The Great War and The Dawn of Modernism by Aaliyah T. Baldwin

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This gallery is a collection of artworks and images curated to exhibit occurrences and events during the 20th Century. Significantly, events surrounding WWI and the emergence of Modernism. The influences of The Great War endorsed literary modernism, which acknowledged the challenges brought upon due to the war. It encouraged modern and progressive thought and influenced the desire for progressive change, individualism, women's rights, and more. Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen is an anti-war poem that reveals how gruesome and tragic the act of war is. Wilfred Owens's use of vivid imagery and emphasis on realism in Dulce Decorum est changed society's perspective by revealing the horrors of World War I.