Wilfred Owen: The Horrors Of War

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Abstract :
No area of human experience has generated a wider range of powerful feelings than war. In war people can face many contradictions like hope and fear. Exhilaration and humiliation: hatred –not only for the enemy but also generals , politician, and war-profiteers and love for fellow soldiers, for women and children left behind.
Like Robert Brooke (1887-1915), Isaac Rosenberg(-1918), Siegfried Sassoon (1886 -1867) Edward Thomas (1878-1917), lvor Gurney (1880-1937) Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) was 10 almost them who wrote about soldiers and war in such pettiness because he had developed increasingly energy feeling concerning the conduct of war. The paper highlights the poetry of Wilfred Owen which show the horrors of war
In many of his poems Owen expressed his deep sorrow towards the war and soldiers. In this paper selected groups of Wilfred Owen will be discussed and analyzed. These selected poems are “ Ducle et decorum est, “ “Arms and the boy” “ Strange Meeting “and “ insensibilities “

He is an English poet, born on march 18, 1893 and died on November 4, 1918 , Being a soldier and poet, he was regarded by many as the leading poet of the first war. His parents were probably both welsh in origin, and he was conscious of his Celtic ancestry; he wrote in one …show more content…

It was edited by edited Sitwell. A member of a prominent literary family in England her brother, osbert Sitwell , had been a friend of Owen and Sassoon in 1931 a expanded edition with twenty –nine poems was published, together with a introduction by Edmund Blunden another notable British poet who had served in continued to inspire later generations of poets such as cecil day Lewis who in 1964 edited the collected poems of Wilfred Owen which included seventy-nine

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