Battle Of Somme Monologue Analysis

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I have no idea why I am writing this letter to you, but after seeing the number of casualties our side had, I’m afraid of not returning home to you my love. If my dear Lucy, you are reading this letter it means that I have fallen on the front line. I refuse to die in vain and for this reason, I want to tell you what really occurs in the battlefield, for I believe that you my love deserve to know why your fiancé died. Yesterday, during a horrible battle near the river of Somme, Marc went over the top with thousands of other men, and unfortunately only a handful have returned, and he was not amongst them. Out of these men, it pains me to say love that not one has returned able bodied. Many of them suffer from what we refer to as “shell-shock”,
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