by Rupert Brooke
The Soldier Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Is this a pro-war or anti-war poem? Neither? Both? Why do you think so?
- How does this poem compare to other poems you've read about war?
- What is your interpretation of what is going on in the last 6 lines of the poem?
- Do you think Brooke really believed the things he said in this poem? Is it possible that he was being ironic or sarcastic? How do you know?