He wants Jethro to understand the hatred that the war brings and how everyone loses in the end. Jethro faces the desertion of his cousin Eb and is forced to fight his own inner battle when he finds him hiding in the field. “Then a skeleton came out from among the trees. It was a skeleton of a Union soldier, though the uniform it wore was so ragged and filthy it was difficult to identify” (Hunt 149). Jethro wants to help his cousin, but knows that he is putting his family at risk by helping a deserter.
He becomes one of the negative byproducts of the war because it causes him to become “insane” and inconsiderate towards the sentimental values associated with death. In conclusion, both these texts share the common idea that war has the potential to make a person’ death seem to be not too big a deal and erase all the sentimental, emotional and humane feelings affiliated with
Through this detailed description, Gurganus adds to his argument, making the war sound even more horrific. He is trying to get people to see his perspective, and to make all the glory of war seem meaningless. We send these men over to live in terrible conditions and they don’t even know why they are there
I can't remember the quote, but its something about missing the european land and plants (chapter 2-3) Generation - This is where Romulus finds out about raimonds love for Elvis and gets angry. This anger comes from the generational divide that comes between them. Romulus only has his son left, so losing him is a scary thought. This also justifies why his beatings were so brutal. That is, because if his son grew up with bad morals then he would
B. Unloved- The changes he and his brother went through were so different that they don't feel like brothers anymore. He thinks that they can't be close because if he we're to get killed, it would seem like his brothers fault. C. Hate- The artist believes things can't be like the good days, they have to be full of hate and no love. There needs to be change and hate needs to be taken out of everyone’s lives but still nobody sees any changes. III.
It offended him to raise his voice. Telling other people what to do made him angry.” This quote enforces the values that Robert Ross has and how they go against his decision to join the army. Joining the army, as unenjoyable as it is for him, is much more comfortable than having to live with the guilt and misery of knowing his sister is dead. Robert knows that joining the army was possibly one of the worst decisions he could make due to his incompatibility with war, yet he cannot think of a better solution as the pain of his sister is too great and therefore overwhelms his decision making process. Despite the overwhelming pain that forced him into joining a war with little chances of survival, his innate needs to commit to his values begin to prevail as he continues to fight as a soldier in the
Dylan Thomas, “ Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night.” In life, some people are unfortunate to have to experience the death of a loved one. Losing someone you love can be unconceivable to some people, as they can’t imagine losing that person at all. In Dylan Thomas’ poem, “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night.”, he is going through the unconceivable in having to watch a loved die. He goes through having to watch his father go through a very slow death. But in hind’s sight, he wants his father to fight for his life and not give in.
We see fragmentation in their respective relationships through the structure. The Manhunt is written in couplets which suggest a relationship between two people. However, there is little rhyme in these couplets which shows us that there isn’t harmony in their relationship. Perhaps the war in which Eddie was in has made his mind focus on the destruction of war to the extent that he can’t think of his relationship. After all, he suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
In the book All Quiet In The Western Front, Paul didn't want to fight, but he did to protect people. In one of the quotes in the book says, 'Because he could not see, and was mad with pain, he failed to keep under cover, and so was shot down before anyone could go and fetch him' , it means that someone couldn't see and he was in grieving pain, he couldn't get up and hide so he got killed before anybody could find him. See that? That's like killing innocence. Others have their own
Fragile with the separation, I believe he was torn that his wife has already moved on before he did and the only way to make himself fill in the emptiness was to ruin what she built with her new man. He didn’t want to lose everything but his decision, in anger, had his only hope in feeling better was gone for eternity, in cold blood. Mark also had a heavy heart when his deepest fear became worse than he expected. Watching everyone he loved suffer made him dangerous. His only desire was to fill in the hole that Richard has taken from him.