Finally, he is hung and dies. After this hanging there is a sigh of relief from the superintendent and several other man, including the author. The men all began to laugh and converse over the facts of the hangings. Joking, casually, about pulling some prisoner's legs to make sure they die. An interesting jovial mood comes about as the story ends with the account of all the men drinking together.
Chapter ten begins with Paul and his squad receiving a “good” job, guarding a village as it is bombarded. Soon after they begin to really enjoy themselves cooking up a feast and partying the enemy s... ... middle of paper ... ...er 12 can be seen as negative as Paul is killed however it can also be viewed as positive because Paul’s suffering comes to an end and he dies an evidently pleasant death that appears to be a relief by his facial expression. The very last paragraph just reiterates Paul’s thought throughout the book that the people actually fighting were nothing but pawns as the log book reads all quiet on the western front despite his death. Using the always suspenseful topic of war All Quiet on the Western Front encapsulates the many thought and feelings that a soldier experiences in the course of war. In the last four chapters the main character went through several highs and lows before his death which was seen as a relief by him and concludes the Book.
Seeing how the new recruits will go through the same path and return as walking corpses. After years of serving in the war Paul is sitting peacefully on the trenches, gets shot and as he dies his expression was of relief that he no more has to go through pain and suffering. After witnessing so many murders and humankind coming to a fall Paul dies of a peaceful death. Ultimately, Paul being a young man going to war took his life away from him physically and mentally. Paul goes through miserable states in the war leading him to depression, pain, and suffering.
Also, these three men must remake Himelstoss’ bed fourteen times, until it is perfect. Himelstoss puts the young men through so much horror that they yearn for their revenge. Himelstoss is humiliated when he goes to tell on Tjaden, and Tjaden only receives an easy punishme... ... middle of paper ... ...son dies, it really does not mean anything to the doctors, except a free bed. This scene plus the others which take place in the hospital show change in the way that men pull together when someone is in need. The hospital scenes also show that men are so accustomed to death, they know when someone is going to die, and can tell the degree of an injury when it happens.
How can one prove that he is mentally stable? In Edgar Allen Poe’s short story “The Tell Tale Heart”, the narrator in the story explains how he was calm and sane the days before he rid himself of the vulture eye. “The Tell Tale Heart” is a story of an unnamed man who planned to kill the old man with the vulture eye. Night after night, the narrator would carefully make his way into the old man’s room to ensure he did not wake him, and look at the man’s vulture eye. On the eighth night, the narrator was successful in killing the man and left no evidence of the murder.
He talks about how it's such an honor and great fun to paint fences, so the kids quickly join in taking a brush. Huck Finn, however, has a different lifestyle, envied greatly by Tom, his best friend, as well as every other kid in town, because he is carefree and gets to do whatever he wants. Huck's father is the town drunk and beats him often. For that reason, Huck is basically an orphan and sleeps where he wants, skips school, dresses how he wants, and does whatever he wants to do. Early in the book, Tom and Huck witness a murder at a graveyard, and the town tries to convict an innocent man of the murder, only they know the truth, and use their friendship to prove an innocent man innocent.
But can the dead really feel sorry for what they did? Surely life in prison means the prisoner is forced to live with the guilt of what they did for life never to see the outside world again. Would this not be a greater punishment than simply killing them? And the people that think that capital punishment is the right thing to do should take in to consideration that executions can go horribly wrong. This happened to a man named Christopher Newton who stayed alive for well over an hour and a half and was even permitted a toilet break as it was taking too long.
The soldiers also made jokes and told stories to one another to lighten the mood and change the topic at hand. Some soldiers like Ted Lavender used drugs to ease the emotional pain. Tim O’Brien writes “They told stories about Ted Lavender’s supply of tranquilizers, how the poor guy didn’t feel a thing, how incredibly tranquil he was” (65). In addition all men would let loose when they got a day off. They would go to basecamps where they got to swim or see concerts.
The union spy planted a seed of hearsay into Farquhar’s mind and Farquhar’s desires allowed this seed to sprout into what he saw as a possibility for acknowledgement and commendation. One can tell that Farquhar was consumed by the thought of being a war hero. His willingness to serve the confederacy is what dooms his life after he is caught trying to burn the bridge and stop the unions progression into the south. After his capture Farquhar is sentenced to death by hanging, when the noose slipped around his neck the only thoughts going through his head were those of escape, how he would do it and what he would do if he did. Before he knew it the sergeant stepped aside and Farquhar fell though the bridge to his death, but this is not the e... ... middle of paper ... ...ay to end such a captivating story, but for those who were able to catch on it may actually seem quite peaceful.
In the first part of Great Expectations, Abel is first introduced as an escaped convict that finds the main character Pip mourning the death of his family in the graveyard. Being the starving escaped criminal that he is, Magwitch hoists Pip into the air and demands that Pip bring him some food and a file,” Or [Abel] will have [Pip’s] heart and liver out”(pg.4). Our first impression of Abel is that he is a violent criminal looking only to keep alive and away from prison by any means necessary. On his way back to the convict with the food and file, Pip runs into another convict who is beaten and bruised, as soon as he realizes that he is not the first convict, he runs away. Pip gives the food to Magwitch, who, to our surprise, is very grateful of Pip.