Essays Tagged: "Siegfried Sassoon"

Not So Hidden Agendas, Wilfred Owen and His Early Editors

he bloody fields of France. Indeed, I would argue that the three earliest editions of Owen's poems (Siegfried Sassoon and Edith Sitwell, 1920; Edmund Blunden, 1931; and C. Day Lewis, 1963) were respon ... ong its final victims, took Wilfred Owen, andten since the choice edition of his poems by his friendSiegfried Sassoon revealed to lovers of poetry and thehumanities how great a glory had departed (Blu ...

(6 pages) 70 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Choose three contrasting poems that you feel show the difference in the attitudes and experiences of those people who were part of World War One.

pert Brooke had idealistic views of the war; his poems were seen as moral support for the soldiers. Siegfried Sassoon's poems showed the realistic view of the war, the brutal truth. Thomas Hardy is mo ... yse a poem from each poet and try to demonstrate the feelings, emotions and experiences towards war.Siegfried Sassoon's 'Suicide in the Trenches' is written realistically in its views of the war. Sass ...

(8 pages) 100 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

War Poems - Brooke vs Sassoon.

very similar responses and portrayals, but this is evidently not the case when looking at poetry by Siegfried Sassoon and Rupert Brooke side by side. Once you begin to explore their war poetry, you fi ...

(5 pages) 86 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Critical appraisal of 'futility', poem by wilfrid owen concerning the war-comparisons weaved in from other poems by Owen, Brooke and Pope.

reams from the pit? ...You can drink and forget and be glad,And people won't say that you're mad..."Siegfried Sassoon, "Does it matter?"August 1914, Britain declares war on Germany and the First World ... uring the war and the psychological trauma they suffered on their return back that Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon became renowned to write about; their poems are a stark contrast to that of Jessie ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An examination of First World War poetry from British author Wilfred Owen.

ntinuance, unawareto its realities.At the time of writing this poem, Owen was in Craiglockhart with SiegfriedSassoon. There seems to be a mutual feeling between the two that the war should be stopped, ...

(7 pages) 123 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Goodbye to all that" By Robert Graves.

ner tonight with beer and cakes" This was impossible to do and this wasone of the inaccuracies that Sassoon and Blunden didn't like. Fussell andSassoon frowned upon these inaccuracies, but they can al ... r. In the 1929 version of the novel,Graves made the mistake of writing about someone else's mother, Sassoon'smother. He wrote in detail about how one night he stayed there and Sassoon'smother was tryi ...

(10 pages) 49 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Dulce Et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen and "The Hero" by Siegfried Sassoon.

lking about two of the greatest poems about war, by two of the greatest war poets, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. First I would like to talk a bit about the backgrounds of the two poets so that w ... een killed in one of the last vain battles of this war.The other poet I would like to talk about is Siegfried Sassoon.Siegfried Sassoon was born in Weirleigh, Kent, England on September 8, 1886 into a ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A Critical Analysis Of "The Send Off" By Wilfred Owen. (1893-1918) This essay intends to examine the poem "The Send Off" by Wilfred Owen.

ere after being a patient at the Craiglockhart War Hospital, this is where he met Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon. Owen was at Ripon between March and June, 1918 and died in action on the fourth o ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dulce et Decorum est - a beautiful poem . truly a piece of art .........

with \"neurasthenia\" (shell-shock) and was put into a hospital near Edinburgh. It was here he met Siegfried Sassoon who encouraged him to write and so it was in this hospital that Wilfred Owen, wrot ... fellow comrades who suffered, fought, and died miserably for their countries. In August 1918 after Siegfried Sassoon, his friend and Great War poet was sent back to England, Owen returned to France a ...

(7 pages) 85 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Age of Anxiety, a few small errors

who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell." But it was the British poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) who added, "war is hell and those who initiate it are criminals." This ...

(29 pages) 346 0 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Describe several language techniques used in each text. Explain why they are important.

ld War I. Through the vivid imagery and the dramatic language in the poems 'Attack' and 'Exposure', Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen share their views on war. That all war is- is fear, misery and de ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Commentary on "Suicide in the Trenches" by Siegfried Sassoon.

Siegfried Sassoon, the poet of "Suicide in the Trenches" fought in the 1st World War, and won the Mi ... out in the House of Commons and then reported upon in The Times the next day. Unlike Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon survived the war and retired from the army shortly after the war. His book of War ... the end his work was nothing short of horrifying and deeply bitter such as "To The Warmongers".In "Siegfried Sassoon" (a biography by John Stuart Roberts), it is highlighted that he grew to be infuri ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Glory of women" by Siegfried Sassoon

of women" can be considered to be the typical style of poetry written by the English war time poet, Siegfried Sassoon. Through the use of poetic techniques, Sassoon's words had painted a picture conve ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Contrast and comparisons of "Aftermath" by Seigfried Sassoon and "We wear the Mask" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

ion. The poems, “We Wear the Mask”, by Paul Laurence Dunbar, and “Aftermath” by Siegfried Sassoon, are two poems that utilize many stylistic and poetic devices to express certain e ... ns and don the proverbial mask in order to maintain resilience.In the poem “Aftermath” by Siegfried Sassoon, the narrator is attempting to remind the world that we must never forget the trag ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Wilfred Owen's WW1 Poetry

the people of Britain the horrific realities of the Great War, (Hibberd ,1986, p109). After meeting Siegfried Sassoon in 1917 at Craiglochart, a psychiatric establishment, Owen's poetry took on a new ... the people of Britain the horrific realities of the Great War, (Hibberd ,1986, p109). After meeting Siegfried Sassoon in 1917 at Craiglochart, a psychiatric establishment, Owen's poetry took on a new ...

(9 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English

rote, prolifically in order to support his family, literary journalism and books on the countryside.Siegfried Sassoon 1886 "" 1967 "" Unlike Thomas, Sassoon was born into a well "" off, country family ... ffering from shell shock, he was sent to Craiglockhart Hospital, where he met and was befriended by Siegfried Sassoon.Owen returned to the front in August 1918 and seven days before the Armistice, was ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Experiences Of A World War 1 Soldier

es are shown in the novel All Quiet on the Western Front, the movie The Great War, and the poems of Siegfried Sassoon. The soldiers had to witness and endure many terrible things. Many soldiers ... rrounded the soldiers. The soldiers saw killing all around them and it changed their lives forever. Siegfried Sassoon's poem the Dreamers showed the horrible things the soldiers witnessed. In this poe ...

(2 pages) 3676 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Great War poetry

ss'- images of baptism and absolution associated with the doctrine of 'muscular Christianity'. Even Siegfried Sassoon's early poems display this idea of spiritual cleansing afforded by the war: 'The a ...

(2 pages) 1370 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Glory of women

Siegfried Sassoon’s ‘Glory of Women’ is a poem depicting the roles which women played ... erford.edu/engl/english354/GreatWar/Sassoon/Sasslehr.html, 1997.Lehr, A. “On Glory Of Women by Siegfried Sassoon”, http://www.haverford.edu/engl/english354/GreatWar/Sassoon/Sasslehr.html, 1999.

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Sassoon's Use of Irony in "Glory of Women"

"Glory of Women" in which he expresses the role of women during the Great War.In "Glory of Women", Siegfried Sassoon uses satirical, plentiful structure in order to give a description of his view of ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry