Essays on War

The Second World War

In 1904 a syllabus was introduced. It identified two main areas; health and education. To achieve this, 109 exercise tables were drawn up. These were specific lesson plans that teachers or instructors could follow. These plans allowed for poor facilities, no equipment and the large […]

First World War I

The strength of this attachment is to such an extent that they refute any falsification of their hypothesis, causing them to disbelieve such information. This phenomenon is referred to as confirmation bias. Consequently, this confirmation bias could prove repetition as an ineffective method of arriving […]

TOK presentation

  “17 Whereas the train representing Kien and Phuong’s lives, which had begun as innocent teenagers, metamorphosed as circumstances challenged them, and they emerged out as mature individuals at the culmination. Phuong ironically hardens as an individual, a negative trait, though it helps her go […]

War and Camel Xiangzi

One is conversant with the metaphorical manifestation of existence as a wheel or a river, but life as an odyssey becomes a stark reality, upon reading the novels, Sorrow of War and Camel Xiangzi. An odyssey can be defined as a journey that enables the […]

The play Journey’s End

Throughout the play we can see how Sherriff has ranked the characters in an order of hierarchy; the main character who we can see this from is mason, the officers’ cook. Mason is nearer the bottom of the ranking as he is purely there to […]

The First World War

This language is not normal of a police inspector; the ideas and speeches of the Inspector are highly prophetic and powerful towards the future of our society. This is the issue about our society and the way people contribute to it. Priestley, who has these […]

Completely human

Although the play is set in 1912, Priestley wrote it in 1945. The Inspector’s attitude is that of many of the population in 1940. Most people had been affected by, if not WWI, then WWII and families such as the Birlings would have lost their […]

World War II

The family would stay like this; just talking, and enjoying themselves. But once the family starts discussing the war, the mood changes. Mr. Birling gives a very solemn speech about it: ‘Everything to lose and nothing to gain by war… And I say there isn’t […]

Carrie’s War

Source G is an extract from ‘Carrie’s War’ written by Nina Bowden. The extract tells about what it was like for evacuees when they reach their foster homes. The children seem very happy and chirpy. The source tells you about what many children thought of […]

War in the period 1940-43

It is undeniable that Italy was in no way prepared for the reality of war in 1940. Mussolini decided to enter war with the full knowledge that the Italian Commission on War Production had warned that Italy could not sustain a single year of warfare […]