Cold Mountain is a beautiful love story that takes place during the Civil War in the year of 1864, and flashes back to 1861. W. P. Inman, the leading male role in the film, is shown at the beginning of the film in 1864 in the midst of Civil War. He is fighting on the confederate side, and experiences the pain and anguish that comes with war. He is trying desperately to go home to his new love, Ada, and treasures all the letters he receives from her. He decides to desert the war, and takes a deadly risk to be with her once again.
There at multiple plots in Cold Mountain. Inman is trying to get back to his home to return to the girl he loves Ada. They have been separated for four year because of Inman’s involvement in the Civil War. So it is the journey of Inman meeting many obstacles and challenges on the way. For Ada she is trying to learn how to raise a farm.
Paola Valencia Professor Nanda English 102 13 February 2013 Literary Analysis of “Soldier’s Home” Inspired by his days of service in the Ambulance Corps during the First World War, Hemingway utilizes his experience to tell the story of a soldier’s struggle to get back home both physically and mentally in his short story “Soldier’s Home”. Hemingway captivates his readers in a tale of a soldier’s (Harold Krebs) late return home from World War I. Upon his return, Krebs discovers that the life he once knew changed. In fact, his life had changed so drastically that upon his return, Krebs’ life no longer fit in its former place. Ernest Hemingway is often noted for writing stories that seem flat and lifeless but his unadorned prose style nevertheless manages to be extremely suggestive and effective in its plainness.
An American Soldier in World War I is written by Liberty professor David L. Snead. It tells the story of a soldier and his fiancé relationship through World War I through letters they wrote one another. Professor Snead was introduced to the letters by a student of his Page Waugh. They were letters from her uncle to her aunt and with permission from her family he combines the letters and historical context to write a book about Browne, Marty and the war. The thesis of this book seems to be seeing the war through the eyes of a soldier in the middle of a vicious war and the relationship that sees him through it.
A soldier’s journey, a trip back home from World War II and a collision with reality is described in the opening of Henry Green’s novel, “Back”. The opening deals with the soldier’s journey, his experience at the warfront, the death of his love, and finally a child who is his own son, the last thing he has of his love. Charley, the soldier is seen reminiscing the moments he had with Rose and his experiences at the battlefield while he walks through the graveyard towards the body of his love. The author conveys a lot more than just what the words say in the first few paragraphs, leaving the reader eager to turn the page as well as giving the reader the freedom to interpret what certain words and sentences mean. As the book opens, the reader learns about Charley’s disability.
Sherman Alexie relates his story to his life. In the story Victor, the main character, loses his father and the poverty within the Indian reservation causes him to have a long lost friend, Thomas, reappear in Victor’s life after multiple years of not communicating and pay for the trip down to Phoenix. Throughout the story Victor and Thomas became close again. Losing someone can be detrimental to a person's well being. In the story This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona, a boy named Victor loses his father to a heart attack.
When Mr. McClellan graduated from college, he graduated with a degree in medicine and was a respected surgeon. He married Elizabeth Brinton in eighteen twenty at the local Presbyterian Church where they were members. Skipping ahead, we get to “a nice little war in Mexico.” Here it explains McClellan’s commission and when he was sent to West Point to train troops bound for Mexico. After this time McClellan contracted malaria and dysentery and was confined to a hospital bed for almost one month while being nursed back to health by one of his friends named Jimmy Stuart. The one consolation for Mr. McClellan was that his unit was idle during his period of illness.
Cold Mountain is a popular book and movie written by Charles Frazier. Cold Mountain is a book about two lovers, Inman and Ada, during the Civil War, who depart on separate journeys in hopes of reuniting with one another. The novel is viewed as the physical journey of Inman from the Civil War to Cold Mountain and the inner journey of Ada, but people neglect the sheer importance that Inman’s spiritual journey has on the book. Inman’s physical journey is really non-connected episodes that are linked together by the thread that is Inman’s spiritual sense. Inman regains his spiritual sense, gradually, through the entire novel ending where he achieves redemption and self-completeness with his death.
As a result, for the first eight years of Jesse’s life he had three different fathers. During the Civil War, Jesse joined his brother in a confederate squad commanded by Fletch Taylor. Taylor was severely wounded so the James brothers joined a group led by Bloody Bill Anderson (Wikipedia contributors). Jesse was only 16 and badly wounded in the chest. Anderson was killed in an ambush in October.
After being seriously injured in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Tom Bridwell spent some weeks in a hospital, and then went home to recuperate. Jem liked having his father home, but it seemed that they couldn’t even sit down to dinner without the conversation turning to war. Jem’s grandfather could never understand why Jem’s dad didn’t share his beliefs. Tom suddenly has to leave for the war again. Jem is being torn between the two men he loves.