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  1. Dreamers’ by Siegfried Sassoon is a two stanza poem that is separated into one set of eight lines, or octave, and another set of six lines, or sestet. The poet, Sassoon, has chosen to utilize the basic rhyming pattern of, ababcdcd, within the first stanza and the scheme of efefef, within the second stanza. These simple patterns allow the ...

  2. Siegfried Sassoon is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about World War I, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and contemptuously satirized generals,...

  3. Siegfried Sassoon is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about World War I, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and contemptuously satirized generals,...

  4. David Sassoon was the son of Flora Abraham, who had moved from India to England in 1901 and established a famous salon in her London home. Solomon Sassoon had two sons, Isaac S. D. Sassoon and David Solomon Sassoon, who are both rabbis. Vidal Sassoon was distantly related to the family via his father, David Sassoon, from London. Family tree

  5. Captain Dennis Wilson, who has died aged 101, was a soldier, a poet and the unwitting son of a serial bigamist; in later life, he acquired a large number of close relations of whose existence he ...

  6. The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the First World War, which brought him public and critical acclaim.

  7. "Insensibility" is a poem written by Wilfred Owen during the First World War which explores the effect of warfare on soldiers, and the long- and short-term psychological effects that it has on them.

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