The implication of the grotesque is far more powerful than a graphic description of it here. Owen says in the poem that this is a lie and both poets were stongly anti war although they both fought in the war. If not, then why do you ask? Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon were both an accomplished warrior and a poet. Does it matter where I lived? If you were planning on being a pilot, or a professional baseball player, well, you can toss that dream out the window. Does it matter that life had no value to me? I'm gay, but I guess women just have it easier! Wilfred Owen degrades this statement by stating the harsh reality. This was the beginning of a major change of the lives of all individuals throughout the world. Now imagine that you lost your legs fighting in a war, not a war in which you were attempting to root out evil, but a war that only happened because everybody got involved who had no compelling reason to get involved.
After an uneventful childhood, Sassoon attended Cambridge for a while, but left without taking a degree just like the famous poet. We live because our hearts beat, we live because we breathe, and we are here because our Maker has brought us into planet Earth to celebrate the true meaning of life and to make this world a great place to be. Copyright © Year Posted 2007. This statement means that the Bishop is trying to say that after the war, men will be real men. Does it matter to you? Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. Nevertheless, little grew up in the southeastern English county of Kent with an English mother with a penchant for German opera hence her son's name. Does it matter that I used to avoid people? Clearly, if a soldier were to lose a limb in the First World War trenches and such instances were not uncommon , it would be a bloody affair - either blown off by a shell, or sawed of in the chaos of the operating rooms amidst a tempest of pain.
Wilfred Owen uses double entendre in this line. Now there's a name you don't hear everyday. For people will always be kind, And you need not show that you mind When the others come in after hunting To gobble their muffins and eggs. The poem is a direct conversation between a Bishop and boys soldiers , it can be seen by the use of the double quotations. The poem tells the story about how society expects the soldiers to resume to their previous life.
The bunkers were armed with machine gunsand anti-tank weapons. Just a regular guy, not into any special scene. In winter trenches, crowed and glum, With crumps and lice and lack of rum, He put a bullet through his brain. A lot of people would probably feel pretty bad for you and would thus be extra nice, but that really wouldn't change anything. Middle Other sarcasm states that it does not matter to get injured in war; the repetition of 'Does it matter? Sassoon believed… 1991 Words 8 Pages he travelled to France to teach English when the war broke out. His poems centering on war are mainly anti-war poems. Sex is great but never cheat my hearth just for personal pleasures.
In addition, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon definitely could not have written these two masterpiece poems if they did not witness the war from their naked eyes. They do not see the trouble they've gone through, and the sacrifices they have made, to keep their country and its people safe and protected. For one thing, wasn't really a bright-side-of-the-road kind of guy. And on this Memorial Day, in the United States, the subject is how we treat veterans who have made it home. Conclusion It also tells us that although the soldiers have done and achieved all this, people back home still do not appreciate their loyalty to their country. No-one spoke of him again.
It also leads the reader to question their own attitudes towards disabled veterans and towards the war itself. Sound sets and determines the rhythm and the flow of a poem from the start to the finish. Notice also he chooses to use the word 'your', hereby inviting the reader to become the afflicted, to place themselves in the position of the victim. Click 'read more' for a brief analysis of Siegfried Sassoon's 'Does it Matter? Not one more veteran loses care because of it. I go for 3 line segments many times to create the space between and breath of air before the next stanza. Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen were in the army together but I wouldn't say that they knew each other! As we near Memorial Day, the subject is war. Because this poem is from such a new perspective, it makes such an impact on readers.
This was the beginning of a major change in the lives of all individuals throughout the world. But at the football game, you clap, you cry, and you absolve yourself of responsibility to that overjoyed family on the field. Warm hugs to those who deserve and inspire Love and Desire! Siegfield Sasson uses a variety of poetic languiage features to illustrate an important message of the atrocities of war. Theres such splendid work for the blind; And people will always be kind, As you sit on the terrace remembering And turning your face to the light. Does it matter that she died and left a child all alone? If that sounds like a risky move, well, it was. Along with this, your powerful topic sentence drew me in, making me want to read more of the blog post. I think President Obama should be too.
A link can be found below for more information. I assume for the boys to be soldiers as they know the other soldiers by their names. Warm Hugs to those who are alone and lonely, set apart, abused or just unhappy. As long as we the people Came out that hollow cave the same way And look at ourselves and those around We should look with such a great awe and Admiration that so many different people could Come from the same genes and print out So many different masterpieces-- Does it really matter what the color of my skin is? The title and the repetition of this rhetorical question emphasises the pointlessness of war while leading the responder to question their own attitudes about war. We are led to believe that people are by default sympathetic in the second line. It also mentions how people treat soldiers after war, after they've become disabled; there's simply no respect for them.