Essay Of Dulce Et Decorum Est And Wilfred Owen
Thomas Hardy and Wilfred Owen have distinct views on the effects of war on the people involved.
The appalling conditions the soldiers were left to face made me appreciate that my own life has not been disturbed.
I am devastated by the fact that even today, many innocent people are exposed to such barbarities.
The poem is started unexpectedly: in the middle of action.
One of Owen's talents is to convey his complex messages very proficiently and demonstrates that here because without the use of the emotive language, the scene could not be set.
In the fourth stanza, it reads, " If in some smothering dreams you could pace/behind the wagon that the we flung him in", here Owen is suggesting that the horror of the scene that he has witnessed, is forever eternalised into his dreams.