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...
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...
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...
"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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
and began the holocaust in world war 2, but how much do we really know about him? Hitler had a childhood and a life prior to world war 2 and his power as dictator and from his life he would seem like any other person during this time period. Looking back at the life of Hitler we can try to understand...
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...
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...
Thesis: Star Trek and Star Wars each posses similar and different general concepts,
themes, and motives.
A. Star wars
B Star Trek
A. Star Wars
Enr. English II
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...
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'...
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...
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...
gained from the futility of war, only lost; a loss of hope, loss of life, loss of innocence and a loss of identity. This sense of hopelessness has been reflected within the anti-war novel All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. The negative representation of World War I displayed in this novel...
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...
served in the war. You are a lost generation.... You have no respect for anything. You drink yourselves to death."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
does each character show in regards to their attitude to the war?</b></center>
<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...
English ETE tables and notes for assessment task 1
- Futility of war
- Propaganda vs. reality
- Brutality of war
- Hideous nature of death
- Loss of innocence and life
- Pre mature deaths
Anthem for doomed youth
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...
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...
“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...
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’...
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...