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Discuss the different attitudes expressed in the poems & methods used by Brooke & Owen to influence our response to the war.
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Discuss the different attitudes expressed in the poems & methods used by Brooke & Owen to influence our response to the war
Wilfred Owen expressed himself through poetry. He especially used poetry to show his opinion about war and the consequences. Owen wrote many poems, one of his poems is "Disabled", and it shows Owen's feelings on the barbarity that is conflict and war.
"Disabled" speaks of a man that survived the war and it describes an event that took place as a result of the fighting. "Disabled" is a poem about a man who has survived the war yet lost both legs and lost an arm up to the elbow. It shows the consequences of war. The poem helps him explain why war is such a tragedy. It helps Owen to explain that war can have such devastating effects not only on land but also on individual people.
The poem's tone is extremely depressing as this soldier is awaiting death, to kill off the pain that he is suffering. "Disabled" fluctuates in tone throughout the piece, it changes from depressing to reflective to bitter to solemn and then finally to gloominess. Gloominess is not
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