AQA (A): Paper 2 World War I and its aftermath
Buried alive in a devastated tunnel, Stephen Wraysford, hero of Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong (1993), removes the glass in his watch so that he can feel the time in the darkness. Earlier, while working desperately to free himself, he existed in a ‘bestial dream’ (Part Six), forgetting his past life on the surface, but now he needs to know the hour even though he has no idea if it is day or night.
Your organisation does not have access to this article.
Sign up today to give your students the edge they need to achieve their best grades with subject expertiseSubscribe