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Response Journal: "Anthem for Doomed Youth" by Wilfred Owen

The horror in war and young soldiers sacrifice their lives for nothing is the central theme in this poem. The speaker is angrily speaking about how these young soldiers are dying and being slaughtered like animals. Also, he is mad by the fact that they are not being respected or honored for sacrificing their youths while fighting in the war. In the second half of the poem, the speaker is talking about the families of these soldiers back home, who are grieving and mourning their death.

I really respect Wilfred Owen's courage for giving us vivid images about the truth and cruelty of wars. Through the use of modern poetic devices, Owen wrote a very emotional and effective poem. He made me and the whole world feel the real suffering of the ...

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