Destruction In The Sniper Essay

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War causes more than destruction it also causes a person to be separated from the people they love in this world.The short story “The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty takes the reader inside the world of a sniper in war showing the dangers they go on a daily basis from having bullets fly over their heads to taking out the enemy in order to live.The poem “Thoughts of Hanoi” by Nguyen Thi Vinh tells the reader the story of brothers separated by war scared of meeting each other on the battlefield against each other.The article “On the Bloody Borders:Mexico’s Drug Wars” by Tim Padgett reveals just how dangerous the war of drug dealing in Mexico is by taking the reader inside the war.The common theme in all genres is war only finds new problems trauma,destruction, and death of loved ones. O’Flaherty reveals the dangers that a sniper goes through on a daily basis.”Suddenly from the opposite roof a shot rang out and the sniper dropped his rifle with a curse.The rifle clattered to the roof.The sniper thought the noise would wake the dead.He stooped to pick up the rifle up.He couldn’t lift.”I’m hit he muttered.”(O’Flaherty 112)While the sniper was busy observing the armored vehicle he lost focus of his surroundings and was…show more content…
The common theme in all genres is that new problems are found within war.The Sniper is a short story about a sniper who is on a rooftop fighting to be free of british rule not knowing that his brother was on the other side of the war and not knowingly kills him after being shot in the arm.Thoughts of Hanoi is a short story of two brothers who have been separated for ten years who are on different sides of war not wanting to be killed by one another with hatred but wanting to return to their village when the war has ended.On the Bloody Borders:Mexico’s Drug Wars is an article that talks about the dangers and complications of the drug war that Mexico has been dealing for years and the impact in which it has on the nation and its citizens.To conclude the
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