“What happened to your arm?” his mother asked as she saw the wounded arm of her son. “Got shot by the other side,” he explained quickly. Later that day, the bus for the Free State’s army arrived across the battlefield. The Sniper felt guiltier as the train came to a stop. Soldiers found their family members
Mccandless died August 18 in his mother 's sleeping bag on the bus. 19 days later is when hikers had discovered his body. This news to his family left them heartbroken. His outcome was very tragic because he was ready to go return back home but he couldn 't. Shepard had a happy ending to his story and his family must of been proud of what he
The author expresses throughout the novel that the war destroys an entire generation’s lives. Paul explains, “[Him and the other young soldiers] had not as yet taken no root. The war swept [them] away. For the older men, it is but an interruption. They are able to think beyond it.
In “Gilead” by Marilynne Robinson, John Ames III is the 3rd minister in a small town in Iowa. He is dying and he is aware that he is leaving his wife and children with nothing except books of his work. Ames sole purpose of the novel was to write to his son so that he would understand his family's history and along that get to know his father that most likely his son will have no recollection of his father. Ames started writing his book when he was eight years before his death which gave give a good time to write his thoughts, his regrets, his sad life, and the joy of having his son but, to not be able to be part of his life. He has never truly experienced a happy life and has lived in solitary for 40 years after the death of his sweetheart Louise and his first born son who died after birth.
The Notebook is a love story that takes places during the time period of World War II. This story is told in the future by the now old couple. Noah Calhoun an old man is reading to a woman at a nursing home. Noah and a girl called Allie had just spent a wonderful summer with each other in New Bern, North Carolina. They fell in love with each other, but their love was forbidden by Allie’s parents.
The United States set aside this day to honor our veterans, however we should honor them as much and as often as possible. Soldiers give up so much for us, the least we can do is honor their bravery and selflessness. While they are away at war they don’t get to see their family. Imagine being gone for several months and not being permitted to see your loved ones. Then when they do come back home many of them are injured or suffer
This painting reflects my friend Ana’s life. Her husband was killed in action. Words can described how painful and devastating is, when a Chaplain knock at your door and delivery the horrible news. On this painting looks that with a letter they deliver the bad news, and with it they sent the medals that was awarded to the soldier. Today the USA Army help the widow with an insurance, instead of medal, the widow receive an American flag.
The portion that I highly disliked about the novel is in the end. Anse is coming back to the wagon, after burying Addie the previous day before, while walking he looks “kind of hangdog and proud too, with his teeth and all, even if he wouldn’t look at us. ‘Meet Mrs. Bundren,’ he says” (261). This hurts me because after putting all the effort to bring his dead-for-nine-days wife back to Jefferson in order to bury her with her family, Anse goes and finds a new wife.
You worry for your safety, and your children’s. It’s just what you do. Many people think of war as disastrous. Towns ruined, families run out of their houses, and death. Hunt applied letters from soldiers that are families and friends of the Creighton’s to show the hard times of the war.
My mother and father looked as if they were about to cry in sadness and anger at the same time. At that moment my father ran back inside and told us to get ready for a walk around town. When my mother brother and me got ready we started to walk towards town and on the way there we saw more and more houses and buildings destroyed and vandalized. Every time I looked at my father on the way there I saw a very disappointed look on his face. When my family and I finally got to town all the Jewish-owned businesses on the street had been vandalized.