Divided Loyalties

Edith Joscelyne, a British Governess in Germany
Sept 1914
Edith Joscelyne (cont)
Sept 1914 (cont)

Read the story of Edith Joscelyne’s return from Germany after the outbreak of the war.

Where was she when war was declared ?

How often did she have to report to the police in Berlin ?

How do you think she felt when war was declared ?

Did it change her attitude to the family she worked for ?

How do you think she felt about the German people generally ?

This is an example of positive reporting about the Germans at the start of the war – how would that influence the readers of the paper ?

What would have changed people’s minds about the Germans as the war progressed ?

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