Dulce et Decorum Est

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What does the title mean
It's sweet and righ tot die for your country
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Which line demasculinises the soldiers
" Knock-kneed, coughing like hags..."
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What metaphor shows the effect pn the mean even at night
" Men marched asleep"
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Which quote shows they are too tired to react
" Of gas shells dropping softly behind "
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What quote shows panic
" Gas!Gas!Quick,boys!"
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What does "He plunges at me, guttering chocking drowning ." show and what is the device
Power of three and onomatopoeia shows he relives it regularly and the sounds are stuck in his mind.
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What simile shows it is a terrible death
"Obscene as cancer, itter as the cud? of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues"
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Why is him telli g you not to go to war effective
He uses "My friend" to address you
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What is significant about the last two lines
He repeats the title but starts with "The old Lie:.."
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Which line demasculinises the soldiers

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" Knock-kneed, coughing like hags..."

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What metaphor shows the effect pn the mean even at night

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Which quote shows they are too tired to react

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What quote shows panic

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