Wilfred Owen: Poems

What does word'Strange Friend' suggest in Owen's ''Strange Meeting''?

Here is no cause to mourn.

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The soldier's strange friend is the soldier he had killed in combat the day before. In his descent into hell, the soldier meets him as a new kind of comrade..... a neighbor so to speak. Some critics believe the soldier is encountering his other "self." For additional details follow the link provided below.