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In 'Dulce et Decorum Est' by Wifred Owen what does the poem title have to do with the poem message?

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Answered 2007-05-12 14:29:45

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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