In The Sniper Symbolism

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We always read or hear stories about the war and they are usually sad or really exciting. How would you like to live the rest of your life with the guilt of shooting a soldier on purpose, but even worse finding out its your brother? In The Sniper this soldier is doing his best to protect the city they were stationed in from getting blown into pieces, but in the mist of everything he thinks he is doing something right, but it turns out to be a tragic ending. I think that this short story is very symbolic, because in the end the soldier shot his brother not knowingly. In the the war many people where shot and many died that is what you are signing up for. You never think you would ever have to shoot someone that you know let alone your own
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