The Battle of Iwo Jima took place in 1945. The United States wanted to capture the island of Iwo Jima, which was controlled by Japan. This would mean a big step in the right direction for the U.S. in the war. On the date “of February 19, 1945, the 4th and 5th Marine Divisions invaded Iwo Jima after an ineffective 72-hour bombardment” (“History”). They planned to march in, and the soldiers were ordered to take control of Mt.
The Kokoda campaign is considered to be one of the most significant battles Australia fought in World War Two. The conflict between Australia and Japan occurred when Japan attempted to occupy Port Moresby to use as a base. The film Kokoda attempted to represent multiple aspects of the Kokoda campaign, but only managed to do so moderately. An aspect the film aimed to represent was terrain, which didn 't succeed as the film mostly used eye-level angles and mid-shots in the majority of the scenes. The first two sources clearly showed the different slopes and heights that were present in Papua New Guinea, but unfortunately the film did not represent this often and accurately enough.
As Johnny goes through this difficult stage in life he decides to run away not thinking about where he’s going to stay or how he’s going to get food. He decides to join a gang of orphans with his best friend Billy in order to survive. This novel is still widely read today because it provides an inhuman image of brutal conditions African Americans faced in Harlem of 1940’s. In the Rite of Passage, the main character Johnny is hit with some really bad news that his family that he’s been living with throughout his entire life is not really his own. In the text, Johnny comes home after getting a good report from school and his foster mother and sister tell him that he is not going to be living with them anymore.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
Moreover, looking carefully at any movie from any century or even culture, a person finds out that it usually tells a story about a hero’s journey; therefore, almost every story out there follows a certain pattern and go through all the same stages. The famous writer, Joseph Campbell, had a theory in his book showing that almost every story follows a specific sequence (Campbell, 1972). For example, the famous movie “The Last Samurai” which is actually based on true events of Jules Brunet, who was a French army captain. The movie explains a journey of a warrior, called Nathan Algren, who was offered a job to train the Japanese army by a Japanese businessman named Omura, and one day, he had to fight against the samurai, and the result that he lost the war and was taken by the samurai, but he decided to spare him. After living with him for a while, the warrior became so close to them and learned a lot about their traditions, and the samurai was Nathan’s enemy, but after getting to know him more, he actually became his friend.
Now how come ethics can be made part of a movie story? In the start of movie “Saving Private Ryan” when General George was told by a letter that a mother were to receive her three sons death announcement on the same day. Now, here what can be a possible difference between ethical and professional approach? A professional business approach will emphasize more on letting Ryan perform his task because they were in a war zone so more men were needed there. But he pursued the moral approach and ordered to bring him back because he sensed the immense need for his survival to support her mother
"Forgive me, comrade; how could you be my enemy? If we threw away these rifles and uniforms you could be my brother just like Kat and Albert (Remarque 223)". Comradeship among soldiers is a major theme throughout the novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front" because the soldiers knew each other before the war, protected each other during combat, and can relate to one another without having to literally speak. This story 's theme shows comradeship because Paul and the other soldiers were in class together before joining the war. In the beginning of the novel Paul introduces his friends he went to school with before going to war with.
Rose even points it out to Troy by saying “He’s just trying to be like you with the sports.” (Rose). Cory attempts multiple times to talk about sports with his father such as baseball, but he constantly shoots him down. It is extremely ironic that he tries to be like his father by playing sports, mainly because this is the issue that tears them apart. Though he tries to be like his father in the beginning, he ends the play trying to escape him. After he left from home, he returned on the day of his father’s funeral wearing a Marine corporal’s uniform.
The film highlights how Walt Kowalski who was separated from his family and mad at the universe since he was a veteran of the Korean War. His neighbour, Thao Vang Lor, gets pressurized to steal his Gran Torino so that he can be initiated into a gang. He refuses the offer and instead he develops a closer relationship with Walt who ends up loving him. According to him, children are meant to show respect to their parents. Walt believed that a real man should take responsibility of his family.
He being traditional and inflexible man of fear from falling opposes to change his Igbo village to modernise into new world. From his very young age he builds up instincts about white and black differentiate. For Okonwkwo wrong stands for blacks and right stands for the whites. Hence, he decides to choose yam crops to grow in his family because it signify manliness. He compromises at the age of eighteen in his first wresting match to uphold his culture and defeats the undefeated wrestler called Amalinze.