Free Essays on Life At War

  1. The Fault in Our Stars

    War can represent something different to everyone. It can be liberation. It can be devastation. It can be both. In John Green’s novel, The Fault in Our Stars, the war on cancer is explored. The reader is able to see how the different characters react and interact given the tragic circumstances. It is...

  2. All Quiet on the Western Front 7

    All Quiet on the Western Front Paul Baumer and his unit faced death every single day of the war. Their destruction of soldiers by the war is in the structure of the book All Quiet on the Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque. “A generation of men,” born and died together in a field of trenches...

  3. Nine Stories Essay

    Literature Mrs. Crowley Burdened By Bullets Robert E. Lee once said, “
What a cruel thing is war:  to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred...

  4. Barbed Wire by Mary Emeny

    "Barbed Wire," depicts war as a negative force, destroying every decent aspect of human existence. Written during the Vietnam War, the work displays Emeny's negative views on war. In one way or another everyone experiences and identifies with the presence of war. Although some wars are fought for justifiable...

  5. Student

    War: Death, Suffering and Destruction War. A common term heard nowadays. But what is the true mening of war? Is it the correction of what someone thinks is evil? Is it the submission to someone else's point of view? Is it the autodestructioin of human kind? There are a lot of meanings to war. It is...

  6. Wilfred Owen - War Poem Essay

    view on the challenges of life? Throughout his poetry, War Poems and Others, Wilfred Owen exposes his prominent opinion on the challenges of life and more specifically war. War is a life-changing obstacle for not only countries but also the men who are forced to go into war and the innocent men, women...

  7. Aviation

    the finest in life but his determination pushes him up the rungs to be a celebrated hero. As a boy he would pas a truant who would escape from school to get entertainment in the movie theatres, he is inspired by movie thrills and dramatically he becomes a veteran aviator who maneuvered war planes in the...

  8. Critical Analysis of 'Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe and 'Come Up from the Fields, Father' by Walt Whitman

    Father’ by Walt Whitman. These poems both combine normal life with war in different ways. Dawe combines war with everyday life by using words that would normally be used to describe people’s normal lives. Whitman combines war with everyday life by setting the poem on a farm. Dawe’s poem, ‘Homecoming’...

  9. Creative Writing on Change

    horrid events he had to go through. The war was a terrible episode within his life. He completely regretted having to enlist to join. The war is over but the memories stay. His views on life have completely changed and distorted. He began to see the value on life and how great it was but at the same...

  10. Condemnation of War

    Condemnation of War War has always been a very controversial topic and always will be. Every person has there own opinions on war, and there will never be one correct outlook on the topic. A central theme throughout the book All Quiet on the Western Front is the condemnation of war. I have also read...

  11. The Happiest Refugee

    country. Discuss the Happiest Refugee in the light of Do’s universal message about the suffering of human beings during times of war and the struggle to make a better life in a foreign country. The Happiest Refugee is a memoir written by Anh Do which was first published on the 1st of August in 2010...

  12. The Lost Generation: Expatriates in Paris

    1920s had been shaped and molded by the vicious, and basically pointless, World War I. Their lives had evolved and been formed to fit the war, and when it ended their morals, mentality, and skills no longer fit into “normal” life. Americans began rebelling in all kinds of ways. The younger group living in...

  13. In Our Time

    Gertrude Stein was quoted as saying that “… those who went to war missed civilizing and apart of the “Lost Generation.” The Lost Generation is considered the generation of men who were involved in World War I and as a result of their war experiences it caused disruption within the human mind, causing...

  14. Is It Justified

    In this essay I argue that the effects of war suffered by soldiers are not justified, however no matter what happens to these soldiers our decision to go to war is not based on this. War has always been part of the past and the way we feel about war is still the same. Even though years go by, everyone...

  15. Explain the ways in which Wilfred Owen evokes feelings of pity and horror in “Disabled”

    leading poets of the First World War. Many of his poems have been praised for their bleak realism and it is also the case that his poem, “Disabled”, is observational and written in the third person from his own direct observation and experience. “Disabled” is about war, violence and mutilation as well...

