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1st Feb '17 10:36:27 PM Doug86
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* William Shakespeare's ''HenryV'' is this trope in its purest form.

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* William Shakespeare's ''HenryV'' ''Theatre/HenryV'' is this trope in its purest form.



* In ''{{Pippin}}'', the number "Glory" is entirely about glorifying war. The aftermath proves a bit sobering, however.

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* In ''{{Pippin}}'', ''Theatre/{{Pippin}}'', the number "Glory" is entirely about glorifying war. The aftermath proves a bit sobering, however.
7th Jan '17 10:13:02 AM nombretomado
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* The film adaptations of ''HenryV'' (see Theater below) can't help but use this trope to some extent, LaurenceOlivier's more enthusiastically than KennethBranagh's.

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* The film adaptations of ''HenryV'' (see Theater below) can't help but use this trope to some extent, LaurenceOlivier's Creator/LaurenceOlivier's more enthusiastically than KennethBranagh's.
1st Dec '16 12:14:19 PM Morgenthaler
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By the same token, this attitude is very often used in [[JoinTheArmyTheySaid recruiting pitches to get people to join the service]]. Soldiers are {{Badass}}; do you [[IJustWantToBeBadass want to be badass]] too?

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By the same token, this attitude is very often used in [[JoinTheArmyTheySaid recruiting pitches to get people to join the service]]. Soldiers are {{Badass}}; badass; do you [[IJustWantToBeBadass want to be badass]] too?
10th Oct '16 11:00:25 AM Jeduthun
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By the same token, this attitude is very often used in [[JoinTheArmyTheySaid recruiting pitches to get people to join the service]]. Soldiers are {{Badass}}; do you [[IJustWantToBeBadass want to be badass]] too?
4th Oct '16 12:51:06 PM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in the third chapter of Voltaire's ''{{Candide}}'':

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* Parodied in the third chapter of Voltaire's ''{{Candide}}'':''Literature/{{Candide}}'':
13th Aug '16 12:35:03 PM nombretomado
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* [[DichterUndDenker German philosopher]] Oswald Spengler claimed this in his (non-fiction) book ''Literature/TheDeclineOfTheWest''.

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* [[DichterUndDenker [[UsefulNotes/DichterAndDenker German philosopher]] Oswald Spengler claimed this in his (non-fiction) book ''Literature/TheDeclineOfTheWest''.
27th Jul '16 3:15:57 PM TheUnknownUploader
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7th Jul '16 11:45:21 PM Ramidel
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* Music/{{Sabaton}} mixes this up with WarIsHell, writing as they do about real warfare. "To Hell and Back" takes the Tennyson approach - while lamenting the costs of war, it also makes a point to glorify the soldiers who went into the fire.
-->Bright, a white light, if there'd be any glory in war
-->Let it rest, on men like him, '''who went to hell and came back!'''
29th Jun '16 3:13:57 PM Wyldchyld
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* ''Film/{{Glory}}''. WhatItSaysOnTheTin. Black soldiers, many of them former slaves, go down fighting against slavery.

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* ''Film/{{Glory}}''. WhatItSaysOnTheTin. Black soldiers, many of them former slaves, go down fighting against slavery.
19th Jun '16 12:20:26 AM nombretomado
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* ''Film/TheWindAndTheLion'' is ''made'' of this trope, with pretty much every character (be they TheodoreRoosevelt, the Raisuli or the [[ColonelBadass Marine Captain]]) eager for armed conflict. Topped off by the Captain's comment:

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* ''Film/TheWindAndTheLion'' is ''made'' of this trope, with pretty much every character (be they TheodoreRoosevelt, UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt, the Raisuli or the [[ColonelBadass Marine Captain]]) eager for armed conflict. Topped off by the Captain's comment:
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