Battle of Karbala

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  • The Importance Of Tradition In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

    “Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon” (Jackson 246). “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson describes about a tradition of an annual lottery draw, participated by the people of a village to insure a bountiful harvest. Usually in lotteries, the winners get something special that makes them happy. But in this story, the tradition of the lottery is that whoever is the winner is stoned to death to get a good crop on coming harvest time. We know that tradition is an important part of any culture. But this story is telling about a tradition where the villagers are murdering an innocent person, though the rationale behind this tradition has been lost over time. This tradition of human sacrifice is totally unlawful, which is based on superstition. This shouldn’t be participated by any villagers. A tradition is a belief or custom passed down from generation to generation within a community. In this story, the tradition of drawing lottery has been practiced for over seventy years by the villagers. Every June they held the lottery though this tradition is actually meaningless. Some young people tried to stop this tradition. In the story we see that Mr. and Mrs. Adams suggested to the Old Man Warner, who is the oldest man in the village that some other villages have already stopped this tradition. Then Warner said “…………. We’d all be eating stewed chickweed and acorns. There’s always been a lottery” (Jackson 246). Old Man Warner keeps strong belief in superstition. That’s why he wants the…

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  • The Role Of Buggers In Ender's Game

    species, and the Battle School would…

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  • Themes In World War Z

    of this epidemic including the walking dead and their army of dread. In Continuation, there are not many characters that stick for the whole book except the interviewer. The interviewer is mysterious to some but a hero to others. He goes around the world to tell a story about this massive epidemic. From the book we can tell that he gives a lot of emotion and seeks the truth most of the time. He’ll go to extreme measures to get this story, that he’s NOT GETTING PAYED FOR, to basically sum up…

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  • Ideal Command Brazil

    We are all well aware that when our troops are cared for, they can perform better. A lot goes into maintaining healthy, proficient, and motivated troops. From my personal experience, I can assure everyone that one of the most important factors, aside from logistics, is the training environment. Yes, we should train as we fight. Yes, we do not choose the locations where we will be fighting in battle. However, when we do have the opportunity and resources to train in the perfect environment,…

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  • Military Power House Essay

    the team would have. HE would be more worried about going home and about his family, who would probably be helping in a factory making weapons for this war that he doesn’t approve in. One thing that the country would benefit from is the surplus of payment from the military for weapons and supplies. Factories would be able to thrive on the business… however, soon the weapons would have a disproportionate amount of ammunition. Then either the country will fall into another Depression, or war would…

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  • The Red Badge Of Courage Character Analysis

    person limited point of view. Henry does not say why the war is happening or why he fights for the side he is on, instead he focuses on the battles of war. He goes into the war with a naive mindset because he has yet to see the horrors of war. The narrator says, “He had, of course, dreamed of battles all his life” (2). Henry sees the glory of war from the tales he had heard, which causes him to a having a burning to enlist. Henry Fleming is a young, naive soldier who worries about the reputation…

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  • Major General Curtis Lemay Thesis

    Kozak) LeMay was going to drop everything he had to end this war earlier. It was not just the Japanese who were caught off guard by LeMay’s actions but it was our own navy which “never believed LeMay could possibly use up all the incendiaries they had stockpiled. They were wrong. LeMay had to stop because he ran out.” (227 Kozak). Tactical Finally we have the tactical level of warfare which is defined as simply “how we fight” and this is the greatest showing of leadership and innovation that…

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  • Advantages Of Cooperative Engagement Strategy

    Is cooperative engagement only an idealistic strategy or could it be the first step to a very effective foreign policy that leads other nations towards the goal of international peace and security? Issues like, climate change, infectious diseases, or economic crisis are problems that can reach beyond a state’s borders, yet they have the potential to cripple a nation. The world is facing a new type of war, one that is different than other wars in the history books. The United States’ new foreign…

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  • Case Study Of Aeon

    4. Lure the enemy to move with benefits that he desires and then use concealed troops to await and ambush him. 3.1 To identify and explain the relevant theory/theories. Sun Zi said : “ lure the enemy to move with benefits that he desires and then use concealed troops to await and ambush him”. It means that to entice the enemy by giving away something that he would definitely want to have. When the enemy is greedy for small advantages, offer baits to lure him. 3.2 To analyze and discuss…

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  • The Art Of War By Sun Tzu Analysis

    however, does not mean that the book is as old as it is claimed to be. In fact, it is because of the many battles the text assisted in winning that the age of the text is unclear. When the text was found it was written upon bamboo shoots tied together with tassels. These tassels were degraded to the point of decay, and so many of the guidelines of warfare seem to be out of place. The setup of the book is, for the most part, extremely linear. However, multiple times throughout the text one will…

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