Essay on start of dark text

Submitted By damien977
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Good morning fellow students, my name is Damien and today is the beginning of Dark texts week. Within this concept it involves in depth exploring of the dark nature of the human soul through two texts. Humans have the ability to cause pain and suffering upon others, this is clearly shown in the following texts. The poem ‘five ways to kill a man’ by Edwin Brock and the other is a dark painting named ‘A Pilgrimage to San Isidro’ by Francisco Lucientes.
Firstly ‘five ways to kill a man’ clearly depicts the dark nature of the human soul. The poem is about the human race dying from the earliest recorded time phase continuing on to the present. The poem begins with the crucifixion of Jesus, then the second stanza is the medieval battle, the third is WW1, the forth is WWII and the final stanza is the current 20th century. The use of litany in the first stanza lists the requirements of how to kill a man…. Some examples of this are ‘.you require a crowd of people wearing sandals, a cock that crows, a cloak to dissect, a sponge, some vinegar and one man to hammer the nails home. This technique of litany

Firstly the poem five ways to kill a man clearly depicts the dark nature of the human soul to year 11 students, the poem Is about different kinds of ways of killing a man. The poem begins with the crucifixion of Jesus, then the second stanza is the medieval battle, the third is WW1, the forth is WWII and the final stanza is the current 20th century. The first theme talks…