In fact, we saw in this story that the main who is a young soldier kills his father due to the pressure of his duty. Then, the author wants to demonstrate that duty is more significant than family during war time. 8. How did you react when the identity of the horseman was revealed? When the identity of the horseman was revealed, my first reaction was surprised because I realize that Druse kills his own father and I understood why every kinds of war are destructive for family relationships.
Through both of his poems, Dulce Et Decorum Est and Disabled, Owen clearly illustrates his feeling about war. Both of them convey the same meaning that war destroyed people’s lives. For Dulce Et, Decorum Est, it mainly illustrates soldier’s life during war, the dreadfulness of war, whereas, Disabled illustrates how war have damaged soldier’s life. Also, the saying that said that war it is lovely and honorable to die for your country is completely against his point of view. Owen conveys his idea through graphically describing his horrible experiences in war.
That is when O’Brien kept staring at the star-shaped structure as he described it. Kiowa later comes back and informed O’Brien that it was a real war, and he had no alternative. Through this, it is clear that Kiowa acted as a calming presence for the killer O’Brien. It seems like he was trying to remind him that it is not like he killed the man without a discrete reason. In fact, war changes the real definition of murder.
Croally say, War is the responsibility of men, but war also kills men. The normal consequence of loss of men in war is that their wives, daughters and other female dependents will be enslaved by the victors (85). Their future would now be consumed with humiliation, and punishment for themselves and the other
The overall point of this poem is to convey the cruelty of war and what it accomplishes. The poet expresses the dilemma faced by the photographer in these circumstances through the way he ‘sought approval’ and tried to make ‘the readers eyeballs prick’ so that they would care. Duffy was inspired to write this poem by her friendship with a war photographer. She was especially intrigued by the peculiar challenge faced by these people whose job requires them to record terrible, horrific events without being able to directly help their subjects. The use of a semantic field of death shows the very dark side of conflict and gives an almost savage and sinister edge to the poem to make the act of war all the more evil.
The Past Dealt within the Future In Ray Bradbury’s “An Utterly Perfect Murder”, the author conveys that fear can cause an individual to let the past destroy their conscience and to seek revenge on those who have abused him. To begin, the main character Doug Spaulding expresses his fear that he developed due to the pain he experienced. For instance, Doug states, “we were fine friends needed each other. I to be hit. He to strike.
By using surprise and suspense, Liam O’Flaherty creates the lesson that war is terrible in many ways. The theme that war is terrible in many ways is shown in the story many times. One example of this is when the sniper turns over the body of the person he killed and he finds out that it is his brother he killed. This craft move of surprise shows that the war split up his family and
Riddick as a character is bad he has a code of conduct that makes him evil but gives him qualities that some would consider good. Through the movie he has chances to do good things but he considers himself a loner and there for doesn't care about anyone else. At moments he could be described as a psychopath with no emotional grief who likes to see others suffer or at least enjoys messing with people before killing them in horrible and sudden ways. Always one step ahead of his opponent, Riddick constantly shows his prowess as a warrior and often times as a problem solver constantly anticipating his opponents moves . In the movie The Chronicles Of Riddick, Riddick is described by the narrator as a evil of another kind.
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.
Why do governments feel the need to declare war against each other? Why is there enough hatred and animosity among groups of people on this Earth for us to kill each other in cold blood? Is there meaning behind war? Hamlet asked a similar question as he pondered the loss of life of Fortinbras’ army in Poland. Although Hamlet seems to believe in the meaninglessness of war and life in general, wars have meaning because they represent causes for which people will give up their lives.
Because the men had seen so much in Vietnam and because of how the war was fought (Guerrilla warfare), they had little to no remorse when gunning down children and woman. They were so tired of fighting the “unknown enemy,” this can be seen in the soldier 's testimonies, “I didn’t discriminate between individuals in the village, sir. They were all the enemy, they were to be destroyed, sir.” (141) However, John never intended to kill the innocent. He saw the same soldiers that he fought with for the past few months brutally massacring the villagers that were trying to flee for their lives. This was the climax of the war for John, he would forever be changed by what he saw in My Lai and would take many months in order to get over what happened.
They also wanted to kill the family members of the soldiers fighting on the front lines because, if the soldiers weren’t thinking right they couldn’t fight right. Mass bombings of civilians were later outlawed because they were inhumane. The United States recently used this tactic only it was called shock and awe and they didn’t use dummy bombs or unguided bombs they used missiles and laser guided bombs. This also shows that the old tactic still works even in the twenty first