After reading the poem three times (you should print a copy of the poem from Project Bartleby), have a look at the following student essay on diction in “Base Details.” The Diction of “Base Details” (Student Essay adapted from Edward J. Gordon, Writing About Imaginative Literature, Harbrace: 1973).
Siegfried Sassoon is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about World War I, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and contemptuously satirized generals, politicians, and churchmen for their incompetence and blind support of the war.
By Siegfried Sassoon In the title, the word base represents a military base because the poem is about war.
Writing your response to a poem, or making comparisons between two poems, takes careful planning. These tips show you how to analyse exam questions, structure essays and write in an appropriate style.
Ancient myths of heroism and glory re-examined in the poems of Wilfred Owen By Dr Jennifer Minter. On August 3 rd, Germany declared war on France and invaded Belgium, and the British cabinet authorized the mobilisation of the army.The next day, George V and his privy council formally proclaimed a state of war.
Comparing contexts. You may be asked to compare the contexts of two poems. For a reminder of how to approach this sort of analysis, read the study guide on 'Responding to poetry'. As with other.
Base Detail is another poem that portrays conflict from a negative perspective. The poet, Siegfried Sassoon, was a World War 1 soldier that has experience with conflict like Wilfred Owen.
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