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1

What are the key ideas in 'A Poison Tree'?

The narrator is dealing with anger

Consequences of allowing anger to build

An observation of human nature

Emotional conflict and psychological

2

What are the key ideas in 'The Destruction of Sennacherib'?

A narrative poem telling biblical story from Old Testament

Focused on power of god against human

Physical conflict

3

What are the key ideas in 'The Prelude'?

Poet=coming to terms with his place in nature
Believes humanity has no power over nature

Conflict with nature

4

What are the key ideas in 'The Man He Killed'?

About the futility of war

Focused on moral conflict, killing someone because they are your enemy
Physiological and emotional conflict

5

What are the key ideas in 'Cousin Kate'?

Innocent young women was jilted by her socially powerful lover

Strong sense of injustice

Emotional conflict and social conflict

6

What are the key ideas in 'Half-Caste'?

Focuses on racial conflict

Mocks narrow minded people and their views

Racial conflict

7

What are the key ideas in 'Exposure'?

Set in the trenches but it is the weather causing the conflict
Soldiers are exposed to the elements

Physical and psychological conflict

8

What are the key ideas in 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'?

Glorifies the soldiers and the sacrifices made for their country

Physical conflict

9

What are the key ideas in 'Catrin'?

Unconditional love between mother and daughter
Passage of time while growing up and the conflict that comes with it

Conflict of growing up

10

What are the key ideas in 'War Photographer'?

A war photographer speaks of the difference between what is published and what really happens

The photo doesn't capture the true horror of war

Emotional and physical conflict

11

What are the key ideas in 'Belfast Confetti'?

Poet expresses his experience of conflict through a bomb of wars

The conflict here is inescapable

Physical conflict

12

What are the key ideas in 'The Class Game'?

Class or social stereotypes are challenged throughout

13

What are the key ideas in 'Poppies'?

Strong feelings of sadness and anger

Mothers experience of loss and pain

Emotional conflict

14

What are the key ideas in 'No problem'?

Poet tackles sensitive subject of racism in a light hearted way

Racial conflict

15

What are the key ideas in 'What Were They Like'?

Argues that the country has lost its identity due to war

About remembering

Physical then memory and emotional conflict