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Rupert Brooke
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    (August 3, 1887-April 23, 1915)
    Wrote 'The Soldier,' 'The Dead,' 'The Treasure,' 'Safety,' and 'Peace'
    Died from blood poisoning while serving in World War I
    His poetry always dealt with war and death.
    He found the world dark and depressing.
    He did not die in combat but rather from blood poisoning.
    His poetry is extremely graphic in its depiction of the violence of war.
    His poems romanticize death.
    His mother was very dominating with a tremendous influence on him.
    His poems were very patriotic.
    He showed much promise as a talented writer.
    Winston Churchill wrote his obituary.
    He was known as one of 'the handsomest poets in Great Britain.'
    He shocked readers with graphic images in his poetry, to create a picture of violence.
    He attended King's College in Cambridge.
    He was an 'energetic and skilled satirist.'
    Researched by Jack Magic
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 55 Votes: 41.82% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 30 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 71 Votes: 56.34% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 98 Votes: 54.08% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 114 Votes: 44.74% Annoying
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