Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Essay | Student Essay

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How Issues of the Period 1900 to the 1950s Reflect in Poetry

Summary: Poems written during the first half of the twentieth century, such as "O What is That Sound," "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," and "Prayer Before Birth," reflect the issues of the time. These issues included war, revolution, morality, disillusionment, the Great Depression, and the future of the human race, and the three poems analyzed focused particularly on issues of war and morality.
How do the poems of the 1900-1950s section of the anthology reflect the issues of the time"

During the 1900-1950s poets used the issues in that time period with in there poems.

These issues included: World War, revolution, morality, disillusionment, the Past, The Great Depression and the future of the human race.

The two poems, which I will be analysing, are `O What is That Sound' and `Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night'. I will investigate how the poems I have selected represent the issues of the 1900s to the 1950s.

In `O What is That Sound' the issue of war, fear, and betrayal is portrayed within the poem. The idea of war is suggested with the use of description of the soldiers but also their activities, which they are carrying out. The use of...

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