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    Why Animals Run Free Essay

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    Why can’t they run free? On this earth when a humans acts in a wrong way they are sent to prison. So by saying this, why are animals caged up and forced to have a life where they cannot control what they want to do. Many people say the purpose of zoos, aquariums and circus is to proved endangered animals with a home and a place to reproduce, but is this what it is being used for? Also should is it a fact that even when born in captivity is it still in there nature to be wild. How will animals learn how to survive in the wild if they were born into captivity? Every year, wild animals in captivity act in a wild way and end up hurting humans. For example on October 3, 2003 Siegfried and Roy at the mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas,…

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    them to go on rampages. The current treatment of escaped or provoked circus animals usually ends in the killing the animal. Bystanders also need to beware of the dangers they face. According to “Beasts Under the Big Top published by Newsweekly Global (2015) was an incident in 2014 where a lion in a circus attacked a viewer in the stands. (Christian,2015, n.p.). Frustrated by years of beatings, bullhooks, and shackles, some animals just snap. There have been countless occasions of elephants have…

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    London, Owen spent a year as a lay assistant to Reverend Herbert Wigan in 1911” (“Poet: Wilfred Owen”). In 1913, while teaching in France, he worked on rhyming patterns, which became a big part in his poetry. After gaining interest in World War I in 1915, Owen enlisted in 328th London Regiment, which shortly afterwards became the 2nd Artists’ Rifles Officers Training Corps. Owen was commissioned as a second lieutenant after his training in England. In the middle of January and April of 1917,…

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    A Soldiers Sacrifice in “They” and “Disabled” In Siegfried Sassoon’s “They” and Wilfred Owens “Disabled”, both poems describe the physical and emotional trauma that soldiers experienced in the trenches and on the battlefield. Those left on the home front did not understand the circumstances that the soldiers were under and were shocked when their boys came home suffering from “shell shock” and PTSD. “Social reactions to shell shock victims varied from sympathy or anger at the war to confusion…

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    Closure in Lycidas What is the right response to death? How and to what extent should we mourn the ones we love? When John Milton's college friend, Edward King, drowned off of the Welsh coast 1, Milton wrote Lycidas in memoriam. A pastoral elegy, the poem represents King as the lost shepherd Lycidas and uses agricultural imagery to portray loss. The majority of the poem is spent highlighting the irrevocability and completeness of death, that is until lines 165-168: "Weep no more, woeful…

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    The Fields of Agony: British Poetry of the First World War states, “Patients suffering from what was termed shell shock or neurasthenia were encouraged to talk and write about the horrific experiences that had caused their conditions; many less celebrated writers discovered the cure for themselves, and found eager readers” (Sillars 11). The poem “Disabled” by Wilfred Owen, and the poems “They” and “Glory of Women” by Siegfried Sassoon, explore the negative effects the Great War had on soldiers,…

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    “Attack”, by Siegfried Sassoon, effectively represents a vivid and graphic view of the apathy of war by divulging into the minds of the soldiers, giving a more personal view to his poem. There are many such instances in which Sassoon’s clever diction. Instead of the norm of authors of his time, Sassoon did not emphasize the dramatics of war during the battle; he accentuated the pre-war stage. Firstly, Sassoon divulges into the fears of the soldiers. He does this by construing a grave scene.…

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    Wilfred Owen Poem Analysis

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    him. So it could be said that Wilfred Owen's early works, meaning the poems he wrote before joining the army, don't mention women much and when they do portray them as beautiful and innocent, with no evil or malicious intentions behind their actions even though they are sometimes portrayed as ungrateful. Chapter II - His First Experience in War (1915-1917) Wilfred Owen enlisted in the British army in 1915 and his first active service was at Serre and St.Quentin in 1917. He…

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    The subject of war and the loss had deeply influenced poetry on the first half of the 20th century. Poets from all around the world had felt the direct influence of these earth-shattering wars and expressed their passionate responses towards the horrors of war. It was during the times of war in which the poems “Refugee blues” and “Disabled” were written by W.H. Auden and Wilfred Owen respectively. Considered to be some of the most remarkable pieces of literature, they were written in the times…

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    There were a total of 38 million men fighting in WWI, these men were Russian, German, French, Italian, English, American, Hungarian, Austrian, Bulgarian or from the Ottoman Empire. They all had the same experiences while at war. There were differences depending where they were placed, but the fundamental characteristics were the same. There were a total of 17 million dead and 20 million wounded; the survivors were left to live with the effects of being dehumanized because of all the death they…

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