Musashi was part of Ukita Hideie’s army and took part in the attack on Fushimi Castle. Even being so young, Musashi fought vigorously to make a name for himself. He also assisted in the besieging of Gifu castle. Despite his efforts the western army saw defeat but, Musashi escaped unharmed. Records of Musashi’s efforts in the Battle of Sekigahara aren’t well documented but he explains in his book Go Rin No Sho about his feats in the battle.
The first instance of the martyr archetype is presented in the film is when Yip Man demonstrates his martial art prowess by defeating the northern challenger because it showed his ability to fight and thus, placed him in a position where he would be the one to fight the Japanese general. Also, it showed that he is a respected figure in his community because he defended the prestige of southern chinese martial arts. Although this scene doesn’t make Yip Man a martyr, it sets him up to become a martyr as he starts to fulfills the necessary characteristics of a martyr. The next scene that represents Yip man as a martyr, is when Yip Man defeats the 10 black belts because it that scene juxtaposes his martial arts ability to other martial artists in Foshan. The scene depicts another martial arts master, Liu, being beaten by 3 bleack belts, which then shows Yip Man defeating 10.
After the war, the military started enrolling Japanese-American citizens in the army. After that the hostility levels decreased exponentially. The Following president after the fact, Harry Truman, addressed the prior issue by stating to the Japanese population as a whole, “You fought not only the enemy, but you fought prejudice and you have won.” These were important final words in the struggle to move on from this rough time in American history, though they were taken with
The idea of a Western Samurai made me very interested in the samurai, that’s when I saw “The last samurai” movie by Tom Cruise as it showed that any one can join the samurai and have the honor of fighting along them side by side becoming one of them and have that special honor by respecting their code and having a samurai name. what really fascinates me is that the samurai weren’t a rare elite force; however, they were an entire social class and they were about 10 percent of Japan’s population at that time. What really grabbed my attention is the way the dress up, they were stylish and at their time they were rock stars in their style of clothing. The samurai dressed up to move with speed, to have freedom of movement and travel. The weapons were unique
When the atrocities of world war two are brought up, many people think of the biggest travesties the war caused, like the holocaust and Pearl Harbor. They think of the Jews and Americans slaughtered with almost ungodly techniques, and the countries that committed these war crimes. But one such case never comes to the mind of the average Joe, Unit 731 and its founder, Shiro Ishii. Ishii was born into a rich family on June 25th, 1892 in the Kamo district, Chibe prefecture, and southeast of Tokyo (Byrd 15). Shiro joined the military as soon as possible due to his great love for Japan and the emperor (Ammentorp).
He mentioned in the text that he felt that the American people have stabbed him in the back. (Kikuchi: 642). He is entitled to his rights and I do agree with him because before Executive Order 9066 passed, Japanese, Japanese Americans, and Americans all got along for the most
He uses Pathos to give receivers a feeling togetherness and unity, which is much needed for America in order to succeed against Japan. This can be seen when he said “Our people, our territory, and our interests” or “Very many American lives have been lost”. Especially the last quote causes the receivers to feel anger and revenge seeking. He also uses Ethos when emphasizing his credentials: “As Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense”. By emphasizing his credentials the population agrees with Roosevelt 's tactic of fighting Japan.
The Big Read Kick-Off Event was the very first event you could attend. I chose to come to this event to learn about what the Big Read was about and what their goals were. I didn 't expect to learn so much about the history of Japan and it 's empire, I also didn 't expect to learn how the internment camps affected the generation after the event. I learned that Japan used to be a rising and very powerful empire, at one time they even colonized Korea. Since Japan was a rising power they saw one country in the way from keeping their empire secure, the United States of America.
He claimes “as commander in chief of the Army and Navy, i have directed that all measures be taken in our defense” (22). He follows this with asking that “the Congree declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 17th, a state of war has existed between the united states and the Japanese Empire” (30-31). As the leader of the nation and showing his deep care and anger towards the attacls, the citizens choose to listen to him as a voice of reason and trust him. After the horrific attacks on pearl harbor, President Roosevelt makes a speech stating the event and the next stepts to be taken. This convunces the nation to come together to support the war and convinces congress that the decision is one that must be
As the years went by, the gracies, more notably Carlos and Helio, and their students made the art brutal with no rules within the fights. Their attention was focused on submission ground fighting, allowing a smaller individual to defeat someone who is bigger than them. When the early 1990’s approached, another member from the gracie family, Rorion, moved to Los Angeles, hoping to introduce the art in America. Mixed martial arts contests