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  • Why William Win The Battle Of Hastings Essay

    William had luck because Harold Godwinson and his army had just come back from a war with Harald Hardrada. This meant that Harold would have been tired from the fight. During that battle of Stamford in the north lots of Harold’s best soldiers were killed so in this war they will be struggling to defeat William and his army. As well as that, the wind changed at the right time for William so he was able to cross the sea and land in Hastings…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Women In Direct Combat

    In recent years, women’s rights advocates have been calling for an expansion and inclusion of women in all military positions. The argument is that women have already been in combat and these feminist groups assert that the current exclusion of women is a form of sex discrimination. While it is true that women have in been in a firefight, these women on the ground are mostly auxiliary forces serving as medics or liaisons with female civilians. However, the idea of placing women in direct combat…

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  • Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet

    enlists into the German Army (Remarque 3). Paul and his classmates enlist into the war because they are persuaded by their school master, Kanteorek. Kantorek is among the veterans of the older generation who are to encourage young boys to join the German army. Kantorek, along with the adults in the boys’ lives, also made them feel as if though they were entitled to mature at an early age, join the war, and fight for their country. Among Paul’s classmates who enlist into the army is Joseph Behm…

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  • Red Badge Of Courage Character Analysis

    In the novel Red Badge of Courage written by Stephen Crane, the protagonist is a young man named Henry Fleming. Henry Fleming is leaving his home to fight in the Union Army. The novel takes place some time during the American Civil War. Henry has always dreamt of the glory of battle and proving himself worthy on the battlegrounds. In the beginning of the novel, Henry fought in two battles. Henry, in the first battle was filled with adrenaline and was eager to show his bravery but when the enemy…

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  • Who Is The Antagonist In The Hollow Men

    Throughout the short story “Soldier's Home”, and the poem “The Hollow Men”, Hemingway and Eliot’s use of a gloomy tone conveys how when soldiers return from war, they often feel detached from the people around them. After Krebs gets home from battle, he will occasionally run into another person who fought also. In this situation Krebs gets back the feeling of being “sickeningly frightened all the time” and falls into the pose of a soldier. Using such dark and gloomy words, Hemingway…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Remarque Analysis

    All Quiet on the Western Front as an Antiwar Novel Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel that dispels beliefs about the glory of the soldier. Remarque vividly describes the dehumanization of trench warfare and war in general. He exposes the incredible toll that combat takes on soldiers—all for the purpose of fighting other people’s battles, against other soldiers who have nothing personally against each other. The novel went past the obvious physical damage that…

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  • Burdens Of War In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    War is not about the victories and the heroes, but about surviving and carrying the burden of death as a soldier fights for their country and life. In “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien, the author, describes the human side of war and what a soldier really endures when they trudge through the country side of Vietnam or during the horrors of the night while on guard duty; not only are there physical burdens during war, but also mental burdens. Mental burdens are emotions like fear, desire…

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  • Hope In Elie Wiesel's Night

    The struggle to maintain hope is often an unavoidable effect of war. Elie Wiesel incorporates this theme in his novel Night by writing,” One more stab to the heart, one more reason to hate, one less reason to live.”(Wiesel 66) Elie’s quote defines the theme of struggling to keep your head up, and the struggle to have hope. When Elie says,” One less reason to live...” he is explaining that after the events that occurred in the past, or during the war show how those events affect war heroes and…

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  • Long Way Gone Community

    Community War often changes the way people see the world if they do not have a strong community. In the novel, A Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah, Ishmael starts off his life vigorously due to him having a strong community. However, as time goes by his life begins to become consumed by the ever raging war going on around him. He later starts to separate from his family due to the war and is then transformed into a solider for the military. Beah uses his life story to convey the theme community…

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  • How To Tell A True War Story Rhetorical Analysis

    In Tim O’Brien’s novel ‘’How To Tell A True War Story’’ he uses incisive writing to portray the hardship of war life. In the beginning Tim O’Brien tells how he wrote to his friends sister informing her about her brother's death, and including a few stories of his bravery. Then he goes straight to the point and says ‘’A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior.’’ it's like telling a experience, not many people will…

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