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Patterns vs Anthem for Doomed Youth Poetry could arguably be the most prominent form of self-expression It is seen in the form of song lyrics religion and general poems The great aspect of poetry is that no one poem or poet is the same This includes Amy Lowells Patterns and Wilfred Owens Anthem for Doomed Youth however both works can be compared almost as equally as contrasted Some aspects of poetry are completely different Other aspects of poetry are similar but accompanied by differences these two poems involve both circumstances There are three main differences amid these two poems all three are technical differences rather than differences in meaning The settings of the works are emphatically dissimilar Anthem for Doomed Youth seems to be set at the present era for the writer Owen appears to have written about the Great War which took place in the early twentieth century and existing throughout the eastern hemisphere On the contrary Lowells Patterns is an account of a young woman of the past who lost a loved one involved in campaigns occurring in the early eighteenth century among provinces in Belgium Proof is given in the lines Fighting with the Duke of Flanders In a pattern called war The second difference between the two poems is the images Images in Owens poem are predominantly auditory For example the stuttering rifles rapid rattle and The shrill demented choirs of wailings shells However Patterns takes the visual approach And all the daffodils Are blowing and the bright blue squills and Makes a pink and silver stain On the gravel Lastly the formats of these two poems are quite disparate Anthem for Doomed Youth is classified as a sonnet A sonnet is a fourteen-lined poem metered in iambic pentameter and ending in a rhyming couplet Patterns has one hundred seven lines it has no apparent meter and has no significant rhyme scheme furthermore the format of these two poems bares no
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