He goes and finds out that the enemy sniper he shot was his brother. I believe the theme of the story ¨The Sniper¨ by Liam O'Flaherty is that fear can lead to destructive decisions. The theme that fear can lead to destructive decisions is introduced when he kills the man in the turret and kills the woman. He shoots the man and woman because he is scared of what the man and woman could do to him. In the story, it tells you how he shoots them.
In the end Billy was a split second faster and his bullet that was to make its way to Abdul hit the target, he had just won a personal battle against the crack shot Turkish sniper. He showed courage even after being shot to get revenge on the man that shot him, when Abdul was shot the Aussies felt safer because they weren 't being shot as an enemy sniper as
He kills the enemy sniper in self defence because the enemy shot him first, and although he regrets it later it was legal. On the other hand in “ Cranes” Songsam actually betrays his duty for Tokchae. Songsam eventually releases Tokchae from his binds, which was
Both passages have a him-or-me mindset and the characters project their lives upon the men they killed, although only O’Brien gives vivid detail and multiple attitudes toward killing in war. In O’Brien’s short story, he states, “‘Tim, it’s a war. The guy wasn’t Heidi -- he had a weapon, right? It’s a tough thing, for sure, but you got to cut out that staring.’” (“The Man I Killed”).
The protagonist from “The Sniper” would in fact kill his enemy if he is the chance as we learn in the story. The Republican Sniper was on the rooftop and he lit up a cigarette, as he did that the light made his location visible and a bullet rushed towards him. Since he was shot, he was quickly running out of options. Due to the fact that the enemy thought
In “The Sniper”, a realistic fiction story written by Liam O’Flaherty, there is a war waging in Dublin, Ireland. The sniper must kill his enemies, but it will be a challenge. Republicans against Free Staters, only one side can win. As the two snipers shoot at each other from the rooftops of buildings, they have to use their military skills and think outside of the box to vanquish their enemy. By using irony and 3rd person perspective , Liam O’Flaherty depicts the lesson throughout the story that there is value to life.
The sniper was very happy about how he got revenge on the enemy for slaying his mother, but he also felt a bit weird about it. He didn’t know what the feeling was, but he wasn’t satisfied with all of the events that just took place. He thought there could’ve been another way to have kept his mother alive and then he started thinking about who the enemy could’ve been. He decided to reach for his flask of whiskey to celebrate, but then a shot that came from where the enemy died had hit him right in his chest. With that, he collapsed and fell off the the roof.
Whereas, in The Cask of Amontillado, the reason behind the murder is revenge, “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” Additionally, Montressor’s jealousy is another reason because of which he murders Fortunato. The other difference noticed in the short stories, is that in both of the short stories the aftermath of the murder is different. In The Tell Tale Heart, in the near end of the story after the murder, the narrator feels very happy , and
Tim O'Brien short story "The Things They Carried" is about a unit in the Vietnam War. One of the soldiers “Ted Lavender, a "Grunt" gets shot by a sniper when in route to the restroom. Meanwhile, his superior by the name of, Lieutenant Jimmy Cross points the finger at himself for the catastrophe. One of O'Brien's themes is that emotional problems on soldiers can be heavier than physical problems. Symbolically, the things the soldiers carry represented who they were.
1.The title is significant because it explains the feeling towards death and a dead body or as used in the title, corpse. This is letting you know that there is a slight fascination with death. Death occurs throughout the entire book and is ultimately what the book is revolved around. The two main and vital characters in the book are extremely fascinated with death and the idea of being the reason someone dies and lies lifeless. The after math of killing someone leaves them with a lifeless corpse that they would describe as exquisite.
Does war affect countries, families, or individuals? “The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty and “Cranes” by Hwang Sunwon are two short stories that occurred during Civil War. These stories are very similar but also have differences. “The Sniper” is a story about a Civil War in Dublin. The main character is a republican sniper whose job is to kill another sniper who is his enemy in the war.
When you read these two stories, they are both involved in war. The first story is named, "The Sniper" and "Cranes" is the name of the second story. The author of the first story "The Sniper" is Liam O ' Flaherty. The author of the second story "Cranes" is Hwang Sunwon. Even though "The Sniper" and "Cranes" share a common topic about war, there are other different aspects.
The other indians find out that the British are near so they find them and start shooting at them. The tomahawk indian was traiter and led them into the trap that they had planned. Many Indians and British soldiers were killed, the two ladies were scared to death seeing all the British soldiers being killed.
The last time Sam comes back to Redding, he is framed for stealing cattle. His own army executes him as a warning to soldiers who might do the same thing if faced by extreme hunger. In the end, Sam ends up getting shot by a Patriot, who is on the same side as him. My favorite part of the book is when Sam steals his father’s gun to use as a weapon during battles because he is brave and because he really doesn’t care about what his dad has to
I picture myself in the battle called the antietam battle and we was facing the gettysburg i figure that it was going to be a great and tough one but we the antietam out number them we played smart, we dropped them one by one silently headshots , they didn’t know why there man was leaving so quickly they stopped and said wait a minute why our group is getting small ? One of the leaders said. I was a sniper man taking them out the good thing is they didn’t hear any gunshots all they saw was there man lying on the ground with blood on their skin one of their men was down the war lasted for a couple of weeks this is why the war didn’t last long like the other war did. 1(we had more men than they did) 2.