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    Stories 10 October 2016 “Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.” (Herbert Hoover). Although All Quiet on the Western Front and Saving Private both shows brutality of war and rough conditions, the novel shows more compassion it’s more realistic in that the emotion and feeling toward the enemies. In the beginning of Saving Private Ryan the viewer witness the American and ally forces execute Operation Overlord. As the American and ally forces storm the beaches they face…

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    audience as entertaining whether it be about a fictional or nonfictional occurrence. The journey to contain evil, both mythologically and realistically, requires sacrifice and courage in the face of fear, demonstrated in The House of Hades and Saving Private Ryan. One example of courage in the face of fear occurs in Rick Riordan’s The House of Hades. The novel entails a journey in which an ultimate containment of evil to protect the mortal world from being overrun by monsters and the Giants…

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    tales of glory or different trends such as glamorizing or condemning the war. Saving Private Ryan veers away from the both of those downfalls. Instead of Saving Private Ryan falling into heroic tale of glory, it’s brought along courage and sacrifice. Yet, there is no one hero, and the men come together as one cohesive team. The characteristics were essential for their survival during the war and their quest to find Private Ryan. The D-Day invasion of Normandy is shown by a soldier’s view. It is…

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    movies Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg and Hacksaw Ridge by Mel Gibson. Spielberg and Gibson focus on the reality of war rather than a Hollywood version. War takes sacrifice, courage, selflessness, and many other characteristics to survive both mentally and physically. Heroism is a quality that is apparent in many soldiers’ lives but can be applied to everyone’s. Hidden qualities of heroism are shown in the movie Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg. Steven Spielberg depicts, Ryan,…

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    Anzac Day Speech

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    Imagine, sitting on a jagged rock in a roughly dug out trench; your best mate and brother beside you,along with countless others. You hold a gun in your hand and wear a naval uniform, feeling that you're doing your country proud. As the commanding officer gives the signal, you haul yourself over the trench wall, rushing towards the enemy with fierce determination. Then you see others, falling around you, clutching their sides and screaming in pain. Your brother and friend lying on the ground…

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    The Longest Day

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    veteran Cornelius Ryan’s book highlights the soldiers in general while Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg on October 4th, 1998, intended to focus on particular characters. The Longest Day was created to celebrate the victory and display the patriotism of the Americans, and included many famous celebrity stars like John Wayne, Robert Wagner, and many others to blockbuster the film. On the other hand, Saving Private Ryan desired to show and remind the audience the gruesome and…

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    bonding and friendship building. For men, according to society, they must become masculine and nothing else. However, that is not always the case because they have agency. They are allowed and able to have several types of masculinities. The film Saving Private Ryan represents the way different men are capable of being different than just a typical hegemonic masculine man that society has…

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    Steven Spielberg's back at it with following his other successful hit Saving Private ryan . Band Of Brothers finds you following E Company of the 506th PIR of the 101st Airborne, From their basic training to the end of WWII. This HBO miniseries has commentary of these soldiers that were in the 101st this helps the “character building” move along as it allows you to access their personal thoughts and opinions on the situations they faced and sets the tone for the episode to come. Band of…

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    You have limited resources, no source of help and you are lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean; do you trust your survival skills? Aron Ralston, Hyeonseo Lee, and Private Ryan attempted to do the impossible. Under terrible conditions, these people had to find a way of survival. Despite the impossible odds of some situations, determination, courage, and brotherhood can help people get through any and every complication. Aron Ralston showed tremendous determination, knowing that if he wanted to…

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    consciously aware or not, our gender identity and how we express it, often determines our standing in society. The acceptance or suppression of different masculinities makes up the “structural order of gender” in our culture (Bird). As the film Saving Private Ryan depicts, hegemonic masculinity classifies other masculinities and women as inferior. The men who are the toughest and bravest are seen as the heroes, whereas those who are emotional or feminine are subjugated by the hegemonic…

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