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  • Erection Of Commemorative Memorials To The War
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    Commemorating the actions of those who served in World War I took many forms in its attempt to ease the suffering and losses inflicted by the war. The creation of memorials served several purposes and with time, the meanings associated with them changed, as did the purposes with which they served. Support groups were formed to aid those in need whose lives became radically changed by the war, and in an effort to commemorate their service. Without alevin g the pain completely, commemoration serve...
  • Psychological Effects Seymour
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    The images of war remain imbedded in an individual's mind, making it difficult for anyone who has faced the horrors of war to re assimilate themselves within society. People who have never faced the horrible images lack the understanding and compassion needed for a war veteran to reestablish themselves. The alienation an individual suffers from family and friends thrusts them further into a world of confusion, forcing them to take drastic actions to find peace. The effects of war have the capaci...
  • Home From War
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    Millions dead, tens of millions injured, for what For a petty argument between two countries. War is devastating to countries and most indefinitely individuals. Men can be left disturbed mentally, physically, and socially for the rest of their lives. Is this necessary Well maybe you should decide after reading the next few paragraphs. You can decide if the war being fought is a war of dignity and glory as everyone would make it out to be or if it was a battle of death and gore. You maybe surpris...
  • Absence Of Rob's Father
    698 words
    In Randolph Stowe's novel, "MERRY-GO-ROUND IN THE SEA", the problems of adolescence and early adulthood are a primary focus. Many factors contribute to the complexity of these problems, the main issues being h effect war has on a growing boy and the loss of Rick's carefree attitude and innocence through the trauma he endured as a POW. Not only does Stowe concentrate on psychological changes within the main characters, but also the physical changes time inflicts upon them. Stowe effectively inclu...
  • Bogle's Experience
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    The Word War lends itself to diverse uses. For instance, we can proclaim a war on drugs, not because we would in the literal sense, kill drugs, but because we wish to portray the gravity of the current situation. It is a matter of poetic license. Yet, there is the other, much darker, literal side of war, where people are urged to fight for their country, to fight for freedom from oppression, and are given deadly weapons with which they ought to spill the blood of other people they have never met...
  • Paul And His Friends
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    All Quiet on the Western Front, directed by Delbert Mann, is based on the novel written by Erich Maria Remarque. It tells the story of a German schoolboy, Paul Baumer, and a group of his classmates, who journey from fantasies of heroic glory to the real horror of actual soldiering. Their journey is a coming of age tale that centers on the consternation of war and emphasizes the moral, spiritual, emotional, and physical deterioration suffered by the young soldiers. Paul Baumer is a 19-year-old vo...

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