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Narrator, Part 2, Chapter 9 he Great Adventure ... consisted ofcrouching in a dugout, waiting to be killed. Sources: The Guardian, International Encyclopediaof the First World War, New York Times Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. Trenches & Mud Symbolize imminent death and a mass grave Old Men Represent the authority figures who send young men to die in war Mutism & Stammering Represents how trauma damages soldiers’ ability to communicate Symbols Soldier and poet befriended by Sassoon; reflects on the horrors of war in his work Wilfred Owen Working-class officer eager to prove his bravery but afraid to die on the battlefield Billy Prior Upper-class officer and poet afflicted with trauma; writes a declaration against the war Siegfried Sassoon Caring psychiatrist; treats traumatized soldiers and prepares them to return to battle Dr. Rivers Main Characters Barker began writing in her mid 20s, after she graduated from the London School of Economics. Her early novels describe the lives of working-class women in northern England, where she grew up and continued to live in adulthood. Barker’s Regeneration trilogy earned her several prestigious literary awards. PAT BARKERBORN 1943 Author Dr. Rivers coaxes soldiers to express a range of emotions, from fear to caring. Defining Manliness Powerful men such as King George V perpetuate the war for their own gain. Waging War for Power The war’s horrors lead many soldiers to suffer mental or physical breakdown. Traumas of Battle Dr. Rivers, an army psychiatrist, treats British soldiers traumatized by the horrors of World War I. Rivers is tasked with healing the soldiers’ anguish, with the ultimate goal of sending them back to the battlefield—no matter how conflicted he feels about it. Casualtiesof War OVERVIEW English Original Language 1991 Year Published Pat Barker Author Regeneration War Literature Novel

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