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1
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When did Wilfred Owen die?

A

In WW1, 4th NOV 1918

2
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What made Dulce a reliable poem?

A

Owen having first hand experience

3
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What was Dulce as poem trying to do?

A

Protest against the government and war supporters

4
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What had happened to Owen before his death?

A

He’d been taken to hospital and treated for PTSD

5
Q

What does Dulce et Decorum Est Pro patria mori mean?

A

Sweet and Wonderful to die for ones country

6
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Who did Owen meet in hospital?

A

Siegfried Sassoon

7
Q

Finish the quote: And flound’ring like a man in ….. … …..

A

fire or lime

8
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Finish the quote: As under a ……. ….. , I saw him ………

A

green sea
drowning

9
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Finish the quote: Bent double, like …… ………. under …………

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old beggars
sacks

10
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Finish the quote: Come ………………. from the ……………… lungs

A

gargling
froth-corrupted

11
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What does ‘Dulce et Decorum Est pro patria mori’ stand for?

A

Sweet and Honourable to die for ones country