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What is the cost for liberty or the price for domination Most of us say sacrifice the sacrifice of innocent persons welfare To earn freedom or gain control an individuals welfare must be surrendered in order to fight for his homeland Their welfare is replaced with severe mental anguish unceasing terror agonizing physical pain and death These traumas are suffered both by a volunteering patriot or a reluctant recruit The only difference between the two is whether or not they believe their sacrifices were done in vain Wilfred Owens Dulce et Decorum Est and Tennysons Charge of the Light Brigade illustrate soldiers experiences in the time of combat but the poets attitude about war differ from one another Tennyson glorifies the bravery in war while Owen shows his contempt of war as a whole Tennysons Charge of the Light Brigade depicts a sense of honor and courage of the six hundred men who marched to their imminent death Unlike Owens poem he does not describe gruesome details of combat Tennyson focuses on the armys relentless march into a battle that they all know they will lose Like all soldiers they do not retreat nor do they ever question the orders of their superior Forward the Light Brigade Was there a man dismayed Not though the soldier knew Some one had blundered Theirs not to make reply Theirs not to reason why Theirs but to do and die -- Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred 878 The soldiers knew the order to march forward was not a good idea They knew the outcome was going to be unpleasant Because of their intense patriotism and loyalty the soldiers do not question the order They were willing to do and die in the valley of Death for the sake of their cause 878 As an individual each feared his fate As a whole their bravery and patriotism overcame the fear of
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