Ayn Rand's Anthem For Doomed Youth

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This sonnet is more of the destructions of the youth but is also somewhat an appreciation for youth. The title "Anthem For Doomed Youth" itself is an evidence. An "Anthem" is a praise song which is sung for celebration, however, "Doomed Youth" is completely opposite. This contradiction hence signifies respect to the soldiers who lost their lives in action in the world war and also . The octet of the sonnet denounces what the war has resulted in. The writer basically states that the dead are not being honoured properly for their bravery in three pieces of evidence. First is that rather than passing-bells for dead, their funeral is commemorated in the battle by the shrilling bullets of guns and clanging rifles. Second is that the prayers that
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