Dulce et decorum est” (Owen). This shows the intense agony that war inflicts on men whostruggle through it and see all of the terrible things that occur. Another very prominenttheme throughout the poem is patriotism. Readers can see examples of patriotism in thefirst stanza when Owen states “Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots,/ butlimped on, blood-shod” (Owen). Through these few lines, we are able to gather how muchpatriotism each soldier had to continue fighting even through the harshest of conditions.3. "In General:" Pick three uses of imagery in the poem that you like. Explainwhy the imagery is so appealing to you.