This paper explores the conflicting perspectives on World War II America and its soldiers featured in Peter Viereck's most famous poems, "Kilroy" and "Vale from Carthage." It offers as an explanation for their differences the death of Viereck's brother, George, at war.
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I would like to thank Professor H. George Hahn for sharing freely with me his wealth of allusions.
Zdobinski, Patrick L.
"Contradictory Views in Peter Viereck’s War Poetry,"
Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal:
Vol. 1, Article 6.
Available at: http://publish.wm.edu/caaurj/vol1/iss1/6