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  • Analysis Of Johnny Got His Gun By Dalton Trumbo

    War can be many things. It can be a solution to countless diplomatic struggles. It can serve as an effort to find peace, and it can also cause many changes to the opposing sides, as well as to the soldiers.War is such a controversial concept because there are so many risks that have the power to lead to death, depression, and even downfalls. Dalton Trumbo expresses these downfalls with his anti-war feelings in Johnny Got His Gun. World War I is shaking countless lives in this book, and the main…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Dulce Et Decorum Est By Wilfred Owen?

    Singapore: It’s high-time we brought NS pay above the poverty line When Wilfred Owen wrote the famous poem, “Dulce et Decorum est,” he was not just describing the horrors of World War I, he was also condemning his government’s propaganda machine for glorifying a gruesome war in order to discourage draft evasion. He famously wrote at the end of his poem: The old Lie; Dulce et Decorum est Pro patria mori. The old Lie; it is sweet and honourable to die for your country. For Owen, the lie was not…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Mandatory Military Service

    National military service mandatory for young adults is vary in different countries, where it is on voluntary basis in the US. No doubt, conscription consist of numerous pro and con on either the society and each individual so whether or not set the national military service mandatory is always a big argument in many countries. In this essay, benefit and drawback of national military service would be demonstrate. National military service bring direct impact on the society in ways of…

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  • Things They Carried By Tim O Brien: An Analysis

    Tim O'Brien's novel “The Things They Carried” used his personal experience fighting in the Vietnam War, his father's stories from war as well as others experiences to express his message to civilians that life in a war and post war are not to be glorified or desired. Much of the material in the work has been drawn from O’Brien’s experiences because he felt so close to his stories, because of this, he dedicated the work to his characters—Jimmy Cross, Norman Bowker, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders,…

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  • Tim O 'Brien's The Things They Carried'

    Composition II Essay Outline “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien, is short story is about the soldiers during The Vietnam war and their struggles to maintain their lives. The author talks about how that their mental burdens they carry outweigh the physical burdens that those in war must carry. (O’Brien 1-12). In the story the narrator states, "They carried all the emotional baggage of men who might die. Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own…

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  • Should Child Soldiers Be Prosecuted Analysis

    Picture this: You’re only a fourteen-year-old juvenile and have already fought in numerous battles in an army in which you murdered tons of people and perpetrated many crimes. Meanwhile, you have also cried, bled, screamed, and almost died. You have now finally run away from all the horrors you executed and from the people trying to harm you, hoping that you’re free from all the threats. But only to find that you’re still a victim, but this time the government is the one out to get you. Several…

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  • The Idea Of Nationalism In Benedict Anderson's Imagined Community

    “No more arresting emblems of the modern culture of nationalism exist than cenotaphs and tombs of Unknown Soldiers” (Anderson 9). Benedict Anderson detects that the public does not care about who lies inside the tombs because the purpose of the cenotaphs and tombs is to remind the public of what the soldiers died for, the nation. If the cemetery of soldiers existed to reverence individuals, the size and color of cenotaphs and tombs would not be standardized to emphasize the commonality among the…

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  • Ww1 Romantic Perspective

    showed.” (Ernst Junger, Storm of Steel). It was the fraternizations and his perspective on war essentially that form a romantic view of the war. Ernst’s treatment of the enemy almost idealized war as a concept, especially when officers in differing armies generally frowned upon both fraternization as well as the enemy they fought. The most extreme example of romanticism must be Julian Grenfell’s account in his first letter, saying “I adore war. It is like a big picnic without the objectlessness…

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  • Life In Trench Warfare

    Imagine living in a hole day after day having death lingering over your head. Trench warfare was exactly that. Trench warfare is a method used by many countries during WWI, It was used to combat the advanced weapons used during the war. Trench warfare was effective for being able to protect soldiers from heavy fire. Yet instead of soldiers dying to heavy fire they died from living in these trenches. Trenches were among the worst places to be in during WWI because of the many health illnesses,…

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  • Frederic Henry In A Farewell To Arms

    The novel A Farewell To Arms shows the development of the main character, narrator, and protagonist, Lieutenant Frederic Henry. From the beginning of the novel as a character that had not experienced true lost and his feelings towards war, Catherine Barkley, and his friends all seem superficial yet go through a drastic change as the character develops throughout each book. Book One introduces the readers to the character Lieutenant Frederic Henry, who is portrayed as naive and did not think…

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