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  • War Poetry Analysis: Comparison Between A.E.Houseman's “here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose” and Walt Whitman's “reconciliation”

    War Poetry Analysis: Comparison Between A.E.Houseman's “here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose” and Walt Whitman's “reconciliation”

    19 October 2006 War Poetry Analysis: Comparison between A.E. Houseman’s “Here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose” and Walt Whitman’s “Reconciliation” The XX century was marked by warlike conflicts; the biggest of them were the two World Wars, which affected the entire world in many different ways, without forgot the millions of people dead in them. As result is not rare that most part of the English poetry created in the beginning of

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Vika
  • War Poetry

    War Poetry

    Poetry Assignment War Poetry A popular theme for poets in the last century was war. Many famous poems were written about the two world wars, as well as the Korean and Vietnam wars. For my report I have chosen six poems, three by Wilfred Owen and three by Australian poets. ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’, ‘The Send Off’ and ‘Insensibility (1)’ were written by Owen during the first world war to express his anti-war attitude. ‘Beach

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    Essay Length: 291 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Yan
  • War Poetry

    War Poetry

    Dawe here dramatises the homecoming of Australian veterans' bodies from Vietnam. This is clearly an anti-war poem, reproducing in the seventies the sentiments of the First World War poets. In 25 lines of broken verse presented in one demanding stanza, Dawe recounts how "they are bringing" home the bodies "in deep freeze lockers"... zipped up "in green plastic bags" "bringing them home, now, too late." He picks out the rituals and consequences of this event

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    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Jack
  • War & 20th Century Poetry

    War & 20th Century Poetry

    An individual’s personality, opinion and even the way they perceive things are highly influenced by experience. Many experiences are documented, whether positive or negative, in the form of film, story, song or poem. The twentieth century was an era of imperialism, nationalism and decolonization which would all contribute to the outbreak of both world wars. Each war was both surprising to many people, as well as damaging. The state of a nations economy, moral and

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Vika
  • Relations Between England and It’s Colonies After the French/indian War

    Relations Between England and It’s Colonies After the French/indian War

    In the early years of colonial settlement in the Americas, the struggle for land ownership between European countries seemed everlasting. One feud between Great Britain and France led to the French and Indian War during the mid 18th century. After the war was over in 1763, the political, economic and ideological relations between Britain and its American colonies were altered. Although altered, not all would agree that they were altered for the worse. Soldiers on

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Wasteland: War and Wilfred Owen’s Poetry

    Wasteland: War and Wilfred Owen’s Poetry

    Wasteland: War and Wilfred Owen’s Poetry Poetry, by its definition, is a type of language that unites beauty, the deep sense of the value of life, with truth, the realization and awakening to the meaning of life. Poetry is also a type of language that expresses more and expresses it more intensely than ordinary language. It can also unite the three uses of language: literary, hortatory, and practical. Poetry can be written on a very

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Relation of Descriptions to Nature in Coleridge's Poetry

    Relation of Descriptions to Nature in Coleridge's Poetry

    RELATION OF DESCRIPTIONS TO NATURE IN COLERIDGE'S POETRY Coleridge, like many other romantic writers of his time such as Wordsworth, demonstrated through his works a great interest in nature. Instead of following the philosophy of the eighteenth century which drew the line between man and nature, Coleridge developed a passionate view of the idea that there is just ''one''. He believed that nature was ""the eternal language which God utters"", therefore conecting men, nature and

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Top
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    Did you ever think about why the Civil War happened? I thought about it and came up with three of the best reasons I could think of to cause the Civil War. Here is what I think forced the north and south the come to war. First it was because of slavery, then the south seceded from the union when Lincoln was elected, and the south feared that the north would have majority in the

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II

    Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolved by World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems. Forceful leaders in several countries took advantage of these problems to seize power. The desire of dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan to conquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations. After World War I ended, representatives

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    In the post World War II era, a war arose between the Soviet Union and the United States, but in reality there was never really any documented fighting between the two nations, thus spawning the catch phrase "Cold War." Even though both countries were ready to go to war at the blink of an eye and almost did, the powers-that-be never got the nerve to authorize a nuclear war that would have made World War

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    Submitted: December 5, 2008 By: Fonta
  • Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    This essay will describe the events that occurred following the Civil War in a period known as Reconstruction. In the South, during this period of time many people suffered from the great amount of property damage done to such things as farms, factories, railroads and several other things that citizens depended on to keep their economy strong. Some of these economic hardships included destruction of the credit system and worthless Confederate money. Though statistics in

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mikki
  • Relation Databases Are the Standard of the Day

