Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind

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Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind

Stephen Crane's "Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind" presents a harrowing view of war. The title serves as a refrain, which the narrator returns to again and again at the end of three of the five...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2018 5:22 pm UTC

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Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind

This is a harsh, satirical poem that means just the opposite of what it says - so this is an example of "contrast". There is the use of "apostrophe" because the poet addresses three people that...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2010 4:28 am UTC

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Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind

The tone of the second line of "War is Kind" is bitterly ironic because it is suggestive of a man having been near the explosion of a cannon ball as he is powerfully jolted out of the saddle while...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2016 8:39 pm UTC

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