4.2 Discussion - 4\/2 Discussion Thursday April 2 2 015 12:24 PM Although the fought on opposite sides of the war what attributes\/experiences of the war

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Unformatted text preview: 4/2: Discussion Thursday, April 2 , 2 015 12:24 PM • Although the fought on opposite sides of the war, what attributes/experiences of the war did Franke and Sassoon have in common? ○ Both weren't motivated, disillusionment with war» not supporting ○ Sheer death/terror(trench warfare) ○ Language use» mud, smell, noises, environment ○ Trench Warfare: § Disease, standing water § Gaining ground: vulnerable to their attack § Long battle § Gas-­‐new technology ○ Desensitized ○ Constantly under attack ○ Immobility ○ Stalemate ○ Loss of hope (w/ optimism)» but not totally § First major wave socially and culturally ○ Makes society question the future and question humanity ○ WW1 solidifies the obscurity of different worlds and realities existing ○ Makes society question the future and question humanity ○ WW1 solidifies the obscurity of different worlds and realities existing § What just happened? • Based on these descriptions of the battlefront, what physical and psychological effects did trench warfare have on soldiers? ○ Desensitized ○ Loss of hope ○ Possible side effects of gas warfare ○ PTSD or shell shock ○ Trench foot ○ Amputees • In US, French and British WWI propaganda the Germans were often depicted as devoid of humanity. How does Franke’s letter or the All Quiet on the Western Front clip challenge that image? ○ Enjoy everyday pleasures ○ See enemy objectives, not monsters ○ Similar perspectives and experiences ○ Humanizes ...
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  • Spring '13
  • DanielleHoskins
  • World War I, Stormtrooper, (trench  warfare)

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