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Blitz source questions
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1. Study Source A. What can you learn from Source A about the response of the British people to the effects of the Blitz?
Source A's tone and positive language clearly shows that the Blitz is an event to be celebrated. Words like "courage" and "determination" clearly show this. It emotive language shows it's a book with stories that will "break your heart and make you smile." But now having time pass, just gives the war more of a reason to be celebrated. This make people realise what they have experienced, and in result making people think that they are heroes and survivors. Still, you must remember that the publisher is trying to sell the book. However this is a blurb point to sell as a souvenir marking the 50th anniversary of the Blitz. This book had to be sold so it had to appeal to the British people. This book is trying to make the British people look courageous but it is neutral and does not show the other side of the story.
2. Study sources B and C. How useful are Sources B and C in helping you to understand the effects of the Blitz in
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