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How did various writers respond to World War I? Compare and contrast the works of two writers of the time. Examples are the poems of Rupert Brooke and Siegfried Sassoon and novels such as Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front and Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms.

Although he stayed in London for most of World War I and did not take part in it, a much older Ezra Pound lived in Italy throughout World War II and wrote and performed radio broadcasts for Mussolini's state radio network. For this act, he was indicted for treason in 1943. Research the "case of Ezra Pound" and write an essay about his life during World War II. How did his writings from World War II compare and contrast with his writings from World War I?

Pound's "Hugh Selwyn Mauberly" takes place largely in a London that...

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