The Power and Conflict poetry Quiz

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Which two poems both express nature through similes?
'The Prelude' and 'Storm on the Island'
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'War Photographer' is about...?
Contrast between the war zones and safety back home, and the way people do not understand the truth.
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What is the poet, of 'War Photographer', trying to emphasise?
How out of touch people are with the truth of war; how the job is life changing and destructive.
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'Spools of suffering' is a quote from 'War Photographer', but what terminology is it?
Sibilance
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'Ozymandias' has which poem structure?
Sonnet
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The statue is ruined - what is this?
Irony - symbol of temporary power; power doesn't last forever.
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Remains has an unusual irregular line legnth and rhyme scheme - why is this?
He is confessing - he is sadened and blering it out.
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Chose the correct quotation from 'The Charge of the light brigade' using heoric language:
"Horse and Hero fell/ they that had fought so well"
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Exposure is in .... tense and why?
Present tense - to easily provide suspense and so we can experience the dreadful war with them.
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Rhetorical questions in 'Exposure' is used because...?
To ask why the men are exposed to such dreadful conditions when we all could be in peace.
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Which poems is a dramatix monologue?
My last Dutchess
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How is power expressed in 'My Last Dutchess'?
Misuse of power - the duke controls his dutchess as if she was his possesion.
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"Like a tame cat turned savage' is a personified metaphor from which poem?
Storm on the Island
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Bayonet Charge has...?
Lines of uneven length - creates irregular rythm, which mirrors the soldiers struggling.
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Which oxymoron, and what does it express, is in 'London'?
'Marriage hearse' - mixes happyness in life with reality of death
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London shows..?
Atate of human soul and society.
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'War Photographer' is about...?

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Contrast between the war zones and safety back home, and the way people do not understand the truth.

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What is the poet, of 'War Photographer', trying to emphasise?

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'Spools of suffering' is a quote from 'War Photographer', but what terminology is it?

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'Ozymandias' has which poem structure?

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Bad spelling  damn -_-

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