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.
He was captured by the British and immediately admitted that he was spying for General George Washington. British general William Howe ordered the execution of Hale, who was hanged the next day. Although Hale 's spying mission ended in failure, his display of patriotism made him a hero among the colonists fighting for independence. He died very young, at the age of 21, but his dedication to his beliefs are one of the symbols of American bravery and principles. Many statues and memorials honor this martyr and he was designated the official state hero of Connecticut.
"I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country." Hale said before he was executed. By saying this, he managed to add fuel to the American rebellion against the British. Nathan Hale became a brave American spy who went down in history, and inspired the Americans to keep
All of the sudden, Rye was once again alone with three dead bodies, she understood some of the man’s urges of jealousy to kill everybody else, she discovers two young children who is capable of speaking and took them under her care. Octavia Butler’s Speech sounds were inspired by a losing a close friend to a disease, and have to go through trouble on the bus she took to see her friend reflected on a society that has never grown up. 2) Analysis First, the mood of the story is depressing and hopeless. Both the natural disease as well as mankind’s many actions shaped by “the silence” that helps form a society where humans are no longer regarded as intelligent species. The protagonist, Rye, after being deprived what she valued most, was in an psychological state of depression and loneliness.
The soldier hates the war, he says “I died in hell”, this implies that the honorable death that the young men believed in, was actually an inglorious death for an empty cause. All the soldiers received in return for their lives was a gilded name on a memorial tablet, where people probably wont even see it. He felt that the squire didn 't appreciate how much he risked for his country, for the people he loved, for the squire himself, "Two bleeding years I fought in France, for Squire: I suffered anguish that he 's never guessed". The words ‘suffered’ and ‘anguish ' shows the soldiers’ emotional feeling towards the war, it shows how angry and sad he feels about what is happening and that he has been through a lot. The squire stays safe at home and did not go to war; there is an implication that he was fully aware of the danger, “I suffered anguish that he’s never guessed”, this shows that the Squire has never felt anything like this before but he knows that the soldiers feel it.
He then ordered the murder of Macduff and his family but Macduff fleed to England. When Macduff heared about the masacure of his family, he vowed to kill Macbeth. He then made an army with Malcolm. Before the battle, Macbeth recieved news that his wife died. Macduff sucessfuly killed Macbeth in battle as he was not conceived by a women and Malcolm was named the new King of Scotland.
At the end of the movie, Mr. Edwin Drood Senior returns home after a long absence. In search for Edwin, he visits the cathedral but he finds Jasper, instead. Enraged by the lack of affection with which his father treats him and the feeling of inferiority he had to deal with his whole life; Jasper strangles the old man with a scarf. After a year, he finally remembers the murder, but in his madness he is convinced that his victim was Edwin, the brother, rather than Edwin, the father. Consequently the guilt he feels makes him jump from the cathedral tower and kill himself.
He sent a lot of soldiers to fight for the land that didn’t even worth it. Thousands of people are sending to death for no reason. Also, Hamlet killed Polonius with direct action. “Nah, I know not, is it the King?” (Shakespeare 81) This conveys that Hamlet’s original target is the King, but since he is not thinking through; he accidentally
It is evident from the beginning of the poem that Beowulf is meant to be the hero. He is strong, brave, and courageous but is also boastful and seeks only fame and glory. These characteristics are examples of things that could be related to hyper masculinity and are not necessarily desired in a hero today. In the quote “They have seen my strength for themselves, Have watched me rise from the darkness of war, Dripping with my enemies' blood. I drove Five great giants into chains, chased All of that race from the earth.
They opened the sack, and the winds flew howling and raised a storm that carried us far away from our own country.”(p.88) To conclude this essay, Odysseus is a hero for what he does, whether it is saving his men, fighting, or just trying to get home. He is not a hero who does things for himself but for things for his family and the men who were with him. Odysseus is a hero and should be viewed as a hero for he saves those who are close to
The characters in the book are Betsy who is Sam’s girlfriend, Sam, Papa, Mama, and Tim. Sam is a high-strung 16-year-old who joins the Continental Army to fight for his principles against his family’s wishes. Sam is executed by his own army after being falsely accused of stealing his own family’s cattle. This book is by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier. The genre is historical fiction.
Jesse James was a legendary American outlaw who murdered, robbed banks and trains. Although, some people see him as the courageous robin hood sharing the wealthier people 's riches to the poor. No one ever knew what his main purpose was. He was born on September 5, 1847 in Kearney, Missouri. He was raised in a household full of violent and unstable family members, especially his step-father who treated him and his brother frank poorly.
In Anthony Horowitz’s novel Scorpia, with his syntax and diction he creates many themes in this book. Such as, Even if we lie, people will eventually find out. Alex rider is a spy that looks exactly like his dad, which was also a spy, who died when he was only a year old. Throughout the story, Alex is trying to find out who Scorpia is and what they had to do with the death of his dad. When he finds out who scorpia is he joins them because he is being lied to, and he is told that his dad was a part of Scorpia, but he actually was not.
After the death of Lavender, he is wracked with guilt because he believes that his preoccupation with his unrequited love for Martha caused the deaths of Ted Lavender and Kiowa, two members of Alpha Company. Cross sits at the bottom of his foxhole and cries for the passing of Lavender and the loss of Martha as his lover (Kaplan 45). He later destroys all the pictures he has of Martha since he felt ashamed for loving her more than his men (O’Brien 7, 9). In conclusion, Tim uses his mental struggles to deal with the scars left behind by the war by channeling his emotions into writing. He depicts the struggle that war veterans go through since not every soldier can forget the death and move on.