Aims of the lesson. To understand how the poem Exposure fits into the collection To examine how the imagery is used to create meaning. Wilfred Owen. Signed up to fight in WW1 at the age of 22 Owen wrote frankly about his experiences of war.
To understand how the poem Exposure fits into the collection
To examine how the imagery is used to create meaning
Have a look at the following two images...what impression do you get about the living conditions of the soldiers?
In your group, discuss the phrase which you have been assigned from the list below. Analyse the phrase together.
a. Merciless iced east winds
b. Mad gusts tugging on the wire
c. Twitching agonies of men among its brambles
d. Like a dull rumour of some other war
e. Poignant misery of dawn
f. Dawn massing in the east her melancholy army
g. The air that shudders black with snow
h. Pale flakes with fingering stealth