"Dulce et Decorum Est" or the insanity of the new age.

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Title: "Dulce et Decorum Est" or the insanity of the new age.
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Date: April 16, 1997
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The poet uses metaphors like "blood-shod," "deaf even for the hoots of tired, outstripped Five-Nines," (line 7-8) as well as a literal, graphical expressions through which describes the scene as if we were there ? we can see, feel and smell everything...
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The next scene creates another horrible image with a metaphor used to describe the soldier who was not fast enough to put on his "helmet" was "floundering like a man in fire or lime." With this dramatic imagery Owen achieves two things: on one hand, he recreates the sight and the feelings as if they were happening now to us and the other, he shows us that there is noting noble in dying in such a vile way (Magill, 1992, p...
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