He is with the soldier in Arras and in the final battle at Amiens he and the soldier are the only two left of their company. Broadbent believes men should die with pride, as at the advance attack, he said “I know it-I’m dying-god and I’m and glad. I don’t want to go back like this.” (Page 204). Broadbent dies from loss of blood, calling for his mother after he loses his leg at the knee. “Broadbent dies like a little boy too – weeping, calling for his mother.” (Page
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.
In To Kill a Mockingbird Boo Radley, who was the mysterious town recluse, helps Jem and Scout three different times, even though they did not return the favors, or treat him with respect at all times. The first example is when Boo sewed Jem’s pants when they were trying to see what Boo looked like, and Jem’s pants were caught in the fence. Jem left the pants there, and when he went back to get them, they were sewn and folded. They figured out that Boo fixed the pants because he did not want Jem to get in trouble. When Miss Maudie’s house was set on fire, Atticus told Jem and Scout to go stand outside by the Radley’s place.
They were both 19. At 19 years of age Rat had watched his buddy die in front of his eyes. In the beginning of the story Rat has written a letter to his buddy’s sister and really “poured his heart out in it” ( 287-288).The “cooze” ( 288) never writes back. Many soldiers, male and female, are young, when they are sent to war. They are forever changed and their way of talk is just one thing that is altered.
He uses the time off to go home. There, he finds out that his mother has cancer and that the civilians in the town are slowly starving from lack of food that the war has consumed. As the time for Paul to leave is getting closer the mood at home becomes gloomier. Paul's mother becomes unhappy about him going back to the war. Prior to Paul's leave, he visits Kemmeriche's family to deliver sad news about his close friends death.
The sniper, Bertis, explains his motives to the group and a teenager, Max, blindly finds his way to the hotel lounge after chemicals get into his eyes and all over his skin. In the final chapter, The View from Daffy Ducks hole, Karen, the single mother, tends to Max’s wounds. Upon Rachel’s discovery that Bertis is Leslie Freemont’s son, she is shot in the chest, but does not die. The sniper, however, dies from an allergic reaction when he uses the rifle Rick sprinkled with peanut dust. Player One then reflects on the novel and reveals the groups fate.
“When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose.”(Jarrel) This shows the dark side of war which Leper understands is the truth. When he first enlisted in the army he thought war could be fun, clean, and innocent when he film with the American cross country skiing. After joining the army he soon realized that fun does not exist in war and it can make you mad which happened to him by getting a section 8 disband for being crazy. When Leper probably grasp all of the things he would have to do mentally he realized that he could not do it and for that it made him crazy. “Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life” (Jarrel) When going to war a soldier must feel that he or she is six miles from earth and one a distant planet and that right there would make anyone go crazy being pulled out of their everyday life and being pushed in this hell hole called war would be enough for anyone to go crazy and eventually lose their hopes and
. a high double wall of yellow, unpolished, brand-new coffins.” They are on their way to a bombardment and are expected not to live, thus the new coffins are meant for them. The men make jokes and laugh about death staring them right in the eyes.Throughout this entire novel all the men have cared about is surviving, fleeing from death every
There Tim O'Brien tells the story of Curt Lemon's death at least four times and shows the following feeling of soldiers in Rat Kiley's letter and shooting of baby buffalo . The stories of Curt Lemon's death turn out to be completely paradoxical, because it is obvious how versions contradict one another “when he died it was almost beautiful”, the gore was horrible and stays with me” and also with black humor "Dave Jensen … singing ‘Lemon Tree’ as we threw down the parts" and then, from "it all happen" to "every goddamn detail …. None of it happened. None of it". This may confuse the reader, but Tim O'Brien adds his comments and instructions, repeats them between the storytelling, explaining his approach to express the exact truth of feeling.
To show him he can’t keep being a bully. When Frank finds out that Kenny shooting that dog was only taking orders, he let Tub know that he basically shot his own friend for no reason. So the consequence of Kenny’s bullying? Tub shoots him in his stomach. Due to their where bout’s it takes them on a long road trip to find a hospital because they couldn’t get an ambulance out that far in the country and all was occupied.