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For questions about Henry Reed (1914 – 1986), a British poet, and his works.

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Why does the poem "Naming of Parts" contrast war with nature?

Henry Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" (which you can read online) depicts a lesson used to teach soldiers the various parts of their rifles. (Hence the title "Naming of Parts"). Interspersed between the ...
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