Dulce Et Decorum Est And The Light Brigade Comparison Essay

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Dulce Et Decorum Est and The Charge of Light Brigade are both very similar poems but they share many differences and the authors have a different viewing point. I am going to discuss the differences but also the similarities. I will also talk about how the authors are standing in different shoes and sharing different experiences. I will tie the two poems together here and talk about how they relate. Its neat how the two poems relate to eachother and in asense they have a correlation. Its cool how while they are two completely different poems with different meanings and settings they have so much in common at the same time. I’m going to start off by discussing the likes the two poems share. Both of these poems are interesting war stories. They…show more content…
To start off with, the battles are taking places in two different locations. This means there were different climates at each battle. Also the authors have different viewpoints. The author of the charge of the light brigade was actually not even at that battle. Meanwhile the author of Dulce Et Decorum Est. was in the battle so he has a more in depth story because he actually witnessed the war for him self. In the Charge of the light brigade just knowing that the author was actually in the battle really jumps out and grabs my attention. It is sort of makes you think wow he witnessed all of this for himself and what hes writing about actually happened to him even though while reading it, it seems like it would be a fiction story or a fantasy. You see fiction movies all the times portraying wars and what goes on but knowing it really happened in someone’s life and being able to see a war take place through words on pages is extraordinary. Now, with Dulce Et Decorum Est. it’s a different story. It is a great poem and it is even more visible and surreal than the other poem, but knowing the author is making it up from imagination and from stories he’s heard takes away from the quality in my opinion. Overall both of these poems are amazing no matter what and I think they go together
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