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    World War I was an important part of history it came with many innovations and techniques that were not used in previous wars. Wilfred Owen was a major contributor to this war; he helped people comprehend the realities of the war by his poetry. He was known as a trench poet along with his friends Rupert Brooke and Siegfried Sassoon, who served on the western front during World War I. These men wrote poetry about the experiences they were having while fighting during World War I. Wilfred Owen shows

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    Weapons of Word War I

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    First seen during World War I (WWI), the devastating effects of widespread chemical warfare were eventually deemed inhumane by an international consensus and chemical agents were subsequently banned from use. Still, despite the tendency of the modern warrior to overlook antiquated tactics, the threat of chemical agents in the theater of war cannot be entirely discounted by today's Soldier. By analyzing the application, evolution, and overall legacy of chemical weapons in the Great War we can work to

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    The First World War dragged in the world’s economically powerful countries at the time, while also advocating advancements in technology that would aid each side in their goal of winning the war. World War I featured many different technologies, including the submarine, aircraft, and chemical weapons, used for defense and, more often, offense. Specifically, chemical developments paved the way to a new type of war—chemical warfare. Wars in the past were fought using conventional warfare, in which

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    He and the German Army had waited weeks for ideal winds to release the more than 168 tons of chlorine gas they had transported from Haber’s labs. On the morning of April 22nd, the winds over the battlefield were just right to release the 6,000 canisters of chlorine gas (Fritz Haber - Smithsonian). Haber stood there, on the front lines of Ypres, in his full army uniform and prinz-nes glasses, casually smoking a cigar as he gave orders

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    War has cursed man for eternal history. Its devastation has prolonged tragedies for millions of people. The gruesome killings represents the pain of innocent men who fall in the drains of perdition. The instruments of violence target the zones of demolition and the souls of brave men. This essay examines the massacres of war in Owen. In Anthem for Doomed Youth, Owen uses similes to describe the devastation of war. He symbolizes a “dying cattle” to reflect a troop of men being trounced in a warzone

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    there were 87,500,000 war, military and civilian, deaths in the last century. Writers Stephen Crane, Wilfred Owen, Tim O’Brien, and Kevin Powers have all participated in wars of the last hundred years, and they have written about their experiences in various ways. Wilfred Owen fought in World War I, Stephen Crane was a war reporter in Cuba, Tim O’Brien fought in the Vietnam War, and Kevin Powers fought in the War on Terror in Iraq. Even though these writers fought in different wars, they all have something

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    Dulce et Decorum Est

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    Decorum Est", life in the trenches is graphically detailed to paint a vivid picture of World War I fighting techniques for the reader. Many others wrote about the injustices and cruelties of war at this time, but only one, Wilfred Owen, did so in such a permanent and meaningful way. Owen is known as one of the most infamous WWI poets, and has undoubtedly had more impact on the public conscience of the tragedy of war than any other writer of his generation. WWI introduced a new style of warfare known

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    The brutality of war shown in Henry V is matched by the war poets. In Dulce et Decorum Est, Owen conveys the horror of war, but this time from the perspective of a normal soldier going through a horrific experience- a gas attack. In this poem Owen tries to convince us that war is not noble, glamorous or heroic but in fact quite the opposite. He describes the soldiers as “bent double, like old beggars”. This eliminates the stereotype of soldiers being proud, powerful masculine beings and instead showing

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    Dulce Et Decorum Est- Wilfred Owen Poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est”, is a poem by Wilfred Owen during World War I. The poem is written in first person, and from the perspective of a soldier in the trenches, who describes the harsh reality of warfare. In the first stanza, the poet describes the gruesome and atrocious conditions of the battlefield. He depicts the soldiers having no protection for their feet, but carrying on regardless, to the point where their feet were covered in blood: “many had lost

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    wage war it’s the poor who die”, Jean-Paul Sartre, a prominent Marxist literary critic, existentialist philosopher and author stated in his 1951 drama, The Devil and the Good Lord. Wilfred Owen’s poetry is a profound protest at this fact. Owens poetry was shaped by the horrors of the first world war, he enlisted as a naïve young man with dreams of heroic deeds and “desperate glory” only to be exposed to the realities of what war really entailed. War opened his eyes to the “truth” of the world if looked

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