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The excerpt presented is exposure, a poem by Wilfred Owen written in 1917. Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) was a committed christian who was widely recognized as one of the greatest voices of the first world war. During his lifetime only four poems were published. All of them addressing the reality behind the pro-war propaganda and depicting the ‘pity of war’. He took part on the war as a soldier and officer; once he suffered from shell-shock and returned to Britain. After recovery he returned to the western front and was awarded