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...den voyage of the Titanic, and World War I as a whole), the perception of God will undoubtedly vary greatly. While Yeats fears God’s future actions, Hardy demonstrates an acceptance of God’s action, citing man’s misunderstanding of their objectives as reason for Godly destruction.
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