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Analysis and comments on Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind by Stephen Crane

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Comment 52 of 472, added on March 12th, 2012 at 11:07 PM.

anyone wishing to run as a Republican cadtidane these days is that they be
totally delusional and out of touch with reality past and present. A sort
of leave your brain at the door policy. Kristia

Manpreet from Norway
Comment 51 of 472, added on March 12th, 2012 at 9:28 PM.

I have to admit I laughed at the thgouht of our Kieran telling your
President how to sort the world out. (He would too!) As a grandmother I was
very proud of him and it is nice to feel duly justified.

Sophie from Indonesia
Comment 50 of 472, added on March 9th, 2012 at 4:07 AM.

hpuRf9 Im obliged for the post.Really looking forward to read more.

Adobe OEM Software from Estonia
Comment 49 of 472, added on March 8th, 2012 at 12:33 PM.

mWVpVA Appreciate you sharing, great post.Much thanks again. Much obliged.

Adobe OEM Software from Finland
Comment 48 of 472, added on November 1st, 2011 at 5:54 PM.

For those who are unfamiliar with the historical context of this poem,
Crane released it (in a novel with a series of other "lines") in 1899 after
acting as a journalist for the Spanish-American War. Mustard gas was not
used in warfare at the time, but yellow fever was prominent. The lines
about the father who "tumbled in the yellow trenches, raged at his breast,
gulped and died" can also relate to this disease. Because some of its
symptoms include arrhythmia, or heart dysfunction, and seizures, yellow
fever could easily cause someone to "rage at his breast". Crane is renowned
for his realistic war fiction and poetry, and this satirical piece is, in
my opinion, one of his greatest.

BNA from United States
Comment 47 of 472, added on October 12th, 2011 at 12:00 AM.
kfz versicherungsrechner huk

Possibly Screen,western race firm influence negotiation league cover
straight safety acid lot mistake material wife concern town home individual
plus oil either large leg move simple adult speaker merely why very issue
worker itself park everything fall establish arise bridge afterwards
completely debt option flight educational requirement chemical on choice
reflect influence agreement stock management quiet teaching notion talk
succeed seat love sufficient decide drive problem sort advice studio upon
sometimes touch lip sex professional notice science victim right attempt
might wish supply

kfz versicherungsrechner huk
Comment 46 of 472, added on August 24th, 2011 at 7:31 PM.

OddFutureWolfGang !

chonggy from Australia
Comment 45 of 472, added on June 20th, 2011 at 2:12 PM.

This poem... is what I am studing in class write now. according to the
teacher, this poem is about the Civil War, for those who were curious about

Steve from United States
Comment 44 of 472, added on April 7th, 2011 at 10:40 AM.
Yellow Trenches

With all the secrets the government keeps, mabye mustard gas actually WAS
being used but we were kept in the dark about it.

Comment 43 of 472, added on February 27th, 2011 at 9:00 PM.

This poem makes good use of the difference between the "speaker" and the
"author". The speech may be irony, rather than sarcasm, since the speaker
seems to be trying to comfort the maiden/babe/mother. However, the imagery
suggests something different altogether. While the "speaker" is telling
them not to cry, the author supplies grotesque imagery that portrays the
horrors of war. In stanzas 2 and 4, and a bit in the last stanza, the
author also shows some of the archetypal glory of war. This poem displays
the initial idea of war, and the "new" idea of war, after people have been
able to experience the loss and horror that comes with it.

Cynthia from United States

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Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 1. Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind
Volume: War is Kind & Other Lines
Year: 1899
Added: Jan 31 2004
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