To Die At The Springs Of El-Hamma

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‘To die at the Springs of El-Hamma’ is written by Elisha Porat, a Hebrew poet and writer born in Israel. He served under Israeli Army and was part of many wars. The participation in wars inspired the writer to write poems and writings on wars. The poem talks about soldiers and their emotional and physical state. Death could be identified as the theme through its use of metaphor of starlings. Use of unique structure, tone of misery and literally devices; contradiction, paradox, personification, and auditory and visual imagery helped poet make relations between the readers and the soldiers.
The poem ‘To die at the Springs of El-Hamma’ talks about the starling as the symbol for soldiers. Continuous form poetry is written in free-verse. The technique
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