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Notes on Exposure by Wilfred Owen.

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Maryama this is not an essay its notes so you know what to include in your essay ï Owen Wilfred was a soldier himself; there for he is writing from experience, this poem is also linked to spring offensive in many ways. The poem “Exposure” was written by Wilfred Owen. It was set in World War 1 and most probably in a bad conditioned trench it is from a soldier’s point of view (Wilfred Owens). There is a link to the title “Exposure” and to the soldiers that are being exposed to such bad weather, and they were dying of exposure it also gives you a rough idea of what the poem will be about. ...read more.

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his ideas by saying what people?s feelings are and things happen so fast, he also wanted to die. He conveys these by using images "Attacks once more in shivering ranks of grey." This relates to the rain and the clouds, but it could also relate to the German Army. They wore grey and they attacks in ranks of grey time after time just like the rain. The shivering part could relate to the fact that they are also feeling the effects of the cold weather. In the poem Exposure Owen uses personification of the weather to show that war is all around them. ...read more.

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The poem ?exposure? convoys how bad the condition in the world war was. Wilfred Owen was born in 1893 and sadly died one week before the war ended. In this essay I am going to explore how the poet Wilfred Owen puts across his points of view about the First World War in the poem ?Exposure?. In the first stanza, he describes the way the soldiers are feeling and their thoughts. He uses phrases such as ?our brains ache? and other phrases such as ?worried by the silence?. These sentences show and represent the feelings and the emotional traumas the soldiers are suffering I hope u actually uses these notes because it took me an hour!!!! ...read more.

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