The soldier by Rupert Brooke and Dulce et decorum est by Wilfred Owen

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War Poetry - The soldier by Rupert Brooke and Dulce et decorum est by Wilfred Owen

The poems "The soldier" by Rupert Brooke and "Dulce et decorum est" by
Wilfred Owen are related to the events in WWI. These two poems concentrate on a similar subject, going to war, but have totally different points of view and contradict each other. Rupert Brooke has a patriotic point of view meanwhile Wilfred Owen has a critical opinion. Both of the authors use their own knowledge to show us how soldiers confront war and what consequences do war brings to soldiers.

"The soldier" tells about soldiers dying for their own country. Rupert
Brooke describes that if you are a soldier and if you die in a battlefield, you become part of the ground.
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Then he tells that a lot of soldiers die and the survivors get total physical and emotional damage as they face too much horror and violence.

By trying to explain their opinions the authors use different tool when writing the poems. Meanwhile Rupert Brooke uses a celebrative and cheerful tone, Wilfred Owen uses a tone of darkness, fear, suffering and terror. The authors describe totally different things. While
Brooke describes the good English people and the beautiful geography in England, Owen describes the suffering of soldiers as the march tired and mood less ready to face their deaths. They use different poetic devices to support their ideas. In "The soldier" Brooke uses a similes (e.g.: Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day) meanwhile in "Dulce et Decorum Est" Owen uses imageries imagery (e.g.:
If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood of froth-corrupted lung obscene as cancer bitter as the cud.) and similes (e.g.:Bent double like old beggars under sacks.)

Both of the authors had their own experience in battlefields and they use these to show how they and other soldiers feel about going to war.
Rupert Brooke and Wilfred Owen have opposite opinions as they face war with different points of views.

. It talks about soldiers that do not want to die for their own country. They had gone to war thinking they would have a fun adventure and that they would fight for honor, but they
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