The Sniper Vs American Sniper

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Imagine being at war with the fear that you might kill your brother or sister. Even the strongest warriors that are at war have felt fear. There is many different type of fear and I'm pretty sure we have all felt that feeling. Chris Kyle is an American sniper who tried his best and went through so much to join the military and has done so much for his country. Chris Kyle went through rejection but he didn't give up he kept trying, till one day his life changed with a call. This man has become a world legend who beat the world record of confirmed kills. Chris Kyle loves his country and is willing to give his life for his country. O'Connell Bridge is a Republican sniper who is fighting for his life in a Civil War. Chris Kyle and O'Connell Bridge …show more content…
In American Sniper and The Sniper, Chris Kyle and O'Connell, they have priorities which are protecting theirs and American lives and also, they have to kill their enemies. It's important to be aware of your surroundings because there is danger everywhere. Sometimes people think that just because you are in the military and that you deal with a lot of violence you're the strongest person ever but not necessarily. Chris Kyle is an American legend that is looked up to as a strong fearless role model yet he has feared many things while at war; for example, " My brother had joined the Marines...I hadn’t heard from him...with each man we pulled out of that grave...I was more and more convinced I was going to see my brother. My stomach tightened...I felt a moment of relief…(American Sniper pg.100).” Chris Kyle states his priorities would be “...God, Country, Family…”(Page 8), although god and his country are before family he still cared about his family (brother) and felt fear to find him dead. Just Like Chris Kyle, O’Connell Bridge has also felt fear while he was in war at Dublin, “The lust of battle died in him. He became bitten by remorse. The sweat stood out in beads on his forehead (The Sniper).” O’Connell was glad that he had killed his enemy but for some reason felt remorse and fear of what he had just done. These quotes show that even the …show more content…
They both shared the same characteristics. Chris and O’Connell were both strong, fearful, smart, and had the skills to survive. Being at war is difficult and seems scary. Nobody wants to die while at battle. Chris was a legendary sniper and O’Connell was a good sniper. They both were in the military who had patriotism for their country and respect for their country. Chris was proud to be who he is. They both can relate to being heroes because they fight evil to try to create

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