Also, while the platoon is searching through the muck to find the dead body, Lieutenant Cross thinks of a way to write a letter informing Kiowa’s father of the unfortunate news. He wants to make this letter more personal than just a notification telling the parent that his or her child has been killed in action. Lieutenant Cross shows that he is willing to go above and beyond the required duties of being a leader, because he strives to do more than that. He makes an effort to know his troops on an individual basis. Considering Lieutenant Cross is one of the draftees that initially did not want to fight in the war, he does not necessarily take on the typical militarized
At the beginning of the book George tells Lennie to come back to the place where they were staying so they could meet up in case anything happened. This also foreshadows what happens on later in the book. After Lennie does actually kill Curley’s wife he runs to the place where they talked about. George finds him and he could either make the decision to kill Lennie or runaway before the other men find the two of them. George is a courageous person in the sense that he has to make all of the decisions on whether to kill Lennie, would it be right, or should they just forget about it and move on.
Bourne, on the other hand, used to be an emotionless and fearless killer but in the end he turned out to be good man. While struggling with their life and professions, Ross and Bourne both arrived at a time wherein they started a rebellious stage against their superiors that brought them obstacles that freed them in the end. As trained soldier and perfect hit man, both Ross and Bourne always do what they are told until they became their own side. At the warfront, Robert Ross was controlled by his commander and all he could do was follow every instruction that was told. It is evident when he and his men were instructed by Captain Leather to go to the crater.
It looks like they should kill their enemy, but at the beginning of two stories they didn’t because both barber and the narrator have justice in their heart. “Gregory” is a story about loyalty, friendship and irony. When the narrator’s execution is ordered the guerrilla's must choose between their friend and their loyalty to their country. However, the narrator has to obey the order to kill him. In “Just lather, that’s all”, the barber has a lot of chance to kill Captain Torres but he didn’t.
His dedication to change this huge situation going on that affects his house and his mother is a very honorable one. He tends not to drift into a selfish existence, but one that is tailored to helping the ones he loves. He fought alongside Odysseus in killing the suitors inside of their house for the benefit of him and his father. Telemachus had never killed before, but since it was needed and his role model was with him he didn’t think twice about providing his service. When it came time for Odysseus to leave Ithaca again, Telemachus assumed responsibility for his father’s land, and assured that he would keep Ithaca safe upon his
To what extent was it an act of heroism? His act is mostly an act of heroism. He treats the prisoners nicely because he knows their situations are similar to his; all of them are suffering from the war. Discuss the narrator’s reflections in the funk-hole to killing the brother of one of the prisoners. He imagines how the brother’s mother like when she heard that her two boys were to be together.
The Jacques thought it would make Charles Darnay’s life a lot more better to be able to live his life without the over bearing shadow of someone trying to kill him. Also, Darnay was saved the feelings of having to go kill him, his own uncle, someone he once trusted. Madame defarge said a quote that says “ you have seen both dolls and birds today”(177) this is a metaphorical term which means that she is the “bird” and the Jacques are the dolls. Madame
Although both Homecoming and Weapons Training are based on an anti-war theme, Dawe writes about the different aspects that involve war such as death, weapons, lives lost, soldier’s, families and disrespect. He uses titles that have very strong meanings to people that have been involved in war such as homecoming which every soldier hopes to be able to come home to their families again and weapons training where they are taught to use weapons before the war to prepare to kill the enemy. His poem Homecoming about the Vietnam War; the title itself creates the image of a happy and joyful journey; however Dawe ironically uses this to describe the sadness and sorrow of the dead soldier’s journey as they are transported home back to their families. A soldier’s return from war is supposed to be heroic but these soldiers are treated with a lack of respect.Dawe tries to convey the message to the reader that war is futile and that lives are wasted at war. On the other hand the title of Weapons Training creates the idea that the soldier’s are being trained to use the military weapons although the theme suggests that the soldier’s are actually the so called weapons being trained.
When Curley's wife screamed, he didn't know how to make her stop except to do what he did, but he did not intend to kill her. Curley, of course, is also looking for a way to achieve revenge for Lennie's crushing his hand so he will definitely try to kill Lennie in the most cruel way possible. He says he will "gut shoot" him. George must save his friend by a mercy killing.
This quote shows that Odyseus uses his intelligence to protect himself from his enemies, and to think of a way to convince penelope that it is him, and not anyone fake. Since he is disguised as a beggar later in the epic he proves to his wife and the whole community by stringing his old bow. Intelligence overall helps Odyseus reach is goal by returning to his home and