Anthem for Doomed Youth. Anthem for Doomed Youth. Anthem for Doomed YouthIdentify a motif that is present in TWO the following literary works. Chose a quotation from each work that illustrates the motif(s). Quote and cite them here.
Thomas Hardy "Ah, Are You Digging on my Grave?" (1942-3)
Wilfred Owen "Anthem for Doomed Youth" (2034)
W.B. Yeats "Man and the Echo" (2113-4)
Virginia Woolf "A Room of One’s Own [Shakespeare’s Sister]" (2264-71)
Claude McKay "If We Must Die" (2723)
Arthur C. Clarke "Rescue Party"
The Influence of a World War
Choose one of the works listed above. Briefly discuss it in relation to World War I. Is it written before, during or after the war? How does this influence the work? Consider tone, motifs such as heroism/patriotism/hope, theme, persona, and/or symbolism (1-2 paragraphs).
Eliot uses a lot of light and dark imagery in "The Waste Land." Choose two images to discuss. How do they connect to our previous discussions of realism, sensationalism and good vs. evil? Be specific and provide connections to other literary works from the course where you can.
We’re going to create a collective list of characteristics for Modern Literature of the early to mid 20th century. Identify one characteristic and provide a quotation from one of our modern works that demonstrates it. These characteristics could deal with common subject matter, tone, influence of historical events, or any other "pattern" you find in this group of literary works.
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