The Sniper Short Story Theme

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The theme of the story in “The Sniper” is war reduces humans to mere objects,either shoot or be shot. The characters in this story are realistic because to them it is the same way, they either shoot one another or be shot. According to the HistoryofIreland.com people who were friends had to turn against each other and not look back. The theme of this story is that the war changes people, they are trained that the enemy means nothing, no matter who they are they are just targets nothing more. The soldiers start to see the people that they are shooting as just objects, they do not see them as people anymore. They either have to kill or be killed. In “The Sniper” there are two brothers firing at each other, but they do not realize it because
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