Analysis Of Wilfred Owen 's Poem ' Dulce Et Decorum Est And Anthem Of The Doomed Youth '

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Wilfred Owen is a well known poet, who narrates poems through his experiences of war and what effects it has on people serving their country. Owen portrays the audience through his perspective on war and human conflict, and how it could affect the individual and his/her family, this can be evident through the use of techniques and quotes in his poems ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’, ‘Futility’ and ‘Anthem of the doomed youth’ . These three poems narrated by Wilfred Owen, annotate his views and experiences on human conflict and war, to give better understandings to the audience of what it’s like instead of just ‘serving a country’ but also what it’s like not to return home, or get someone back home like the way you expected but rather getting a message saying they’ve passed. Through the use of his poems Owen illustrates the audience that war isn’t as pleasant as individuals thought but rather more reflective on terrorism, loss of lives and trauma. Although the audience may see it as heroic and honorable, the lives of younger generations are taken away in such impoliteness. Owen emphasises that through all his experiences, the true meaning of war isn’t being heroic but rather exposable to suffering and sadness, which can also be backed up through the listening stimulus provided, on the other hand his quotes and letters too.

Through a constructed and narrated poem, Owen provides an insight to the responder of the harsh conditions of war, which played a vital role in the suffering…

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