In Exposure, Wilfred Owen looks at the horrors of warfare. The poem’s content, ideas, language and structure are explored. Comparisons and alternative interpretations are also considered.
To what does the title Exposure refer?
The soldiers are in danger of dying from enemy action and/or from the extreme cold
Wilfred Owen declares his intention of letting the truth be known
Both of these things
What technique is the poet using when he links the words 'fusses' and 'faces' in stanza 5?
Which literary technique is demonstrated in the line: 'Pale flakes with fingering stealth come feeling for our faces'?
Which phrase in stanza 6 is an example of a metaphor?
'crusted dark-red jewels'
'the innocent mice rejoice'
'crickets jingle there'
What does the word 'incessantly' in stanza 2 mean?
Which key theme is highlighted in the line 'For love of God seems dying'?