His uncle was one of the most influential and supportive people in his life and he helped Salva throughout his journey. At one point, he was reunited with his uncle who had left to fight in the war he felt safe and he depended on his uncle for anything. This shows that his uncle was very caring, helpful and encouraging. In the book it says “ Salva shook his head, unable to imagine what life would be like in the camp without Uncle.” (?).
After all, his story has touched people all over America and beyond. Rocky’s life was anything but a bed of roses, but he took what he was given and kept on living the dream. Furthermore, his real-life story of the powers of faith and belief in yourself makes just about anything possible. Rocky continues to inspire the young and old alike with his inspirational talks, motivational speeches, and books. For example, his book, Fighting Back: The Rocky Bleier Story, is a must read to fully understand the pain and hardships that Rocky endured during and after the war and how he overcame all the adversity.
Most stories of war have a hard time showing positivity in something as dismal as war. It's a story of brotherhood, love of people and their country, heroism, and pride. Bradleys father, a hardened WWII veteran, told his son, “Your teacher said something about heros… and I want you to always remember something. The heroes of Iwo Jima are the men who did not make it back,” (Bradley 343). He wants his son to know that all people involved in the war deserved to be honored and remembered, the ones who died more so than the ones who lived.
Although both characters have for the most part, spent most of the novel alone. For Victor, his creation was supposed to act as his greatest achievement, instead he creates a complete monster who in essence, destroyed his life. Victor put in years of hard work to create the monster, and after realizing his failure, he begins to hate his own creation. Victor also shows his ability to love and care for someone; his now dead wife Elizabeth proves as an example. Victor loved Elizabeth for years, and even after his complete isolation from her, he continued to love her until her tragic death.
As the great American author Mario Puzo one said, “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other. ”This is saying that loyalty gives people the ability to work together and succeed in anything they set out to do. In The Odyssey, written by Homer and translated by Robert Fagles, they really learn the power on relying on one another and seeing why loyalty is so really important in life and so nothing can get in the way to succeed in life. And as the story is going through the journeys of Odysseus he learns different way to get all the tasks and challenges done and still try to find a way home to get back to his wife and his only child. Even though he does put his crew in some unpromising situations,
He is by far the funniest man I know. He is very dependable and he will do anything he can to help someone out. My dad and Beowulf are two completely different people, but they do have a lot of things in common. Everyone who knew Beowulf considered him the most reliable man, and
He would always be my best friend, no matter how much he hated me.” ( Alexie -- ) Junior said. Even though Rowdy was still hurt by Juniors decision he showed up to Grandma Spirit’s funeral. He was still there for Junior and his family, a family he has been so close to. When Rowdy was angry and emotional at Junior he went to Punch Junior.
These traits help understand Louie because if you have read or seen the movie then you would know that Louie was always rebellious like when he went outside naked when sick,he was only two years old. He was always determined, when he was in the war he demanded the other P.O.W to hit him instead of someone else getting hurt. Louie Zamperini was and will always will be a hero to the prisoners of war in world war two. He had know that he had to stand
Atticus may have lost the case but he made a small step. All of Maycomb will not change in a day, but Atticus got the ball rolling to make that change. Atticus shows ambition throughout the book when he stands up for Tom Robinson and battles his case out to the very end. He is ambitious because he never gives up even when he knows the outcome.
Jimmy cross was the lieutenant of the Alpha Company, being fully responsible for all of the soldiers and getting them through the battles. However, he was battling through his own predicament, his undefying love for an American women named Martha. The constantly daydreaming leader had thought he had lost the respect of all of his soldiers when one of his own men was KIA because of his “love for Martha”. The soldier finally thought, “He would dispense with love; it was not now a factor” (O’Brien 250). After the death of his dear friend, Cross changed into a strict and orderly lieutenant.
According to Marcus Luttrell.com’s bio, it says that “Luttrell was the only survivor. Badly wounded, he managed to walk and crawl seven miles to evade capture. ”This showed that Luttrell had to be brave in this situation to survive being captured, He used all his strength to survive the attack. Luttrell also had to face many hard decisions. While on his mission, him and his team stumbled on a group of goat herders.
Her father was more of an intense version of my own father. In our family I am always my father’s favorite, the one that stood by him through everything. We are playful together and he wants to give me everything even when he can’t. He always wants to be the one to take care of me not the other way around and he’s extremely stubborn, cocky and loves talking about himself. He also always loved my mother even though when they were still married they would fight constantly and the amount of beers he can throw back can always amaze me, but other than that he is mostly the good parts of Rex Walls.
This explains Marc because it really shows how he really enjoys being an American Soldier and that when with his brothers and sisters he will always take a stand and do what is right. Marc was a remarkable soldier and loved his fellow teammates. “Marc was an athletic guy, in some ways exactly the sort of tough physical specimen you expect to be a SEAL”(Kyle 216). This quote is coming from Chris who being a SEAL is explaining how this new guy is exactly what a SEAL should be. Marc was perfect according to Chris and never seemed to give up in anything
Going to fight for our country shows courage, braveness, passion, and generosity. Those are all traits that it wouldn’t hurt to have. He showed love to his child whenever he could and never put her aside. Eric treats everyone with respect and lives each day to the fullest, because you never know which one will be your
Gene’s war ended before ever putting on his uniform because for him the war he was fighting was against his own conflicting emotions of jealousy and his own repercussions of his actions because of it, not the real war he was actually going to fight in. Towards the end of the novel, the author had explained that Gene “was on active duty all my time at the school; [he] killed [his] enemy there" (Knowles 204). The real war was never a problem for Gene. His jealousy towards Finny was his own personal war and what he did because of his jealousy eventually became a hard battle for gene to live with. When Finny died, so did Genes