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‘War’, by Mary Gilmore

Hannah Gordon reads the Mary Gilmore poem, ‘War’.

Watch a reading of Mary Gilmore’s poem, ‘War’, read by Monash University student Hannah Gordon.

Talking point

In the Comments, share with other learners your thoughts on the Mary Gilmore poem. You may wish to talk about the way Gilmore expresses the conflict between the appeal of propaganda and the moral arguments that appealed to women as mothers and moral guardians of the nation.

Don’t forget to contribute to the discussion by working your way through the comments by other learners, making sure you provide constructive feedback and commentary.

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