And so, within a couple years, was he-from cancer” (273). This message is short and concise, but it delivers a lot of information about the character. The father-in-law, once again, lost his hope and love. He kills his kitten like he saw his friend killed while in the infantry or the way he killed the enemy. He may say to himself, “no more killing, no more life should be taken away, at least from me,” but it is unavoidable.
Admittedly, Caesar could be considered the tragic hero due to his realization of his wrongdoings when he sees Brutus after being stabbed. However, Caesar never fully accepted responsibility for his actions before he died, unlike Brutus. Brutus’s dying words are, “Caesar, now be still. I killed thee with half so good a will (V.v.50-51).” These words confirm that Brutus recognizes that killing Caesar wasn’t the best course of action.
The bluntness of the introduction of Ted Lavender’s death shows how sudden his death was and how death was an ordinary occurrence in the Vietnam war. Ted Lavender’s death plays a significant role in the novel. He carried tranquilizers and extra ammunition as precaution and a way to calm himself; however, he was still killed. His death is ironic because the items that were meant to protect him ended up weighing him down, which made him fall quicker when he was killed. This shows how no object could prevent the soldiers from dying and how death was a worry constantly on the soldiers
After everything Elie and his inmates have been through they wanted to die and felt like death itself. "But we no longer feared death, in any event not this particular death" (Wiesel 60). Death is the most important image in the book because everybody was expecting it to take them. At one point in time Elie wanted to kill himself. Many people wanted to kill them self or expected one of the officers to order
He hit the ground with a thud then he started thinking and understanding the world in his last few moments. He thought about the pointlessness of war, how it leaves so many consequences for little gain. He reflected on his live, regretting some of the petty stuff that he did in live like fighting with his family members. The sniper then heard the sound of death coming towards him to take him away. He started praying for the health of his father, brother, and everyone else he cared about.
In my opinion, Gregorio Cortez is a hero because of his courage act of love as he gets revenge for his brother death. Cortez is portrayed as a man who deeply cared for his family and willing to go any length to protect his family. As he killed the shiffer that murder his brother, Gregorio Cortez did fear any conquest as he believe that he something right. The Mexican corrido writes how strong Gregorio felt for his brother as he killed the major sheriff “ I 'm not sorry that i have killed him, my brothers death i would not stand….I’ am not sorry that I killed him, self-defense is my rightful claim(133)’. My question: why did Gregorio turn himself to the rangers at the end?
He killed himself,¨ (Lee 366). Heck Tate could have easily said that Boo stabbed him, but he knew that Boo did something good, and
Along with that, George wanted to be able to live with no regrets. In the parallel situation, when Candy's dog was killed, Candy wasn't the one to kill his companion and felt immense regret. With George killing Lennie, he was able to ensure that it was painless and didn't scare Lennie before he died. After the gun was shot, this was the best thing for
Montag killed Beatty he thought what he was doing was right. Montag was justified for killing Beatty because he thought he was protecting himself and Faber, Beatty had to die for society to change, and Beatty wanted to die. Montags anger towards Beatty may have persuaded his decisions and made him do what he did to Beatty. In the event that Montag killed Beatty, he was justified because he was protecting Faber and himself.
The second reason is because, it was Claudius fault that his mother Gertrude got killed. The last thing that did not make him hesitate to kill Claudius was because he remembered what his father told him at the woods. He knew he was going to die soon by the poison and wanted to take advantage of the time he had left to avenge his father’s death, so both could rest in
or they would kill him, because they needed him because he was a good sniper. The brother didn’t want to die so he went on there side. After the sniper saw that he had killed his own brother he was sad. That was all that he had left in his family.
Leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, Clarence Darrow, in his 1924 case appeal, A Plea for Mercy, defends his clients, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopald Jr., of murder. Darrow’s purpose was to persuade the audience, the judge and jury, into shortening the boy’s sentence because the terrible acts of war has tainted the nation. He exhibits an aggressive tone by using fear, allusions, and metaphors to bring justification to the boys by appealing to his audience. Darrow implements fear throughout the duration of his speech to persuade his audience to believe the state of our nation has paved way for two, very well off, boys to turn into murderers.
Blood, death, tears, and shouts, that was life in the Civil War for a soldier. In 1861, the Civil War begun and the states that had once been united were now turning against each other. Texas fought for the South and was the 7th state to join the Confederacy. Texas had a military with about 65,000 Texan soldiers within it and almost a fifth of these fighters perished. Men of all ages were marching off to war in different states, and women and children were left waiting anxiously for their return.
In this paper, I will be writing about how the Civil War affected three groups of people: African Americans, Soldiers, and Medical Staff. These people were affected a lot by the war because some either died, were enslaved, fought in the war, or took care of soldiers. The first group of people are African Americans. Africans were affected a lot because most of them were slaves.
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is a story told by a soldier named Paul Bäumer about his experiences during World War I. The war lasted from 1914 to 1918 affecting a whole generation of young men across the world. There was so much death during the WWI that sometimes families would lose more than one soldier. Paul describes how horrendous death was in the book. This showed readers the true insight of war at the time.