How World War I Poet Jessie Pope Uses Metaphor and Shame to Persuade
This analytical essay considers the pro-war themes and main argument of Jessie Pope's 1915 poem "Who's for the Game?" The student focuses on how Pope's description of war as a "game" creates an appeal to impressionable youth; the student also discusses critical creative engagement with the poem's themes.
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"It's clear you've spent time engaging with Pope's themes, choosing to focus on how the "game" metaphor targets youth. I have a few suggestions in terms of organization and argumentation: first, by ending on what Pope says about death, it's unclear to the reader if you (and your story, the other "text" you are analyzing) agree with Pope. A final concluding paragraph--or even a sentence--will make sure the reader gets the intended takeaways. Second, consider exploring further your focus on WWII Germany in the context of Pope's poem; what does it mean that Pope's poem (British, WWI) can so easily be applied to "the other side" during WWII--and perhaps any side, of any war? My final comment is my main recommendation: there are a significant amount of minor errors. Most look like typos (misspelled names and words, missing punctuation). Keep in mind that mechanical errors--grammar, punctuation, spelling--have a few different impacts on the reader. First, it can negatively impact your credibility. Second, they are distracting. The reader is busy deciphering and can't give your ideas the attention they deserve. A thorough proofread will help polish up the essay and make sure the reader has the chance to engage with your analysis."
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