Rudyard Kipling's Verse - Mesopotamia through Verses on Games Summary & Analysis

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Mesopotamia through Verses on Games Summary

In the poem "Mesopotamia," Rudyard writes of young men who died for a cause. He indicates that those very people who led these men to die for the cause now wish to belittle the cause for which these young men died. It is indicated that the behavior of these men brings shame to the entire human race. "The Islanders" speaks of a people who have become soft slaves of their own desires. They don't honor men who are worthy of honor but instead thrust these people away and out of sight. In the poem "The Veterans," those honoring these former warriors ask the veterans to pray for them that they will have the courage to fight as bravely as the ones who came before they did.

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