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If someone we know does die, we are shocked and forced to reconsider our lives because, for an instant, we realize that we could die as well. Unlike us, the youth in The Red Badge of Courage knows about death first hand, and he is unafraid. When the youth was young, his father died. Through the novel, the youth is fighting in the bloodiest war on American soil and the war that caused the most casualties per capita of any U.S. war. He has seen corpses and walked with dying men.
Tim describes the dead soldiers life to illustrate the common potential that war obliterates. He uses in-depth imagery to imagine a life story of the man... ... middle of paper ... ...at Kiowa is feeling in response to how O’Brien is acting. Kiowa understands that as a soldier in this war, it is either you kill or you be killed. This mindset is what Tim seems to be lacking which his causing his great guilt. In this story, Tim is portrayed as someone who is in great remorse for the man he killed.
Trey Banks Susan Little English 1102 30 January 2014 The Mind Behind the Killing The "Killings" is a short story written by Andre Dubus. Andre Dubus' short stories often portray tragedies, violence, anger and even tenderness. Throughout the story, Matt’s language constantly displays his deep affection for his family. After the death and funeral of his son Frank, his other two children quickly move back to their normal lives which displays that Frank was the only family nearby. His morals become quickly altered through the cold-blooded murder of his son and end with the act of murder.
Hamlet exclaimed to his best friend Horatio. The wedding of his mother Gertrude with Claudius and his father’s funeral were so close together it brought great disarray and sadness to Hamlets heart and also caused him to be suspicious about its haste. The suspicions that Hamlet began to have would later play a major role in the usage of revenge in the play Hamlet. Hamlets’ suspicions are clarified when he witnesses with his eyes and ears his fathers’ ghost and what it has to say to him. It clarifies to Hamlet about his untimely death and reveals the person that murdered him, Claudius.
Many men died on their first day in the trenches as a consequence of a precisely aimed sniper's bullet. It has been estimated that up to one third of allie... ... middle of paper ... ... was in spite of the hardship a spirit of comradeship and high morale in the trenches. When fear and trauma got the better of some men their behaviour was seen as cowardice or weakness. Men were court-martialled and, in some cases, shot. This harsh attitude and military discipline no doubt had an effect on why men continued to fight - they had no other choice.
Many people relate this poem to Walt’s feelings towards Abraham Lincoln. He was a father figure to the country when the country was going through a hard time by attempting to abolish slavery. They were finally reaching the end of the fight and were so close to having it over and suddenly the healthy Abraham Lincoln drops dead due to being shot. It was unexpected and it shook the nation. This poem is considered an elegy, also known as a mourning poem.