  16. Wilfred Owens Poetry

    English ETE tables and notes for assessment task 1 Main Ideas: - Futility of war - Propaganda vs. reality - Brutality of war Supporting ideas: - Hideous nature of death - Loss of innocence and life - Pre mature deaths Anthem for doomed youth Subject matter:...

  17. A Separate Peace

    does each character show in regards to their attitude to the war?</b></center> <br> <br>The war is a symbol of how things are not always what they seem. Recruiting posters and propaganda to join the army convinced many boys into thinking the war is an exciting adventure. "The characters Gene, Finny, and...

  18. Overview of Remarque's Novel

    Western Front, Remarque demonstrates the mess caused by the war. A famous novel by Erich Maria Remarque “All Quiet on the Western Front” describes the World War I. It concentrates on psychological alterations caused by the cruelties of the war upon a German fellow. Throughout the novel, Remarque’s...

  19. We Free

    LIFE IS BETIFUL My friends, my Doctor Don’t be surprise from my speech today Today I want to show that the world is forgetting how life is beautiful Today I want to remind all of you about the worst things which affect this beautiful life Imagine your self standing front of the sea early morning...

  20. don't read this

    During the first Great War, also known as World War I, Many soldiers fought and many were lost. Not like any other war stories, how soldiers go through training and learn to fight. Erich Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front demonstrated not only the effects of war on the soldiers and their...

  21. Miliary Essay

    Prompt: The United States recently instituted the draft in a new war against the nation of Afranistan and your number came up. It is the year 1965, you are a university student and you must leave within two weeks. Informal language, write a persuasive essay that explains why you should serve (or not...

  22. 梦萦的幻象与现实

    same are the United States''war''against the background of'' 'History''as''., But also from the''Ten's non-stick once beautiful woman Yangchun water. The difference is, "Gone with the Wind" are strong and intelligent woman,郝思佳are a strong woman,''the extension of the war, took away her lover,'' 'calm'...

  23. A New View of the War

    A New View of the War When we think of the Vietnam War, we think of all the hell and torture that American soldiers went through with little regard to the Vietnamese and the hardships they endured. Reading the Sorrow of War gave me a clear understanding of the Vietnamese people and the suffering...

  24. "Lost Generation" in the novel of E.Hemingway "The Sun also Rises"

    served in the war. You are a lost generation.... You have no respect for anything. You drink yourselves to death." Gertrude Stein The novel opens with an epigraph by Gertrude Stein: "You are all a lost generation". This refers both to those who lost their lives in the First World War, and also to those...

  25. Lost Generation of All Quiet on the Western Front

    Remarque’s novel chronicles a group of classmates who, at the urging of their schoolteacher, enlists in the German army during World War I, then known as The Great War. The classmates each are killed off, until by the end of the novel, only the protagonist Paul Baumer remains, and he, too, dies from...

  26. Robert E. Lee

    did in the civil war. First I will talk about his early life, Then I will talk about his views on slavery and then Finally I will talk about his life after the war. Robert E. Lee was born at Stratford Hall Plantation in Westmoreland county Virginia, the fifth child of Revolutionary war hero Henry Lee...

  27. Slaughter House-Five

    Curse War was very important word and power in 19.-20. Century. Because lots of war happened in the world at that time some authors wrote books to prevent some other wars. This way lots of anti war speeches, books and stories have created. These were just for preventing and criticizing the war. This...

  28. Shlp

    Front in World War 1. The story tells of Paul’s struggle to survive on and off the brutal battlefield constantly fighting against enemy soldiers, and the ever tightening grasp of insanity. Erich Maria Remarque’s realistic portrayal of life in the trenches, new technologies’ effects on war, the psychological...

  29. Thesis: the War

    Thesis: War is a time period where family links are cut, chaos is everywhere and life has been completely turned upside down. However, war should be a time where people in communities should connect together and come to the aide of one another. In “The Wars”, many characters are affected by war in a negative...

  30. A Farewell to Arms 3

    is love an escape from the horrors of war in A Farewell to Arms? In Ernest Hemingway’s novel A Farewell To Arms, the love between his two protagonists Catherine Barkley and Frederic Henry begins as merely a shallow distraction and escape from the horrors of war, yet develops into mutual and devoted...