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The title is ironic, since the poem mocks the idea that dying for one's country is sweet and noble (or however you want to translate the title).

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Q: In 'Dulce et Decorum Est' by Wifred Owen what does the poem title have to do with the poem message?
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Analysis of dulce et decorum est?

Dulce et decorum est is a poem whose title means " It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country." It is poem discussing the plight of young soldiers who are at war.

Dulce et Decorum Est poem summary?

Dulce et Decorum Est is a poem whose title translates to "It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country." The poem describes the horrors faced by young men who are out fighting for their country.

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The tone in Dulce et Decorum est is gloomy and dark. The poem deals with the ordeals of young men sent out to war to fight for their country. There is also a not of sarcasm; the title of the poem means: it is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's county.

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How do you think Wilfred Owen wanted the reader to feel and think after reading his poem Dulce et Decorum Est?

He wanted his readership to see the reality and truth of war, to feel disgusted and horrified by its brutality and to think how completely pointless it is - in fact to show that the meaning of the poem's title is utterly to be despised and rejected.

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