He put it as “ They have lost everything that makes them human. They do not deserve to live. That is why we must kill every single one of them (Beah 108)”. His trying to convince them to fight which worked. They gave the kids new clothes and burned their old ones.“ As I was putting on my new army shorts, a soldier took my old pants and threw them into a blazing fire, but the cassette had already started to melt.
Another image in the novel is when the enemies bombed and gassed the soldiers. Soldiers were crying and yelling to get help, trying to get help, scared. The images were going through my mind. I could hear and see soldiers all over the place yelling and crying for
He has seen countless people slaughtered by war. The text, "Babes in Arms," depicts this when it states, "We walked around the village and killed everyone who came out of the huts." This is a horrific thought. This sentence is just foul and supports my thought of war traumatizing
On his first sniper lookout, the building Chris was inside of was shot with an RPG and the whole wall blew up and land onto his knee. Kyle later went to get it checked out and learned he had completely tore his ACL and MCL in his knee. He had to miss 6-weeks of fighting time which he hated to do so much. Once he got back, he experienced another bad instance. His good friend he met in BUD/S was sent home in a coffin.
After the bridge being blown up, I’d bet all the streets of Wirrawee would be swarming with all those dirty, foreign soldiers. So I insentiently decided to take all the back roads to the hospital. I maneuvered the Landie as best as I could around all the carnage. It was without question one of the most disturbing and distressing things I have ever seen; my home town was gradually being destroyed. Every street I drove down had an eerie silence to it, and most houses seemed to be blown up like
That what happened when the war hit. Looking around at this time, homes were shattered and smashed inside out, the concrete had blood stains on it and bullet shots where the bullets missed. The sky was grey and filled with smoke, you would walk around coughing everywhere you go. We were living in a black and white world because everything with color was destroyed and the sun doesn’t even hit this place anymore. It was like a movie scene after a war, but instead, it was happening right in front of our eyes and was flipping and destroying everything that we have worked for around here.
It is in chapter 6 when we start to see the Paul is experiencing despair. After a heavy attack with the French, Paul and the other soldiers take the chance to fall back and rest for an hour. While Paul is standing watch, his memories start to wash all over him, but the memories don’t bring him joy or calmness. The memories bring sorrow and he start to believe that his youth is forever gone along with his hopes and dreams. It is also in this chapter that Paul and looked and listen a fellow solider die for 3 days, and even with their best efforts they could not find
He discloses to them that he is there to talk so anyone might hear the second some portion of their supplication for triumph, the part which they have certainly longed for yet have not talked resoundingly themselves: the petition for the anguish and pulverization of their foes. What takes after is a horrible portrayal of hardships caused on war-torn countries by their victors. The story closes with the man being overlooked. Amid the mid 1900 's, Americans were made up for lost time in the possibility of government, or extending their impact to different nations utilizing military power. Imprint Twain 's article, The War Prayer, was composed amid this time, and however contended against the mainstream reasoning of government.
The novel shows the disillusionment that the protagonist fills and the change of opinion between a patriotism soldier, like a robot and a realistic soldier, more like a human. On the other hand, the movie shows the disillusionment that the public could have and the disillusionment that the French soldiers have about their fate in the jail. This different types of views bring the reader to think that war is not about the first ideology that soldiers have in their head and that they are forced to agree with but it is about what they choose to think with their experience on the battlefield or with seeing the people on the other side which are willingly characterized as the enemy and the
Two examples of this are when a man’s chin gets smashed away and when Kat smashes a man 's face with the butt of this rifle. To begin, one example of brutality showing the horror of war is when a man’s face is torn away. The text says, "After a while a fragment smashes away his chin...." A fragment
They knew the war to be a misfortune, whereas those who were better off, and should have been able to see more clearly what the consequences would be, were beside themselves with joy. Katczinsky said that was a result of their upbringing. It made them stupid. And what Kat said, he had thought about" (Remarque, 11). When the soldiers joined the war, they had no clue it was going to that life changing.