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Unformatted text preview: back, instead of beating great bells, playing drums and yells. How ironic for celebrating when most of the comrades die? One big contradiction of the poem is between its structure and content. The rhyme scheme of the poem is in pattern of A,B,A, A,B, which may represent the soldiers ordered marching step; however, the content of the poem hints that soldiers are marching toward chaos, and death. From the poem, we can sense the poets fierce opposition to war, and also get the message that war is not as glorious and honorable as its portrayed to be....
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course LANG 111 taught by Professor Lancebeck during the Spring '11 term at Ave Maria.
- Spring '11