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WW1 Heroism

Through Art and Film

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Topics Covered
  • Analysis of recruitment posters and the messages they portrayed for both those going to war and those staying at home
  • Researching posters: use of words and images to invoke emotions about heroism
  • World War 1: how ideas about heroism changed from 1914 onwards
  • Heroism and film: exploring the differences between current images of World War 1 heroes in Germany, France, and Britain
  • Film reviews: contrasting ways in which the meaning of World War 1 is constructed and debated in Germany today

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Rating 4.7 based on 4 ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 6 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Leeds via FutureLearn
Instructor Alison Fell
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C R Creative Arts & Media

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Please consider taking this class as an introduction into how easily war can be enacted & how desperately a nation is willing to contend for victory against an aggressor.

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This was the war to end all wars, yet here it is, nearly the eve of 2019, and war is ever present.

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Very enlightening as to the methods used to enlist interest & support for a war that was only to last months.

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University of Leeds

Rating 4.7 based on 4 ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 6 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Leeds via FutureLearn
Instructor Alison Fell
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C R Creative Arts & Media

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