Collected Poems - Pages 87-101 Summary & Analysis

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In "The End", Owen wonders if after the war is over, the dead will live again. Owen asks Age and the Earth about this and both reply that they cannot bring the dead back.

"The Unreturning" begins as night falls on the battlefield, and Owen senses the dead might be returning. When no dead return, Owen decides he fears a heaven that will not let anyone out.

In "Miners", Owen hears his fire whispering to him and discovers that the coals are whispering about people who died in the war. Owen sees too many bones to count in the fire and realizes that the soldiers are being burned for the comfort of the rich and powerful, and the soldiers will not even be remembered.

Owen wonders in "Happiness" if soldiers will ever be able to be happy like they were as...

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