August 3

Christopher Columbus begins his voyage

August 3, 1492

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Rupert Brooke, English WWI poet, born

August 3, 1887

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  • Poetry of The Great War: 'From Darkness to Light'?
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Poetry of The Great War: 'From Darkness to Light'?

    The historian and literary critic Paul Fussell has noted in The Great War and Modern Memory that, "Dawn has never recovered from what the Great War did to it." With dawn as a common symbol in poetry, it is no wonder that, like a new understanding of dawn itself, a comprehensive body of "World War I Poetry" emerged from the trenches as well.