28th February 2018

Exposure- Wilfred Owen

In the poem “Exposure” By Wilfred Owen. I

” Our brains ache, in the merciless iced east winds that knife us.”

“We only know the war lasts, rain soaks, and clouds sag stormy.”

“Less deadly than the air that shudders black with snow, with sidelong flowing flakes that flock.”

“Pale flakes with fingering stealth come feeling for our faces”

“We cringe in holes, back on forgotten dreams, and, stare, snow dazes”

 

Language techniques

Personification: “Pale flakes with fingering stealth come feeling for our faces.” The personification is used to emphasize what is happening by giving non-human objects, human qualities. This sentence gives the reader the idea of snowflakes

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