He had failed Washington and not completed his mission. Requesting a clergy and a Bible, Hale is refused his requests. Finally, he is given a pen and paper to write his final words down to send to his family. Although he is going to die, he knows that he still wants to help fuel the revolution. When he is going to be hanged, Hale is given a chance to say his last words.
After Louie got captured he was taken to a camp, while he heard voices “He let their voices wash over him, finding reason to hope” (pg. 140). When at the P.O.W. camp Kwajalein, Louie would hope and he would always hear voices that reassured him that everything was going to be alright. “Louie bore it with clenched fists, eyes blazing, but the assaults were wearing him down” (pg. 186). When Louie first met The Bird, Louie got beat and brutalized leaving him with less hope than before, but he always got back up to take the next hit. “A lifetime of glory is worth a moment of pain” (pg. 36).
Many things happened during this timeline like in 1773 the Boston tea party happened, in 1776 the declaration of independence was signed, in 1787 the writing of the constitution began, in 1783 the treaty of Paris ended the revolutionary war. Also, many diseases went on during this war, including more things for example: we were the Continental army, many people deserted to not fight in the war, scarlet fever was one of the best known diseases, Howe's army quartered in Philadelphia, valley forge was a camp 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia, quakers were people who fed the Continental army. The first reason I will re-enlist is because of family. Family is a very important thing to remember.
So when President Obama at the end of his speech begins to sing, “Amazing grace how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me; I once was lost, but now I’m found; was blind but now I see.” It is not the paper in front of him belting out those lyrics, nor is it the way he wrote them on the paper that somehow makes them come out of his mouth in song, but it is his connection to the people that makes this melodious decision. Clearly, the writing of the speech helped the President organize his thoughts, but in the end, his delivery made all the difference to the citizens of the United States.
On the other hand, Amir was portrayed as an unloyal friend until the end of the book. Amir treated Hassan badly out of jealousy and shame. However, Amir was able to atone for his mistreatment by taking care of Sohrab. He finally shows his loyalty towards Hassan by giving Sohrab a better life in America. Farid was another loyal friend.
Shame haunts down these soldiers during entire war. But in war shame also is a motivation for fighting better and being brave, because whenever a soldier is brave and good fighter he never experiences the blush of
But as they start fighting, the boys start to realize it is nothing like they were told, or imagined. Paul goes through absurdism where he goes through an unconscious living, and as a response at the end he gives in. Paul Baumer goes through an unconscious living near the middle of the book. First, he was looking for pleasure, because when he was with his
The saddest part was that Amir was there watching from a distance and was unwilling to help his best friend due to his lack of courage and inability to stand up for himself. Up until adulthood, Amir had to carry the baggage of betraying Hassan by not being there when he most needed him, this guilt tormented him to the point where he moved to America with his dad, Baba, as a way to escape his
Similarly, in Life is Beautiful, Joshua begins to give up on the game that his father has created for him. Guido, knowing that losing faith could kill people, did everything he could to assure his son that it was almost over. He convinced Joshua that he needed to push just a little harder in order to win and get his tank. He made everything a game and assured Joshua that they were in the lead just so his son wouldn’t lose hope. He knew that losing hope meant an almost certain death.
For example he was so brave that he told the soldiers that he does not want to go to the vietnam war. Also that led to Muhammad ali going to jail. However he still kept on boxing for most of his career. In 1967 Muhammad ali was asked by the police and soldiers and the police pressed charges. All together he will never let boxing go away from him even if it's important.
In the story he says, “ I gave him what was left of my soup . But my heart was heavy.” In the book as his father started to get sick Elie had to take full responsibility over him. From making sure he had something to eat to even, making sure that he was comfortable. Eliezer even had to exchange his bread for a cot next to his father so that he could watch his father at all time.
Next, Louie needed to use his agency to gain control in the POW camps, because he was sick of being treated poorly, and after the war he had to gain control and change his habits. On page 175, “From the moment Watanabe locked eyes with Louie Zamperini and officer, a famous Olympian, and an inherently defiant man no one obsessed him more” (175). Then, Louie’s life was being taken away by Watanabe as Louie lost his dignity, Watanabe gained more pride. In the chapter named Hunted, “The Bird tried to knock Louie down; Louie wouldn’t fall. Other prisoners told him to give in or the Bird would beat him to death.
O 'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. But are we really free? In an article” In the ‘lands of the free,’ are you free to sit out the national anthem?” by Jaweed Kaleem talks about 49er
It was a terrible morning, due to the nightmare which was bothering all night. The rebels, from the last day 's execution, begged me for their lives so desperately, however, I could not do anything for them. Yes, I am secretly a rebel, though people would think I, Captain Torres, as a cruel, violent, savage and a cold hearted man, though, for long periods of time, I have been supporting imprisoned rebels to escape before their execution.
I had the opportunity this week to watch the concert “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.” The performance was on November 17, 2015. This concert was preformed very well. Parts of the concert were very calm and sincere, while others were upbeat and fun. While at the concert three musical numbers stuck out to me.