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Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et decorum est - it is sweet and fitting (to die for one's country)

An interpretation of Wilfred Owen's beautiful and tragic First World War poem by Banyan class.

What started as a week block to run alongside Remembrance Day on 11th November 2020, Banyan class spent two more weeks studying the first two stanzas of the war poem, 'Dulce et decorum est' by Wilfred Owen. Take a look:

Here is one interpretation of the poem:




And here are the children of Banyan class' interpretations: