Why does the boy count himself luckier than the rest?

QuestionsWhy does the boy count himself luckier than the rest?
Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff asked 1 year ago

The soldier boy in Michael Mack’s poem ‘Small Pain in My Chest’ counts himself luckier than the rest. Why?

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 1 year ago

The boy counts himself luckier than the rest because his fellow soldiers had died the previous night in war while he had survived the initial blow.

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