War is kind by Stephen Crane

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Published by F.A. Stokes Co. in New York .

Written in English

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StatementDrawings by W. Bradley.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40118.
ContributionsBradley, Will, 1868-1962 ill.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17561230M

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War Is Kind Summary. The poem opens with a guy telling a maiden not to weep over her dead lover because war is kind; soon after, the scene changes and we're on a battlefield. The speaker remarks that the soldiers in front of him were born to drill and die; the battle-god is great, he notes.

Explain the poem "War Is Kind." The poem, published in by Stephen Crane, speaks ironically and points out the cruelty of war. Stanzas one, three, and five are written in. Crane's experiences on the front lines in Greece () and later in Cuba () inspired both another war novella (Active Service, published in ,) and the famous poem "War Is Kind," which was also published in in a volume entitled War Is Kind and Other Lines.

His Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage () is a classic of American literature that realistically depicts the psychological complexities Read Full Biography Quick Tags.

War is Kind, Stephen Crane, Image courtesy Honey & Wax Booksellers. War is Kind was Crane’s second, and final, book of poetry. He died of tuberculosis less than a year later, at the age of Image courtesy Honey & Wax Booksellers.

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The poem is sometimes referred to by its first line, "Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind." The subject of the poem is war and its effects.

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Because your father tumbled in the yellow trenches,File Size: 35KB. "War is Kind" is pretty straightforward. There aren't really any crazy or confusing words, and for the most part the sentences are pretty easy, if sometimes a bit long.

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The following questions will h elp you to focus on some of the important elements of the Size: 10KB. "War is Kind" itself is a line poem in five stanzas focusing on the emotional loss of three women whose lover, father, and son, respectively, have died in war.

Crane's detailed snapshots of the fallen men in the first, third, and fifth stanzas evoke the savagery of war. War Is Kind: Text of the Poem. War Is Kind.

Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind, Because your lover threw wild hands toward the sky And the affrighted steed ran on alone, Do not weep. War is kind. Hoarse, booming drums of the regiment, Little souls who thirst for fight, These men were born to drill and die.

The unexplained glory flies above them. "'War is Kind' and Other Poems" by Stephen Crane is a rich collection of poetry by a person who was pretty prolific during a shortened life that ended at the age of Although mainly known these days for writing 'The Red Badge of Courage,' his poetry is something I'm glad I was introduced to in this volume/5.

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Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important. War is Kind This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography and illustrations.-The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers/5(40).

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They are typically short in length and although several poems, such as 'Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind', use stanzas and refrains, most do not. Crane also differed from his peers and poets of later generations in that his work contains 5/5(1). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Hoarse, booming drums of the regiment, Little souls who thirst for fight, These men were born to drill and die. The unexplained glory flies above them, Great is the battle-god, great, and his kingdom -- A field where a thousand corpses lie.

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War is kind."-"War is Kind" I got this collection mainly to take a look at Crane's poetry, although his short stories were also a /5. War Is Kind and Other Poems by Stephen Crane is the collected poetry of the author best known for The Red Badge of Courage.

Crane was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. COVID Resources.

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Bettina L. Knapp writes that War is Kind is a both a gloomy and an emotionally charged collection of poems "replete with scenes of martyrdom and bone-hard metaphors."Knapp writes: "Despair, a morbid presence, permeates the world as individuals are forced to endure the agony of war.".

Published injust a year before his death, War Is Kind by Stephen Crane evokes again the dark imagery of war which made his fortune in The Red Badge Of Courage. Unlike that book, this collection leaves the battlefield itself behind to explore the damage war 4/5(1). Crane published his poetry inWar Is Kind, and a book of short stories, The Monster and Other Stories.

He wrote a war novel based on his experiences in Greece, called Active Service. Crane continued to write prolifically until his life was cut short, a victim of tuberculosis at the age of He died in sanitorium in Germany's Black Fores.

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The poem employs two levels of diction, or word choice. The language of. So, this is a poem about war, right. Yes sir. War stuff is just plain all over the place in these lines. Trenches, flags, death, violence, soldiers—it's all crammed into this one little poem.

And none of it is good. Even things that usually give us a feeling of pride, like, say, flags and drums, are associated with senseless violence. War Is Kind. Stephen Crane Author Biography. Poem Text. Poem Summary. Themes. Style. Historical Context.

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The unexplained glory flies above them, Great is the battle-god, great, and his kingdom -- A field where a thousand corpses lie. Do not weep, babe, for war is kind. Because your father tumbled in the yellow trenches.

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