Secondly Henry was just following along to what the other soldiers did. Lastly, Henry was just plain old scared as they said “He ran like a coward.” The second war was like Henrys’ first brutal battle it was obviously too intense for him. If someone is entering their first brutal battle of course they are going to be scared and as they say “Henry quivered.”
Longstreet makes one last futile attempt to convince Lee of his idea. However, Lee believes that the line of the Union will break. When Lee is getting ready he discovers that the Union has already attacked Ewell. The battle begins and Lee decides to charge the Union center. Longstreet knows that Lee’s plan is bound to fail, but Lee doesn’t listen to him.
However, Henry is afraid that he would be slaughtered or ran over when running away from the war. Sadden that this might be his fate, he expresses that he would rather
He fights without fear even though he believed before the battle started he would be killed. After the fight Henry is horrified by the sight of all the fallen soldiers. As the union troops regroup Henry attempts to see if any soldiers were scared but ends up irritating them.
Next is the hero’s call to adventure. The hero is usually given a message by a messenger or an external event. For Steve Rogers, the war was his call to adventure. 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.
When the war started affecting Salva and his village it became apparent to him that he may never see his family again. “If I die now, I will never see my family again.” (11) This thought helped Salva strengthen and have the instinct to survive so he could see his family again, which is one of the reasons he did survive. Not only did he think he would never see his family again, but he became friends with Marial, a boy from the group he was in, who was soon taken away from him as well.
He was too scared to do anything, as he never fought in a war before. This quote is important to the book because, Henry defines himself as a young boy that wants to be a man but runs away in battle. He would rather bleed and bleed, instead of not doing anything. I would agree and disagree with this quote. I agree because you are helping the army by at least doing
When john got away he ran into a large group who were on their way to join George Washington and his Colonial army. When the ask if he wants to join he feels like he has no choice but to join because after he shoot the British officer he knew that the British Army would be looking for him and that the group of people could offer him protection from the British for the time
Henry didn 't run from the first battle because he came across the tattered soldier who had been fighting after he got shot twice but he had not yet complained about his wound. While the battle was going on Henry was thinking about running away. Henry didn 't run because he saw him self as a coward, a lost chicken running in
If my child ever did that I would be going insane, but i admire how strong Chris was. Chris should've at least given a call to his parents' to let them know he was okay and alive. He was emotionally and mentally unstable thinking that abandoning his family would solve his problems. Would you go above and beyond like Chris did to be himself and run away with no word left behind? How would you feel leaving your family with that speechless pain?