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CLIP 1241

Rupert Brooke - 'Peace'

Rupert Brooke - 'Peace'
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Key Info
  • Rupert Brooke - 'Peace'
  • Duration: 01:46
  • Introduction to and reading of the poem 'Peace' by Rupert Brooke, illustrated by archive news footage. The clips show public support at the outbreak of the First World War followed by modern dramatisation of Rupert Brooke joining army and then reading of poem with supporting archive footage. The poem is also brought to life through using appropriate news clips showng men enlisting and marching together before showing brief clips of them in the trenches.
  • Credits: Imperial War Museum, British Pathe/ITN source
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Poetry: World War 1

  • Keywords: 1914, war poetry, peace, Rupert Brooke, enlisting, trenches, WW1
Ideas for use in class
  • As an introduction to the poem or to place the poem within its historical context using news footage.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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