The Soldier

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  • Created on: 27-08-16 14:41
What does the title suggest
The definite article "the" suggests an idealised version of a soldier
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What is the structure of this poem
The first stanza is shakespearean sonnet as he is talking about England and the second stanza is petrachan sonnet which is italian as he is fighting away from home
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What is the mood and a quote
patriotic, " That there's some corner of a foreign field that is forever England"
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What does the quote " A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware" suggest
England is his mother (personification) and she has done everything for him
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Which quote suggests dying for your country makes you pure
"And think, this heart, all evil shed away
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Which words are in the semantic field of being alive
breathing, heart, pulse, mind
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What does the semantic field of eternity suggest about what brookke thinks of dying for England
He will become part of God's greater plan so will never really die
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How could you describe the narrator and a quote
Very idealistic, " English heaven "
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What is the context of the poem
Brooke never went to war as he died so his views are similare to those of Britains at the start of the first world war when it was still exciting
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The first stanza is shakespearean sonnet as he is talking about England and the second stanza is petrachan sonnet which is italian as he is fighting away from home

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