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Explore the way Nature is effective in Wilfred Owen's Exposure
The first 200 words of this essay...
...'rain soaks, and clouds sag stormy.'
...'blossoms trickling where the blackbird fusses...'
Discuss ways in which Owen presents the world of nature in 'Exposure'.
In your answer, explore the effects of language, imagery and verse form, and consider how this poem relates to other poems by Owen you have studied.
Owen is a rebellious poet he goes against blank verse by including a rhyming scheme within his work furthermore, his poetry is distinctive as it does not express beauty only if it is used ironically. Instead his poetry is about the pity of war in a preface for one of his poetry collections he had written 'that the pity is war and the poetry is within the pity'. The response to Owens's work was mostly negative by poets that tended to focus more on issues of beauty they did not understand why Owen would use pararyhmes when, it creates a distorted musical element. Owen also went against the romantics' use of pathetic fallacy which describes there being a connection between nature and human emotions. He describes nature as being hostile and describes that war is unnatural in numerous of his poems such
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