The Influence Of Surrealism During World War One

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During world war one many people believed that excessive rational thoughts and bourgeois values brought the war upon the world Andre breton (trained in medicine and psychiatry) joined the dada along with louis aragon and philippe soupault They experimented with automatic writing ( free writing, without censoring their thoughts) As they continued to write they attracted many artists and writers They developed their philosophy believing that surrealism would support their idea that ordinary expressions are important They found that “combining inside the same frame elements not normally found together, they can produce illogical and startling effects” The groupe wanted to revolutionize human experience in cultural, social and political aspects
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