war.
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