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During a war people do not understand the pain sacrifice and hardship that the soldiers endure Many are just interested with the outcome Many questions asked are Are we winning as if it is a game they are watching Propaganda is used to lure boys into the army and comfort family members It is not until the soldier returns from war if lucky deformed and mentally traumatized that the true colours of war are seen War poetries are written by many soldiers to tell their experiences the hurt and hardship they have gone through They are traumatized by the great amount of death they have seen the fear of been killed The dark red colour of blood will forever be engraved in their mind haunting them in their sleep Two war poems that which are examples of war poetry are In Flanders Fields by John McCRAE and Suicide In The Trenches by Sigfried Sassoon These poems are similar in that they both rhyme but are different in that the theme of glory and pride surrounds the poem In Flanders Fields while the theme of anger surrounds the poem Suicide in the Trenches and also In Flanders Fields is written in a positive tone towards war while Suicide in the Trenches has a negative tone towards warThe two poems are similar in that they both us the same poetic technique which is rhyme They are both similar even though Suicide in the Trenches has rhyming couplets through out the poem while only parts of In Flanders Fields are in rhyming couplets A rhyming couplet is evident in the first stanza of Suicide in the Trenches I know a simple soldier boy who grinned at life in empty joySassoon 1-2 The last word of every line rhymes with the last word in the next line This is also evident in the poem In Flanders Fields In Flanders Fields the poppies blow between the crosses row on rowMcCRAE
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