Benjamin Franklin and His 13 Virtues In part II of Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography, he lists the 13 virtues every man should follow to establish a modeled “habitude” that would better life for all men of the time period. Although not all men of the 1780s were perfect examples of these virtues, these virtues are what the “old lights” strived to be. The virtues “occurred to [Franklin] as necessary or desirable” (Franklin, 428). The success of the nation was reliant on heading towards a similar goal - a goal to be a well-respected example for the nation. Although Franklin makes a point to say this experiment is about him, he also writes that “it may be well my posterity should be informed…” (Franklin 433).
Regarding this, pathos was the most persuasive technique used to persuade Americans to continue on with the war in Thomas Paine’s The Crisis, No. 1. It was extremely important for Paine to persuade the colonist to continue the war for American independence. He used pathos by using a parent’s love for their children against them to convince the army to continue on with the war. By way of example, when Paine is talking about a tori and patriotic father “finished with this unfatherly expression ‘Well!
It’s not my nature to shrink from battle, cringe in fear with the fighting spirit still steady in my chest” (6.279-82). Thersites breaks the martial code when he suggests that he and his fellow soldiers sail home and leave the war behind them. Odysseus reacts not only to the man’s irreverence, but also to his gutlessness. The martial code is important to not only the Achaens, but to the Trojans as well. Aeneas, captain of the Trojans tells one of his soldiers in battler “[n]o talk of turning for home!
The story is about a boy which is the drummer boy of the Confederates [which lead the surprise attack on the Union] who thinks he's not important to the war but he is what drives the soldier's courageous into battle. The story consists of symbols which may be something in a story that has a meaning. In the story the general states that Joby is important to the battle. In the story the general says that Joby symbolises the heart
According to the text, Hartnett treats his employees harshly so that they are too scared to mess up and face the consequences. He has eight commandments that his workers must follow which seems like a little much. He also always thinks he is right and won’t take much advice from his employees. In my opinion, t is a good opportunity to work for Jack Hartnett because he is paying a good money , taking all employees to trip , and I like jobs where I cannot do mistakes it is more pressure on me. The last CEO of Lehman Brothers case (10 points).
Once America joined World War 2 and started recruiting volunteers to help out in the army, Steve and his friend, Bucky, decided that they should join the army. Steve registered but did not make the army. He would go to different cities and reapply but continue to fail. Dr. Abraham Erskine admired Rogers determination and spirit to join the army and asked him to be apart of “Project:Rebirth” which allowed him to gain strength through a
In this part of scene five Johnny’s little brother knows the sacrifice that Johnny has to do, and his brother wants to take his place in the Vietnam War and says he’s not afraid to die. Johnny told his father that it was an accident because Johnny new way he brother said that, this raised suspicions through the family. Johnny wants to show people that he cares for his little brother and hope he does good things in Johnny sets the example for people who care for their siblings, and want them to have better lives than their own. In conclusion Valdez wanted to entertain young adults and to show them the dangers and horrors of the Vietnam War. Young people in the 1960’s would have paid attention because it's talking about people their age.
This resulted in Germany, Britain and France getting involved through their respective alliance systems. Why did Men Want to Fight? One of the main reasons men signed up to the army was because they wanted to get away from their boring lives back in Britain. Going to war was glamorized as being a big adventure so choosing between a boring job or an exciting adventure was a no-brainer. Soldiers were conned into believing that glory awaited them but instead it was death.
Even though, he was beaten in an inch of his life for having the flag in his shirt, he still decided that he wanted to have the American flag still close to him while he was imprisoned, so he risked getting another beating and sewed it in his shirt again. Another example of bravery is the poem that was written by Langston Hughes named “I, too, Sing America”. “Tomorrow, I’ll be at the table when company comes. Nobody’ll dare say to me, ‘Eat in
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