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But while Homer may have idealized his combatants and revered their triumphant, incessant fighting, the treatment of war in poetry has grown increasingly more complex since then. The numerous conflicts of the twentieth century produced poets who sometimes chose to concentrate their writing on the horrifying effects of war on civilians.
Come and see the blood in the streets, come and see the blood in the streets, come and see the blood in the streets! Likewise, in "The Diameter of the Bomb," Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai finds that poetic descriptions can falter and fail in the face of violent tragedy: Some poets have focused on another devastating effect of war: Cavafy explored this problem in his allegorical poem " Waiting for the Barbarians ," written in The poem describes a citizenry so fully afraid of a barbarian invasion that the society has stopped functioning.
Why this sudden bewilderment, this confusion? Why are the streets and squares emptying so rapidly, everyone going home lost in thought?
And some of our men just in from the border say there are no barbarians any longer. Those people were a kind of solution. Other poets have recognized the ironic blurring of opposing forces that often occurs in wartime.In Xanadu did Kubla Khan. Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the premier poet-critic of modern English tradition, distinguished for the scope and influence of his thinking about literature as .
Jun 08, · Write the plan in the Book of Plans. Send for the savants of strategy. It is one of the most famous First World War poems and is a war poetry classic. World War 1 Victims of Chemical Weapons. WAR POETRY 50 POEMS ABOUT WAR SOLDIER POEMS such great talent in sharing these poems and the collection is so beautifully Reviews: War poems written by famous poets.
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