Mr. Hadley describes how he wants them to “make the right choice for the long run” (implying how much more honorable the infantry would be). The irony in that is shown by the way they do actually have the “long run” in mind while making their decisions by picking a branch that will ensure their lives. In John Knowles’ novel, “A Separate Peace” the author uses rhetorical devices to describe how Brinker, Gene, and Mr. Hadley view which branch of the military the boys should enlist in. It is obvious that the author supports Mr. Hadley’s view of picking the more honorable route that ensures fame and glory in the end instead of their lives. An argument between the boys and Mr. Hadley breaks out as Brinker and Gene attempt to defend themselves.
Also, to Joe it is a hypocrisy that “they” use the word “we” when they mention fighting. But in reality, the only ones who are fighting the war are the soldiers while “they” sit back and watch. In addition, would someone decide to go to war all because of a song? Well, the use of pro-war songs are popular advertisements. Songs, words and lyrics are everywhere even when soldiers are leaving, therefore, escaping war propaganda is unfeasible.
As the great American author Mario Puzo one said, “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.”This is saying that loyalty gives people the ability to work together and succeed in anything they set out to do. In The Odyssey, written by Homer and translated by Robert Fagles, they really learn the power on relying on one another and seeing why loyalty is so really important in life and so nothing can get in the way to succeed in life. And as the story is going through the journeys of Odysseus he learns different way to get all the tasks and challenges done and still try to find a way home to get back to his wife and his only child. Even though he does put his crew in some unpromising situations,
Moreover, our countrymen had a choice to become anything they wanted, but they chose to defend our great country and freedom we so graciously enjoy. Now is not the time to dismiss such bravery not to mention commitment. The people of the United States need to stand by our soldiers
The whole poem talks about the offensive emotion that people had, they against the unfair treatment, the major theme of the poem is war, which is related with the Vietnam war and the social stage war. The writer protests against the war and unjust society, he said “I ani’t not Senator’s son”, which means that he did not have the privilege as the senator’s children, the normal people like him were force to the war even thought they against this war consequently, the son of senator had the right to avoid war, the reason is they were born in a rich and powerful family. This unfair position that the poor forced to fight. Moreover, they lost their life for obtaining benefit for the rich, contributed to the resistance of people. The poem reveals the dark side of society.
Muslims and Jews were forced to endure agonizing tortures and penalties when they did nothing wrong. They were either tried, tortured, or dying by the lots, so there was a significant decrease in population Spain. This reflects badly on Spain because it proves that even with these drastic and brutal measures, they were failed leaders who were incapable of managing their country. Spain also became financially drained from their conquests to convert people, and their economy was slowly declining due to a decline in trade and horrid leaders. Spain’s attempt for the prohibition of Enlightenment ideas also caused them to be lacking in technological or educational advancements, showing the unwise decisions of the leaders.
(MIP-3) Contrary to the society's thought that what they are doing is beneficial, it ultimately demolished the society in the long run. (SIP-A)Throughout the story, the community is fighting in a war and despite many warning signs showing they are in danger, they failed to recognize it. (STEWE-1) Unlike most, Montag realizes what is going on and with concern says, “I've heard rumours; the world is starving, but we're well-fed. Is it true, the world works hard and we play? Is that why we're hated so much?
Jesse Owens was scared but also want to do it on his own power. Owens never let the eye’s of Germany put fear in him, but it allow him to want to beat them more. The article states, “His triumphs before a worldwide audience were serendipitous; Germany's leader, Adolf Hitler, who had been widely condemned before the Games for his anti-Semitic policies, openly anticipated a great showing of Aryan athletic supremacy,” (Haire).The Americans want Jesse Owens to ran against Germany and many other countries that would be there too. His family knew that it would not be a good idea to go. He felt that he would be target and War World 2 was so going on.
Henry uses his spirit to persuade them that they have a fighting chance. He immortalizes the soldiers. “This story shall the good man teach his son” Although the soldiers may die, their story will go on. The story will pass from generation to generation, from father to son. The soldiers honor will continue forever by fighting in this one battle.
Throughout history, countries are inevitably pulled into conflicts that result in war. These conflicts usually occur because of interests in: economic gain, territorial gain, religion, and nationalism. America, like every country, needs a military to defend itself, especially when tensions arise in other parts of the world and when militia numbers start to decrease. This then allows the government to draft its population to serve in the military. People argue that young men and women’s bright lives are often cut short, and not allowed their Constitutional right to “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”, but there are many benefits for the nation and the individual by serving one’s country.