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    Fallen Angels, by Walter Dean Myers, begins with the introduction of an African American 19-year-old boy who lives in Chicago. Recently he's joined the army and been assigned domestic work as he hoped for due to his bad leg and unreliable strength on it. Then, by accident of paperwork, he was eventually sent to Nam and put directly onto the field. He agreed to wait for his injury profile to catch up with him and that then he could return home. His mother at home is quite worried for him and also

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    Pre-AP Reader’s Journal Title: Journal entry for “Fallen Angels” 1. Significance of the title: The historical definition of a “Fallen Angel” is a wicked or rebellious angel that has been cast out of Heaven. This is applicable to the book because it centers on group of misfits that all are a bunch of rebellious people that have been sent out to fight. 2. Genre: Historical Fiction 3. Date: 1988 4. Author: Walter Dean Myers 5. Setting: Vietnam in the 1960s 6. Importance of this setting: 1960s

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    The Vietnam war was widely televised and portrayed the costs of war to the USA as never before seen. In the novel Fallen Angel by Walter Dean Myers expertly illustrates the loss and tragedy of the war that took so many lives. Many protested because they did not understand that to win a war there must be sacrifices made to achieve the goal. The effects and costs of war are great as well as many from death to losing limbs or even a friend. The first event in the story that illustrates this is Jenkins

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    There are many similarities from the novel Fallen Angels and the movie Platoon. Both Platoon and Fallen Angels took place during the Vietnam War. Fallen Angels and Platoon are similar in the protagonists, the settings, and the climax. The protagonists in Fallen Angels and Platoon are very similar. In Fallen Angel the protagonists name Richie Perry and in Platoon the main character is named Chris Taylor. They are both fighting in the Vietnam War. Perry and Taylor’s reaction to the aspects of war

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    The Experimental Film, Fallen Angels This experimental film makes use of a variety of camera shots to create a unique story that is at times funny, at times violent, and at times sad. It follows a man and a woman who are business partners; he is a hit man and she tells him the target. They are attracted to each other, but he does not want to start a relationship for fear it will destroy their business relationship. He finds another girl and in the end decides to end the business relationship because

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    The Fallen Angels in Paradise Lost The fallen angels are Satan's minions and the voices by which Milton may express a variety of opinions and views, showing the diversity and intricacies of Hell, and the immorality of their actions and proposals. Whilst we are often impressed by the skill with which the individual leaders perform their tasks and speeches, we are never left in any doubt as to the truth of G-d, and the futility of their debates.  By examining the angels

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    Walter Dean Myers wrote the book Fallen Angels. It is about America's experiences in the Vietnam War as told by the main character in the book, Richie Perry. Perry goes through a lot of changes and sees some of his good friends die in battle fighting for a cause that no one could agree upon. The book has 4 other main characters, Lobel, Johnson, Brunner, and Peewee. The book starts off talking about the experiences of Perry while he is serving in Vietnam. His best friend, Peewee becomes instant

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    Uncertain of his future goals, seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, a black high school graduate from Harlem, travels to Vietnam to fight in the United States Army. When Richie leaves basic training for Vietnam, he harbors a host of illusions about the war and the army. He confidently believes that the medical profile he has received for a knee injury will be properly processed and prevent him from engaging in combat. He also believes in the flurry of rumors about imminent peace and in the prevalent

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    book, and by the end of the book we feel like we know exactly how Perry feels, and we have a understanding of some of the hardships that the soldiers faced in Vietnam. In this book, Perry kills a Vietnamese man in a hut he was supposed to check out, and from this point on he does a lot of thinking about why he is fighting in the war. From experiences like this Perry changes both physically and mentally. Also he does a lot of thinking about himself, and he asks himself what kind of person he is. Then

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    A seventeen year old boy named Richie Perry is a black high school graduate from Harlem. He travels to Vietnam to fight in the United States Army. When Richie leaves for Vietnam, he thinks about all the illusions about the war. While scared of war, he hopes that his medical profile he received for a knee injury will be processed and prevent him from combat. When Richie arrives in Vietnam he befriends Harold Gates, also called Peewee throughout the story. When Richie and his new company are stationed

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