In 1825 he was elected Tennessee state legislature. A lot of people liked him he was just a likable guy. He would tell stories of his hunting trips and events in his life. But he didn't get elected for a second term.he decided to take part in the battle of the Alamo. There were only a few hundred soldiers at the alamo so Quan Seguin delivered the message to general Sam Houston, but he told Quan Seguin to stay because it was already too late to send anybody there.
The men who served in the Vietnam War were just barely men, some of them were just hitting the age twenty. It was the draft which brought these boys into the fight involuntarily, to fight a war which they saw no meaning in. Many of these boys are the sons of veterans who fought in World War II, that came home to parades and were held up like heroes for fighting. Honorary men of the country and the soldiers fighting for Vietnam did not want to disappoint them. Thus, when O’Brien mentions in the quote, valor was not the point, he is trying to explain to the reader that the men went like it was a job they had to do, not a random act of courage that willed them to proceed.
The Diary of a Dead Officer is a book of the diary of World War 1, British officer, Arthur Graeme West. It follows his accounts of the war from the moment he sighed up, to when he died during a training exercise. West’s diary is an interesting one has it west was a very intellectual man who, most of the time, thought that his reasoning for something was the better one. The struggles seen in his Diary are ones of religious questioning and the question of, why would a man like West join the War at all? The answer being patriotism.
When Biff was in high school, Biff and Willy loved each other, and Biff trusted Willy and Willy believed in Biff that he will one day be well liked in the business world and become successful. However, when Willy’s secret affair was uncovered Biff lost his faith towards Willy and gave up everything he could achieve. However, Willy does not stop believing that Biff will be a well liked man and this causes Willy and Biff to have conflict in what they want to be. When the problem reaches its climax Willy kills himself in return of insurance money to the family. Biff blames Will’s dream instead of him for his death.
When soldiers go back home, if they make it home, they’re still haunted by regret, guilt, and depression. People experience it in their own ways and cope with it differently. War changes people. It’ll takes away someone's humanity and replaces it with holes, instability, and mental defects. Whether you’ve lost a significant other, lost your will to live, or lost your future, civilians and soldiers both indulge in losses when involved in
Throughout Homer’s The Odyssey the after-effects of war, both on veterans themselves and their loved ones are shown. The events during war and the effects of war worsen the mental health of those involved in it. The way that war changes people as depicted in The Odyssey by having detrimental effects on their mental health is similar as compared to today’s world, however veterans are more emotionally closed and more recognized to have to deal with trauma caused it than depicted in The Odyssey. War changes people in The Odyssey mainly through affecting their mental state. The grief and depression that is caused by the loss of loved ones in war greatly affects family members in Homer’s epic.
Ponyboy vouches for his brother’s character stating that Darry “had been a real popular guy in school; he was captain of the football team and he had been voted Boy of the year”, but goes on to lament that at this point in the story he “didn’t have time between jobs to even think about college”(16). Given Darry’s accomplishments, it is clear that he would have been a fantastic student and would have made his parents proud. Coming from a working class background, he would very likely have been the first person in his family to go to college, serving a role model for his younger brothers. Despite his parent 's death, Darry could have forgone his responsibilities, since he is an adult and still attend college, leaving his brothers to survive on their own in foster care, or a boys’ home. However, he does not take this option and instead, Darry assumes
Cap is such a devoted friend, that he undertakes hardships to follow through with his friend’s dying wish. “The trail was bad, and I felt half mad, but I swore I would not give in” (Service 39). Once he made it to a place he could cremate him, Cap was grossed out about his friend’s dead body being burned. He waited outside until he thought he would check on Sam. When he got there, he saw Sam in the middle of the fire; alive and happy.
His life is one full of narcissism and abuse. The hunger artist hates what he does, but due to the way he’s lived his life, he is so narcissistic that he can’t stop. Even after the 40 days have ended and the hunger artist is allowed to eat, he doesn’t want to. The narcissism leads to the artist throwing his life away so that he can live in a cage and perform for people that don’t care about him. Even when fasting is no longer as popular as it used to be the artist does not stop, instead he continues fasting.
Willy’s pride prevented him from being successful in the play. Charley offered Willy a job to come work for him and make fifty dollars a week. Willy’s responses was “I’ve got a Job” (Miller NEED PG NUMBER). This showed Willy was unable to put aside his pride and work for his neighbor; who obviously is more successful than him, to take a job and take the steps to work towards his dream he always wanted to