War Photographer Poem Essays


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War Photographer

The poem is about the emotional struggles that the war photographer faces daily in his job. Although the readers are generally upset by seeing images of war sufferers, the emotions only last momentarily as the reader is detached from the experience and is unable to fully relate to the true terrors of war.


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” The Field-Mouse”, “War Photographer” and “Thistles”

In ‘Thistles” conflict is between men and thistles, In “War Photographer” conflict is between majority of people who don’t care about the war and some people who try to explain how important is this problem. In the “War Photographer” the conflict is between the majorities of people who do not care about the war, because it is somewhere in the opposi...


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How Wilfred Owen and Carol Ann Duffy Convey The Suffering of War

The poem War Photographer I could relate more to because it typifies people’s attitude and indifference to war today; out of sight, out of mind. His anger is directed at the people in England who believed that there was honour in dying for your country and glamorised and glorified war encouraging innocent children ‘desperate’ for ‘glory’ to become a...


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‘Peace’ by Rupert Brooke and ‘War photographer’ by Carol Ann Duffy

Taken from ‘War photographer’, immediately we are persuaded that war is something to be glad to get away from, as suffering is everywhere. Peace is considered the opposite to war, and is associated with what is wanted from war, but peace to Rupert Brook means war, he wants a change and this seems the perfect adventure.


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Critical Analysis of War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy

In the 1970s Carol Ann Duffy was friendly with Don McCullin, a famous photographer whose photographs of war were widely published and respected. The safe world of England is signified by the cliche of a typical Sunday: "The bath and pre-lunch beers" while the horror of war is expressed through Appropriately for a poem connected with a Sunday supplem...


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War Poems Comparison Essay

“War Photograph” by Kate Daniels and “War Photographer” by Carol Ann Duffy are war poems that both convey similar strong messages about humanity. “War Photograph” contains a great deal more emotion and is more focussed directly on the images of distress whereas “War Photographer” is looking at the reaction of the photographer to the same events, thr...


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War Photographer and Stealingby Carol Anne Duffy Essay

In the War photographer photographical launguage is used as metaphors to shocking images the war photographer encountered ; . It is hard to establish what the message is in the war photographer at times he is praising the war photographers job And condeming the people he works for at other time he shows compassion to the victims he encounters but ...


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Comparing The Powerful Images of the Tyger and the War photographer Essay

Similarly, in War Photographer Carol Ann Duffy mentions how the War photographer “sought approval without words to do what someone must.” . This produces a contrasting image on the War Photographer as it suggests he is doing something right and “what someone must” as making people aware of the death and suffering in the world, is a step closer to ...


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War Poetry Essay

The War Photographer gets into the mood of war in the second line of the poem itself ; “with spools of suffering…”,and this mood is continued throughout, while Six Young Men starts of in a much lighter mood and slowly builds up to the finale. Six Young Men gives the impression that 6 young men have lost their lives all in the name of war, Bombing Ca...


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War Poetry Essay

War Photographer was written by Carol Ann Duffy, it is not a first hand piece of writing, she has written about a male photographer that has gone to war to take photos. The pictures taken were war photographs, most pictures taken in war had horrific outcomes, people dying or injured.


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Compare and Contrast Suffering Shown in Six Poems Essay

A four foot box a foot for every year” this line puts the poem in to perspective when you think just how small this child is and helpless he was, this comes back to the point made in ‘War Photographer’ and ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’ and you can see this part plays a big role as it very important and is one of the most frequent forms of suffering. So Owe...


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“War Photograph” and “War Photographer” Essay

War Photographer shows the bigger picture in a way that also shows how people don’t realize that what they are seeing isn’t the full story, as there are two sides to each and every story. In the poem War Photograph, Kate Daniels immediately expects us to know which photograph she is talking about as soon as she gets past the first verse (which descr...


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Poetry Analysis Comparison

From War Photographer, Carol Ann Duffy has covey the misery cause by war in a very emotional way. Likewise, both poet’s from War Photographer and Dulce et Decorum Est were disturb by the scenes from wars however Wilfred Owen only wrote about the gas attack which most disturbed him and Carol Ann Duffy wrote the whole poem based on wars in general.


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The Strong Emotions In The Poem ‘War Photographer’

From War Photographer, Carol Ann Duffy has covey the misery cause by war in a very emotional way. Likewise, both poet’s from War Photographer and Dulce et Decorum Est were disturb by the scenes from wars however Wilfred Owen only wrote about the gas attack which most disturbed him and Carol Ann Duffy wrote the whole poem based on wars in general.


