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  1. Following figures of speech have been used in the poem Incident of the French Camp: Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “Stood on our storming-day”, “army-leader Lannes”, “held himself erect”, “The Marshal’s in the market-place”Read more

    Following figures of speech have been used in the poem Incident of the French Camp:

    1. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “Stood on our storming-day”, “army-leader Lannes”, “held himself erect”, “The Marshal’s in the market-place”, “bruised eaglet breathes”, “flag-bird flap”
    2. Enjambment– It is the continuation of a sentence to multiple lines. Many of the sentences in this poem span multiple lines and are therefore of this nature.
    3. Simile- A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Example- “his plans/ Soared up again like fire”
    4. Repetition- It is the repetition of a word or a phrase in the poem for poetic effect. Example- “bound on bound”
    5. Personification– Personification is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. Example- “smiling joy”.

    Incident of the French Camp Poem by Robert Browning Line Wise Summary

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  1. By showing us the young soldier who proudly performs his duty to his country even at the cost of death, this poem applauds bravery, patriotism and sacrifice. It shows us how dying for the country only brings a smile to the soldier boy’s face and makes us aware of the intense joy that can be found inRead more

    By showing us the young soldier who proudly performs his duty to his country even at the cost of death, this poem applauds bravery, patriotism and sacrifice. It shows us how dying for the country only brings a smile to the soldier boy’s face and makes us aware of the intense joy that can be found in serving the nation. Heroism and bravery are the main themes of the poem.

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