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Wilfred Owen. One of his works is Anthem for Doomed Youth. "In this octet the devilish clamour of trench warfare is carefully set against the subdued atmosphere of church. These religious images: passing bells, orisons (prayers), voice of mourning, choirs, candles, holy glimmers, symbolise the sanctity of life - and death - while suggesting also the inadequacy, the futility, even meaninglessness, of organised religion measured against such a cataclysm as war."

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Wilfred Owen’s Dulce et Decorum Est word cloud

This word cloud in the shape of Wilfred Owen's image is made up of the words from Dulce est Decorum Est. Suitable for History lessons on the First World War as well as English lessons on War Poetry...

Sean Bean reads Wilfred Owen's Anthem for Doomed Youth. For those who served in World War One. The end of which was celebrated as Armistice Day in the U.S. and became Veterans Day in 1954. This greatest man made horror would only be eclipsed by World War Two, twenty years later.

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A Poet of the Great War: Wilfred Owen

A Poet of the Great War: Wilfred Edward Salter Owen (1893-1918) was an English poet and soldier. He is regarded by many as the leading poet of "the Great War". His work is shocking and realistic with its focus upon the horrors of trench warfare and gas attacks.

Wilfred Owen, 1916. From Oxford University’s First World War Poetry Digital Archive.

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Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum Est manuscript page [ 'This item is from The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford (; © [Copyright notice]'.]

Futility by Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen World War One Poet. Surely one of the greatest anti-war poems