Tag: Siegfried Sassoon

Literature

A Short Analysis of Siegfried Sassoon’s ‘They’

Many of the war poems of Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) take aim at authority figures, older and more powerful men such as generals and majors who hold the fates of the younger generation in their hands. ‘They’, one of Sassoon’s most famous poems, focuses on religious authority, embodied in the poem […]