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driving rain 1. Does "driving rain" really here mean "rainy scenes"? Is there any connection between rain and battle field? 2. What do " teamwork in the charges of galloping horses" and "the concentration of myriad factory workers" mean? Do they mean "groups of warriors riding horses" and "groups of numerous workers in factories"? Context: What is war art? Is it a battlefield scene with churned-up blood-red earth, driving rain, smoking ruins, scattered corpses, and twisted metal detritus, all lit by white diagonal stripes of searchlights and the brilliant firework colours of exploding star shells? Is it teamwork in the charges of galloping horses, the billowing sails of ships-of-the line, the humming squadrons of bomber aircraft, and the concentration of myriad factory workers?
Oct 10, 2018 5:40 AM
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'Driving rain' means rain and wind. The wind blows (drives) the rain into places that it might not get into if it was falling straight down. It gets into your clothing, under your shelter. It is generally much more unpleasant than ordinary garden variety rain...
October 10, 2018
I think your understanding is pretty good. 1) teamwork in the charges of galloping horses = groups of warriors (or soldiers) riding horses in formation. 2)the concentration of myriad factory workers = groups of numerous workers in factories. 'Concentration' implies densely packed - a lot of workers for the space.
October 10, 2018
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