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26 Cards. Created by Ayoade Bamgboye ().
IB English HL poetry drills

Bent double, like old - under sacks (line 1)


GAS! GAS! Quick, boys! An - of fumbling (line 9)


As under a green - , I saw him drowning


In all my - before my helpless - , He plunges at me, -, -, -. (line 15-16)

dreams, sight. Guttering, choking, drowning

If in some - dreams, you too could pace behind the wagon that we - him in, and watch the white eyes - in his face (line 17-19)

Smothering, flung, writhing

My friend, you would not tell with such high - (line 26)


5 Similes in 'Dulce et Decorum est'

  1. like old beggars under sacks

  2. coughing like hags

3.Flound'ring like a man in fire of lime

4.His hanging face, like a devil's sick of sin

5.Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs, obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud.

Across your - in pale - battalions go (line2)

dream, battalions

Give them not -. For, -, how should they know it is not - heaped on each - head. (lines 5-6)

praise, deaf, curses, gashed

'Yet many a - one has - before' (line 10)

better, died

It is a -. None wears the - you knew. Great - has made all his for evermore. (lines 13-14)

spook, face, death

Something broke in the - voice that quavered to a -. (line 3-4)

tired, choke

Two examples of direct speech in Siegfried Sassoon's 'The hero'

  1. 'Jack fell as he'd have wished'

  2. 'We mothers are so proud of our dead soldiers'

He'd told the poor old - some - lies that she would - all her days, no doubt (line 8-9)

dear, gallant, nourish

her weak eyes had shone with gentle -, brimmed with -, because he'd been so brave, her - boy. (line 10-12)

triumph, joy, glorious

He thought how 'Jack', -, useless - had panicked down the trench that night the mine went up at Wicked -. (line 13-15)

cold-footed, swine, Corner

Blown to small -. And - seemed to care except that - woman with - hair. (line 17-18)

bits, no one, lonely, white

Now the soldiers her smiled at are most of 'em -. (line 3)


And we're cursing his staff for - - . (line 4)

incompetent swine

"He's a cheery old -." (line 5)