Charge Of The Light Brigade Poem

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Analyzing and comparing the way that conflict is presented in Out of the Blue and Charge of the Light Brigade Conflict is a big theme and many poems and texts have been written on this topic, but two of the most well done and most expressive poems about this topics are “Out of the Blue” and “The Charge of the Light Brigade”. Even though the topic is the same the two authors, Simon Armitage and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, present the theme with different approaches, one about the innocent, one about the ones that chose to get involved In the conflict. The first poem, “Out of the blue”, is about the terrorist acts on 9/11 and the position that the ordinary people were putting in. The people that have been caught in the two towers were ordinary people going to their jobs and doing their daily routines and they were definitely not expecting what happened. The poem is narrated by the voice of the dead. The text is related in a very personal manner, the poem being full of personal pronouns in first person such as “I” and “me”. Also to attract the attention of the reader, Simon Armitage uses many pronouns in second person such as “you”. This is to show the emotional implication of the narrator in the poem but also to attract the reader so he becomes involved in the text. Moreover to make the text even more emotive the tone changes starting calmly in the first part “I am waving, waving” to a desperate voice of someone that knows the end is near “Sirens below me are wailing, firing” and

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