This is an A-grade critical essay at NAT 5 English that examines Wilfred Owen’s poem ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ in relation to the following question:
Choose a poem which explores an aspect of human experience. By referring to poetic techniques, explain how this aspect of human experience is explored.
This poem examines the key themes of war, and should be used as a benchmark for teaching at National 5 or Higher English. Quotations have been highlighted in blue for ease.