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By Earl R. Anderson

The time period “friendly fireplace” used to be coined within the Seventies however the subject matter seems in literature from precedent days to the current. It starts off the narrative in Aeschylus’s Persians and Larry Heinemann’s Paco’s Story. It marks the turning element in Homer’s Iliad, Virgil’s Aeneid, the Chanson de Roland, Stephen Crane’s The pink Badge of Courage and Tim O’Brien’s Going After Cacciato. it's the topic of transformative disclosure in Jaan Kross’s Czar’s Madman, Ron Kovic’s Born at the Fourth of July, O’Brien’s In the Lake of the Woods and A.B. Yehoshua’s Friendly Fire. In a few tales, occasions propel the characters right into a friendly-fire disaster, as in Thomas Taylor’s A Piece of this Country and Oliver Stone’s 1986 movie Platoon. This examine examines pleasant fireplace in a huge variety of literary contexts.

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