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U.S. History 4.2 A Soldier’s Perspec±ve 4.2 “Le±ers Back Home” World War I: A Soldier’s Perspec²vePaul Green’s Le±er to his sister, ErmaPaul Eliot Green was a Pulitzer Award-winning playwright from Lillington, North Carolina. At 21 years old, he went to France to take part in World War I. These ques²ons refer to a le±er he wrote to his sister, Erma, near the end of the war in 1918.he likes them but says they came in a month late hes talking about the cannons that are shotwhen he has to report how many people were dead or hurt they might find out his secrets they died he thinks he didn't enter the war early enough he says they are angry or bad tempered and gloomy or sad and he also says they would be just as happy to be captured as if they were going home he urges her to hate "masters of Germany" he thinks they dont deserve kindness or forgiveness How does Paul Green describe the le±ers that he receives from the people back in North Carolina? (1pt)1.What are the “balls” that he writes about in the first paragraph of the le±er?

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