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Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen was a famous British war poet in World War I. The horrible violence of war turned Owen into a poetic genius. In a two-year period during the war, Owen published only four of his poems, and grew from a negligible minor poet into a famous English-language poet. His poems were antiwar poems of his life in trench warfare. Wilfred Owen the son of Tom and Susan Owen was born on March 18, 1893, …

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…parents received the news of his death on November 11, 1918, Armistice Day. Soon after his death, Sassoon managed for the publication of Owen’s Collected Poems in 1920. Wilfred Owen is known for his anger of the government not telling the truth about the war. His direct style of poetry sets the mood and is highly used by other war poets. Today, Wilfred Owen still remains to be one of the best war poets in the world.