How does the poet present his ideas of war?

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Siegfried Sassoon, the poet who wrote "Suicide in the Trenches," presents his ideas of war through simple but vivid imagery and a shift in tone at the start of the third stanza.

According to Sassoon, war takes away the innocence of youth, and the imagery of the first and second stanzas illustrate how violent and abrupt this theft of innocence can be. In the first stanza, the poet employs simple imagery to describe any young man who has no anxiety; his ability to...

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