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    affected by war because of what happens and how they feel during war. The four texts I have studied which portray soldiers in a certain way are ‘Hero of War’ a song by Rise Against, ‘First Blood’ a movie by Ted Kotcheff, ‘Who’s for the game’ a poem by Jessie Pope and ‘Citizen Soldier’ a song by 3 doors down. The portrayal of soldiers is important because people perceive soldiers in different ways. The texts Citizen Soldier and Who’s for the game portray soldiers as being heroic and war in a positive

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    Jon Daly was a great American hero and during his exploits in the war he became a changed man. He put himself in harm’s way countless times for the greater good of his squad. Even though he may have been less than extraordinary as a child and in his adolescent years he showed that he truly was a man for others. He showed that with the right attitude anyone can make something of themselves even if they have been less than great as a child. Jon Daly was a misfit as a child but through proper habit

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    The Hero Journey in Star Wars Star Wars was a low budget science-fiction film that became a blockbuster box office success. The movie has been extremely popular with all cultures and ages for several decades. As well as being popular Star Wars also conveys many important themes. I believe one of the more prominent themes throughout the movie is the classic hero journey. The hero journey is a major part of stories and myths throughout the world. Both primitive and modern cultures use hero journeys

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    A True Hero of War

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    greatest soldier ever to walk this earth. He didn’t have many achievements during his life after WWII, but the impact he made on the sequel to what Germany calls The Great War, would be so invaluable to the lives of men that he didn’t need to. Audie Murphy had many medals, a reason to keep fighting in WWII, and his contribution to the war was incredibly vast. To begin with, Audie Murphy is mostly well-known for being the most decorated soldier in WWII. On one occasion, Murphy received the Medal of Honor

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    MacArthur is a true war hero. He risked his life to defend both his and our country. Douglas MacArthur had many bad experiences in his past; his older brother, Malcolm had died of measles when Douglas was a young boy. He had a choice: don’t serve the country, you’ll live and stay out of harm’s way (for the most part) or serve the country and put your life on the line, you might die, but think of the positive: you might live! MacArthur chose to serve the country and was one of our many war heroes and I would

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    His Wife, 1861”, Sullivan Ballou (1861) died in the First Battle of Bull Run, a war led by former President Abraham Lincoln. Ballou wrote a letter to his beloved wife named Sarah; the delivery of the letter was contingent upon his death. Ballou fought for what he believed in- civil rights, and the safety of his country; I believe Ballou reached the climactic point in his life when he died for his country: a war hero. Sullivan Ballou's family suffered a great loss upon his death, he was a loving

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    on the 19th June 1861. The Field Marshal was very highly ranked in the duration of The Great War. Haig was a British soldier and a senior Commander of The British Expeditionary Force from the year of 1915. General Haig is notorious for commanding the Battle Of The Somme and also renowned for the third battle of Ypres and various other victories leading to The Triple Entente’s victory of WW1. After the war, Haig was made an Earl and also received gratified thanks from both Houses of Parliament. So

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    From Homer’s Odyssey to Star Wars - The Unchanging Path of the Hero In the fiction world heroes have been one of the most entertaining figures. It has always been fun and interesting to read about heroic stories and about different obstacles that heroes had overcome. When someone mentions the word "hero" it is more likely to think of characters like Batman or James Bond, but it is for sure that if we had the chance to ask the same question centuries before, the answer would have been different

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    Stubby: World War I Hero Dog

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    Historians who study World War 1 have argued about Stubby’s importance on many occasions. An argument that comes up frequently is this; Is Stubby is only regarded as famous in the world of military animals because he was the first American military dog? Although his actions were great, they were not incredibly unique, as European war dogs had been involved in battle too, and had been doing just as well as Stubby for a longer amount of time (Tamara). However, whether or not Stubby’s actions warrant

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    In The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway uses a number of unconventional methods of writing to tell his story. It is a story of an unlikely hero, an unusual set of characters, and an unsatisfying ending that is given away immediately at the beginning of the book. Regardless, Hemingway is able to capture the attention of his audience by the book's dialogue, descriptions, and most importantly, clear and intriguing characterizations. It is with the usage of unconventional methods of storytelling

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