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    upert Chwaner Brooke biography Rupert Chawner Brooke (3 August 1887 – 23 April 1915) He was an English poet who apparently was described as “the handsomest young man in England” and known for his idealistic war sonnets written during WWI. Brooke belonged to the literary group “Georgian Poets” and he was one of the most important .He had some problems in his emotional life in 1912 caused by sexual confusion and jealousy who resulted the end of his long relationship with Ka Cox(Katherine Laird Cox). During his emotional recuperation he wrote travel diaries for the Westminster Gazette. Brooke’s emotional life has inspired John Gillespie Magee. Jr. to write “Sonnet to Rupert Brooke”. His war poems debut was in 1915 when The Times Literary Supplement…

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    and drastic time for everybody around the world. It killed many lives, destructed numerous countries and took away peoples beliefs, hopes and desires. It was a time of severe depression and worries that dampened every day living and life as a whole. World War I wiped out a whole generation of young men. Thousands and thousands young men experienced tragedy, death, extreme struggle and haunting images one could not bare to think of. If we did not have war poets such as Rupert Brooke, Wilfred…

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    shellshock. Owen developed his war poetry by getting inspiration from Siegfried Sassoon who was a poet himself. (bbc.co.uk) Rupert Brooke was also a soldier who fought In World war 1, but did not experience it fully, due to his death in 1915, when the war was not over at all. Through the poems of Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke, form, structural devices, figurative language, and sound devices will be explored further to show the contrast in viewpoint of glory between the two poets. Wilfred Owen…

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    from the First World War have often been analysed over the last 100 years. From these studies, it can be said that the poetry of the Great War differs from earlier poetry since in the war no specific rules for writing were given (c.f. Puissant 6). But also, poems from the First World War itself offer enormous contrasts (c.f. Longley 58). One corollary of the premise that poetry changed in the course of the war from an expression of martial aspiration and the glory of sacrifice to one of…

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    Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen explores a real event where he experiences and fights in the front lines of battlefield. It was written in 1917 during WW1, when Owen was hospitalised with a war poet who inspired him to capture the horrific realism of war. Owen’s anti-war perspective developed because of the tragic effects war has on young lives as he has experienced this first-hand and that the memories of battle stay with those that fought. The soldier’s voice draws the audience into the realism…

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    but also for higher values. The war is a “struggle for life and honor, for right and freedom, to which we have vowed ourselves” (Churchill 1171). British involvement in the war is not a blind claim of nationalism. Instead, their fighting is for the virtues that Britain tries to cultivate in its citizens. These motives are the source of praise; whether they win or lose is insignificant. Nonetheless, Churchill seeks to eke out a victory. However, “if we fight to the end, [the war] can only be…

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    view of war at the time. From Rupert Brooke’s “The Soldier”, where war was considered a noble pursuit, and John Maggee’s “High Flight” which represented a sense of wonder and adventure in war that would have been a driving factor for many of the young enlisting to fight, the back Wilfred Owen’s “Dulce Et Decorum Est” and Siegfried Sassoon’s “Does It Matter?” which sheds new light on the horrors of conflict and how war is not a something to be enjoyed or praised. Following this realization of the…

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    effective in removing the disconnect between a 100 year old war and a 2018 audience. Despite the tense and distraught British and German cultures of World War 1 which are represented in the literature heavily contrasting our modern day society, Masterson’s performance is so personal and intimate that is impossible not to empathise with the individuals and their suffering. Although it is evident that the younger audience in the theatre desired a more involved use of technology to appeal to their…

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    Explore the psychological and moral impact of war on soldiers and civilians in Pat Barker's Regeneration and Wilfred Owen's poetry. In the course of your writing show how your ideas have been illuminated by your response to Joseph Heller's Catch-22 and other readings of both core texts. Pat Barker's Regeneration, Wilfred Owen's poetry and Joseph Heller's Catch-22 can all be categorised as subjective war texts as the main structural principle is not dominated by character's actions, but…

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    Statement of intent: Written Text essay - Story I am going to write a text analysis essay for the story All Quiet on the Western Front. My chosen essay topic is how you were positioned as a reader to think a certain way about an issue or issues by the creator of the written text. I need to show my understanding of how the main idea of how the reader is positioned to think of the war in a negative way is presented in the story through the use of the theme underlying of the Brutality of War,…

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