Analysis Of The Poem the Soldier By Rupert Brook Essay

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Analysis Of The Poem "the Soldier" By Rupert Brooke

Analysis of the Poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke


I am analyzing the poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke. This poem is
about a man who loves his country dearly. The country is England. He believes
that if he should die in a far away battle field that people should remember of
him only that he was English. Brookes says in his forth line, "In that rich
earth a richer dust concealed." This means that if he is to die in a land
other than England that the soil would be made better because there would now
be a piece of England within it.
The plot of this poem reinforces it's meaning because it deals with
death and love. These are two powerful things that evoke feeling in people.
It helps to create an image in the poem of a man who is very brave and would do
anything for his country.
The character in the poem reinforces the meaning because he truly
believes in his country. He describes England in his ninth line by saying,
"And think, this heart, all evil shed away." These are the words of a man who
truly believes that his land is the greatest of good.
Images in "The Soldier" are extremely strong and persuading. One image
is the line "Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam." This line
evokes images of a beautiful woman cherishing and caressing the man who stands
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