Setting of Poem A Doctor’s Journal Entry for August 6, 1945

QuestionsSetting of Poem A Doctor’s Journal Entry for August 6, 1945
MANAN CHOTHANI asked 2 years ago

What is the settings, the timing and the place where the poem A Doctors Journal Entry for August 6, 1945  by Vikram Seth is set?

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 2 years ago

This poem is an account of the first atomic bombing on Japan by America in the Second World War and its immediate after-effects. Understandably the poem is set in an otherwise fine morning of August 6, 1945 (As the title itself suggests it) in the city of Hiroshima, Japan.

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