He was thirsty, but there was no water in the vicinity. He was panting, but eventually he was able to stand up again.
He also came across an old woman who was lying on the ground, with her face distorted in pain. They were all walking with their arms in front of them. The images created in the poem stir the feelings of the reader.
Scared for my life, I called out, panic-stricken, to my wife. Then there was fire which sprang up from the dust and was quickly spreading by the wind. Passage 3 Read the extract and answer the questions that follow: A splinter jutted from my mangled thigh.
Only when he sees another man,also naked,does he realise that some strange force had burnt away the clothes from their bodies. He removed a piece of glass that had entered into his body.
Answer: The poet uses hyphens for poetic effect in the second last line of the extract.