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Vintage Hughes - War Summary & Analysis

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War Summary

This poem speaks of the face of war as being both my face and your face. Death is the broom the poet takes in his hands to sweep the world clean and he blames the enemy for the destruction because it is too difficult to blame himself.

War Analysis

This poem makes the point that war is always a collective effort rather than an outcome of an aggressor-victim relationship. War is something we do together but that we insist on blaming each other for.

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Vintage Hughes from Nonfiction Classics for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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