Platoon By Tim O Brien: An Analysis

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Historically, war have been a vital between counties for control over each other. For century war have been fought mainly over power and control. The battle over power and control have led to the matter of life and death, a path either to safety or to begin ruin, but in all cases it led to death and ruin many individuals home and life’s. Likewise, War has been and still is one ways or reason to influence and the spread of “culture”, “civilization” and mostly importantly “religion” (Michael Lee Lanning). During many battles throughout history different groups of individuals were taken advantage over. Moreover, in a patriarchal society women, people of color, and also people of different religious or culture groups are treated, unequal which …show more content…
O’Brien illustrate the experience of young, uneducated and inexperienced solider in the Vietnam War. He talks about the things each solider carry with them some are necessity to stay alive and some were personal. Similar in the movie “Platoon” was also on the Vietnam War. One of the character Chris Taylor decided to drop out of college to volunteer in the Amy. He was send to Vietnam where, he sever under two men who lead the soldier. Sergeant Barnes, who was impatient and have a bad tempered. Sergeant Elias on the other hand he’s the opposite patient and cooperative. Platoon show the action for the soldier during a village search rape and illegal killing. On the other hand in the movie “The Killing Fields” was based on the Civil War in Cambodia in 1973. Sydney Schanberg who was a New York Time journalist living in Cambodia coving the War with the help of a local representative and his friend Dith Pran. He report on the some of the chaos and tragedy of the War in Cambodia. After the American Military withdraw from the War the communist and non-communist Khmer begun fighting for power. The communist Khmer were killing the Khmer Rouge and individuals who are

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