Analysis of ‘Greater Love’ by Wilfred Owen

Greater Love – Wilfred Owen Background This poem was inspired probably by a letter Owen wrote in May 1917 which had a quotation from the Gospels. This poem has unexpected twists and turns that is not often seen in Owen’s poetry. Most of Owen’s poetry deals with the trials and tribulations of the soldiers who were fighting the WWI. Most of the time, he does not distinguish between the different nationalities for all of them suffered alike. But here the topic is a greater love than whiRead More…