Zipped up poetry. An at-a-glance guideline based on the poem 'The rear guard' by Siegfried Sassoon.
Notes on background and biography touching on theme, imagery, poetic and rhetorical devices, style and other relevant aspects of the poem.
It is a useful summary of the main aspects of the poem upon which to base a wider discussion.
Please ensure that the students (and teacher) have a legitimate copy of the poem for their own use as this version is represented here only as a vehicle for the notes.
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