Words and vocabulary: Cattle: I believe the word cattle was chosen by the author to represent the millions of soldiers who died in the war as it shows how many were lost and how they were treated by their nations. The word “cattle” conveys a sense of mindlessness and sheep like behavior which is reflected in […]

Images: “Drunk with fatigue” gives the reader the image of the soldiers immense tiredness and shows us that the soldiers have been walking and fighting for a long time and they are not in a good mental state. The contrasting word “drunk” usually depicts a time of ignorant bliss, compared to fatigue which is negative, […]

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