There is a direct relationship between the artworks in the chapter and the theme of the chapter in that the arts are because of war. Artists who had the chance to experience the war capture the experience through paintings. The paintings express emotions that are difficult to put into words in that the horrific moments during the war have no exact words to be in use when narrating the experience. Hence, the art in the chapter is due to the war resulting in a direct relationship between the war and the artworks.
The artworks have some biasness in that some artists tamper with actual images to fit their message. For example, OSullivan rearranges bodies before he took photos to provide the message he intends to highlight. In some cases, lighting and composition methods are in use to tamper pictures to be taken so that the photographer can get what he intends to achieve. It is a clear indication that there has to be a particular message to be in the painting for the understanding by the audience. Although there are limitations of artworks in that it does not give the actual chronology of events, they give the idea of the happenings during the period when the art represents. On the other hand, it brings about the worse experience that would be disturbing to the party in place.
The artists try to capture the tragedy of the loss of life, the happiness of victory, and the sorrow of losing the war. Through the three points various lessons come along, in the cases of loss of life, are one of the lessons. The lesson is that engaging in war results in multiple deaths that in turn results in children being orphans as seen in the chapter, destruction of property, displacement of people and injuries to survivors that are costly to rectify. On the other hand, the joy of victory encourages individuals on fighting to get freedom and eliminating slavery. It gives the hope of having a better future after the