According to her the only way to end war is unmaking masculinity. She further adds that this kind of change is already in process through the men who oppose and say no to combat and transform their lives into a new kind of humanity. But the work of Kathleen Barry also has some shortcomings like: - In reality it is very difficult to separate combat ethic from the military’s time immemorial emphasis on face-to-face killing. It might have a strong influence on future of the military culture. - Military training needs to be intense.
1” was a piece that he wrote directed at *American soldiers in attempts *to use rhetorical analysis to keep their hearts in the ongoing battle with Great Britain. * Scarcely found are men who enjoy going to war for no reason, and consequently Paine makes an effort to give the men a reason to continue the fight. Many of the men that this piece is addressing would have had families and homes to return to when not in combat. When family is what a person lives for, they become extraordinarily protective of it. If a man broke into a soldier’s home, or killed his family, then that soldier would do everything in his power to rectify that crime.
In High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game,” the conflict is very similar; the characters are fighting for their lives from their enemy. The main characters in both the film and story, Rainsford and Will Kane, are suffering from isolation because they have to fight alone. As stated in the story, the author says “As you wish, my friend,” he said. “The choice rests entirely with you. But may I not venture to suggest that you will find my idea of sport more diverting than Ivan’s?” (Connell 16).
This proves to be significant because this shows the lengths that Ronnie is willing to go to in order to keep his friend safe. Withholding information from the police about a murder can make you an accessory to the crime, despite knowing this he was willing to lie and possibly endanger himself. Obstructing justice so that your friend can be safe is a very difficult decision to make, as it affects more than just you. The parents of Gene Hanlon would be devastated to not know how their son died, the police will have spent lots of their time and money on a case that only two people truly understand how it unfolded. The soldier in the story “Gregory” also made many sacrifices for his friend, but in a much more subtle way.
Crane does his best to embrace the thoughts and ideas of war from a single perspective contrary to a group view as well as the psychological battles faced by an individual, which can sometimes be seen as far more important than the battles actually fought on the field. The last theme that I find important is the theme of transformation. The transformation of this story is a psychological one. This transformation is driven by countless trials of the soldiers in the
1. The author of “The Sniper” uses many words and phrases to describe the actions of the sniper. The first example of this is when it says “He broke the neck of the iodine bottle.” (p.9) Rather than saying that he simply opened the bottle, it is phrased to emphasize the fact that he, although in pain, needs to get the iodine and make sure the wound won’t get infected. He knows the risk of leaving the wound untouched, showing his intelligence, responsibility and experience. The second example is “His right arm was paining him like a thousand devils.” (p.9) Here, the author is shows that his right arm wasn’t just “hurting” it was “paining him,” and the pain hurt like a thousand devils, showing the reader just to what level his arm hurt, and how much it was weighing him down.
As you can tell from my examples both characters, Elie Wiesel and Atticus Finch are courageous. It may be in different ways, with Elie going through physical pain and Atticus being more of a mental/verbal challenge, but in the end, it’s all courage. Hence there is courage in both Night and To Kill A Mockingbird. Both characters knew that they were most likely going to be conquered, they had nearly no chance of overcoming their problems, yet they both put forth their full effort until the
Though "High Noon" and "The Most Dangerous Game" are two different stories, they have some comparisons within the context, such as the characters, settings, themes, and the conflicts in the story. In the the Most Dangerous Game written by Richard Connel, a hunter learns how it feels to be hunted while be stranded on an island. In High Noon a retired sheriff learns the true meaning of responsibility and trust when he has to face a group of gunners, alone. In this essay, I will compare and contrast the stories and see what they they have and don't have in common to see how it affects the story. Although The Most Dangerous Game's Rainsford and High Noon's Will Kane have two different settings in their own stories that have similarities and differences they may affect the outcome of the story.
High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game Compare and Contrast Essay Two excellent stories of hardship can be very different yet the same. The most Dangerous Game and High Noon demonstrate this very well. In the film High Noon made by Carl Foreman the main character is tested by time and fear, this nail bitting film accurately represents a man's trouble trying to defend his town. The short story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell demonstrates how a persons belief can change from true fear, how the hunter can become the hunter, and the journey of a man trying to save himself from almost certain death. Both these stories are mainly focused around men and guns however they have underlying meanings behind them the make them interesting.
Tim O’Brien never lies. While we realise at the end of the book that Kiowa, Mitchell Sanders and Rat Kiley are all fictional characters, O’Brien is actually trying to tell us that there is a lot more truth hidden in these imagined characters than we think. This suggests that the experiences he went through were so traumatic, the only way to describe it was through the projection of fictional characters. O’Brien explores the relationship between war experiences and storytelling by blurring the lines between truth and fiction. While storytelling can change and shape a reader’s opinions and perspective, it might also be the closest in helping O’Brien cope with the complexity of war experiences, where the concepts like moral and immorality are being distorted.
This was very well depicted on paragraph 17 “the cloud of fear scattered from his mind and he laughed.’’ Many do not think of snipers as brave because they “shoot their opponent when their back is turned.” But, if you are able to go through the previous experiences without going completely crazy, you are considered very brave to me. 2) After he killed the enemy sniper, he was curious to see who he had killed. This is very well depicted in the sentence “he felt a sudden curiosity as to the identity of the
Cant we all just get along? These two stories “The Sniper” and “Cranes” show the really bad aspects of war and how they can really effect humans. In the story “The Sniper” the theme for the sniper is “War knows no boundaries, age, sex, location, time of day, or family ties. In cranes it talks about how the two friends in the story, one becomes a rebel the other a government worker. “Cranes” was written by Hwang Sunwon and translated by Peter H. Lee.
I believe the book Ender’s Game is more exceptional than the film because of the development of characters and events that happens in the book, and the hardship Ender faces to become a great leader against the buggers. Throughout the story of Ender’s Game, Ender is constantly being isolated by Colonel Graff in order for Ender to think, make decisions, and respond to situations by himself. This isolation is to prepare Ender to become a great leader in battle. In the story, Graff orders to have Ender’s monitor taken out to observe how Ender responds to mistreatment from bullies. He responds by beating up Stilson badly so that Stilson never bullies him again, to win all the other fights as Ender said.
Fighting a war is difficult, especially when one leaves a wife and two small children behind to fight for their freedom. Chris Kyle, a husband, and father of two is deployed to Iraq as a SEAL sniper. There he earns the omnipotent name “The Legend” for the most confirmed kills in the history of the SEALS. Chris risks his life to save the lives of others. Connecting with Chris since he hunts animals and shoots guns, evaluating the death of fellow SEAL Marc Lee, and visualizing the city of Ramadi is simple since the author used great detail in the book American Sniper.
His tactic was to stay close to the roads that the Soviets used so he could pick them off as they went by. His main targets were officers. He would not take easy shots if it would scare away a better target, like an officer. The Soviet Union started to realize that it was one sniper that was taking out hundreds of their men. The Soviets sent one of