This page of the essay has words. Download the full version above. Many factors that go into the war or had an influence on it had their own specific role. Trenches were a key part of the battleground during World War I and became the home and final location for millions of soldiers.
In the conditions soldiers lived were in scratching could be dangerous or even fatal as it was an unsanitary environment. Lice was a major problem during the war. They would cover the whole body and when they would bite it cause the soldiers to itch. Lice was the cause of trench fever in WWI. Lice would suck the blood of someone who was infected with trench fever and then jump to bite another person, in which this spread trench fever across the soldiers.
There are many reasons why people joined up for the Army. For the people who did join up for the army they expected the war to last for a couple of months and that it would be over by Christmas. But if any of them had known that the war was going to last. Incredible images are created in ones mind as war writings are read and heard.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Subject matter: the poem is about the depression of a young soldier. The depression of this young soldier before he commits suicide is clearly displayed in the poem. He was young and had no worries because he enjoyed life and did as he pleased. He made life seem easy and happy even when times were bad.