A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo shows the hard work and difficult tasks the men had to go through to prove themselves and protect their country. The war will change the men’s attitudes and the way they do everything. Men made sacrifices in the Vietnam War most people would never make in a lifetime, they will not just sacrifice but push themselves physically harder than most any other men. The men will also emotionally change from constantly watching other men die, or killing other men. The mens first kill was always the hardest for them, mentally they had so many thoughts of the other mans close ones back home and what they would go through and how it would be all their fault.
Frederic’s main internal conflict within himself was how to distance himself from the horrors of war. In this quote Frederic was being psychologically tortured, as he was forced to witness men being executed. Frederic was in a no win situation. If he stayed he was likely to be shot; if he ran he was likely to be shot. He was tired of the mind games he had to endure.
When the enemy soldiers came and surrounded the village, the farmers quickly dispersed. At the same time, the revolutionary committee surrounded a primary school and held the students hostage, demanding ransom money so that they could buy guns. From the very beginning, Kim San opposed of this plan, but only helped to organize the uprising when he was called a coward and counterrevolutionary. When his peers and comrades did not agree with his opinion to stop armed attacks and called him a rightist and a Trotskyist, Kim San “became angry…and disgusted with their attitude” (282). He was frustrated that his fellow colleagues refused to change their ideals for the sake of the greater good.
Do sports fans go too far? By:Chase Koeller Some fans get a little out of control because of a sports game, according to sportingintelligence.com, a man jumped from the sixth floor of a hotel because of a sports game. This shows that sports fans get overly aggressive about sports games and they care too much about them. Therefore, sports fans go too far and need to relax because many people get angry because of sports games and some people commit suicide over a loss from their favorite team. Many people after a loss get very angry.
To many people take the toll of war,to many lives have been taken from the toll of war.Families have been ripped apart by the toll of war and the stress that it puts on a family and others that live near it or in it.It has ripped apart famly bonds too. War is a heart smasher in this book My Brother Sam Is Dead.”Sam.There’ll be no more talk on this tonight.”(c.c 8)Father displays his anger towards Sam in this “fight”with him.Father is outraged at Sam because Sam is talking back at Father for talking about the rebels and the war. “Why does he always have to get in a fight with me?”(c.c 15)Sam thinks Father is picking on Sam to much because of the war and him going out playing “soldier boy” and not doing any work.Tim also thinks that Sam is lucky getting all of the glory from going to war and telling points.
This quote is Important because Tim O 'Brien is explaining how he felt like every eye in his town was on him.Felt embarrassed because he didn 't wanted to go to war.He could hear people screaming at him,Traitor ! he couldn 't endure the mockery or the disgrace or the patriotic ridicule .And right then he Submitted.He would go to war,he would killed,and maybe died because he was embarrassed not to. He didn´t wanted to runaway and look like he wasn´t brave man.He was just
I just hated Bill, I did not like how he reacted in various situations throughout the film. He created bigger obstacles for himself with the choices he makes, like beating up a gang member, killing the nazi supporter in his shop, and then shooting a officer. If he had made right decisions from the very beginning he would have never gotten killed. Overall I thought Bill was just a creepy and an insane guy. He had extreme metal issues, however, at the same time I also felt sorrow for him because his mental health issues is what lead him to destroy his relationship with his family, especially from his daughter, who he greatly loved.
Orlick’s constant animosity and hunger for revenge has only filled him up with negative emotions for several years, making him unhappy and unable to enjoy life. Pip was also injured in the process demonstrating how revenge harms the victim and the seeker. In the end, Orlick never fulfilled his revenge by trying to kill Pip. Instead, Pip asked, “‘Is it Pumblechook’s house that has been broken into, then?’‘That’s it, Pip,’ said Joe…‘But he knowed Orlick, and Orlick’s in the county jail’”(497). With his overflowing resentment for Pip, he decides to make a premature decision to break into Pumblechook’s house.
They struggle to make ends meet and Ponyboy knows this. He also feels the weight of the class separation between him and his friends, his family, and the ‘socs’. He notices the kids around him who get into trouble with the law, treat school like a joke, and even those like Darry who have everything they need to succeed but didn't have the money to take advantage of hard work and their own talents. Ponyboy also faces the challenges that arise when he is with Johnny when he kills Bob and then witnesses Johnny do something heroic before he passes away. He worries about whether he will get in trouble for Bob's death, and also struggles with seeing people close to him like Johnny and Dally die.
Yossarian is a complex character, which throughout the novel is fighting many different wars, literally and figuratively: referring to the actual war, his colonels and the problematic bureaucratic corruption amongst officials in the military. Yossarian fights missions waiting to go home after he has completely his quota, however he constantly has his quota increased by a corrupt colonel Cathcart, who forces him to continue fighting in the war and flying extra missions. Yossarian fears death and this becomes one of the main reasons he does not want to fight in war any longer. Due of the extension of his quota, Yossarian sees death all around him and he is eventually consumed with the idea and the inevitability of it. After witnesses so much