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Modern Era And Brave New world. Alexi Anderson, Kaylin Kozesky , Jason Poruznik , Bekah Schultz. T wentieth C entury/ aka M odern E ra. A uthors’ I nformation. S iegfried Sasson. Background : Born into a high level English society class

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Modern Era

And

Brave New world

Alexi Anderson, KaylinKozesky, Jason Poruznik, Bekah Schultz

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Siegfried Sasson

  • Background:
  • Born into a high level English society class
  • Lived the life of a country gentleman until WWI started
  • He was a patriot and an idealist but after 2yrs his view were stark and savage depicting trench warfare.
  • Diagnosed with shellshock and was put in a hospital where he met Wilfred Owen
  • Works:
  • - Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man (1928)
  • - The Rear-Guard (1917) **

(1886-1967)

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Wilfred Owen

  • Background:
  • Was interested in experimental techniques and mastered the half rhyme
  • His model was John Keats and he studied the French poets
  • His poetry progress was made in the war trenches and military hospitals
  • Work:
  • Dulce et Decorum Est

(1893-1918)

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Graham Greene

  • Background:
  • Works:
  • - I or “ ”

(1904-1991)

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Ted Hughes

  • Background:
  • Works:
  • - I or “ ”

(1886-1967)

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James Joyce

  • Background:
  • Works:
  • - I or “ ”

(1886-1967)

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D.H. Lawrence

  • Background:
  • Works:
  • - I or “ ”

(1886-1967)

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Dylan Thomas

  • Background:
  • Works:
  • - I or “ ”

(1886-1967)

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Aldous Huxley

  • Background:
  • Works:
  • - I or “ ”

(1886-1967)

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“The Rear-Guard”

  • -Siegfried Sassoon
  • Summary:
  • This poem tells or the horrors of a man
  • stumbling through trenches during WWI. He finds
  • himself upon the corpse of a soldier.
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“The Rear-Guard”

  • -Siegfried Sassoon

Literary Terms:

Trench Poet- Poets who wrote “war poetry” but hoped their work would survive

and continue to serve as a

warning.

(EX: Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen)

Oxymoron- a figure of speech that combines apparently contradictory ideas.

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“The Rear-Guard”

  • -Siegfried Sassoon
  • Analysis:
  • Imagery helps the audience see the action and
  • feel the emotions better in the poem.
  • Irony: Tell the dead soldier to guide him through
  • the tunnel
  • Oxymoron: rosy gloom
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“Dulce et Decorum”

  • -Wilfred Owen
  • Summary:
  • This poem is about the consequences that happen to a soldier who does not get his mask on promptly.
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“Dulce et Decorum”

  • -Wilfred Owen

Literary Terms:

Hyperbole – a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion or create a comic effect.

Simile- A figure of speech that makes

a comparison between

between two seemingly

unlike things by using a

connective world such as

like, as, than, or resembles.

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“Dulce et Decorum”

  • -Wilfred Owen
  • Analysis:
  • Oxymoron:
    • Ecstasy of fumbling
    • Desperate glory
  • Simile:
    • -obscene as cancer
    • -bitter as the end of vile
  • Tone:
    • -disgusted
  • Hyperbole:
    • -Line 20
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“The Destructors”

  • -Graham Greene
  • Summary:
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“The Destructors”

  • -Graham Greene
  • Literary Terms:
  • Irony– a contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality-
      • between what is said and what is really meant
      • between what is expected and what really happens
      • between what appears to be true and what really is true
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“The Destructors”

  • -Graham Greene
  • Analysis:
  • Irony: The house that didn’t get destroyed by bombs got destroyed by children
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Works cited

  • Probst, Robert E., Robert Anderson, and John Leggett. Elements of Literature. Literature of Britain with World Classics. Sixth Course ed. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2000. Print.