Base Details

Catherine Joy
Mind Map by Catherine Joy, updated more than 1 year ago
Catherine Joy
Created by Catherine Joy almost 4 years ago
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Higher Level English Mind Map on Base Details, created by Catherine Joy on 04/03/2016.

Resource summary

Base Details
1 Theme
1.1 Anger and bitterness
1.2 Anti- war poem
1.3 Attacking attitudes of "Majors"
2 Tone
2.1 Sarcastic and satirical
2.2 Tone of disgust
3 Imagery
3.1 "Fierce", "bald"- Tells us they are high in status and that they are older men in a comedic way
3.2 "Speed glum heroes"- Rushing the real heroes to their deaths
4 Sound
4.1 Rhyme- ABABCDCDCDEE
4.2 Alliteration “puffy petulant face” “guzzling and gargling” used when describing the majors
5 P.O.V
5.1 Poet imagines himself as a high ranking military officer sending young soldiers to death.
6 Language
6.1 "Base"- Pun. Low morals and base camp
6.2 "Scarlet Majors"- Pun. Blood on their hands and red face due to fat
6.3 Rhyming couplet
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