There was no glory in the industrial slaughter on the Western Front, and soldier poets considered the dismal reality of death and dismemberment.
Anthem for Doomed Youth… 768 more words
Oxymorons: a rhetorical device for morons.
Oxymorons are a figure of speech, often crafted to reveal a paradox. They are sly and creative means through which authors juxtapose elements that appear to be contradictory, but which contain a concealed point. 367 more words
BOOK: Quite Early One Morning
AUTHOR: Dylan Thomas
GENRE: Poetry, Short Stories
FIRST PUBLISHED: 1954… 1,127 more words
“[T]he poem, or the great poem, lets itself be translated. Admittedly, the loss is immense and irreversible. Song, rhythms, cadence, sounds, stanzas are almost always abolished in one fell swoop. 3,073 more words
At The Guardian, (July 9, 2016) Andrew Motion writes about changes in war poetry since World War I: