Women in the War - Vera Brittain: 'Sisters Buried at Lemnos'
'Sisters Buried at Lemnos'
For Vera Brittain it was important to record the sacrifices of women in the war alongside those of the men who had died on the battlefield, four at least of whom had been very close to her. Here is a poem entitled 'Sisters Buried at Lemnos'. Consider this alongside other commemorative poems that you have read that were written during the war. How does it compare?
Women in the War - Vera Brittain
This tutorial will attempt to inspire discussion and inquiry into the experience of middle-class women in Great Britain during the First World War, focusing on the letters and poetry of Vera Brittain.
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