Reality of conflict
Effects of conflict
'all flesh is grass'
Means life is temporary
'he has a job to do'
Short, simple sentence using monosyllabic words- he has to put his emotions aside, like a soldier does
He struggles to though
'blood stained into foreign dust'
Hints at lasting impact of war
'a hundred agonies in black and white'
Confirms and solidifies the suffering the pictures show
'a half-formed ghost'
Suggests the body has been mutilated