Jimmy Cross went to war only because his friends did, and that led him to danger. He had to lead a group of soldiers when he did not feel qualified to. Tim uses the characters to show the fear of shame as motivation for going to
Now Tim is once again confused by the fact that Betsy kept asking him; “Do you want Sam to get killed?”. I think Tim never really thought about that, and now all of a sudden, he gets that thought, and is also asked to choose whose side hes on. Either his father's side, or Sam's side. If I were Tim, I would be mixed up and confused just as well. Chapter 3 Some of Tim’s chores are having to cut a lot of wood, having to get a lot of water, when there’s not much to do he has to scrub the floor and wash the window.
On page 163 Downs leads his platoon down a trail and into an ambush. Downs paid for the mistake himself when he got wounded but when he lost one of his men in the ambush he had thoughts of leaving Vietnam. I felt that Downs had reached an important point on page 20 when he fought a North Vietnamese soldier in close
HISTORY HOLIDAY HOMEWORK ISHMAEL BEAH- CHILD SOLDIER After watching the interview of Ishmael Beah about child soldier I think that being a child soldier is a hard job. Before being a child soldier, childrens had normal life but then it changes quickly. They got separated from their family. They see war for the first time. There are murders running down with their babies behind their back that have been shot and they didn’t even know cause they were running from this war, fathers carrying their dead sons in their arms.
While Billy was still with his group traveling behind enemy line, a shooting occur, four shot was fired at Billy’s group. “The third was for the [Billy]”, it missed so “Billy stood there politely, giving the marksman another chance.”(33) Billy is giving a shooter another shot because he felt bad for the shoot. The war scar Billy so much that it had strip away Billy’s will to give and left sourless in a field of death.Also when Billy have been captured and sent into a concentration camp, a place filled with dying Russian, he was given a new coat to keep warm. The coat he got "had a fur collar and a lining of crimson silk, and had appartently been made for an impresario about as big as an organ-grinder’s monkey”(90) And he worn pretty dress though the camp filled with the dead and dying. Again it shows the confusion of the war that has taken away Billy’s sense and strip away who Billy is.
Summary: Since the day that George Zimmerman’s racist act, people from all over the country has been protesting against him. One day when Trayvon was walking down a gated community with an Arizona ice tea and a bag of skittles with a hoodie. Zimmerman who was an illegal neighborhood watch volunteer was following him. After various call to the police telling him not to do that, he did it anyway. Claiming that it was self-defense even though Trayvon was unarmed, Zimmerman shot him as he said he looked suspicious.
And the only thing that kept him going was his dad but the chance of getting separated from his dad was devastating for him. He was constantly hit with life and death situations throughout the whole year he spent going from camp to camp. Elie and his father had to lie about their age to even stay alive. “Here, Kid, how old are you?” “Eighteen” This helps keep him from being burned in the crematory. He was scared, felt lonely and wanted to do anything to stay alive.
In the book War O’Byrne suffers from the Kornegal valley every day. He can barely function or do his day to day routines. Similarly in “Hurt Locker” William has trouble liking to do anything but war the only place where he can function is during war. During the My Lai Lieutenant Calley’s thought process was in terms of war. Thus the natural state of society is war.
The novel “The Red Badge Of Courage” shows a lot about war from a writer who has never experienced it. The novel expresses feeling of war, fear, and courage through different perspectives of different soldiers and point of views. Through different articles of war and other stories of war different than “The Red Badge Of Courage”; their are certain events that happened that link to the novel and it’s main character “Henry Flemming”. Article one talks about a young soldier named Camillo Mac Bica that regrets going to war because of the strong images of dead soldiers, comrades, and traumas are still in his mind. He wrote out this article to reach out to people and tell the people to not thank him for his time in the US Military for wars Vietnam,