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Comparison of "Anthem for a Doomed Youth" and "Dulce and Decorum Est"

Summary: Wilfred Owen's, "Anthem for a Doomed Youth" and "Dulce and Decorum Est" both convey a message of disgust about the horror of war through the use of painfully direct language and intense vocabulary. The reader can appreciate at the end of both of Owen's poems the irony between the truth of what happens at war and the lie that was being told to the people at home.

Wilfred Owen's, "Anthem for a Doomed Youth" and "Dulce and Decorum Est"

both convey a message of disgust about the horror of war through the use of painfully

direct language and intense vocabulary. The reader can appreciate at the end of both of

Owen's poems the irony between the truth of what happens at war and the lie that was

being told to the people at home. Although the tones of the two poems are slightly

different, the common theme of brutality and devastation at war is unmistakable, and

through each poem Owen creates a lasting and disturbing impression on his reader.

"No mockeries now for them; no prayers nor bells/ nor any voice of mourning

save the choirs," (lines 5-6) writes Owen in "Anthem." The tone of "Anthem" is very

melancholy and almost spiritual as Owen makes many references to religion through the

use of terms like...

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