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How do different poets put forward various views through World War One through their poetry
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How do different poets put forward various views through World War One through their poetry.?
The First World War poems that we have studied have shown different views regarding the events of 1914-1918.Whereas some view the experience as being a cleansing and purifying experience or sees war as a game, and others demonstrate the true horrors of the war, and the shattering aftermath of war.
One poet who puts out a positive view of the war is called Jesse Pope who is a Journalist. She has written the propaganda poem "Who's for the game?" she views war as:" Who's for the game, the biggest that's played/The red crashing game of a fight"
Pope refers the war as a quite important sporting event that every young man should take part in. Pope uses a series of rhetorical questions to manipulate the reader to sign up and fight.
She continues to persuade the reader; "Who wants a turn himself in the show/and who wants a seat in the stand?"
The implication is that the reader must be lacking some sort of skill to refuse such an offer and the allegation is that the reader
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