What Is Wilfred Owen's Account Of The Reality Of War

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There is no doubt that war has a major impact on people’s lives, both on the battlefield and at home. Several people have written about their experiences during the Great War, some write from the battlefield, others from home, some write with patriotic vigor others with simple remorse, but all of them with an intense awareness of the gruesome reality of the death that surrounds them. The British poet Wilfred Owen wrote “Dulce et Decorum Est” which portrays a part of the reality of war. He describes what it is like to see death and how inescapable it is, writing about how he still sees a dying fellow soldier in his dreams. Owen and a German soldier’s recount of the Great War are quite similar. The unnamed German soldier writes from the trenches

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