The War Poems
Publish date: February 3rd 1994
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
My favourites were:With an Identity DiscThe LetterDulce Et Decorum EstAsleepThe Last LaughThe ChancesThe SentryWild with all Regrets
Dulce Et Decorum Est still sends shivers up my spine. We studied in in school for GCSE and it is one of those poems I find myself going back to and reading again.I like war poetry, somehow it has more meaning then others. I'm no judge of good poetry, I admit I don't really get most of it - but some ...
Owen, a poet who fought and died in WWI, is best known for "Dulce Et Decorum Est." He is excellent at haunting imagery (“froth corrupted lungs”) and has a good ear (“Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots,/But limped on, blood-shod…”). This is the first time I’ve read a poetry book straight t...
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