"Like men we'll face the murderous, cowardly pack, pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back!"
We will die honorably! With a purpose!
Sonnet in iambic pentameter
"Though far outnumbered, let us show us brave"
"While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs"
The speaker has an indomitable attitude towards them loosing, although they know they will lose to them their mentality is impossible to defeat. McKay’s speaker focuses a great deal on nobility, bravery, and honorable features.
"Oh Kinsmen! We must meet the common foe!”
Call to Action
Not fighting for survival but for their death to not be meaningless.