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  • Recurring Theme In Owen's War Poetry
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    Owen's war poetry is a passionate expression of outrage at the horrors of war and of pity for the young soldiers sacrificed in it. It is dramatic and memorable, whether describing physical horror, such as in' Dulce et Decorum Est' or the unseen, mental torment such as in' Disabled'. His diverse use of instantly understandable imagery and technique is what makes him the most memorable of the war poets. His poetry evokes more from us than simple disgust and sympathy; issues previously unconsidered...
  • Whilst Owens Poetry
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    War is and always will be a horrible place to be in or at. We can learn this from the two war pieces of the film Platoon and the poetry of Wilfred Owen. The main theme in Platoon is of the loss of innocence caused by the war. Owens poetry is somewhat different. He displays and conveys the images of the harsh living conditions on the battlefields of France. The settings in both pieces display similarity and get straight to the point. Platoon was full of mud, slime and humidity, whilst Owens poetr...
  • Relationship With Sassoon Owen
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    Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, MC (March 18, 1893 - November 4, 1918) was an English poet. Owen is regarded by some as the leading poet of the First World War, known for his war poetry on the horrors of trench and gas warfare. He died in action in France in 1918; most of his poetry was published posthumously. Born at Plas Wilmot near Oswestry in Shropshire on the 18th of March 1893 of mixed English and Welsh ancestry, he was educated at the Birkenhead Institute and at Shrewsbury Technical School. H...
  • Owen's Poetry
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    "Owen uses Poetry as a powerful Weapon" Owen uses his poetry as a very powerful weapon. He does this by using clever and well-constructed poetical devices and techniques. Two of his poems which convey his powerful poetry are "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Strange Meeting". In "Dulce et Decorum Est", Wilfred Owen attacks the old lie and the perceptions of war at home, and shows the indignity and horror of the war. He does this by strongly persuading the reader that war is not romantically heroic, bu...
  • Edition Of Owen's Poems
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    Not So Hidden Agendas: Wilfred Owen and His Early Editors Wilfred Owen is considered by many to be perhaps the best war poet in English, if not world, literature. Yet, at the time of his death on November 4, 1918, only five of his poems had been published. Thus, due to his premature death, it is clear that Wilfred Owen was not responsible for the development of his own reputation. Instead, it was through the efforts of his editors that Wilfred Owen and his poetry were not forgotten on the bloody...

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