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Compare And Contrast Charge Of The Light Brigade And Dylan Thomas
The poets Dylan Thomas and Alfred, Lord Tennyson both have well known poems about death, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night and The Charge of the Light Brigade. Although both poems are beautifully written, the two poets describe death very differently with figurative language. Dylan Thomas describes death more as a fight between the darkness of death and the light of life, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson describes death as something that just happens and that it is unavoidable. Dylan Thomas shows the fight between light and dark when he says,”Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light”(Lines 18-19). He is telling his dying father here to fight against “the dying of the light” or to fight the death overcoming

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