Literary Analysis Of Slop Of War

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Slopes of War Literary Analysis “Listen and watch the world around you. Try to understand why things happen. Don’t be satisfied with answers others give you… work to get answers on your own. Understand why you believe things.” –Avi Slopes of War, a novel by N.A. Perez, is a complex tale of war, heartbreak, and passion based on the Civil War, and more specifically, the bloody Battles of Gettysburg. The reader is able to experience what it would be like to live during those days, and follow along both group’s point of views as the author unfolds the events to come, intertwining both fictional and non-fiction in one thrilling story. Slopes of War has many different themes and Avi’s quote is shown throughout the whole story, whether from the reckless and curious Bekah, or the final words of a dying soldier, it is displayed in various ways.…show more content…
In my opinion, the quote means to stand up for yourself, and to not be afraid of not sharing the same opinion as someone else. You are your own person. It also means to not let others statements and beliefs decide for you. Explore the world yourself, and then decide on what to do, based on what you experience first-hand. It means to fight for what you believe in, no matter what the cost. That is what the soldiers did, on both Union and Confederates sides. On page 126, the book states “If that happened the day would flicker out in a humiliating defeat. But not without one last bitter fight." This sentence described the Confederate’s fighting words as they give their all for one last duel, even if it costs them their lives. These people know that they are on the losing side of the war, but keep their pride and prepare their weapons to tell the Union’s army that although they lost, they are not weak and
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