The poems Remains, by Simon Armitage and War Photographer, by Carol Anne Duffy both discuss the topic of war. In both poems, you can see how war affects people and how memories of what they have seen haunt them forever. In War Photographer, attempts are made to put order to the chaos created by war, unlike Remains, which shows how chaos is created.
The documentary "The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975" directed by Göran Olsson explores the Black Power Movement in this time period. It distinct itself from other documentary in the way it presents its content and arguments. This is mostly due to the fact that the footage was taken at the time, while many commentaries are from the 21st century.
Compare how the effects of conflict are presented in ‘Remains’ and one other poem you have studied?
How can different perceptions about one topic be expressed in poetry? The main theme that the two sets of poems convey is war, but it’s expressed in different point of views through the use of diction that builds tone. The tones of these poems play a big role in conveying the differences between the different eras that these poems are written in, and shows how societies have changed from the Victorian era till the time of World War I.
Just by reading the title of Philip Levine’s poem, “They Feed They Lion”, the reader is already given the implication that the poem may be somewhat cryptic to the non-analytic eye. After analyzing the title carefully, it becomes clear that the author was implying that the lion is a symbol for something bad. Just by deciphering this, one can deduce that the title is a metaphor for a group of people feeding into the said thing that is bad. Once the reader reads the poem several times though, it becomes painstakingly clear that the lion that Levine is talking about is the unprecedented hate that is so ingrained into human nature. A part of human nature that most members of the human race constantly feed into without fail.
The best ways to respond to conflict is to talk it out, and take time to think about it. Conflict is a serious disagreement between two or more sides. In “The Diary of Anne Frank” she responded to conflict by, staying in hiding while being positive and believing that everything will be okay. In “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”, Winston Churchill responded to conflict by keeping his country and himself confident and fighting for what he believed in. “The Diary of Anne Frank” and “Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat” are similar because, Anne Frank and Winston Churchill both were happy about how they had faith in escaping the torture Germans put them threw.
Today, members of the board, As an emerging film critic, I stand before you today to discuss and promote the film that absolutely best represents the pure essences of Australia’s identity through our strong Companionship, commitment and courage. From the quote mentioned above, Comparably, our Australian identity that is also exhibited in the film, is emphasized.
Student Joshua Hosking has a knack for the study of war and poetry and has in the past had a one on one interview with a veteran from the Vietnam War (1954 - 1975).
Out of all types of conflict, those that exist between a person and himself can prove to be the toughest to overcome. This is because one can only rely on himself to solve the problem. In “The Life You Save May be Your Own” by Flannery O’Connor, the major conflicts resides within Mr. Shiftlet. This man vs. self conflict involves the struggle in which he tries to overcome his evil ways, but continues to fail in the shadows of his own selfishness. He attempts to undertake good deeds to help others such as the Craters with their house work and the wandering boy with advice, but continues to fall short even by the end of the story. He is forever stuck in this struggle of breaking his habitual, evil ways.
Maybe nothing is more incessant in the pages of history books than wars. Since the beginning of time, men have battled to hold their ground and vanquish more. However, the images of war are never as victorious that they are painted out to be. The truth of war is dull, devastate, and nerve racking, with conditions unfavorable to mind, body, and soul. The substances of war and the dread experienced are reported and told by writers all through time. In Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet On The Western Front,
People can best respond to conflict by staying positive because it affects their physical and mental health in a helpful way and can affect others around you in a positive way. It can help someone greatly in stressful situations when their life could be at risk.
Conflict perspective focuses their attention on society as a whole. Conflict theorists see society as in a continuous sate of conflict between groups and classes. He struggle for power and income is a continuous process but one in which many categories of people appear as opponents-classes, races, nationalities and even the sexes. Society is held together through the power of dominant groups or classes. The shared values, which functionalist see as glue for holding society together, do no realty form rue consensus; instead this is an artificial consensus in which the dominant groups or classes impose their values and rules upon rest of the people.
In the poems “A Psalms of Life” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” by Emily Dickinson, “Beat! Beat! Drums!” by Walt Whitman the themes, mood, structure and literary devices has similarities and differences. In Longfellow’s poem “A Psalms of Life” its theme focuses on how everyone should live a life for today. The theme is expressed in his poem as Longfellow states, “Lives of great men all reminds us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of times”. As in Emily Dickinson poem, the theme is based on the cycle of life the inevitability of death. The poem “Beat! Beat! Drum!” theme is the ravages of war.
“Conflict is a struggle over values and claims to scarce status, power, and resources, in which the aims of the opponents are to neutralize, injure, or eliminate the rivals”. (L. Coser,
This essay will try to analyze the main causes of violent conflicts, making reference to the literature and taking into consideration the theories of greed and grievance. Furthermore, structural violence and its relation to violent conflicts will be discussed, to make an analysis on how well the literature explain the connection between the causes and the dynamics of the conflict. On the second half of the essay, the role of different actors in conflict resolution will be discussed, with particular attention on the different levels of mediation, the resolution between states and the UN and NGOs as fairly important mediators. Finally, it will be analyzed the neutrality and the bias of the different mediators and how they could or could not be