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    things in life and dreams help us picture how we want to change the world. There are many examples of this idea in both War Dance and Of Mice and Men For example, In the documentary War Dance, three children who live in a refugee camp are interviewed. The children live in the refugee camp because they are victims of a violent rebel army in Uganda and their tribe was forced to abruptly flee their homes to escape the brutality of the rebel army. Despite the meager conditions they live in, the children’s school train to compete in the national music competition. Within the competition, there are a variety of competing categories which include dancing,…

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    Some people may ask who the minute men were? And where did the minute men fight? Well, the minute men where just normal citizen soldiers in the Revolutionary war. These when decided one day that they were going to volunteer to be “minutes” in the American colonies. These men that were in units were first made or formed in Massachusetts in the year of 1774, These men or units of men were the first to take part in the battles at Lexington and Concord in the year of 1775. Lexington and Concord…

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    War can be considered one of the most complex, yet most simple affairs known to the human race. For those who are not personally involved or educated on the conflicts, like myself, war appears inappropriate, absurd, unpleasant. We only know war as disastrous. However, to those who are titled soldiers or veterans, war is sorrowful, yet euphoric; war is horrid, yet attractive. To them, war is dreadful, yet at the same time delightful. But why? For those of us who are inexperienced with war, we…

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    Robert Middlekauff, the author of Why Men Fought in the American Revolution, wrote about the differences and similarities between the American side and British side, as well as the story line. The author discusses the soldiers’ motivations to fight, the differences between the British and American soldiers, the differences between the British and American officers, and the strongest reason the men stayed to fight. Staying to fight for one’s land or for freedom maybe be enough to have men stay…

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    In the book For Cause & Comrades: Why Men Fought In The Civil War by James McPherson there were many important motivations, along with differences and similarities in motivation between Union and Confederate soldiers. McPherson wrote this book in order to figure out “What made these men do it? What motivated them to advance into that wall of fire? What caused them to go forward despite the high odds against coming out safely?” (McPherson, 3). He read through “at least 25,000 personal letters…

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    (A)People often associate having hopes and dreams with child's play; that only the young and naive would mess with something as foolish as that. (B)However, movies such as The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, the book Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, and the documentary following three Acholi children in Northern Uganda, War Dance prove that not only children should have hopes and dreams, but everyone. (C) There are many different reasons of why we need hopes and dreams and goals in our lives,…

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    The loss of innocence is a blatant theme in the novel All Quiet on the Western Front. The group of eighteen year-old boys that introduced at the beginning have no idea of the hardships and brutalities of war that are to come for these young men. Following their exposing to battle and the front, the boys have become men. They are no longer naive and innocent before their deployment. The theme is also shown with the protagonist, Krebs, in the short story “Soldier’s Home.” Krebs is home on leave,…

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    what he was going to do with his life. He tried to make is parents proud of him but didn’t succeed. He also tried doing things that men did in his culture but didn’t succeed either. He went through many different events, which lead to the decisions that led him to become the person we call St. Francis today. My life and Francis’s life have a few similarities. We were both trying to figure out what to do in life and find our purpose. We both didn’t want to disappoint our parents because of the…

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    They decide who their daughters are going to married, what her lifestyle. Their daughter didn’t really have any say in the life decision because the fathers already made it for them. That’s probably some of the daughter have resentment towards their fathers in the future. According to Hallet, she says “She conjectures that the valuation by men of daughters and of kin on the female side may be caused by the uncertainty of paternity (pp. 320ff.). She gets round the obvious problem that men should…

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    that while women can gain space in a male-dominated world, as they did with cigarette ads, this fight is futile because “there is theirs, not yours” (Le Guin). No carefully carved-out space in the male arena will ever be fit for women, because such spaces were inherently forged with men in mind. While Le Guin did not pen all of these words herself, the pronoun built into the phrase “You’ve come a long way, baby” is still rhetorically effective for Le Guin. As opposed to calling women “we,” the…

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