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Analysis of ‘Greater Love’ by Wilfred Owen

Disabled – Wilfred Owen Background This poem was written when Owen was in Craiglockhart War Hospital. He was there while being treated for shell shock and would have seen many young soldiers maimed for life. It was commonplace for teenagers to lie about their age in order to get conscripted into the services. Many youngsters […]

Top 20 Figures of Speech

1. Alliteration The repetition of an initial consonant sound. 2. Anaphora The repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or verses. 3. Antithesis The combination of contrasting ideas in balanced phrases. 4. Apostrophe Breaking off discourse to address some absent person or thing, some abstract quality, an inanimate object, […]