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Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 Summary
Vera Brittain

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Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 Summary

Plot Summary

Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain is Vera Brittain's own story. She grows up in the British town of Buxton where she lives an upper middle class existence. She always wants to attend college but her father does not believe it is necessary for women to be educated. His views change after a visit from a respected family friend and Vera begins to prepare herself for Oxford in spite of the comments from other women in the town.

Vera chooses to attend Somerville College and just as she begins, World War I breaks out. Her brother Edward and his friend Roland postpone their studies, enlisting in the war effort instead. Vera completes one year and then becomes a Red Cross nurse of V.A.D. This is the occupation she holds throughout the war, not matter how disagreeable she finds the task. She and her prep school friend...

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