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    Unbroken Unbroken is a movie that was directed by Angelina Jolie, and is about a famous Olympic runner that is in the United States Air Force and while flying a mission his plane goes down. Louis Zamperini and his friends spent forty-seven days in a raft before being picked up by a Japanese Navy vessel and then becoming a prisoner of war. The movie was released in Sydney on November 17, 2014. The movie later released in the United States on December 25, 2014. The ticket sales were successful and the film grossed 115.6 million in the United States and grossed 163 million world wide. There were three production companies that were involved in the production of the movie, Legendary Pictures, Jolie Pas, and 3 Arts Entertainments. The cast that…

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    Unbroken is a Biography of Louis Zamperini and his life from an Olympic runner to a stranded bomber pilot at sea all the way to his experiences as a prisoner of war and the effects it had on his life after war and how through it all he survived. Author Laura Hillenbrand is an award-winning author whose chose to write the biography Of Louis Zamperini a world war 2 story of redemption, resilience, and most of all of survival. She also wrote the award-winning book Seabiscuit. I decided to do I…

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    The book Unbroken written by Laura Hillenbrand is based on a true story of a soldier during World War II. The second world war took place during the years of 1939-1945. However, the war finally broke out in the Pacific after the Japanese attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii in December 7, 1941. The war continued until the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1943 and by the end of the war millions of people have died. Many American soldiers like the book’s protagonist Louis…

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    Unbroken Essay From thief to runner, prisoner of war to camp counselor, Louie Zamperini has impacted the lives of people worldwide. Unbroken is a novel by Laura Hillenbrand about the life story and journey of Louie Zamperini. Louie was born and raised during the Great Depression. His brother Pete introduced Louie to running as a way to keep him out of trouble. Zamperini ran in the 1931 olympics before fighting to fighting in WWII as a part of a bomber crew. Battered, bloody, and bruised the…

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    Unbroken is a novel written in 2010 about WWll by Hillenbrand focused around the American Olympic star Zamperini. The purpose of Unbroken is to inform in an engaging way the experience of an American soldiers at the time of WWll in the Pacific. The book also describe the POW camps and share Zamperini’s story. The purpose of Unbroken is to provide a story of one POW, Zamperini, during World War II. A value is that Hillenbrand is a published author who had written a previous novel on WWll. She…

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    Unbroken Quotes

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    In the words of Gail Devers, “Sometimes we fall, sometimes we stumble, but we can't stay down. We can’t allow life to beat us down. Everything happens for a reason, and it builds character in us, and it tells us what we are about and how strong we really are when we didn’t think we could be that strong.” In the nonfictional, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, Louie Zamperini, being the clever man he is, demonstrates Dever’s words though the 36’ Olympics, a treacherous trek in the Pacific, and in…

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    Suspense In Unbroken

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    Laura Hillenbrand uses vivid sensory details in the preface of Unbroken to create suspense. The preface starts out describing how Louie and his crew were adrift at sea and how the Japanese captured them. She describes and restates multiple times how far out in the ocean they are and how long they’ve been adrift, “All he could see, in every direction, was water.”, "Endless expanse of ocean.", "Adrift for 27 days", "At least 1,000 miles deep into Japanese controlled waters.", "They were alone in…

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    Tempest And Unbroken

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    Discoveries provoke a time of introspection, in which a further insight into the influence of an individual’s mindset occurs, shaped by their particular context. Throughout the well-known play ‘Tempest’ (1610) by William Shakespeare and the incredible story of resilience ‘Unbroken’ (aat010) by Laura Hillenbrand, we learn that individuals may uncover hidden revelations due to times of self-examination or reconsideration of past encounters. A discovery may affect a person in a way that leads…

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    Unbroken Theme

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    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Jeffrey Vanegas Period Hillenbrand, Laura. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. New York: Random House, 2010. Print. Laura Hillenbrand, the well-known American author of many magazine articles such as “A Sudden Illness” in the New Yorker, and the novel “Seabiscuit”, published in 2001, has enjoyed horses, history, and literature her entire life. She has received several prestigious…

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    Perseverance In Unbroken

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    In the third section of Laura Hillenbrand’s book, “Unbroken”, was when Mac, Louie and Phil got stranded at sea. At first Louie made himself the leader, due to the pilot, Phil, being injured therefore making him the leader. He established that they would all eat two chocolate bars every day, and would drink a certain amount of water each day. However, Mac out of panic, ate all the chocolate bars. The only food source they got was from birds landing and use them to fish. Whenever, they would spot…

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