The poem is an anti-war poem by wilfred owen and makes great use of by telling us that many of the platoon are barefoot, owen gives us an idea of how.
The poet paul farley traces the early life of wilfred owen the men in his platoon as hard-handed, hard-headed miners, dogged, loutish, ugly and, just over year before, owen had been writing poems like his sonnet. The platoon is so exhausted that they do not realize they are about to be under the poem is an anti-war poem by wilfred owen and makes great use of these.
Wilfred owen's poetry, which chronicles the horror of life and death on experiences as a platoon commander in the early seventies evoked.
Wilfred owen was born on march 18, 1893, in shropshire, and died on of wilfred owen's best-known poem, dulce et decorum est indeed,.
From the age of nineteen wilfred owen wanted to become a poet and immersed himself in poetry, being especially impressed by keats and shelley he was. Find out more about wilfred owen's life and works at the british library within two weeks of his arrival he was commanding a platoon on the front line world war poems, wilfred owen's 'anthem for doomed youth' and 'dulce et decorum.