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Learning Objective: To explore the theme of conflict as it is shown in Base Details. KW: tone, language, layout, rhythm, rhyme, theme MUST: Demonstrate.

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1 Learning Objective: To explore the theme of conflict as it is shown in Base Details. KW: tone, language, layout, rhythm, rhyme, theme MUST: Demonstrate understanding of how the theme is demonstrated within the poem SHOULD: Be able to choose and explore ‘rich’ quotes linked to the theme COULD: Explore an alternative viewpoint about conflict linked to the poem

2 Task: Explore the ways poets present their ideas about conflict. You should refer to the poem below and two poems from the Clashes and Collisions collection.(24) Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon Using the TRUE or FALSE statements, annotate the poem with the statements you think are TRUE

3 What CONFLICT(s) can we find in the poem? Highlight any references to conflict: physical conflict mental conflict personal conflict reader’s conflict

4 GROUP 1: Adjective and verbs Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon

5 GROUP 2: Tone and Feelings Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon

6 GROUP 3: Alliteration and imagery Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon

7 GROUP 4: Rhythm and Rhyme Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon

8 GROUP 5: Theme Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon

9 STRUCTURE Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath I’d live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You’d see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best hotel Reading the Roll of Honour. “Poor young chap,” I’d say – “I used to know his father well; Yes, we’ve lost heavily in this last scrap.” And when the war is done and youth stone dead, I’d toddle safely home and die – in bed Siegfried Sassoon

10 Using the words below, write 10 sentences about the poem ‘Base Details’. Remember to use your notes to help you. Each sentence must use a different word related to ‘Conflict’.

11 How does the poet present conflict in ‘Base Details’? 1 PEEEEEE chain Use your notes Use the key words


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