    Relation Databases Are the Standard of the Day

    But for implementing a relational database from one of the industry standard companies like Oracle or Microsoft, it becomes a costly affair. Thus to eradicate this problem, there are many companies which offer free RDBMS packages. Some of these packages are MySQL and PostgreSQL These packages provide a very solid relational database system with almost the same set of features as the big ones but the main difference comes in performance and scalability. Any free

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mike
  • The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The US is to blame for the Cold War From when World War II ended in 1945 all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War dominated international affairs. It was a global struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although the Cold War was sometimes fought on the battlefield, it involved everything from political rhetoric to sports. Overshadowing all was the threat of nuclear war.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism In Balkans Contributed to First World War Nationalism in the Balkans helped contribute to the outbreak of WWI. Beginning in the late 19th century, the social unrest in the Balkan States became the focal point of many European powers. The Balkan peninsula was that of great importance due to its territorial and economic significance; however, the Balkan States consisted of many proud ethnic cultures who did not wish to be ruled by any

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • History of Romantic Poetry

    History of Romantic Poetry

    History of Romantic Poetry In earlier days of poetry there were three types of poetry that were alike in some ways but different on views. Eighteenth century poets and Romantic poets focused mainly on nature and incorporated God some of the time. But in the works from the Puritans, their main focal point was also on nature, but it always came second to God. These different movements in poetry came about through the works of

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Monika
  • The Historical Background of Cold War

    The Historical Background of Cold War

    Chapter 1: The Historical Background of Cold War. 1.1 The Historical Context. The animosity of postwar Soviet-American relations drew on a deep reservoir of mutual distrust. Soviet suspicion of the United States went back to America's hostile reaction to the Bolshevik revolution itself. At the end of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson had sent more than ten thousand American soldiers as part of an expeditionary allied force to overthrow the ne¬¬¬¬w Soviet regime by

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon
  • World War Poets

    World War Poets

    Georg Trakl, Wilfred Owen and Isaac Rosenberg are all World war 1 poets. They all three also took part in the war. They all three died during the war as well. Owen and Rosenberg were both English as well while Trakl is Austrian. They all wrote of people dead or dying but they all did that in different ways. Georg Trakl was an Austrian that served as a pharmacist on the eastern front. He did

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    Submitted: December 18, 2008 By: Jon
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons why the South wanted to

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    Submitted: January 6, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Poetry of E. E. Cummings

    The Poetry of E. E. Cummings

    The Poetry of E. E. Cummings E. E. Cummings, who was born in 1894 and died in 1962, wrote many poems with unconventional punctuation and capitalization, and unusual line, word, and even letter placements - namely, ideograms. Cummings' most difficult form of prose is probably the ideogram; it is extremely terse and it combines both visual and auditory elements. There may be sounds or characters on the page that cannot be verbalized or cannot convey

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War On Drugs: A Losing Battle? In 1968, when American soldiers came home from the Vietnam War addicted to heroin, President Richard Nixon initiated the War on Drugs. More than a decade later, President Ronald Reagan launches the South Florida Drug Task force, headed by then Vice-President George Bush, in response to the city of Miami's demand for help. In 1981, Miami was the financial and import central for cocaine and marijuana, and the

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    "On to Richmond" was the enthusiastic battle cry of the Union Soldiers as they went into battle. With the apparent disagreements between the Northern and Southern states, war was inevitable. The drastic differences in location, economy, and population played prevalent roles in the outcome of the war. The Civil War was surprisingly drawn out considering the North's overwhelming advantages, which eventually led them to victory. One of the most important advantages the North had was

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    The American Civil War, one of the bloodiest wars the United States has ever had to go through. The American Civil War started in 1861 and lasted until 1865. This conflict was a," separatist conflict between the United States Federal Government (Union) and eleven slave states that declared there secession and formed the Confederate States of America." We all know that the Union eventually came out on top in 1865 with the surrender of Robert

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Economics are the key to a country's development and prosperity only if the country is united in one ideology. This was not the case in the pre-Civil War period. The fragile balance created by expansion of the North and the South made the Civil War inevitable because the economies of each were based upon free labor and slave labor. The economy in the South was primarily agrarian and based upon the slave-labor system. (F) The

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    The Cold War The Cold War had a major impact on United States history and the histories of many other nations worldwide. The war was made up of many different things to include the United States and the Soviet Unions' goals, major U.S. policies, major events that evolved in Asia, and the affects the war had on American life. This war helped shape history and many of the different societies that were involved. The Cold

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    COLD WAR Cold war is a period in which there was political,economic,cultural and military competition and struggle between the United States and Soviet Union or Eastern cominist block and capitalist Western block. After the world war second, all of the people over the world had worried about the chance of war between east and west blocks.fear of nuclear weapons made people nervous, and states tried to join one of these blocks.there was no hot war

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly

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