WWI Poetry Analytical Essay by The Research Group

WWI Poetry
This paper examines the poetry which was written as a result of and in response to World War I featuring Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke and others: Impact of public view of war, nationalism, poems aesthetic and political value.
# 18298 | 1,125 words | 3 sources | 1990 | US
Published on Mar 17, 2003 in Literature (Poetry) , History (European - World Wars)

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"This study will examine the poetry which was written as a result of and in response to World War I. The study will consider the effects of the horrors of modern war on poets such as Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke, the impact of nationalism, the value of the considered poems both aesthetically and politically, and the mutual impact of the poems and society (i.e., what impact did these poems have on society, and what impact did society have on these poems).

What the first World War did was to alter the perception of what war is and what role men played in making war. The first World War brought an end, says Bergonzi, to the notion that war was a context for heroism, for fighting and dying valiantly and proudly for country and other high ideals.

Writing specifically of the British experience (the poets to ... "

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