"Do not weep madian, for war is kind"
-1,3,5 are calming, fluffy, less painful, accepting of war. View point of a wife, mother, child who are most effected by death of a soldier
-2 and 4 are manly, glory of war, reality of war. The way soldiers are supposed to be
-naturalism: man isn't comparable to nature, begins negatively but then changes tone
-impressionism: "If I am going to be drowned..." implies the character struggles of desperation
-life goes on after tragedy
-corespondent goes from observer to interpreter