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Fussell1 - allusions which lead to fascinating writing Fussell shows this on page 161 by stating “To write like that you have to read all the

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Nick Piccirillo LIT 1933 September 11, 2007 “Oh What a Literary War” In his chapter, “Oh What a Literary War”, Paul Fussell recognizes the fact that soldiers in war are made to be strong writers by reading in a search for normality. By immersing themselves in all kinds of literature the soldiers learn prose and are given the power to make
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Unformatted text preview: allusions which lead to fascinating writing. Fussell shows this on page 161 by stating “To write like that you have to read all the time, and reading the national literatures is what the British did a great deal of in the line.” in response to one of E. E. Cummings writings about his experience in war....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course LIT 1933 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '08 term at FAU.

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