PT1: The Impact And Legacy Of World War One

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Imagine being convinced to go to a different country for a job, not knowing what life would be like in this country, what type of job it is and not knowing the negative effects of going there, but the only knowledge that you have is that you 're supporting your country and many people are encouraging you to take the job. You then end up in a harsh living environment, filled with poverty, a lot of crime and illegal actions that makes you scared and want to move back home. This is exactly what many soldiers experienced when being recruited to join the military force. This was one of the biggest problems that occurred during War World I and has left a legacy and impact on our Modern society. Due to the influential change that the movement of modernist …show more content…
Battling in a war for many years, many soldiers came back home as a different person, traumatized from the trenches. The trauma resulted from the soldier 's’ experience of the screams of others in agony and pain and the thought of their own death. They were lost with their feelings and were easily traumatized or mostly commonly known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ( PTSD). My personal example would be my uncle who is a retired veteran and is suffering from PTSD. He tells me every night he has trouble sleeping due to frightened thoughts that someone was going to break into his house and kill him. He also tells me that whenever he hears a big noise, it frightens him, thinking that he’s back in …show more content…
The impact of his paintings sent out powerful messages about love, peace, society and politics. Cubism was one of picasso influential art movement that impacted western society because it provided a different view of society and a painting that no longer aimed to represent reality. An example of Cubism painting was the artwork “The Weeping Woman” Picasso provided a deep meaning of how women felt during the War (Spanish War). The theme of this artwork was under tragedy, due to what was going on with the war and the impact it had on others. The darkness in her eyes represented terror from the news, the tears represent real life experience of the smoke in their eyes making them tear; This artwork was a sign of protesting and suffering. When artwork was created, it gave many people an emotional outlook to what those in pain went

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