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Session One

After introductions and the writing of postcard-sized biographies, we thought about regeneration. The first few weeks of the course will be loosely connected to Pat Barker’s novel, Regeneration, and the production we will see of it at the Theatre Royal. 42 more words


Dulce et Decorum est

“It is sweet and honorable…”

I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, but I wanted to share one of my favorite poems with you all. 450 more words


Dulce et Decorum Est, Wilfred Owen - an Analysis

Irony at its best.

Gut Reaction
Second favourite war poem (to Disabled), the imagery still hits me hard. Somehow this always reminds me of my grandfather, although he didn’t serve until the Second. 1,376 more words

Dulce et Decorum Est, Wilfred Owen

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs
And towards our distant rest began to trudge. 194 more words

Miners, by Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)

Wilfred Owen is rightly regarded as the leading poet of the First World War. Dulce et Decorum Est and Anthem for Doomed Youth have never been bettered as war poetry in my opinion, yet it is Miners, written in January 1918 in response to the Minnie Pit disaster, that remains my favourite poem of his. 225 more words



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This is the topic sentence of the paragraph and states your observation in the simplest and plainest terms. 251 more words

National 5

Kneeling in the Silver Light

The short story “The Blinds” is now out in Kneeling in the Silver Light: Stories from the Great War, an anthology edited by Dean M. 19 more words

Short Stories