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A Detailed Commentary of Dulce Et Decorum Est

Summary: The poem makes a bitter protest against the idea that dieing for one's country is "Sweet and noble." By describing the agonizing death of one soldier caught in a gas attack during "World War One.
The poem makes a bitter protest against the idea that dieing for one's country is "Sweet and noble." By describing the agonizing death of one soldier caught in a gas attack during "World war one (We may say from the last two lines that the soldier is dead.

In lines 1 to 8, the narrator describes how he, and the soldiers with him, was returning exhausted to their rest after a period in front line of war. The soldiers are described as "old beggars" and "hags", the writer also showed how tired they were "men marched asleep" and how slow their movements were "towards our distant rest began to trudge." The writer uses words that convey their meaning such as "cursed" and "trudge" and "guttering", "the haunting flares" were used to light up the battlefield and show their target. "Blood shod" some men were covered with blood by loosing their...

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