How Does Wilfred Owen Used To Convey The Realities Of War

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These people of the public were believed to be Wilfred Owen’s intended audience of this poem as the purpose was to reveal the realities of the war to them. Owen being a soldier himself in the first world war had first hand experience on what it was like, his aim was to educate the public on the realities of what it was to fight for their country. He highlights that trudging through sludge, dodging bullets and killing soldier did not make him honourable as the public figures had promoted and that there was nothing at all glorious about war. He states in the last few lines of his poem “My friend, you would not tell with such high zest, To children ardent for some desperate glory, The old Lie; Dulce et Decorum est Pro patria mori.” In parallel

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