Being described as one of the most revolutionary musicals of all time, “The Sound Of Music” tells the story of Maria, who falls in love with a group of children and their father. Plays such as this use certain characters or identities to bring out a message or hidden meaning to then. For example, “The Sound Of Music” uses nazi characters, which at the time was not common. Just like music and films, it’s another form of entertainment that an artist or performer may use to express their thought or coney a relative message. Rothman, Lily. “The Sound of Music and the Real Trapp Family: Why Maria Went to Them.”Time, Time, 2 Mar. 2015
The writer presents articles from World War II to show the difference in how news coverage was from then to now. It also centers around the Japanese Americans and how they were treated during this time. These articles show us how these people were treated harshly during this time and how their lifestyles were different from others. It presents to the readers the perspective of different people such as the Japanese Americans and how some were mistreated during this time. “Feature Article: World War II Japanese American Relocation Camp Newspapers - Newsletter Archives - GenealogyBank.” GenealogyBank.com : Start Your Membership, 26 Jan. 2017
The writer discuss how the musical play known as “Oklahoma!” became a worldwide phenomenon and how it carried and inspired a political message to many American people during this time. This type of platform allows a writer to express his thoughts on a subject in writing. It also gives readers a chance to engage in the conversation and discuss and ask questions. Purdum, Todd S. “The 'Hamilton' of World War II.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 31 Mar. 2018
This picture-taken by Wayne Miller-shows three men helping the air pilot get out of the aircraft and potentially get him to medical care. Photos such as this help show people today the hardships pilots and soldiers faced when in battle and the aftermath. They also help present visual representation of the events and help the viewer relate to the incidents on a emotional level. MLA Citation: Morfin, Marcelina. “12 Extraordinary WWII Photographers.” Culture Trip, 20 Feb. 2016
This song talks about the leaving of one going to war and how they will hopefully return. In real life, many soldiers were called for battle and many had to leave loved ones behind. The possibility of them returning home was very slim back in this time. Music helps provide artists a different platform to express their thoughts or convey a relative message to listeners around the world MLA Citation: Bing Crosby “I’ll Be Seeing You” Remember Me, Decca Records. 1944
It presents a gritty, gory and realistic look on what soldiers had to face during this time. The first 20 minutes of the film has been described by many critics and viewers to be one of the most violent and gory scenes in a war movie. At the end of the day though, this is still a film and not the actual events happening. However, this platform can give audiences a way to be apart of the situations soldiers faced and feel the emotions and feelings they had while they were on the battlefield. MLA Citation: Saving Private Ryan, Directed by: Steven Spielberg, Dreamworks Studios/Paramount Pictures, 1998.