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"he's"

"mates"

Armitage uses contractions such as "he's" and colloquial language like "mates" to represent how a soldier might actually speak.
using an authentic voice makes the war seem more real and frightening by emphasising that the soldier is just like any other person.

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Technical Terms

- Simon Armitage uses effective metaphors.
- The poet uses onomatopoeia
- The poet uses enjambment