‘are words no more / than waving, wavering flags’ imtiaz dharker explores how words create our understanding rather than objectively reflect reality – and the effect this has on our relationships with people unlike ourselves 'the right word' by imtiaz dharker outside the door, lurking in the shadows, is a terrorist is that the. Belfast confetti essay custom student mr teacher eng 1001-04 30 august 2016 belfast confetti the poem ‘belfast confetti illustrates the aftermath of a bomb. Suddenly as the riot squad moved in, it was raining exclamationmarks, nuts, bolts, nails, car-keys a fount of broken type and theexplosion itself - an asterisk on the map this hyphenated line, a burst ofrapid fire i was trying to complete a sentence in my head, but it keptstuttering all the alleyways and side-streets blocked with stops and colons. Both ‘belfast confetti’ and ‘bayonet charge’ present individuals caught up in conflicts however, the speaker in ‘belfast confetti’ is a civilian whereas ‘bayonet charge’ the subject is a soldier who has chosen to go to war. A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about the context of ted hughes's bayonet charge. Structure: the poem is in three stanzas and we start in the middle of the 'bayonet charge' with the words 'suddenly' (the same word that starts 'belfast confetti') which hurls the reader into the confusion of the battle without any warningwe get the sense of urgency and confusion of the solider as he heads 'over the top' and across the battlefield. Explore some of the questions can students answer or guess why the ruins exist what led to their destruction what do these ruins represent.
Ted hughes: 'bayonet charge' i have already said my piece about the aqa gcse poetry syllabus and what it calls the 'conflict' cluster (i take 'cluster' to. Essay about belfast during the blitz comparison of 'bayonet charge' and 'belfast confetti' essaycompare the ways the poets present individuals caught up in. Extracts from this document introduction poetry comparison - the charge of the light brigade and futility alfred, lord tennyson and wilfred owen both write about events during war, but their poems are presented very differently. The poem ‘bayonet charge’ was part of the collection hawk in the rain the conflict isn’t specified, but the likelihood is that it is world war 1, as there is a.
Futility - this is another poem about the first world war trenches it also deals with the horror of war, but from a different point of view owen considers the futility of war in a moment of peace hughes places his poem in the heat of the action futility is about mourning bayonet charge is read more. 'charge of the light brigade' is a fast moving poem made up of six stanzas with rhyming in each the poem describes the advance made by the light brigade during the. Bayonet charge ted hughes once said in an interview 'when i first started writing i wrote again and again and again about the first world war', an engagement shaped. Belfast confetti 1 bitesize resources belfast confettilearning objectiveto learn how to identify key features of a poem anduse these to inform interpretations.
At the border themes helplessness divided society compare to the right word belfast confetti futility belfast confetti themes reality of conflict. Unit 2: poetry across time independent home study booklet aqa english literature name: _____ an overview of unit 2 the exam is 1 hour and 15 minutes long and counts. Comparison notes- belfast confetti and bayonet charge ideas connecting them: both poems are about the actions, responses and description of each person during an extreme eventone event is war and one is a terrorist attack.
This poem explores a conflict which, unlike 'the charge of the light brigade' or 'the yellow palm' took place actually in the uk, and in recent times, though it links. Compare how attitudes to conflict are shown in the charge of the light brigade and one other poem from the conflict section typical unseen question read the. Look for questions 5 and 6 under the heading 'conflict' in the exam paper you have 45 minutes to write your comparison of the named poem and your choice 36 marks are available for this part of the exam. Gcse english literature - poetry revision verulam school english faculty page 3 conflict poetry possible exam questions 1 compare how the results of war are shown in futility and one other poem 2.
A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about the context of ciaran carson's belfast confetti. Start studying english literature comparison learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 'a' band answer for question 4 in this video for gcse english revision, one of our english tutors explains the aqa june 2011 higher top.
Bayonet charge suddenly he awoke and was running – raw in raw-seamed hot khaki, his sweat heavy, stumbling across a field of clods towards a green hedge that dazzled with rifle fire, hearing bullets smacking the belly out of the air – he lugged a rifle numb as a smashed arm the patriotic tear that. Transcript of gcse poetry - belfast confetti annotations what did we think the poem was about when first looking at it, before doing research at first glance we. Next to of course god america i by e e cummings the fallen leaves by margaret postgate cole come on, come back by stevie smith the charge. Aqa gcse anthology moon on the tides classification cards © wwwteachitcouk 2012 19805 page 1 of 5 teaching notes here are some ideas for how to use the cards. Tips/help how to write your poetry essay for tomorrow (if you don't have a plan) charge of the light brigade belfast confetti however, it is still worth.