An exploration and reading of Siegfried Sassoon’s poem ‘They’

A description and explanation of the contexts of Sassoon’s ‘They’ and an animated reading.

How Siegfried Sassoon earned the Military Cross during World War One

An account of Sassoon’s rescue of injured Corporal O’Brien from no-man’s land in 1916.

Robert Graves’ role in the attack on High Wood in the Somme in 1916

Graves’ injuries at the Somme affected his writing including ‘Goodbye to All That’.

The impact of the Somme on the soldier poets who fought there

An overview of soldier poets, including Sassoon, who fought at the Battle of the Somme.

The impact of the Somme on the soldier poets who fought there

An overview of soldier poets, including Sassoon, who fought at the Battle of the Somme.

The impact of the Somme on the soldier poets who fought there

An overview of soldier poets, including Sassoon, who fought at the Battle of the Somme.

The legacy of war literature in shaping perceptions of World War One

Thoughts on what the Somme achieved and how literature formed an understanding of the war.

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