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War Poems: Compare and contrast Essay

In “War Photographer” by Carol Ann Duffy tells the story of a war photographer who has just returned from battle an is developing his photos in his darkroom. When he is at home in his dark room, everything is calm and peaceful, unlike the war zones that he has to work in.


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War Photographer Essay

In the first stanza, the phrase “darkroom he is finally alone” paints a picture depicting the depressing feel of war, when the world is dark and devoid of happiness, and the photographer being “finally” alone tells us that he himself is glad to be away from the suffering in war, which brings out the gloomy mood of the poem. The phrase “hundred agoni...


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Judith Wright Essay “Wedding Photograph” and “The Old Prison”

War is the reason Wright never grew up knowing who her parents really were or what they were like, and it is apparent through the imagery Wright presents to us that her opinion on war is a negative one, as we see the damage it inflicted upon her young family. The rows of cells are unroofed,A flute for the winds mouth,Like Wedding Photograph, 1913, T...


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Emotions In ‘A Mother In A Refugee Camp’

Also Dylan Thomas is trying to encourage his father to continue his life instead of showing the weaknesses of human race in War Photographer. Here the poet is describing the famine caused by war (Biafran War) in his native Nigeria.


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Vivid Recollections in Poetry Essay

The poem is based on his strong urge to perhaps, . In contrast ‘The sick equation’ has no particular Patten to the shape of the poem.


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World War II History Essay

Mai’s memory of the re-education camps “as the bus pulled out, a residue of memory surfaced in Mai’s mind.” this was the interrelationship and memories of the suffering that her father was and the effect of the war showing the great suffering that her father was possessing. This poem is also a point of departure yet on where they still find happines...


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Lyrics Essay

In 1957, the collection is published in paperback with the cover of the original edition: Brassaï's photograph which represents a gray wall covered with graffiti on which the title and the author's name have been painted in red handwriting. In 1945, René Bertelé in turn brought together the texts of Jacques Prévert with the agreement of the poet for...


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‘MCMXIV’ by Philip Larkin and ‘Six Young Men’ by Ted Hughes

In the final stanza, Hughes shows us more of his anger at the pointless waste of life in the First World War. Fifty years on, they can see that World War I had no final good purpose and that all that World War I did for Great Britain was not to make it safer or better but just to change the way of life they had always known.


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Shoe Horn Sonata Distinctive Visual Essay

In ‘the napalm girl of trangbang’ distinctive experiences of truth and trauma of war were shown. In Kenneth Slessor’s 1942 poem ‘Beach Burial’ he also comments about survival in war and the power in distinctively visual ways through particular words.


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History of documentary photography

Images of the war were originally intended to counteract the general unpopularity of war and occasional critical reporting (see Addendum B, fig. It is from these images taken that we gather the most knowledge and understanding of the curcumstances which occurred during the War.


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This Is a Photograph of Me Essay

Lastly Margaret Atwood uses imagery throughout the poem, “This is a Photograph of Me”. The irony of the title is that the photograph we are presented with in the poem is not just a single photograph of a person.


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Illusion and Identity in Atwood’s Essay

As noted earlier, the description of the “photograph” at the beginning resembles a description of a poem: “blurred lines and grey flecks/ blended with the paper,” like lines of writing and the letters comprising words. The photograph in the poem, in the first half, is described as “smeared” and “blurred” and in the second half there is still “distor...


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Defence of the Realm Act

and in source A we see how a government played on the feeling of how a father wants to set an example for his children by showing his bravery by joining up for the war it does this by a father sat their deep in thought with one child on the floor playing with soldiers and on one on his lap looking expectantly at him this is all accompanied with the ...


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Journey Representations through Texts and Visual Image Essay

The image of these protagonists journeying across a great landscape is comparable with the poem ‘Crossing the Red Sea’ in the allusion the poem creates of journeys. For the immigrants they are leaving war torn Europe to Australia, their land of promise.


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Margaret Atwood’s “This is a Photograph of Me” and “Morning in the Burned House”

To conclude, the theme and writing styles of the poems “This is a Photograph of Me” and “Morning in the Burned House” are similar in Margaret Atwood’s use of contrasting, irony, and symbolism. In “This is a Photograph of Me” Atwood writes using a combination of contrasting, irony, and symbolism, while in the poem “Morning in the Burned House” she us...


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Victorian poetry Essay

” Both of Yeats’ poems, “The Second Coming” and “Leda and the Swan” were so much influenced by the First World War. The second poem, “Ulysses,” has several parallelisms with the first poem.


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