Dulce et Decorum Est: Poem Analysis
22. April 2013
English 340.001/Studies in Poetry
Dulce et Decorum Est
During World War I there were many advances in chemical warfare. The Allies and the Central Powers were introduced to tear gas, chlorine gas, mustard gas, and many more lethal chemicals. Chlorine gas is a powerful irritant that, in high concentrations and much exposure, can damage eyes, noses, throats, lungs, and even cause asphyxiation. Mustard gas was not always...
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