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"Bent double, like old beggars under sacks" - Simile, "watch the white eyes writhing in his face - Alliteration, "He plunges at me, guttering, choking, drowning." - Present continuous tense, "tired, outstripped Five-Nines that dropped behind" - Personification, "Dulce et decorum est / Pro patria mori" - Irony, "the shell holes were filled and then new ones opened up, filled again" - Repetition, "Hillard crawled over, hunted for his water bottle and got a little of it between the man's lips, but as it dribbled down his throat, he coughed it up with a great spout of blood" - Disturbing appeal to the senses, "suddenly, Hilliard wanted to stand up and wave at them, shout, push them back, he saw that it was all useless" - Sentence structure builds tension, "an attack of coughing forced him to stop, gasping for breath." - Onomatopoeia,
Dulce/Strange Meeting analysis with poetry terms
Writing and literary techniques
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