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How does World War I fit into the conception of Modernism?  

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The "shifting" of "human relations" that Woolf uses to help explain Modernism is embodied by the First World War.  The fundamental premise of the movement was to express this "shift" or seismic change in that way through which individuals and human beings work with one another.  World War I was one such change.  The war fits into Modernism because it transformed so much in terms of human...

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