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Analysis of The Charge Of The Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson The next poem I an going to reevaluate is 'The Charge of The Light Brigade', it is all about the Crimean War. It's a renowned Regiment of 600 men. The poem was written by Alfred Lord Tennyson. The poem had been based on a paper account describing a struggle. The article glorified the slaughter of all men. The commander did not understand the orders given to him to substitute several firearms held by the Russians and he delivered them up the wrong valley. All that had happened is "someone had blundered" even the soldiers knew that. On the first two lines that the repetition of 'half a league'is getting the poem into a rhythm of galloping horses, This adds precision because the Light Brigade have been a cavalry unit, and to emphasise the charge of the horse because it seems like a charge. It seems the command was granted for its soldiers to visit their death they understood this but they continue to demonstrate that they'd die for their nation. The valley of death is a metaphor and imagery is employed here. Thi...