Englis Essay #3 - Juan Torres November 3, 2009 Title Dulce...

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Juan Torres November 3, 2009 “Title” Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen In the First World War the world saw how the ideas of the nineteenth century were implemented. During the earliest 1900s, nationalisms emerge with all this fever of countries that were contained within empires, and that wanted to excel their own history and their own self-determination. National states were struggling to be born on the battlefields, so they created a national fever that made people fervently believe in the trenches. Those states of the First World War deceived the young people by presenting the war as an epic deed. That colossal lie is stated in Wilfred Owen’s poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est”. Owen shows us how people were brought up with an untrue message of what war meant. During the First World War any soldier knew why they were fighting, no one knew why they were killing each other. The Great War was a conflict between empires and nations that didn’t make sense to the people of the time. This conflict was, as Owen
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Englis Essay #3 - Juan Torres November 3, 2009 Title Dulce...

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