The poem “Disabled”, written by Wilfred Owen, is about a teenage soldier and the consequences he faces after the glory and feeling of being a hero disappears over time after returning from war. The poem portrays to the reader how the soldier feels when he comes back from war injured, looking different and not attractive […]

In the texts “Dulce et Decorum est” and “Anthem for Doomed Youth” by the author Wilfred Owen, I will be analysing language techniques from both poems. These features are used by Wilfred Owen to portray that it is not sweet and fitting to die for ones country in the poem “Dulce et Decorum est”, and […]

Exposure is represented in the poem as the cold elements of weather the soldiers face in world war one. The weather is presented as an enemy to the soldiers because it makes it impeccably hard conditions for soldiers to adapt to and fight in. In the line “For hours the innocent mice rejoice: the house […]

What has been included ?- Words The words “Passing-bells”, have been chosen to make the reader wonder whether the bells will ring to announce the deaths of the individual young men, portraying it to the world. However the reality is that every young soldier who goes to war has been compared to cattle which is […]

Images: “Men marched asleep”, gives the reader the image of men struggling while walking within a troop due to being overtired and exhausted by the war. This line also may suggest the lack of motivation the soldiers all have to keep going, fighting and killing to win the war. This image portrays how the soldiers […]

Who was Wilfred Owen ? Wilfred Owen was an english poet and soldier in world war one. Wilfred is said to have written some of the best poetry from world war one, composing his poems within just over a year. He was killed in action during November 1918 at the age of 25. During his […]

“Some people choose to focus on their dreams, rather than what the reality really is”. This quote represents how people choose to fixate their lives around trying to achieve a dream, a type of lifestyle and to be someone they are not naturally. I will discuss four main characters, and how each one shows an […]

Title: Family Holiday Author: S Daly Type of text: Article a. The swing bridge and when the jandals sink are both events that could suggest danger. b i). Onomatopoeia was used to describe the sea in lines 12-18, this is when the author said “The waves crashed down and sucked everything away, even the sand” […]

“You can hide yourself, only to a point”. The well known novel, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, tells a story of a time where society was segregated in the 1920s. The book explores the idea of illusion and lies all packed into an eventful summer in New York. Fitzgerald uses 4 main settings […]

Describe at least one important place in the written text. Explain how that place helped you to understand an important message in the text The Valley of Ashes The american dream, that people who work hard in the valley of ashes don’t get what they deserve and the time they put in. ‚ÄúThis is a […]