Dulce Et Decorum Est

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In the poem, “Dulce et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen, Owen utilizes imagery to depict his point of war, being horrendous and devastating for soldiers. Moreover, in the passage Owen describes soldiers that have been in combat without rest, in addition a gas shell attack, which has caused a soldier to die an agonizing death. To illustrate, the phrase “But limped on, blood-shod”, emphasizes the extremity of the conditions the soldiers are in combat, and making it evident that they have been walking for an extensive time, without interruption, as a result of the war. Furthermore, the words “guttering, choking, drowning”, evoke a feeling of pain which, no human should endure. By constantly, depicting the conditions soldiers endure, and the possibility
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