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The charge of the light brigade

Out of the blue

Both poems work as public memorials for disasters that become widespread media events. They describe victims of disasters of not of their makings

Futility

Mametz wood

Both poems contrast images of men and earth and are concerned with the memory of the dead

Out of the blue

Mametz wood

Both poems deal with death on a large scale and explore the relationship between personal tragedy and social history

Flag

At the boarder

Both poems are about nationalists, nations and imagined communities

Mametz wood

Poppies

Both are about the effects of war but contrast in the sense that poppies is more personal

The yellow palm

Mametz wood

Both poems link a specific place to larger events in history through the use of imagery involving nature

The right word

Belfast confetti

Both poems describe a world were soldierd and civilians are part of everyday life in a city divided by political and religious conflict

At the boarder

Flag

Both poems explore the way ideas of home and nationhood can be expressed in symbols

Bayonet charge

Futilty

Both poems describe the ww1 trenches and the horrors of war but from different points of view

The falling leaves

Poppies

Both poems add a powerful female voice to the presentation of war in poetry

Come on, come back

Poppies

Both poems express feelings of sadness and anger at conflict bu focusing on symbols of beuty and innocence. They both also search for consolation in the face of death

Next to of course god america I

The right word

The poems contrast in the sense that the politician in next to of course god america I does not think about what he is saying, wheras the speaker in the right word searches desperetly for the right word to call the boy and worries about the words she uses

Hawk roosting

Next to of course god America I

Both poems are political speeches suggesting the same conclusion: violence and death for the weak

Belfast confetti

The right word

Both poems use language to covey the poets struggles to describe conflict

Poppies

The falling leaves

Both contrast between the calm delivery of the words and the violent subject matter