War photographer

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  • Created on: 02-01-18 15:12
Who wrote war photographer?
Carol Ann Duffy
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What inspired her to write war photographer?
Duffy was inspired for the poem because of her friend who was a war photographer.
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What does the title mean?
A war photographer takes photos of armed conflict, (war), and they capture its affects on people and the places of war.
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What was the poets purpose?
Duffy is questioning our understanding of those who live in a war torn country. She would have hoped to give the reader a better understanding of the effects war has on people and their country.
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What is the poem about?
The poem describes the experience of someone whose job it is to witness war and then bring it home with them. The poem shows the traumas they experience. War photographer also asks questions about how we react to war in other countries.
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what is the context of the poem?
Duffy was intrigued by the peculiar challenge faced by these people whose job requires them to record terrible, horrific events without being able to directly help their subjects.
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