significant results of World War 1 was the formation of a “lost generation.” This term, first coined by author Gertrude Stein in conversation, refers to the young post-World War 1 men who were emotionally damaged by the horrors experienced during combat and as a result aimlessly wandered through life with a depressed attitude toward the world (“The “Lost Generation” 1). Author Ernest Hemingway, who was himself a member of the Lost Generation, perfectly encaptured the post-war lifestyle of a WW1 veteran
the way. His final friend in the entire world was dead. Though parting from his friends was “very hard”, Paul remarks that “a man gets used to that sort of thing in the army” (Remarque 269). After each death more and more of Paul’s humanity becomes lost, and he fears that in peacetime he will be without purpose because he knows little of the world beyond the war. A month before the war would come to an end for all
they were blamed by Germany for defeat in WWI and as the cause for unemployment. However, mainly Jews were persecuted because of the way they looked. At the time, Hitler wanted a racially pure Germany. He believed that by adapting the Darwin theory of survival of the fittest, he would be able to create a stronger generation and kill those that are impure or disabled. Prior to the horrific "Night of Broken Glass" Jews ' material comforts and mental health declined due to the early Nazi anti-Jew moves
schools, but fighting for the army in WWI. Boyden introduces three Cree characters: Elijah, Xavier, and Niska. Each one of these characters endured their own traumas and each chose their own ways to cope. Unfortunately, due to the extremely painful nature of both their physical and psychological wounds, these characters turn to different substances introduced to them by the settlers to cope. The effects from these traumas can be seen still in today’s generations of First Nations people.
IMPACT OF WW1 ON BRITAIN The effect that World War I had upon civilians was devastating. WWI was a war that affected civilians on an unprecedented scale. Civilians became a military target. The economic impact of WWI meant that there were shortages of all produce, most importantly food. Consequently, rationing of bread, tea, sugar and meat was introduced in 1918. This was widely welcomed by the British public, as a voluntary rationing system had been introduced a year before, and people were