Dulce et Decorum Est

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  • Naturalism And Realism In The Red Badge Of Courage

    1. Crane wrote “The Red Badge of Courage” with the intention of refuting the glorification of war. What’s fresh about this book is that Crane uses two type of fictional writing; naturalism and realism. This book is different from other books written about war. 2. I believe that the passage written by Crane deeply describes what the soldiers encountered during the bloody chaotic battle. As a reader, I think Crane’s book is much more interesting, thrilling, and easier to relate to. Crane’s story…

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  • Ernie Pyle's 'Columns And Hiroshima': Poem Analysis

    Ernie Pyle’s columns and ‘’Hiroshima’’ both resonated with me because they discuss the aftermath of events within World War II. Both of these works were a reminder that war is an absolute tragedy where nobody wins. The amount of casualties that occur and land that becomes ruined during a war isn’t anything to be proud of. It’s never an event that people like to read about because of the destruction and death a country must face. However, that’s what I find to be incredibly intriguing about both…

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  • Analysis Of Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, is a story about war and the lost generation told through the perspective of a soldier. Some books attempt to romanticize or cover up the true face of war, but, All Quiet on the Western Front is an example of what being on the trenches was actually like. Throughout the story, Paul goes through many struggles equally physically and mentally scarring. All Quiet on the Western Front is an excellent demonstration of the Lost Generation because…

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  • Book Analysis: All Quiet On The Western Front

    1. The full and complete setting and why it is important to the the literation? All Quiet on the Western Front is set during World War I, behind the German frontlines where Paul Baumer is assigned. The setting intertwines back and forth between the warfront and the camp where Baumer stays. Once during the novel, Baumer goes home on leave, but the setting quickly deteriorates to the warfront. The only additional setting in the novel is in the hospital. Erich Maria Remarque did a great job at…

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  • Jean-Michel Basquiat La Colomba Analysis

    Neo-Expressionist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, explores ideas of inequality and peace in his 1983 painting, La Colomba. This, oil and print on canvas, features a figure in the center with an over-sized oblong head with a distorted black torso. The background of the composition consists of a collage of photocopied drawings and images. The left side is painted over with a sky blue and right side displays scribbled olive branches overlaying the upper half. The left of the figure a splatter of red…

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  • Stereotypes-Personal Narrative

    I gaze over the backyard through my glass door, like any other typical day. The millisecond I realized that it was my childhood and it was endowed of happy times. I open the door, feeling the slight breeze that caused my hair to fall in front of my face. I tiptoed on the deck barefoot, hearing the squeak on the wood that never got fixed. My eyes directed to the old Fisher price playhouse, now having black and brown spots due to dirt and bacteria. Nostalgia feels my nose as when I tried to get in…

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  • Storm On The Island And Exposure Essay

    Comparing 'Storm on the Island' and 'Exposure' Both poets portray nature as powerful and something which cannot be controlled by man. In both poems the weather contributes to the overall effect on the reader. In 'Exposure' Owen uses weather to achieve effect at the beginning of the poem with the quotes: 'the merciless iced east winds' , 'mad gusts tugging' and 'clouds sag stormy'. These quotes set a theme for the rest of the poem, of pain, suffering and anticipation. The word, 'merciless'…

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  • Comparing Billy Collins 'Poems The End And The Beginning'

    What are the costs of war? Both the famous Polish poet, Szymborska, and the famous American poet, Billy Collins, addresses this question in their poems. Szymborska in her poem, “The End and the Beginning” talks about the physical expenses of war. Szymborska begins her poem with the lines, “After every war/someone has to clean up,” (lines 1 and 2). To support the expenses of war, she uses the lines, “We’ll need the bridges back,/and new railway stations,” (lines 22 and 23). Also, she writes,…

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  • No More Boomerang Poem Analysis

    A true and satisfactory sense of belonging can be extremely difficult to achieve, and can often be stolen in an instant. This concept is displayed in ‘No More Boomerang’ by Oodgeroo Noonuccal, a poem that explores the first hand experience of an Indigenous man and the repercussions that he faced due to the invasion of the British settlers, as well as ‘The Secret River’, the core text, and Stan Grants 2016 speech, that challenges Australia’s current state in regards to Indigenous and…

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  • Comparison Of Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night And To My Mother

    This chapter will discuss the four selected poems, two from each author, and will provide the analysis and interpretation of those poems. Poems were chosen on the basis of the themes, symbols and imagery that they use. All four poems were written in the postwar period and reflect the condition of this particular era. The poems offer to the reader the closer view of consequences that war itself brought to the people and its destructive elements. What they all have in common is the motif of…

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