Free Essays on Life At War

  1. 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...

  2. Pacifism or Just War

    intercourse and that arbitration should be used to resolve disputes. Peace is easiest to define dialectically as ‘opposition to war or violence’. It can be described simply as anti-war or as non-violence. Pacifism literally could be delineated as a love of peace, or devotion to peace. Pacifism is a philosophy...

  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. There Is Nothing Worse Than War

    “There is nothing worse than war” – This is a story about war and its effect on human beings. Discuss It is evident that Ernest Hemingway portrays war, in his novel “A Farewell to Arms”, as the ultimate act of destruction, chaos and turmoil. Through contrasts in the landscapes Hemingway...

  5. English Patient

    in the tragic time of war filled with stories of love and pain and loyalty which all of these feelings play an important role in the characters' lives. The English Patient is the story of four mentally and physically injured characters living in an Italian monastery as World War II was coming to an end...

  6. Keating's Speech Analysis Table Format

    the thousands of unknown Australian soldiers who had been killed in war • Keating doesn’t look to glorify war, but rather give thanks for the actions of these Australian soldiers who gallantly fought to protect our lands and way of life • Calls us to celebrate the qualities of the Unknown Soldier and...

  7. 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...

  8. History of Photojournalism

    lines of some of the most important narratives in history, including that of conflict and war. O’Sullivan was one of the first war commentators with his graphic images of the Civil War. From then until now, the war correspondent has played a vital role in how we view and interpret the geopolitical landscape...

  9. 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'...

  10. Truth War

     The “truth of life the opposite” in terms of individual’s opinions, thoughts or interpretations is very unique, and personal, therefore, it only holds for that person. What one beliefs to be “right” or the “truth” is found within that person and it only holds for themselives. Life is not a bed of roses...

  11. Main Characters in the Warsfamous Last Words

    In the novels, The Wars and Famous Last Words Timothy Findlay has used facts from history to write fictions which convey a message about life and war. The Wars is a story of World War I, but it actually depicts the life of a young sensitive man who has fought the battle not only in the fields but also...

  12. "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...

  13. Disabled, Wilfred Owen

    Disabled through imagery, irony, tone, similes and contrasting the life of a soldier before and after war, Owen shows what it is like to be disabled by war. Owen uses imagery to help the reader picture the soldiers life post World War I. “legless sewn short at elbow” and “his back will never brace”...

  14. Why We Fight

    Why We Fight Wars are sometimes necessary to maintain and preserve our American values, way of life, liberty, and freedom. Most wars have been to preserve these American values, but some wars seem to have been fought other reasons. As American’s we fight to spread liberty and democracy. Our...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. Character Analysis of Wilson-Harris in The Sun Also Rises

    Finding the Calm After the Storm in The Sun Also Rises The veterans of World War I are referred to as the “Lost Generation.” The young men and women who serve during this time become adrift from their previous morals and values. Marriage, love, and loss are different for them. Desensitized, with...

  18. 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...

  19. Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley

    The aftermath of World War I not only left nations in economic and pitiful turmoil; it also caused severe emotional and psychological effects to the people associated with the war. The most critical and fundamental impact was probably on the part of the population that was coming of age. These were the...

  20. essay on all quiet in western front

    stand face to face with it. It will simply try to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped the shells, were DESTROYED BY THE WAR." This express to the audience very early how truly damaged these soldiers are. In the time period the medicine was not as advanced as today. Many people...

  21. 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’...

  22. 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...

  23. Comparison of a Woman in Berlin and the Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier

    Walter, Confronting War by Ronald J. Glossup, Silent Night by Stanley Weintraub, and a good three or four more books to boot. Out of all the books, The Diary of a Napoleanic Foot Soldier and A Woman in Berlin, by Anonymous, are the only two which take a look at war and the results of war through an eyewitnesses...

  24. WWI Effects and The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

    The After Effects of the War in The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemmingway was an intellectual writer who used characters, setting, and action in the novel, The Sun Also Rises, to convey many themes. He is also known to be a writer about the World War I time period. Thus, World War I has affected each of the...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. How Did Life Change for the Blacks After the Civil War?

    For: Mr. I. Buccini March 13, 2014 HOW DID LIFE CHANGE FOR SOUTHERN BLACKS AS A RESULT OF THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION? Life for Southern blacks did improve somewhat as a result of the Civil War and Reconstruction, but it was not perfect. There were still many inequalities between the two races...

  28. 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...

  29. report 2

    try to re-enter society after war. This story, shows first hand in the life a soldier named Krebs. Most soldiers like Krebs, do not know how to adjust to their old life or life after war. In most cases, Krebs feels like the forgotten, like his experience and journey at war was not important to the world...

  30. How War Traumatizes Individuals in the English Patient

    During war soldiers are seen fighting bravely for their countries. With the sound of shots and the pounding of missiles going off, lives are lost and conflicts are resolved. However, when the fighting seems to be over, for some, the memories of the affected individuals last a lifetime and its effects...