Not only have we seen brute strength, honorable courage, and admirable loyalty shine through beowulf, Beowulf also possess a great trait not many others have; his will to fight to the death, or self sacrifice. Not once throughout the story did Beowulf ever turn down a battle. Not once did he fear or flee his enemy. Not once did he ever give up even if death had him by the throat causing his mind to flood nothing but fearful thoughts and feelings throughout his body. Every battle Beowulf fought, he fought as if it was his last and that is what truly makes him the great warrior he is.
There are moral and honorable acts of war but often those must be ignored for the country to win, yet another reason why it destroys those who fight on the front lines. They are desensitized to death and brutal acts of war, the killing actively kills the innocence they have as people. If these men are not outright wounded then they come home, different people. The massive cost in the lives of those who fight in the war is evident by this. They either die the hero or live long enough to see themselves become unrecognizable to their loved ones and
O’Brien repeatedly describes what he thought the man’s life was like, he bases it off himself. He was scared of the war and hoped the similar to the man, but in the end Tim faced his fear and he is ashamed of it. It hit him hard because it was like imagining himself be killed. Killing someone can bring an immense shock, O’Brien wrote, “‘Think it over,’ Kiowa said. Then later he said, ‘Tim, it's a war.
He made sure that everyone stayed calm and he came up with a plan in little to no time. Unquestionably, Arnold’s determination and great leadership make him one of America’s greatest heroes. There are many different types of heroes. War heroes, civil rights heroes, even sports heroes. Not only is Benedict Arnold a war hero, he is also an American hero.
With such incredulous leadership skills, this lead him to becoming the well known Commander in Chief of the American Army. This title stuck with him when he was rewarded the title of presidency. Nothing had changed when he took the title, and sworn in oath. He stood tall and fought continuosly in the Revolutionary War. After all that he did, he never backed away from his position and his duties as president or commander in chief.
The love for his country is exemplified by the way fulfilled his duties with total dedication, and competence. Other characters that sets Louie apart is his optimism , courage,and fearlessness as a warrior. Throughout the entire story, Louie knew he could get away with anything(He felt invincible) The book describes the true story of the overwhelming odds ,and terror of war that Louie must face with his fellow soldiers Mac, and Phil.
Soldiers began to flee the area for fear of approaching enemy. Ironically, the men were on the same side, and the shooters were ambulance drivers who were not suppose to add to the casualties, just treat the men. Frederic and Bonello had obviously been psychologically pushed to their limits, and struggled not only with the enemy, but their own. Emotions in war were high amongst all men and they had to release their
After reading the biography of Louie’s Zamperini’s life by Laura Hillenbrand, it 's obvious Louie 's bravery carried him through many obstacles. His courage to conquer insurmountable odds without breaking, proved to audiences that an ordinary man can transform into the hero of his own story. This thrilling story of one man 's story changed thousands of readers minds about life. Of how to be a hero, you must be the bravest you can be and never let any one
It provides a viscerally realistic portrayal of combat, a by turns uplifting and sad portrayal of the friendships and emotions shared by men under constant threat of death, and most of all a clear (at times to the point of heavy-handed) portrayal of what it means to be a good officer who leads from the front and seeks to get the utmost effort out of his men, while caring about their lives more than is own. This got me thinking a bit about what makes a novel "anti-war". Of the novels that I 've read which I 've heard described as "anti-war", the description often seems earned by conveying sentiments such as "combat is horrific", "war creates terrible destruction" and "doing violence wound even the victor". And yet, these don 't seem like ideas that are necessarily in the sense of "pacifist" or "believing that war is always worse than its alternative". They are incompatible with the claim "war is a positive good in and of itself", but one would have to be pretty appallingly deluded to think
Lt. Jimmy Cross was a leader of soldiers in the war and was heavily looked upon by others but lost focus of what was most important. “He felt shame. He hated himself. He had loved Martha more than his men, and as a consequence Lavender was now dead, and this was something he would have to carry like a stone in his stomach for the rest of the war.” (O’Brien 16). Jimmy Cross decided to go to war only because his friends went, this makes him become a confused and erratic leader.
Paul was definitely the most noble character in All Quiet On the Western Front. He is the most noble for being loyal to all his companions, for being sensitive to others and for being selfless in difficult times. As it was shown, Paul has been nothing but loyal to all his friend and companions. Paul has shown that he is a very sensitive man, even though he might have had a hard time expressing his feelings. Paul always made sure to put people 's problem before his.
Lee. This great general had a noble mentality that made him a great opponent, wise and many fortresses. He was one of the best in his classes with straight A 's, in addition to always stood out in his military training, which proved his potential. Also, he was from the cost of Virginia the opposite side of Grant. We can also say that Lee was a familiar person, he had an ideal aristocratic people never left aside during the battle, becoming a legend before the Appomattox.
His nation, the Aves Monarchy, recognized him as a skilled tactician, proving himself through many wars and triumphs. Conversely, in times of peace he demonstrated his compassion through accomplishing for the poor, the selfish, and the unjust exactly what he would do for himself. Krieger spared no expense for his citizens and strangers alike, guiding them through drought, starvation, and combat. As a result, he earned not only their devotion, but the trust of the world as well. Society recalled him as courageous and wise, as he discerned when to lay his life in battle and when to lay down his talons instead.
Odysseus totally shows the majority of the principle qualities of a legend. His quality, insight, and cunning all serve him well when he is in attempting to escape a sure conditions. Odysseus ' unwaveringness is portrayed all through the entire ballad, and his urgent need to see his home again is the thing that pushed him forward in his excursion home. Without every one of these qualities, Odysseus would not be viewed as a saint. On the other hand, in light of the fact that Odysseus figures out how to wonderfully show his brave qualities in all that he does, he is thought to
The article states “he feared that critics in the special operations community would blame him while glossing over decisions by the high officers that contributed to the deaths. ‘they’re going to say: ‘Yep, it’s all your fault. You left him up there, behind, alive,” he said. This shows that officer slabanski feels like he should not entirely take the blame for the deaths that happned the war, and that others should be held accountable as well. He feels like he is taunted of the decision he has made while the higher ranked officers are not put to blame despite the fact that slabanski “requested to delay the mission by 24 hours to reduce the risks” but is denied the request to do so by the higher ranked officers.