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    The two poems, "Dulce et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen and "Who's for the Game?" by Jessie Pope both give different points of view on the war, and cause different effects on the reader. "Dulce et Decorum Est" makes it clear that the author is against the war, and makes the reader cringe at the thought of it. However, the author of "Who's for the game" is for it, and makes the reader want to join in on the action. The author of "Dulce et Decorum Est" is clearly against the war. The author conveys this by making the war sound as terrible as possible. It uses phrases to describe the experience like, choking, blood-shod, drowning, gargling, helpless, and cursed. These phrases all carry a negative connotation that is clearly aimed for being against the war. The author of "Who's for the Game?", however has quite a different…

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    Comparing two war poems written by Wilfred Owen: Dulce et decorum Est and Anthem for Doomed Youth. In this essay I will be comparing two war poems written by Wilfred Owen: ‘Dulce et decorum Est’ and ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’. By…

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    Many people used to mistake war as a beautiful, sweet thing; a place where young men went to give their family pride. But, as a man who went through the pain and suffering first hand, Wilfred Owen wrote a poem called “Dulce et Decorum Est”. It is a poem about the realities of war and the horrors that come with it. Owen splits his poem into two different parts, using visual ideas in the first half, and visceral ideas in the second half in order to negatively display war to his readers, which in…

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    The texts that I have chosen for my summative work are “Dulce et Decorum est” by Wilfred Owen and “The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty and I will be comparing how closely related each text are about war. By evaluating these two short texts we can see how the wars that soldiers fight in are not what they think, in these short texts, the writers argue that the reality of war takes away their innocence as they are forced to do inhumane tasks. The texts that I have chosen for my summative work are…

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    Theme: The devastating effect of war Question: Describe how the language techniques used by an author helped convey a lesson relevant to teenagers. War is hate, war is destruction, war is death. The two poems ‘Dulce et decorum est’ and ‘ Who’s for the game’ are both talking about World War One, but they had different purposes. In ‘Who’s for the game’, Jessie Pope uses serval language techniques like rhetorical question and extended metaphor to continue teenagers to join the army to fight for…

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    In the poem “Dulce et Decorum Est” the author being told this lie about how they are being brave and that whether they die or not it does not matter because of the fact that they died for a “good” cause because in the end it has long lasting or fatal effects on the body, mind and soul. The way that he proves his point is through the way of tone, synesthesia and aphorism. In the poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est” has a dark tone to help you realize that war is not a good place to be nor what the…

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    Owen’s poem, “Dulce Et Decorum Est”, he develops the theme of war and the horrors that it offers through his imagery and personification throughout his poem. Owen’s poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est”, he describes the horror of war. He states of shells falling from the sky and gas being released into the battlefield. Later into the poem, the poet experiences a dream of a man…

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    Good morning to the editor and others receiving this message. My suite of poems, specifically Dulce et Decorum Est and Insensibility invites the reader into the world of frontline bloodshed, exposing the unbearable mental and physical effects frontline warfare has on the human condition. My poems provoke their audience to acknowledge the importance of telling the truth by exposing how superimposed war zeitgeist by glorious war author’s led youthful solder’s to the frontline with perilous…

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    In “Dulce et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen uses a plethora of corrupt and revolting imagery, diction and irony that contradicts the glorification of fighting for one’s country. Owen strives to unmask the humiliation and irreversible effects that war has on those involved and those who are being deceived into the ideal that it is “Sweet and fitting to die for one’s country.” Naturally, the poems diction portrays a direct contradiction of the perception that fighting for one’s country is “sweet…

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    During the time of the First World War, many people believed it to be beautiful and grand to go off to war and die for one’s own country. However, in the WW1 Veteran’s poem called “Dulce et Decorum Est”, Wilfred Owen portrays images of disaster and despair during war because he believes that it is no longer a glorious moment to go into war and die. Because of the trauma it causes, the men experience the battle to a point where it both mentally and physically ruins the rest of their lives. He…

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