Collected Poems - Pages 165-184 Summary & Analysis

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A doctor forbids Owen from taking part in combat for a few days after he suffers a concussion. When Owen returns to the front, he leads a successful attack on the German lines. However, Owen is still feverish after the attack and is sent back to a hospital on the Somme. Here Owen begins to believe that Christianity is a pacifistic creed. Owen is soon transported to a hospital in Wales and eventually to Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh. While in the hospital, Owen reads a biography of Alfred Lord Tennyson, who Owens finds to be naive because he never suffered through war. Owen also meets fellow poet Siegfried Sassoon in the hospital, and Sassoon soon becomes Owen's mentor and friend. Sassoon's influence makes Owen into a much more mature poet, and Owen becomes attached to Sassoon and the hospital, to...

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