Disabled by Wilfred Owen and Out, Out by Robert Frost

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Both of the poem deals with the subject of physical loss. The characters of these poems both experience losses from an accident. They create an effect, where the audience will show empathy to the two poems. In order to create this outstanding effect, they both used similar literary techniques. Techniques such as, metaphor, simile, rhyme, repetition and etc. As each technique is used as the theme of loss has increased, which means that more sympathy is to be shown when the readers are reading the poem. Slowly the poem gives a negative image to readers.

“Disabled" is a poem written in the 1910s by Wilfred Owen, the poem describes the experience of a young soldier who was fighting in World War I. After the war he lost his limbs as it was very unfortunate for him. As the poem goes on, he was then laughed and discriminated about his unfortunate loss. He then feels regretful of the reason why he went to fight for his country. The adjective “Disabled “is associated with negative connotations. The poem is about the negative feelings of an ex-soldier who lost had an unfortunate loss of limbs. As this is similar to the poem ‘Out, Out ‘.

Robert Frost starts off the poem with a lovely and happy scene, a child who was doing work. The author portrays and…