© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Soldier

The Soldier

by Rupert Brooke

The Soldier Summary

The speaker informs his audience what to think should he die. He tells them only to consider that a portion of some foreign field will be "forever England" as a result of his death. The soldier, who was raised and nurtured by his country, England, will be buried in the earth. After he dies, the soldier will go to a peaceful, English heaven, where he will re-experience all his English memories. Good times! Right?

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement