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Compare the ways in which poets memorably convey their feelings about war and soldiers in three of the following poems : Dulce et Decorum Est (Owen), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Tennyson), Vitai Lampada (Newbolt), The Man he Killed (Hardy).
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Compare the ways in which poets memorably convey their feelings about war and soldiers in THREE of the following poems :
Dulce et Decorum Est (Owen)
The Charge of the Light Brigade (Tennyson)
Vitai Lampada (Newbolt)
The Man he Killed (Hardy)
The three poems which i have chosen are Dulce et Decorum Est, Vitai Laumpacta and The Charge of the light Brigade.
In Dulce et Decorum Est, Owen is describing soldiers who are returning from battle and are struck by a gas shell, what it was really like actually being there, and how horrible it is to be there and witness it happening.
But then in Vitai Laumpacta, Newbolt is comparing the tension of the last man in a cricket match from when he was at school to the last man in a war in the middle of a desert where many died.
On the other hand, in The Charge of the Light Brigade, Tennyson is re-telling the story of the charge in the Crimean War, which did not go to plan and the Captain sent the light Brigade to their deaths.
In the poem, 'Dulce et Decorum Est',
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