Structure: The poet uses a free verse poem, and there is no rhyming pattern. The poet enforces this, to create strong imagery, as when some things rhyme you can get carried away by the rhyme and not think about the actual meaning of the poem
Meaning: The poet states all the horrid images depicting the experiences and some processes of War. This Conveys that the poet wants us to understand the dread of the ones at home, always receiving/viewing dead bodies.
Imagery: In the first verse, the poet uses lots of nouns to make the reader visualize what the poet wants you to see. It also shapes the way the reader the views the poem creating different imagery as different nouns are being introduced.
Language: The poet pushes the uses of similes and repetition, to incorporate the reader into being in this story. By using literary devices the poet can depict more scene's as it opens up your imagination and make it easier for the reader to understand.
Emotion: The poet conveys a lot of sorrow and guilt through the poem. He does this by using emotive language to get inside the readers head