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WestWords Perfect Pair 30.07.2014

Soldier and war poet Wilfred Owen was born in Shropshire in 1893. He is regarded by historians as the leading poet of the First World War, with poetry that is unsparing in its graphic depiction of life on the front lines. 226 more words


Michael Morpurgo and Wilfred Owen

Michael Morpurgo and Wilfred Owen both explore different aspects of war in their work. In ‘Private Peaceful’ by Morpurgo, he reflects on the soliders being ‘normal people’. 238 more words

Commemorating the WWI Centenary

Today, the world marks 100 years since the beginning of its first universal war. World War I began on July 28, 1914, after the invasion of Serbia by the Austro-Hungarian Empire. 639 more words


July 28, 2014

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, a reading of one of my favorite poems:

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, … 222 more words

Dulce decorum est pro patria mori - Fact or Fiction?

‘Dulce decorum est pro patria mori’ – it is sweet and right to die for your country.

It is often described as the ultimate sacrifice, to serve, to fight and to die for one’s country. 883 more words

DAY 22

I’m finally learning things I want to learn. Except for Law (explanation soon

100 Happy Days Challenge.

Wilfred Owen and Michael Morpurgo

In lesson we watched the film adaption of Michael Morpurgo’s, ‘Private Peaceful’. The director of this film is, Pat O’Connor. The novel is a didactic novel for children. 484 more words