The Civil War is seen as disastrous, upsetting, and a new start for America. In Across Five Aprils, written by Irene Hunt, she shows all of those feelings. The Civil War was a hard time for many families. Their son’s are going to war, they still have to work, and they need someone to protect the family. You worry for your safety, and your children’s.
Veterans self-harm to cop with losing someone close to him or her or other traumatic experiences. Many military personal experience military sexual trauma as well. This means that they are experiencing sexual assault or repeated, threatening sexual harassment that a veteran experienced during his or her military service. In addition to personal and self- harm, PTSD is another disorder that one can face having to deal with one sees while serving in the military. One seeing a shocking, scary or dangerous event can lead to
Many American soldiers are troubled by the various aspects of warfare. In this world, the threat of war is always present. War by Sebastian Junger, as well as other sources, shows that the living standards for many current and former soldiers is grueling. This is because many troops suffer from mental illness, poor or no shelter, and soldiers can spend long periods of time away from their families and far from their homes, thus leading to several emotional consequences. Soldiers returning from deployment are often plagued by mental illness.
Throughout Homer’s The Odyssey the after-effects of war, both on veterans themselves and their loved ones are shown. The events during war and the effects of war worsen the mental health of those involved in it. The way that war changes people as depicted in The Odyssey by having detrimental effects on their mental health is similar as compared to today’s world, however veterans are more emotionally closed and more recognized to have to deal with trauma caused it than depicted in The Odyssey. War changes people in The Odyssey mainly through affecting their mental state. The grief and depression that is caused by the loss of loved ones in war greatly affects family members in Homer’s epic.
“They shared the weight of memory. They took up what other could no longer bear. Often, they carried each other, the wounded or the weak”(O’Brien 14). The soldiers see terrible things they even watch their friends die. In psychology there is a myth that we can repress our memories, but that is because false negative memories are stored to let us defend for our survival.
The anecdote was a real life story about how he was in war. He said it was horrific and terrifying. Which made the point that donald would not do well because of him not listening to veterans. These personal stories give a personal connection to the reader giving them a feeling of personal disbelief. Another Rhetorical device is theme.
The Vietnam war brought a lot of deaths of American soldiers. Additionally, the soldiers who made back alive came back with mental illness. Mental illnesses are a common thing to get obtain when a person or a soldier is faced with a dangerous situation, and it 's not surprising that the soldiers ' mental states always tended to be on the paranoid side due to the guerrilla warfare in Vietnam. War is a game of
Women, Soldiers, African Americans and many other people had big parts in the Civil War.The tensions of the 1860’s show the “human” side of the War in many harsh ways. Without these struggles we wouldn 't be where we are today. Many soldiers were young, they had fears that included false identity when dead and never seeing family again. As Joshua Callaway wrote in his journal they felt naked and poor during the war.This showed how dreadful battle could make the soldiers feel.Fears are a big part of being a human. Whether they were fighting for the North or South they both had similar struggles and fears.
Many of the men and women who fight overseas for our freedom don’t have freedom their selves. Many veterans that have fought in war suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD for short. If you don’t know what this is, PTSD is a disorder that develops in someone who has seen or lived through a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. War is no exception to that. Although most war vets don’t suffer from this disease.