“Are you going to take it?” “I’m not sure.” “You’re never sure!” Beckett’s bitter response resonates intensely with Ryan. “What’s that suppose to mean?” Ryan retorts indignantly, crossing his arm defiantly and narrowing his golden orbed eyes. Beckett returns a loathing scowl, his face reading his response, a response Ryan already knows. “You never think about anyone but yourself, ‘how does it benefit you?’, ‘how will it affect you?’ You never think about the people you leave behind in each city! Every time you hop on a plane, on some pathetic whim and desperation to fit in, you hurt everyone around you!” Beckett’s tone elevates to a yelling jeer, his jaw clenched white.
Yossarian becomes so upset that he has to now fly more missions because of his temper. Not wanting to go on the missioni, he asks his doctor if he could ban him from going on them. The doctor says no. The Colonel gave everyone a dangerous mission to to bomb Bologna. He wanted to impress the people ahead of him and make everyone perform this dangerous mission.Obviously, Yossarian wants to avoid this mission and does.
“Chuck” Yeager became the first person to ever fly an aircraft at supersonic speed, faster than the speed of sound. This aircraft was called Bell X-1 aircraft. An aircraft travelling through the air relies on the proportion of the velocity of the aircraft to the rate of sound through the air; this will create a reaction from the air molecules closely surrounding the aircraft. Bell X-1 aircraft was launched not from the ground but from the belly of a Boeing B-29 aircraft at an altitude of 43,000 feet. Its top speed of Mach 1.06 (1,127 km/h), the aircraft travelled faster than the speed of
This disclosure of information shows how the media affects the American people as they started to go into a patriotic hysteria right after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. "No joke. The real thing" are even said again by Bradley, which was for an emphasis purpose. For this reason, the mere boys who decided to enlist were unawares as to what they were about to get themselves into. What’s worse was the American civilians who supported them were fed false images of what the real war was by the
Unfortunately, toxic masculinity plays a role in every society, therefore many people, mostly men, put on a “mask” to hide behind in order to make a false impression of their best selves. No matter who it is, everyone has a way that they want people to know them by, which is why it plays such an important role. The book Lord of the Flies is a fiction text about a group of young boys whose plane crashes after it was shot down during a war. The boys turn from civilized to savages on their long journey on the island as they become less and less of a society. Toxic masculinity affects society in more ways than one and often is used to get ahead or to be seen as superior.
In the middle of the checkpoint, TSA officers feel every square inch of a non-complying passenger, who is unable to obtain his or her own belongings. Thousands of horror stories has surfaced, some leading to private screenings and strip searches. At the conclusion of the search, the passenger is seemingly always cleared to fly. I presume that the ineffective screening procedures used by the Transportation Security Administration are meant to leave passengers agitated. Unorganized and doomed, the Transportation Security Administration has virtually
He blamed himself for the tragic killing of his elderly father. Hunched in a corner, he banged his head, silently ruminating his grief and his hatred, entreating his friends to leave him alone….At the end of his tether he asked to join the Maquis. He had only one thing in his mind: revenge” (171). Here we see that Nafa has a clear goal , that he will avenge the death of his father by fighting the government. Many would agree that this is a just cause, much like the US governments’ efforts to eliminate the scourge of drugs from the US.
The Bird thought they were going to hate it, but, “To deprive him of the pleasure of seeing them miserable, they made a point of being jolly” (179). If Louie would have shown he was despondent, the Bird would possess all the power. Louie didn’t want the Bird to see him in pain because he wanted to take control and turn the power around. He needed to be resilient and stay mentally strong. Later, for stealing, the Bird had made every man in the camp punch Louie and a few others in the
Some of them gave up their hopes, while others cried out for current safety, other than tomorrow’s smile. They might die the next day, or a second later, this fear crushed them down and made them tremble and burst into tears. Fathers, boyfriends, and brothers left their lovings behind and headed to the bloody zone with firm and cold face. They attached their nation’s flags on their hearts and confronted the enemies with murderous weapons, not knowing that their enemy might also be one of the people who were forced to leave their families. Men had to kill the other men unwillingly.