Exposure (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore the key ideas in Wilfred Owen's poem 'Exposure' (1918). You will be provided with key contextual information about the poem to help to develop your understanding about its meaning. This poem depicts the harsh conditions of trench warfare in the First World War.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which sentence has used "heroism" correctly?

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Q2.'Glorify' means: Praise something or someone as glorious, often when it is not actually honourable or deserving of respect.

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Q3.Which of these is the best explanation of the effect of dactylic dimeter in the poem?

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Q4.What is a refrain?

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Q5.Which of these is NOT a theme from the poem?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which sentence has used "heroism" correctly?

1/5

Q2.'Glorify' means: Praise something or someone as glorious, often when it is not actually honourable or deserving of respect.

2/5

Q3.Which of these is the best explanation of the effect of dactylic dimeter in the poem?

3/5

Q4.What is a refrain?

4/5

Q5.Which of these is NOT a theme from the poem?

5/5

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'Exposure' by Wilfred Owen Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary used in 'Exposure' and the key ideas in the poem.

Q1.Which sentence most accurately describes the poem 'Exposure'?

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Q2.True or false: The gunfire and bullets from the enemy are relentless and neverending.

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Q3.What do the words "merciless" and "knive" from the opening line suggest about the wind? (choose all that apply)

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Q4.Complete the line by typing in the missing word: "Sudden successive flights of _______ streak the silence."

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Q5.What do we learn about the faces of the men being buried in the final stanza?

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'Exposure' by Wilfred Owen Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary used in 'Exposure' and the key ideas in the poem.

Q1.Which sentence most accurately describes the poem 'Exposure'?

1/5

Q2.True or false: The gunfire and bullets from the enemy are relentless and neverending.

2/5

Q3.What do the words "merciless" and "knive" from the opening line suggest about the wind? (choose all that apply)

3/5

Q4.Complete the line by typing in the missing word: "Sudden successive flights of _______ streak the silence."

4/5

Q5.What do we learn about the faces of the men being buried in the final stanza?

5/5

Lesson summary: Exposure (Part 1)

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