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60 Free Essays on Life At War

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Human Beings Need Love Rather Than Warfare. --Book Report

    had finished this book. This is a book concerning with love and war—the permanent themes of novels. Ernest Hemingway, a great American novelist, was well-known for his novel. As far as I am concerned, he was a tough guy leading a hard life which shaped his personality of persistence and stubborn. This...

  8. The Horrors Accompanying War

    All Quiet on the Western Front People go to war for many valid reasons, but many ultimately join because they are ignorant to the horrors that accompany war. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque clarifies that people are immensely patriotic so they feel the need to contribute...

  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. Johnny Got His Gun

    suffering an injury in World War I. Throughout the novel, which covers four years of Joe's life in the hospital bed, he reminisces about his childhood and everything else leading up to the time of his injury. Even though he made the decision to serve in the army, he now denounces the war and the government's...

  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. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Just War Theory

    best-known and most enduring work is the Summa Theologica, or Compendium of Theology. The most influential writings in the Summa Theologica are on Just War Theory. This theory continues to to influence the foreign policy of nations, because it recognizes the humanity of all people and attempts to check emotional...

  15. 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’...

  16. 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...

  17. Boys and Girls at War with Love and Hate

    Since the beginning of time there has been “war”. With war come those who support it and those who do not. There are many ways to define “war” and many arguments for both sides of war. The word war cannot just simply be defined in one sentence, and its meaning cannot be expressed in only...

  18. Slaughter House 5

    seeing life in the fifth dimension. This idea that he can time travel and jump to different points in his life has taken over his mind, enabling him to dismiss reality. What Billy is so convinced is truly happening are merely flashbacks to the war caused by the trauma and destruction of the war that he...

  19. Owen

    focuses on the experience of war through the eyes of a solider. By providing a first hand experience he is able to share and construct a reality of war that is crebible and rich in experience. Although war can be a froigen subject to many Owen illustrates its reality to life for the reader through and...

  20. War, What Is It Good for?

    War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. War, I despise because it means destruction of innocent lives. War means tears to thousands of mothers’ eyes; when their sons go to fight and lose their lives. War is an enemy to all mankind, the reasons of war blows my mind. War has caused unrest in...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. Architect

    Pauliasi Teutau History 152 December 11, 2012 Hoffenberg Peace: Life after The Sorrow of War The novel The Sorrow of War was written by Bao Ninh, former Vietnamese soldier who was involved with North Vietnam and fought in the twenty-seven Youth Brigade. Kien, the protagonist of the novel...

  24. 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...

  25. 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:...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. Compare & Contrast

    After The War Young men who are sent to a war learn the reality in a very harsh and brutal way. Both the stories, ‘The Red Convertible’ and ‘The Things They Carried’ portray the life of a young soldier and how he psychologically gets affected from all the things he had seen in the war. Tim O’Brien’s...