The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing - Ci Vediamo Summary & Analysis

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Ci Vediamo Summary and Analysis

Although not specifically about writing, this chapter is perhaps the most important in the book because it gives the reader a glimpse into Hugo's personal experiences that molded his poetry. In this section Hugo writes about the time he was employed as a bombardier in Italy in World War II. Several years after the war, Hugo and his wife travel back to Italy to visit the places that were familiar to Hugo during his combat days. Through his poetry, he deals with the changes he finds as well as the emotions and feelings from his days in combat. Right away Hugo discloses his sense of humor when writing about how bad of a bomber he was during combat. He jokes about not only missing his target located in the Brenner Pass, but also missing the entire Brenner Pass.

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