The Return of the Soldier Themes & Social Concerns

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The Return of the Soldier centers on what would be one of the major preoccupations of writers in the first half of the twentieth-century: the effect of the First World War on man and society. Through the character of Christopher Ellis, who has amnesia as a result of shell-shock, West examines the war's disordering of a seemingly ordered society. Chris's wife, Kitty, represents the order of prewar Edwardian England, an order destroyed...

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