The American Civil War is glorified by Stephen Crane in The Red Badge of Courage by revealing how soldiers are brainwashed about how they will all die a heroic death. “He had of course dreamed of battles all his life, nevertheless the next morning he had gone to town that was near his mother’s farm and enlisted in a company that was forming there(Crane 9)”. This proves how Henry Fleming who is the main character in the novel, is taught that by enlisting in the war one will become a man and die a war hero which is why he has dreamed of going into battle his whole life but as shown in the novel this is not the case for everyone. On the battlefield Henry is surrounded by people dying and getting hurt. “One was swearing that he had been shot in
Ty Lewis can’t believe it when Coach recruits him for the football team. Ty’s big chance to prove how fast he is on the field and a new start at school. Josh feels like he’s starting to make it big! Jaden, says he’s going to take the baseball team to number one. His dad pulls him off the field for minor leagues.
Gilgamesh was on his world already looking on the heaven, he started thinking about his people, the people he saved and the ones who love him, and he remembers he promised this little girl he’ll be back and save the land. He was rebirth, stood up and got ready to kill the monster, he went up to him and he remember that the strange guy said he, “Don’t stare at his eyes or else you’ll die”. He shut his eyes and got his sword and BANG he cut of the monster neck and he lay down the
I chose the word “loyal” to best describe the character Telemachus because if his bravery and loyalty to his father.In the book Odyssey written by Homer,Telemachus waits for his father for twenty years and when he return he stood by his father side in battle against the people that tried to marry his mother.This shows where his loyalty had lied. Telemachus is loyal for his courage to stand in for his father while he was away and him helping him during a battle. “Amphinomus now came running at Odysseus broadsword naked in his hand the thought to make the great soldier give way at the door. But with a spear throw from behind Telemachus hits him between the shoulder” This quote shows that Telemachus was still loyal to his father even after
The book states that Johnny said, “‘I killed him. I killed that boy.’ Bob, the handsome Soc, was lying there in the moonlight, doubled up are still” (51). This quote shows how Johnny killed Bob while Pony was almost getting drowned to death by the other Socs. The two boys then had to go and hide somewhere since they had just committed murder. This heroic action changes the way he views Johnny because he used to see him just as a friend, while now he was a lifesaver to Ponyboy.
The Ender 's Game book and film are not similar. Andrew Wiggins “Ender” was chosen out of his two siblings to go to Battle School and fight off the buggers. He was chosen by Colonel Graff and Mazer Rackham to save mankind. The book was more enjoyable as a reader. The Ender’s Game book provided more detail of Ender’s siblings.
The father drags his son to a mass grave, filled with bodies. The boy says, “There’s babies in there.” The father hits him “They’re all the same” The boy realizes that his father is weak, demented and full of inhumanity. In the final scene with the father and son, the boy runs away, yelling at his dad, “I hate you!” Mr. Wright ends up being a hero, finding his conscience in the heat of the massacre, fueled by his wife! At the end, we see a shack and we hear screams coming from Fannie. She finally got the beating that she
The last image you will see in this movie, often, is the American Flag. In the beginning before the brawl, each side waves their flag to represent what they are fighting for. After the brawl, the son, Gabe finds pieces of the flag torn and scatter all over the battlefield. and the picks them up. In the end, the dad stitches the flag back together.
The Star- Spangled Banner: How Our National Anthem Came to Be When dark times arose during the War of 1812 and America started losing hope, a young man wrote what is now America’s national anthem. Every now and then, a national anthem will be about a hero or a battle of freedom; however, the majority of national anthems speak of past events in their country (Georgiady and Romano 5). Americans needed a sign of hope and strength during the fight against Britain and Francis Scott Key accepted the challenge of creating that assurance. Every time an American sang Key’s song, they envisioned the banner and the representation it held of a nation in the works (Sonneborn 22). Today, the “Star-Spangled Banner” stands as a powerful anthem for the United
After, it cuts to a shot of the letter and in the lower left corner of the screen with his father’s head in the upper right. Mox’s father tried to interrupt Mox while reading and talk about the game. Here it shows that his father cares more about winning than his son’s success in school. During the scene before the final game there’s another montage of the town before the game. You see oblique shots of the town, set to the sound of church bells and where the football team is saying the Our Father, which shows how important the game is to everyone.