Study Questions and Activities: Rupert Brooke

Study Questions and Activities

  1. Compare any of the sonnets here by Brooke with a poem by either Rosenberg, Owen, or Sassoon. Focus on the differing attitudes to war in the two poets chosen. You might wish to consider why Rosenberg particularly disliked Brooke’s war poetry.


Figure 1
Rupert Brooke by Unknown ( is in the Public Domain