The neglect of the Native American Indian in America has been a problem for generations, but it is a part of our history as Americans and therefore worth studying. Although everyone should be involved in finding out more about this subject, historians and the ancestors of Indians who have been neglected have a tendency to be the more interested than others. Historians, like Edward Sherrif Curtis, the writer of "The North American Indian", are aroused by the mysterious past of the Indians. Their curiosity is what drives them to devote their entire lives to find out more about this historic past time. Curtis, for example, devoted more than thirty years of his life, following, living with, and taking more than forty thousand pictures of eighty different Indian tribes (Curtis, par.1).
He was the colonel of the Tennessee militia at the beginning of his military career. Jackson commanded the campaign against the Northern Creek Indians of Alabama and Georgia, also known as the "Red Sticks." In 1813, Northern Creek Band chieftain Peter McQueen massacred 400 men, women, and children at Fort Mims (in what is now Alabama). Jackson led the campaign against these "Red Stick" Indians, with a fierce disgust and hatred toward them. Jackson conveyed his outright hatred to William Meadows before launching his attack on the "Red Sticks", These horrid scenes bring fresh to our recollection the influence during the Revolutionary War that raised the scalping knife and tomahawk against our innocent women and children The blood of our innocent citizens must not flow with impunity.
In The Unvanquished by William Faulkner, the theme of revenge appears throughout the story. Primarily, Bayard and Ringo avenge the death of Rosa Millard, their grandmother. By violently shooting the sociopath Grumby, Granny’s killer, their revenge is wrought through the traditional Southern form of closure, bringing about the death of the killer and avenging the victim. Next, Drusilla, Bayard’s cousin, displays revenge by joining Colonel Sartoris of the Confederate army in order to avenge the death of her fiancé. By joining the Confederates, Drusilla gains the opportunity to kill the Yankee soldiers responsible for her fiancé’s death in battle.
(358) Because Truman had to devote much of his time to the research and writing of this novel, he wanted to be thorough. He was so proud of his work that he dubbe... ... middle of paper ... ...nent to every event, and the creative vision of an artist who can arrange his materials in such a manner that the reader is moved to pity, terror, joy, and sorrow. (237) Capote proved his excellence in writing by maintaining a firm grasp on his reader?s attention. In conclusion, In Cold Blood was a pioneer novel because it combined journalism with fiction techniques. It was very difficult for Truman Capote to write this novel because he had to gather massive amounts of data in order to make the book factual.
He highlights some major themes throughout the book including racism, gender, and republicanism. He narrates the story and tells the story like a timeline. He tells the history like an actually story which in the end makes it easier to read and
At 8:00 am more than 700 cavalry men under the command of Colonel John M. Chivington and Major Scott J. Anthony, rode in and fired on the huddled Indians from two directions. After the initial charge the US soldiers dismounted and continued the indiscriminate killing of men, women, and children. During the killing unspeakable atrocities and mutilations were committed by the soldiers. Accounts from two white men, John S. Smith and Lieutenant James Connor, described the acts of dehumanization." According to John S. Smith, Colonel Chivington knew these Indians to be peaceful before the massacre.
He molded that information into a great novel. The author greatly proved and explained his main idea. This book gives you one of the best ways to view and understand the Civil War. By reading this book I have learned a lot more about the Civil War. I now have a better understanding of its events and battles.
After her during many of trips he wrote about the war in vivid realism like the realism found in The Red Badge of Courage. Similarly to Crane writers of the 1890s were writing with realism too and among these writers Crane was one of the most influential (EWB). Through these methods of writing Crane examines the reaction of the main character in extreme situat... ... middle of paper ... ... Encyclopedia of American Literature. Vol. 1.
He had wrote over 50 Short stories but he started to become famous after publishing, The Call of The Wild. In this novel jack used the experiences he gained from Yukon travels. But the difference was that in the book the story is told through eyes of wolves. London went to write more success full novel, such as, White Fang. Also, his short stories, which did not bring Jack London much fame, are somewhat considered classics.
The outcome of Riss’ efforts was a startlingly powerful book of his images and text appropriately titled How the Other Half Lives. Though the photographic equipment has change through this time span, the aim of the photographers is the same: to educate the rest of the world of those that are forgotten or ignored, and in that way, bring about change. Eugene Richards stays faithful to the amalgamation of photographs and words like that of How the Other Half Lives. In Cocaine, Richards, along with the additional reportage of Time magazine correspondent Edward Barnes, not only gives a running commentary of the horrors that his subjects face, but gives a voice to the voiceless by letting the people tell their own story. This proves to be a greatly effective means of objectively educating the public on the plight of the people that the images present.