The Man He Killed (Part 2)

In this lesson, we are going to take a closer look at the language, form and structure Hardy uses to create meaning within the poem. We will be focusing specifically on the theme of conflict in our analysis.

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Lesson 6 - 'The Man He Killed' Analysis

A quiz consolidating your analysis of the poem's language and structure from this lesson

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is caesura?

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Q2.Why does Hardy present the war as tragic?

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Q3.What does Hardy juxtapose with the harsh reality of killing soldiers in war?

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Q4.What does Hardy emphasise about the soldiers in the line 'staring face to face'?

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Q5.What rhyme scheme does this poem use?

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Quiz:

Lesson 6 - 'The Man He Killed' Analysis

A quiz consolidating your analysis of the poem's language and structure from this lesson

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is caesura?

1/5

Q2.Why does Hardy present the war as tragic?

2/5

Q3.What does Hardy juxtapose with the harsh reality of killing soldiers in war?

3/5

Q4.What does Hardy emphasise about the soldiers in the line 'staring face to face'?

4/5

Q5.What rhyme scheme does this poem use?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Man He Killed (Part 2)

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