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    Other considerations In democratic state, the public opinion can influence the course of action of the authorities (Mack, 1975: 188). Therefore, Mack blamed that the nature of the polity of the metropolitan contribute to the defeat of the war (Mack, 1975: 189). Domestic constrain in a free society is more influential than other kinds of polity like totalitarian or dictatorship (Mack, 1975: 193). In democracy, the free media can affect the attitude of the population towards the war. The New York…

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    Etini Samuel Udoko ENG 102 – 007 Hatley September 30, 2017. Lost at Home After World War I, being a soldier was the greatest level of honor any man could attain. Young men were shipped off to war with the promise of helping their country, defending the nation, and securing a future for themselves and their families. Little was said about the lasting psychological effects that war would have on soldiers. The life of isolation, and the inability to assimilate back into society, and the pressure to…

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    Introduction Wilfred Owen joined the army in 1915, where he fought on the Western front, experiencing shellshock. Owen developed his war poetry by getting inspiration from Siegfried Sassoon who was a poet himself. (bbc.co.uk) Rupert Brooke was also a soldier who fought In World war 1, but did not experience it fully, due to his death in 1915, when the war was not over at all. Through the poems of Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke, form, structural devices, figurative language, and sound devices…

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    War is one of those things that as much as one tries, one will never fully understand till one has lived the experience. However, Stephen Crane in his novel, The Red Badge of Courage, and Edward C. Judson in his poem, The Attack and Repulse, thoroughly explain the experience of being on the battlefield from two different perspectives. Crane, specifically in Chapter 5, writes about war seen through the eyes of the protagonist, Henry, and Judson writes about his own experience. Though both…

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    In the poem Disabled, by Wilfred Owen, the character in the poem reminisces on past events and reveals all of the things that he has lost during the war. Disabled is thought to be Owen’s most disturbing and shocking poem when written in the year 1917. He wrote this poem whilst he was spending time in the hospital recuperating after returning from the battlefield and he revised the poem a year later. The theme of loss is portrayed throughout the poem in order to reflect Owen’s own experience of…

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    color of the military uniforms. As stated, “It seemed that the mob of blue men throwing themselves on this dangerous group of rifles was again suddenly wild with a spirit of selflessness” (23.42). Blue represents the collective spirit of the Union Army. All in all, color imagery is significant as it is used to describe the way in which Henry feels throughout particular events of the novel. In the Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane uses symbols including the dead man, animal imagery,…

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    How would you adjust to a new unfamiliar, stressful environment that you don't want to be in? In the short story ''Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy,'' Tim O'Brien explores that situation to a whole new level. He tells the story of a man who got drafted to war, and unfortunately has to face its realities and miseries. He leaves with a powerful ending by revealing that Paul's once beacon of hope, the sea, didn't crush his fear, instead it just grew bigger. This leads us to question why ends…

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    A Comrade in War, A Friend for Life Beginning with the shot heard around the world, World War l devastated everyone around. From 1914 to 1918, the Western Front was the center of where all the fighting and killing occurred. In this place, soldiers fought under the worst conditions known to man, yet out of this warfare brought men together. In the book All Quiet on The Western Front the Paul wrote about one positive aspect of the war experience, which is the strong bond between soldiers. Other…

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    What is the limit of pain one feels from being ashamed? Shame is powerful motivator that can lead one to make life changing decisions. Tim O’Brien’s autobiographical war novel, The Things They Carried, details the motivation and the effects of shame soldiers faced during the Vietnam war. The Vietnam war, lasting from 1955 to 1975, was fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam over the idea of communism and capitalism. As North and South Vietnam joined with allies to try to defeat each…

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    In Anthony Grooms book, Bombingham there are many references to moments that are life changing to the main character, Walter. The story is comprised of flashbacks Walter has while he’s a soldier in Vietnam. During the war, Walter feels obligated to write his condolences when a fellow soldier from his hometown, Haywood, dies in the pinnacle of battle. He is prompted with the recollection of questioning his faith in a series of flashbacks regarding his childhood, specifically when his mother was…

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