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1

Bayonet Charge quotes

shot-slashed furrows

stumbling across a field of clods

bullets smacking

raw-seamed hot khaki

air dazzled with rifle fire

like molten iron

2

Extract from The Prelude quotes

grim shape

I struck and struck again

trembling oars

craggy ridge

huge and mighty forms

unknown modes of being

3

Exposure quotes

our brains ache

twitching agonies of men

but nothing happens

less deadly than the air

some other war

frost will fasten on this mud and us

On us the doors are closed

4

Remains quotes

myself and somebody else and somebody else

looters

probably armed, possibly not

broad daylight on the other side

tosses his guts

5

London quotes

chartered street

mind-forged manacles

black'ning church

every

runs in blood down palace walls

6

Ozymandias quotes

antique land

king of kings

shattered visage

lone and level sands

trunkless

7

London themes

• Claustrophobia
• Against what the future holds
• Exploitation of the poor

8

Extract from The Prelude themes

• Stealth
• Calmness
• Supernatural
• Transformation

9

Exposure themes

• Weariness, boredom
• Nature attacking man
• No choice
• Futility/waste

10

Bayonet Charge themes

• Action
• Just another number

11

Ozymandias themes

• Arrogance, pride
• Power (man and nature)
• Transience, time
• Art, culture

12

Remains themes

• Regret
• Guilt
• Life and death