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    Effects of War Exposed in All Quite on the Western Front, Bury the Dead, and Paths of Glory "From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war." Margot Asquith revealed her discontent with war in this quote. War is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary as a concerted effort or campaign to combat or put an end to something considered injurious

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    Blood, Guts and Glory: Thalassemia Patients Battle for a Better Life When his company offered Vikram*, a systems analyst in Toronto, a transfer to Montreal with a promotion and pay raise, he was delighted but concerned. The 31-year-old unmarried Vikram worked twice as hard in his job to make up for the time he took off for medical reasons. The promotion was a justified reward for his hard work. But the question bothering Vikram, the issue that would determine his decision whether to accept

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    Released on the 2nd October 1995 “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” reached #1 in nine different charts worldwide including the European Album’s Chart. This release coincided with the release of Iron Maiden’s Tenth album “The X Factor”. Starting with the first track on the Album, “Hello” is the perfect title to introduce the album. After a thirty second introduction, Liam Gallagher’s gravelly yet polished up voice sets the tone of the album early on. When you think you think you know this song inside

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    Glory:Fact or Fiction?

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    The film Glory depicts the action of the Massachusetts 54th and all the black regiment and their role in the war. The Massachusetts 54th was created by Governor Andrews and was helped by Frederick Douglas. This film tells us the story about the regiment from the beginning of their training until their actual participation in the battle. The civil war was a memorable event for many people especially African Americans. In Glory we watch as these men are forced into slavery and the torturous training

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    Beowulf also echoes this sentiment in the line “Hrothgar was given success in warfare, glory in battle”(Donaldson 4). Glory in battle is not something that is won or achieved. The virtues of success in battle and glory are not given out by lords, save but One. Only the Almighty may bestow the honor and glories of battle. Another passage in Beowulf further reveals this idea. “Then may Almighty God assign glory on whichever hand seems good to him.” This reinforces the idea that fate controls all things

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    with the hell god Glory, he, as an independent being, is innocent of Glory's actions, as the Scoobies uniformly agree: "What about Ben? He can be killed, right? I mean, I know he's an innocent, but, you know, not, like 'Dawn' innocent. We could kill... a regular guy... (no we couldn't) God." Even the script directions ("no we couldn't") suggest that the way Xander delivers these lines should emphasize the moral impossibility of killing Ben as a way of stopping Glory. Being Glory is to Ben what being

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    African-American Troops in the Civil War: The 54th Massachusetts The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts was organized in early 1863 by Robert Gould Shaw, twenty-six year old member of a prominent Boston abolitionist family. Shaw had earlier served in the Seventh New York National Guard and the Second Massachusetts Infantry, and was appointed colonel of the Fifty-fourth in February 1863 by Massachusetts governor John A. Andrew. As one of the first black units organized in the northern states, the Fifty-fourth

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    Robert Gould Shaw was born in Boston, Massachusetts 1837 into a family of abolitionists, unlike his mother Sarah Blake, and his father Francis George Robert Gould Shaw did not really have a thing for freeing slaves but his parents had a passion for it. They wanted to end the slave act and have them freed. his dad was called one of the advocates of the abolition of slavery and his mother was a part of it too. The Shaws had a large inheritance left by his paternal grandfather, Robert Gould Shaw, from

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    The movie Remember the Titans takes place in Virginia. The year was when there were no racial mixings in the schools. The movie starts practically the day that the announcement of desegregation was going to come into action. The movie is in a small Virginia town where they say that football is as big as life. The high school team is known for being great and when they here that blacks are entering their school now they are furious. The school comes in and fires the old head coach and replaces him

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    No Glory in War

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    In the name of glory, soldiers meander deep into foreign territory only to find that war is woe and hell. In Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut writes an antiwar novel centered on the bombing of Dresden with Billy Pilgrim as the protagonist. From his capture to his release, Billy witnesses soldiers defecate into their helmets and Dresden, the cultural center of Germany, be reduced to rubble. A baffling oddity though is that Billy, an oblivious buffoon of a soldier, walks out of the war and the bombing

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