Art Expression In World War 1

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Art Expression, and Great War
World War 1 had a huge impact on many people around the world from people in home to the people on the war fields. The people at home were greatly impacted by losing their loved ones and being separated from them. They also experienced attacks like Pearl Harbor in their home and they were greatly impacted by them. Even though people on the home front were impacted by the war. It was nothing close to what the soldiers experienced. Soldiers faced destructive situations and became shell shocked and we can see this in the movie and all the sources.
The Great War had a massive impact towards all the people that experienced it. All the people that were at war saw many disturbing things from massacres to scary weapons.
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This poem showed me that this soldier saw extremely ugly situations on the war field. Then looking at the image Mealtime in the Trenches. I can distinguish a man sitting and looking hungry and cold. This showed that the army did not have good quality of food due to bad logistics and they had to deal with this by rationing their food. We can even see that logistics …show more content…
In one of the other images (Existence) I can see a soldier smoking while resting under a lot of rubble looking like he was hiding from heavy shootings during the War. This basically showed that the people did not want to fight and be killed. They wanted to save their lives and go back to their family instead of facing horrible incidents. From reading the primary sources, I also see a different perspective on War from Europeans and Americans. From the American perspective I see that soldiers that want to fight the war even if they die fighting. I see this in one of the poem where a soldier says “I have a rendezvous with Death At some disputed barricade” (Seeger). By this he was clarifying that he wanted to fight till his death. On the contrary, the Europeans did not want to fight the War. We can see they disliked the War in one of the poems, where the British soldier comments “Sneak home and pray you’ll never know The hell where youth and laughter go” (Sassoon). This showed British's did not favor the war because of how it killed the society. From this I can recognize that some men thought their role in War was something