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aa) Brooke uses the words English and England a lot. He is suggesting by writing those words, that England and the English land is amazing, important and very close to his heart.

bb) Sassoon starts each stanza with a question. He uses rhyme in the first and fifth line, and in the second and third line. The questions make the readers think while they read. The rhyme create fluency in the poem, and make it easier to read.

cc) The Soldier and Does It Matter are very different poems. Even though they both are about struggle and hardship, the overall mood in The Soldier is a sense of patriotism. In Does It Matter, Sassoon makes the questions create a gloomy mood and uses sarcasm. In The Soldier, Brooke uses the love for England and patriotism to say that it is worth losing your life, to give back to your country.

dd) I believe the most important theme in The Soldier is to fight for what you believe in and to give back what has been given to you. An example of this is: "If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field. That is forever England."
In Does It Matter, I think the most important theme is even though it is war you need not join. An example is: "Does it matter? -losing your sight?... There's such splendid work for the blind"

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20.10.2014 kl.10:05

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