Blackadder- But this is brave, splendid and noble... soldiers believe it's there duty to be strong and brave
"came in their AGONY" emotive and powerful word , shocks the reader as he was only a "boy- Mary Henderson - An incident
"defacing and destroying the natural body" -Mary Collins - from a women perspective. Does not see the horror from the front line but images it in her mind.-Links to mental cases-Wilfred Owen - vivid imagery
"flung" almost like an animal would be flung when dead , the body means nothing.Exaggerates the horror autobiographical account
"dead men looked wonderfully beautiful"- shocking as death is normally perceived as shocking not wonderful - emotive- juxtaposition
"click-clacking of my type writer" - onomatopoeia- noise of keys drown out the "rumbling" guns true extent of the horror.
"devilish guns" - Mrs A.B.Baker links to Wilfred Owens references to the devil.
"having got a bit muddier" - litotes Edmund Blunden
"Ten more minutes!- say yer prayers" Sybil bristowe