The Patriots say they are fighting for freedom and justice, but that freedom doesn’t include blacks like Ned. Hardly fair. But Patriots aren’t the only skin-specific people. The Loyalists killed a room of slaves, just because of their status. “‘There are some damned blacks in here, what shall we do with them?’ ‘Kill them,’” (144).
Disjunction of expectations and achievements. They didn’t have the skills or the attitude to do anything to achieve their goals because no one had been supported them. Removal of positive stimuli, losing a loved one from a gun fight that happened. Presentation of negative stimuli was the area that they live and grow up in. Ralph a little boy who had lost his grandmother to a gang shot out, barricades his doors and pulls down his blinds to prevent bullets from coming through.
Back during the Revolutionary War, families were divided and many people were trying to decide one question. Should they join the side of the Patriots, Loyalists, or remain neutral? War can be a brutal, violent, and cruel way of achieving power or freedom; and in the process, many lives are lost. However, sometimes war is necessary as it helps get rid of tyranny and injustice. In the book My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier, a boy named Tim Meeker lives in a family where his father is a Loyalist, and his dear brother is a Patriot.
Many people debate over whether war is a “necessary evil” or an unnecessary one. War has many perks, some being positive and some being negative, making it hard to decide if it is necessary. The negatives of war is told in the book, My Brother Sam is Dead by James Collier and Christopher Collier. Taking place during the Revolutionary War, My Brother Sam is Dead tells the story of Tim Meeker, a son of a tavern keeper living in Redding, Connecticut. Tim Meeker’s family is split during the war, his brother, Sam, wanting war against the British and his father, Life, who is against the war against the British.
A War Within War is inevitable, war is not peaceful nor accepted by many. War is the act portrayed by many men and women who believe they’re making a difference, that one less life in the world is nothing more than the act of taking it. Wars come and go claiming they’re making a difference in a positive way liberating a certain territory, whilst destroying it. War is the true equalizer between life and death, fairness and irony. The novel “My Brother Sam is Dead” symbolizes many of these traits.
Ned was a slave owned by a man named Samuel Smith. Ned was a minor character, but his death was significant, and it led to Tim becoming neutral. In chapter ten, the British had marched into Redding to detain the Patriots. While attacking Captain Starr’s house, Tim witnessed something brutal and traumatizing: “He [the british soldier] slid his sword into Ned’s stomach, and then jerked it free. Ned staggered around, still raising his gun up for the shot.
It is like Sam and Father are at war against each other. The War is impacting their family because Eliphalet kicked Sam out of the house for being a Patriot. (Pg. 22) While Sam and Father are on two different sides of the war, Tim, the narrator of the story, doesn’t know what side he is on. At Verplancks Point, New York, an urban city, when asked if he was a Patriot or a Loyalist, Tim knew that whatever he said
My Brother Sam Is Dead My Brother Sam Is Dead is based on a young man and his family, as his big brother named Sam goes onto the War between the Lobster-back and the Patriots. During the war Sam’s father disagreed for him to go into the war as a soldier of the Patriots because they were still loyal to the King George lll. When Sam joined to be part of Patriots, the Patriots wasn’t doing so good as the Loyalist due to the lack of food supply, some of the soldier was man who was under 18 and still a beginner, the cold weather and bad clothing, and the lack supplies of transportation. When Tim and his father went to take the cattle towards the port they were disturb by a group of who were called Bandits but they says that they are working with
Instead of wanting to help people, both Zaroff and dictators like Hitler would rather see the strong survive and the weak die off. This is one of the main ideologies of Adolf Hitler. “Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.” Quotes from Adolf Hitler, like this one, sound very similar to what General Zaroff was saying before. Neither man, neither person in power, seems to care at all about what happens to those who are under them. Both of these men only seem to care about those who have power like they do.
It’s a hard decision for Brutus, because Caesar is his best friend (he just doesn’t want Caesar to be leader because he’s not going to make Rome a better place for the people). So if he wants Rome to be safe, and have a good leader, Brutus has to kill him, he has to get things done soon and fast. So finally, I believe that Caesar is to dangerous to be the person in charge of everything here. , and he doesn’t care about anyone, but himself. Brutus has the respect and honor to become the leader of Rome.