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Flashcards in Poems Of The Anthology Deck (6):
1

What is the Manhunt about?

A soldiers wife comes to term with the physical and emotional damage caused by war when she meets her husband after fighting

2

What is Sonnet 43 about?

A poem in which Browning explains her love for her fiancé. She presents this love as pure, spiritual and powerful

3

What is London about?

William Blake presents London as a place of corruption, degradation and exploitation

4

What is the soldier about?

Patriotic poem celebrating both English superiority and the sacrifices made. An extremely naive perception of war

5

What is she walks in beauty about?

Byron wrote this poem immediately after observing this woman at a party and is wearing a mourning dress. The poem explores what captured him and her natural beauty - both physical and emotional

6

What is living space about?

Dharker comments on a slum in India and the conditions they seem to live in. A community's optimistic, hopeful and faith and now they refuse to give up