But his eyes say it all. You can tell that his eyes are tried, puffy, and scared by the mission and Rougle’s death. Cortez seems like he’s about to start crying possible because he’s utterly exhausted and so scared to how he will over come this tragedy. Hijar also talks about the death of Sergeant Rougle and he says, “I’ll never forget it, I’ll just have to learn how to process it differently.” Hijar posses and the look on his face is shocked, as if he mentally relived it for that quick moment. He just looks so sad and frightened.
The repetition of question marks and dashes illustrate the confusion and frustration witnessing Owens fellow comrades, it is a demanding tone begging for explanation for the entrapment of victims. And as a result, it encourages the reader to consider the impact the war had on both, the soldiers who survived, and those who didn’t. Dulce et Decorum Est brings to reality that war is not what people say it is. Given by its very title, ‘It is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country’. Although, it only an illusion reinforced throughout the poem, along with its irony and sarcasm that is ‘The old Lie; Dulce et Decorum est Pro patria mori’, it is not sweet and fitting to die for ones country.
This speech is very powerful and when someone is feeling unmotivated and depressed it has the ability to stir you to focus. Henry knew that he was sending his troops out into a battle they would lose but instead of dwelling on this Henry convinces his men that the battle is more than a mathematical formula that they have all come there to fight for honour, for justice and for glory. He makes fighting with him at Agincourt sound like a privilege. Henry also brings up, once more the motif of the bond between kind and commoner. In the scene before the battle of Harfleur, he unites himself with his men, he says “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.
“At one point, I remember, we paused over a picture of Ted Lavender, and after a while Jimmy rubbed his eyes and said he’d never forgiven himself for Lavender’s death. It was something that would never go away, he said quietly, and I nodded and told him I felt the same about certain things” (Obrien 27). Another theme is fear of shame as motivation. Tim O’Brien experiences this himself when he is on the boat with Elroy. He decides to go to war because he is ashamed of running from it.
The poet is saying that people should not talk about war as enthusiastically as it gives the impression that war is glorious. Furthermore, he says that the idea that ’it is sweet and right’ to die for your country is entirely untrue. Through this, we are able to form the opinion that war is not okay because it is a serious thing that carries many negative consequences. In Wilfred Owen’s poem Dolce et Decorum est, the use of similes conveys the harsh reality of war on soldiers as it changes them dramatically and kills the majority of them. In the first two lines of the poem, Owen uses the similes “Bent double like old beggars under sacks, knocked kneed, coughing like hags” to paint a grim picture in readers minds of how the soldiers were.
These changes alter their goals for a normal life and help them to develop rich personalities, as well as revealing the innate savage instinct of human. The domestic chaos, which is an extreme result of the war, frequently alters the people’s way of living a normal life and their goal for the future. In order to survive in a worn-torn country, people would have to change their usual living environment along with daily habits. For instance, Karim, who is an ordinary teenage boy, is separated from his families, because the civil war has caused a closure of the boundary between Lebanon and other countries. Moreover, the fear of devastation forces him to go on a dangerous and unpredictable journey for survival and freedom, instead of studying in the school as a student.
Before my husband die, he got cleaned but it was to late for him. The behavior and mentality of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until individual understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structure help, they have no hope. Matt and my husband , I think try very hard to stop their addiction. I will give some of the reason : For individuals with a difficult life, sometimes using drugs and alcohol acutually makes life seem better. 2.
Because my dad was too busy raising and caring for his own family, he did not give himself enough attention and as an effect to his diabetes, he became extremely violent, which almost caused my parents to divorce. This consequence would not have only affected my father but his entire family as well. It is from this experience that I learn to better self-assure my health and well-being. This, however, does not mean I do not plan to marry in the future, but from my experience I learn that I should also worry about myself. Judging from my past, I’ve decided that before I marry I will assure well standing health in myself so I can manage to have a less stressful marriage, making it overall, more successful.
Alcohol is nothing to be messing around with until your 21 or older, I made that mistake and now I have to pay the consequences. I know I made a stupid decision and I regret it and I know I won’t be making that same mistake again. Some negative effects of underage drinking can lead to the loss of friendships and relationships with loved ones, . The possibility of losing my license due to drinking underage would be horrible, I would have no way to school and also it would affect my siblings since I have to go and pick them up. Im lucky that I didn’t get in as much trouble as I should have and im very thankful for that I didn’t mean to do anything wrong but I know that I was wrong for drinking underage.
However he may have also regretted his choice of leaving the palace in the first place, he had such a wonderful life but then he went outside and saw all the bad things in life. One of the reasons why the Buddha may have left the palace in the first place is because he got bored. Even though he had everything he wanted, because he had done everything already, he wanted to go outside to try something new. He may have also felt like he was trapped inside the castle and felt as if he had nowhere to go, like a prisoner. Another reason why he could have left the palace is because he was wanted to go against his dad for once to see what would happen.