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Antimilitarism

See also Peace, Peacemaking.
All Quiet on the Western Front
unromanticized novel of WWI and its unsung heroes. [Ger. Lit.: All Quiet on the Western Front]
Arjuna
called upon by duty to be a warrior, he refuses to join the fratricidal battle. [Hindu Lit.: The Bhagavad-Gita in Benét, 103]
Arms and the Man
satirizes romantic view of war. [Br. Lit.: Arms and the Man]
Farewell to Arms, A
novel of lovers who flee from war’s horrors. [Am. Lit.: A Farewell to Arms]
Quakers
known for service to peace. [Am. Hist.: EB, 7: 743–745]
Sherston, George
refuses to continue taking part in a war being wrongfully prolonged. [Br. Lit.: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer in Magill I, 579]
Undershaft, Barbara
fights her father’s involvement in munitions manufacture. [Br. Drama: Shaw Mayor Barbara in Magill III, 617]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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