In summation, yellow journalism made tranquil diplomacy infeasible and caused the Spanish-American War. The articles published infuriated the public to such a degree that war was called against Spain. Yellow journalism ceased the diplomatic solution of Cuba's quandaries with Spain and made the American public call for war. In these ways, yellow journalism was a major contributor to the Spanish-American War. This interpretation has proved irresistible over the years.
Would it make the suicide more palatable if the person was destined for death anyway? Another example could involve war, as in a hostage scenario. A military person captured by the enemy and taken as a captive to be tortured until death. Would an extreme situation such as this validate the taking of one’s life? Does great duress or physical hardship ... ... middle of paper ... ...empathized with, it is another issue all together as to whether one would be justified in carrying out the action behind those feelings.
To go to war is to engage in a fight with another Nation. Many view war as being an appropriate action that can only solve problems. Others believe that war is a violent action that leads to nothing but casualties. In the article, “Regarding the Torture of Others” Susan Sontag writes about the torture soldiers are inflicting on prisoners. Some torture was done so brutally that the some of the soldiers deem that acts as correct and in the process seem to try to dehumanize the victims.
Guernica was almost completely destroyed. News of the mounting death toll spread rapidly. However, universally, the impact of the Guernica bombing could have been minimal. While Spain would surely never have forgotten Franco’s reign of terror and its zenith with the bombing of Guernica, Picasso contributed an everlasting reminder to the entire world of the threat of Fascism and the evil of unrelenting power. Having been invited to contribute a piece to the Spanish Pavilion for Paris’ World’s Fair in 1937, Picasso was inspired by the grief of Spain to present an image that would make the most powerful statement against Franco yet.
A New Era for Women: How gender Roles Changed during the Spanish Civil War By: Isabel Cassidy-Soto An Introduction to The Civil War: The conflict that arose in the 1930s and 40s in Spain can be defined as the struggle between the two ideologies of Spanish society; the traditionalists who wanted to hold on to conservative catholic values and the republicans who sought to embrace the wave of progressive modernism that had already swept through most of the western world. Spain was once the world’s most powerful empire, but due to clashing political beliefs, a broken and ever changing political system, and a destroyed economy, by the late 1800s it had fallen apart into a divided country where chaos ruled. Thousands lived in complete poverty and misery, working jobs that could not support their growing families. Infant mortality skyrocketed as the economy plunged. While the economy went from one crisis to another, the people began to protest the draconian censorship of the government, forcing the militaristic dictator Miguel Primo de Rivera to step down.
According to Malcolm Cowley, "Hemingway had found in bullfighting an emotional substitute for the war. It provided everything, travel, excitement, crowds like armies watching the spectacle of danger. "2 The violent descriptions of the death and injuries of the bulls, horses, and bullfighters are expressions of his pent up feelings towards death and the war. When this book was first published, it sold poorly, in part because of the depression, and also because of the strange topic of bullfighting, which was unfamiliar to his readers. Although his writing style was still praised and respected, his subject matter was widely criticized, as H.L.
Another sim... ... middle of paper ... ...ne was fighting back with whoever they were fighting with. All these differences help the reader to understand the Spanish war and process the facts about the war better than they would have without the differences. Artists portray gruesome events in many ways including poems and videos. Gruesome events are portrayed in similar ways and also different ways including what is put in and what is left out. Whether it be leaving out who started the war, telling the whole story, or emphasizing elements in different ways the artist clearly portrays the Civil War of Spain as a gruesome and horrifying event.
War veterans from all around the world can relate with Yossarian and his obsession with death. After so many tragedies, one realizes that death can come any time. Joseph Milton explicitly shows this. That is the reason why Milton deems life so precious. This novel is deserving of high literary merit because it has a theme applicable to many different people from many different times.
Later on in the story, both the reader and the other characters discover that Manuel is capable of fighting a bull until… he is horned in the chest and is defeated. Ernest Hemingway uses many different literary elements to make all of his stories more dynamic. In “The Undefeated”, he uses point-of-view to show different views and opinions of characters towards the conflicts and actions that take place. The different tones from different characters fuel the plot and the conflict that takes place. The tones of the characters in the story motivate the plot and make the story more interesting and dynamic.
The Spanish Civil War was not the biggest war that this world has seen but no matter what the size or the reason for fighting, it effected people in many ways just like any other war has. In Ernest Hemingway’s novel For Whom the Bell Tolls there are many examples how the war can effect how people how people idealize the “perfect love”, how it forces the act of killing whether it is believed in or not, and how war can consume anyone brining out the barbaric side in some people that can not be controlled. Not just the characters in Hemingway’s novel were effected by this war. Hemingway himself was also effected to the point that he had changed his whole mind set toward the war.