It’s a “Man vs. Self” that is keeping him emotionally unstable when he's put in the line of battle. One of the main problems the sniper has is that he is having problems with trying to overcome his conflicting feelings that he struggles with after he takes another man’s life. The sniper has to become a machine in order to do his duty as a soldier to commit this drastic action. This feeling are also apart of the theme when he had felt guilt and horrible pain inside when he realized he had killed his own blood. The sniper became corrupted with hate this is
Neither knows the true length of the war, but as the novel continues, Frazier alludes to the necessity of a relationship. Even though men are taught to hide their emotions and express masculinity through sources such as violence, Inman would portray both sides of the male spectrum. With encounters of enemy forces, such as Junior, testosterone and revenge overwhelmingly caused Inman to fight back. Frazier includes, “Inman stepped to Junior and struck him across the ear with the barrel of the LeMat's and then clubbed at him with the butt until he lay flat on his back” (234). Violence has been engraved into Inman from the time he set foot on a battlefield.
This shows the men feared the battle because they could be one more of the men adding into those 23,000 others. Thinking they might die in the morning would make them nervous and feared of the battle. In “The Drummer boy of Shiloh” The drum and The Drummer boy Joby were the symbol as The Heart of the Army. Throughout this story the drum and Joby are remembered as the heart of the army. The drummer boy Joby will forever symbolize The Heart of the Army.
Firstly, the barber contemplates on killing Captain Torres, the executioner, so he would stop killing the rebels, but does not want to be a murderer. It was a regular day for the barber and suddenly Captain Torres comes in and talks about capturing and killing rebels, to the barber who is a rebel. While Captain Torres was laying on the chair all the barber could think about is that he had the man who directed all the executions, now in his hands. He thinks to himself how easily he could slice Captain Torres’ throat, but also thinks to himself: “I 'm a revolutionary, not a murderer”(Téllez 50). The barber wants to kill Captain Torres because of all the executions, but at the same time he is a cautious barber who is proud of his profession so he continues shaving.
Crime happens around the world each day. Whether rits murder, rape, theft its a crime and should be looked at as breaking the law. In the short story, “Killings” written by Andre Dubus a boy who goes by the name Frank is murdered. His murderers name is Richard Strout. While awaiting trial Frank 's father Matt Fowler decides to give Mr.Strout a punishment he felt was necessary.
Abominable action are executed by Scar, he murdered his own brother and king to seize his position as king; he also tried to murder his nephew Simba, the heir to the throne but failed and told him to run away. As a result, he became the king ruling the kingdom in with a lack of consciousness and ruthlessly s. Scar believed he was entitled to perform as he pleased; his behaviour was no longer the surviving behaviour to seize the position of king. There was a food and water shortage but he responded he would rather prefer death to come along to all of them in order to stay as king, in power of the whole kingdom. His main focus in life was being king and is above every other animal in the hierarchy and he behaved as he was not even concerned about his death but only his legitimate
Gene begins to understand just how harmful the war is, and the worst part is him as well as the rest of the boys are constantly reminded of their possibility to be drafted into the army.“The class above, seniors, draft-bait, practically soldiers, rushed ahead of us toward the war. They were caught up in accelerated courses and first-aid programs and a physical hardening regimen...(4).” For Gene to have to see those around him go into ruins from the war leaves a negative impact on him and his mentality, destructing his innocence. Gene knew that he could very easily be drafted at any moment. Ultimately, this awareness led to a tarnishing of Gene’s innocence as well as his youth, for he registered the reality of war and understood he would have to come face to face with it very
The officer wielded his club and dealt him a violent blow to the head. I didn 't move. I was afraid, my body was afraid of another blow, this time to my head.” (Wiesel 111). Any son would go to his father’s aid when he is sick and being attacked, but Elie cannot bring himself beyond his fear of the officers even though he wants to help his father he can only focus on his own survival. Elie’s love for his father was not able to overcome his fear of
Arch’s mob came to his house with lots of weapons ready to kill Clem. When Arch asked Lonnie where Clem was hiding Lonnie at first tried to not answer, but he was intimidated my Arch and his mob. Lonnie told Arch that Clem was hiding in the woods. Lonnie was so terrified of Arch he would not even lie to him to save a mans life. When he told Arch where Clem was hiding it showed how cowardly Lonnie really is and how he was no spine.
He put his family and himself in danger. When Atticus received news that they were going to move Tom Robinson to another jail, he knew something wrong was going to occur to Tom Robinson. “I thought he would have a fine surprise, but his face killed my joy. A flash of plain fear was going out of his eyes, but returned when Dill and Jem wriggled into the light.” (Lee 203). This reveals that Atticus was afraid of the group of men that were going to hang Tom Robinson.