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Comparative Essay between Two World War I Poems

Summary: Comparison of two World War I poems: "Dulce ET Decorum est." by Wilfred Owen and "Vitae Lampada" by Sir Henry Newbolt.
I am comparing two poems that were very polemic in their times. Both are related to war in different circumstances. Dulce ET Decorum est. was written by Wilfred Edward Salter Owen (1893-1918). Owen was injured in March 1917 and sent home; he was fit for duty in August, 1918, and returned to the front. November 4, just seven days before the armistice, he was caught in a German machine gun attack and killed. He was twenty-five when he died. By the other hand Vitae Lampada was written by Sir Henry Newbolt (1862-1938), Newbolt was a lawyer Born in Bilston, Staffordshire, and following studies at Clifton School and Oxford University, Newbolt became a barrister. These poems have a singular difference, Owen was a soldier and fought in the trenches for the allies and Newbolt was recruited by the head of Britain's War Propaganda Bureau (WPB), Charles Masterman to help shape and maintain...

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