Billy wants to find peace within him and the only way he can have it is to have revenge on the Indians who killed his parents. Revenge is not a good thing and it is not the way to go. His brother falls in love with a young girl and leaves Billy. Billy is left alone once more, first with the wolf and now with his brother. When he returns to Mexico to find his brother he only finds his remains he had been killed.
Both were young kids that looked at their missions as just an ordinary hike in the woods. They were always goofing around and didn’t take the situation seriously. One day, while messing around and not being aware of their surroundings, Curt stepped on a landmine and was blown into pieces in front of the entire platoon. Rat writes what he feels is a personal letter to Curt Lemon’s sister explaining how close of friends they were and informed her of his death. Rat becomes angered when he doesn’t receive a response from the sister.
Zain Saleemuddin Mrs. Wyeth English 2- PAP, A1 1/7/13 “The Lives of the Dead” by Tim O’Brien Plot Summary It has been O’Brien’s 4th day in war at a village near the South China Sea. His platoon was taking sniper fire so Lieutenant Jimmy Cross called in an airstrike watching the village burn. The soldiers gathered around a dead old man and were shaking its hand. Dave Jensen tried to get O’Brien to do the same thing but he refused because he was scared. Kiowa thought his action was impressive and complimenting him of having guts to say no.
Both could not manage the power of Lennie and both ended up on the hay dead and alone ‘Curley’s wife lay with a half covering of yellow hay. Curley’s wife’s death is foreshadowed by Lennie’s obsession with soft creatures. Throughout the book, Lennie’s obsession with soft, living creatures has resulted in the deaths of creatures. The death of the dog then immediately foreshadows Curley’s wife’s death as she ironically tries to reassure Lennie that the ‘whole country is fulla mutts’ but she to
Chapter 8 1. – Amir and Baba’s façade of an peaceful relationship ends. * Scene under pomegranate tree * 'There was a monster in the lake... I was that monster' * Baba uncomfortable with Amir, invites others. * Lies to have a close journey with father * Instead 2 dozen people go * Thinking he has what he wants but feels empty.
With the sudden change of events, many thoughts and actions are faded the echoes of gunfire and the deafening explosions of grenades going off. A true war story, O’Brien explains, has an absolute duty to obscenity and evil that renders commonly held storytelling notions of courage and pride obsolete. In the beginning of the story you learn that Rat Kiley’s buddy Curt Lemon dies in Vietnam from a bobby-trap io5 while horsing around by playing catch, when they were on duty in the jungle. To this day, twenty years later narrator O’ Brien wakes up to the horrible gore of him and Norman Bowker picking up pieces of skin and bone in the tree that Curt was blown into from the land mine. A week later Rat Kiley sends a letter to Curt Lemon’s sister, extolling the virtues of his fellow soldier after his death, explaining what a hero her brother was and how much he loved him.
* When Zaroff says “Surely your experiences in the war—,” Rainsford does not even let him finish before saying “Did not make me condone cold-blooded murder.” * He continues to say “Thank you, I’m a hunter, not a murderer.” * Zaroff talks constantly about his hunts and how they bored him overtime. His ability to hunt humans turned him into the monster that he is. He is a lot like Rainsford in the beginning in having no remorse for the animals he hunts, including humans. Which is exactly why he is not like Rainsford in the end. Zaroff never had the chance to be the hunted and therefore does not know the definition of fear.
Only certain men are able to live through the filthy conditions of the hospital. Several are too weak and die from infection. Social Darwinism is everywhere, survival of the fittest. Towards the end of the movie, young soldier Paul Baumer, must go back to tell his best friend’s mother that her child is dead. However, he can’t bear to tell her the truth of her son’s awful, painful death.
He now decided that the sad ninepin players of the mountain had tricked him: having put him to sleep with liquor, they had then stolen his gun. His dog Wolf, too, had disappeared. Perhaps he had wandered off to hurt a bird or a rabbit. Rip whistled for him and called his name, but all in vain. The mountains sent back his whistle and his shout, but no dog was to be seen.
Kiley feels guilt after his emotional roller coaster, in which he took his anger out on a baby water buffalo. Kiley experiences a mix of sadness and rage over the fact that his best friend was killed and that his friends sister never responded back to the letter he had sent her. He lets his emotions get the best of him, and he takes out his anger by shooting a baby water buffalo multiple times