• Civil War Henry Battle Regiment
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    The Red Badge of Courage by Stephan Crane traces the effects of war on a Union Soldier, Henry Fleming, from his dreams of soldiering, to his actual enlistment, and through several battles of the Civil War. Henry Fleming was not happy with his boring life on the farm. He wanted to become a hero in war and be praised and honored for his glorious achievements in battle. He knew his mother would not like to see him go to war, but it was his decision to make. He dreamed of the exciting battles of war...
  • Tattered Man Henry Regiment Soldier
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    During the Civil War, a Union regiment rests along a riverbank, where they have been camped for weeks. The tall soldier Jim Conklin spreads a rumor that the army will soon march. Jim is a man who is very sure of himself and his own opinions. Henry Fleming, a recent recruit with the 304 th regiment, worries about his courage, thinking that if he were ever to see a battle, he might run. Henry joined the army because he was drawn to the glory of military conflict, but since he joined, all the army...
  • Individual Organization Behavior Younger Soldiers
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    Individual Organization Behavior US. Army company A 204 th Engineer Combat Battalion Heavy Chapter 3: Foundations of Individual Behavior Table of contents: Introduction. a. Description, History and Organizational structure. Key biographical characteristics. a. Age. b. Gender. c. Marital Status. d. Number of dependents. e. Tenure. Factors that determine an individual's personality. a. Personality determinants b. Personality Traits. c. Personality Attributes influencing Organizational behavior....
  • Graves' Use Of Documents
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    Graves Use of Documents Robert Graves depicts the dramatic and somewhat gruesome memories of his days in World War I in his autobiography, Good-bye to All That. Without ever being involved in a war, it is hard to comprehend the horrific and dramatic events that take place. As with any story, it is easier to imagine and understand what occurs when there is evidence to support the narrative. By including letters, articles, and newspaper cuttings, Graves is able to give the reader a better understa...
  • Soldier S Home Krebs Hemingway Girls
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    He knew he could never get through it all again. "Soldier's Home"I don't want to go through that hell again." The Sun Also Rises In the works of Ernest Hemingway, that which is excluded is often as significant as that which is included; a hint is often as important and thought-provoking as an explicit statement. This is why we read and reread him. "Soldier's Home " is a prime example of this art of echo and indirection. Harold Krebs, the protagonist of "Soldier's Home," is a young veteran portr...
  • Cloud Strife Sephiroth Tifa Zack
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    SELPHIE: phew This one will take a while to type. Cloud grew up in a town called 'Nibelheim'. He was a loner; he had no friends. Even if Tifa was in the same hometown as his, they like never really hung out with each other as kids. She'd just always hang out with these 3 guys. One day, she like went to Mt. Nibel (that big scary mountain behind Nibelheim) because she wanted to find her dead mother's soul (has to do with some superstitious belief). Her 3 friends went with her, but soon got scared...
  • Peter Carey's The Fat Man In History
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    Peter Carey's The Fat Man in History By Michael Huynh Entrapment and Isolation are common attributes of characters throughout several of the stories in The Fat Man in History. This comes across in many forms, both physical and mental. In most of the stories both entrapment and isolation often the result of the interaction of both. Stories which this theme is apparent are Crabs, Windmill in the West, and A Report on the Shadow Industry. In all of these stories characters are both entrapped and is...
  • Roman Army Soldiers Soldier Made
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    Many know that the Roman Empire was by far the strongest of its time, but many don t know why they were able to accomplish such feats such as conquering almost the entire western world. It is a surprise to many that their success was not due to their large army, but rather how they how they motivated their men. The Roman Army s success was almost entirely due to their soldier s fear of the harsh discipline implemented by the Roman Army. For example, laziness was punished by decimation of a unit,...
  • Saving Private Ryan Shaking Hand
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    Captain John H. Miller John H. Miller, played by Tom hanks in the outstanding Spealburg production Saving Private Ryan, was the captain of the American Army. Miller is truly a complex and mysterious character portrayed by his unwillingness and uneasiness when discussing his past. Before the beginning of the Second World War, Miller was a schoolteacher in his hometown. He often avoided the conversation of his past, maybe because it was too emotionally painful for him, as there is a great contradi...
  • Kipling Soldier Serve
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    In contemporary times, much criticism has been placed upon Rudyard Kipling for his support of British Imperialism; George Orwell went so far as to call him the "prophet of British Imperialism during its expansionist phase." To be sure, a considerable portion of Kipling's works were written in celebration and support of Imperial expansion, but it is short-sighted to simply label him as an Imperial propagandist or apologist. Two of his most oft-condemned poems, Recessional and The White Man's Burd...
  • Soldier Hundred Thousand
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    Soldier The United States has long been known for having a military presence that few would dare to challenge. The catalyst has not been in having billions in defense funds, it has not been in having huge weapons of mass destruction, it is the heart and spirit of the soldier. I am very proud to be a part of this long and proud tradition of upholding the ideals set forth in the U. S. Constitution. It is something that I would recommend to all willing and able college students. It instills a sens...
  • Tattered Man Henry Soldier World
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    Describe the elements of war and death in Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage. This book is divided into two parts. In the first part the main characters, Henry Flemings. illusions disappear when confronted by the reality of battle (WAH 642). During the first battle he sees vague figures before him, but they are driven away. In the next battle he is so frightened that he runs away becoming one of the first heroes in literature to actually desert his fellow soldiers in the field. While Henr...
  • The Red Badge Of Courage 2
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    In the Novel, The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane had four main themes he believed about war. These themes are, War is organized brutality, War is inhuman, War is a "test" of individuals, and War offers an opportunity for personal growth. Henry Fleming, the main character in the novel, shows perfect examples of these themes. One morning at dawn a man comes on horseback to deliver orders. The regiment begins to march, and Henry tries to avoid speaking to his comrades. He does not know if he w...
  • Macbeth Three Witches
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    The play "MacBeth" written by profound author and playwright William Shakespeare is a story of good, evil, power, and envy. MacBeth, who is the main character of this play, is a courageous, brave, ruthless, and sometimes asinine soldier who also carries the title of Thane of Glamis. All throughout the play MacBeth encounters other characters who praise him as the Thane of Glamis or as a fierce warrior. MacBeth's attitude in the play is one of a laid-back invincible warrior who will never be defe...
  • We Were Soldiers Movie Review
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    We Were Soldiers This is a movie based on real events that took place in November of 1965 at the gruesome beginning of the Vietnam war. The French army had already been dominated in gorilla battle, this shows the first American platoon entering the unstable zone. The movie does a good job of portraying Americas part in the war with Vietnam while also reminding us of the soldiers wives and families at home. The movie follows a respected Colonel and his platoon of soldiers as they touch down on en...
  • Success My Way Michael Korda
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    Defining success is a difficult task, because it is a relative term. At my young age I fear I may not have enough experience or milestones under my belt to define such a grand word, however, I will make my best attempt to do so. Michael Korda's definition of success is a helpful one, however, I doubt I can yet concur completely because I have not tasted the success he speaks of. Although lacking in experience of my own, I will use his views to amplify some thoughts of my own. There is so little ...
  • National Guard Report German Soldiers
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    Introduction As you already know, our National Guard Unit has been activated to Europe. I have prepared this report in order to inform the soldiers in our National Guard Unit that are involved in this deployment of what they can expect while in Europe. Although not all the soldiers deployed will be stationed in Germany, I have chosen to write about Germany due to the fact that I have already been to this country and have first hand experience. This report contains a brief summary of the German h...
  • Mad Gods Nature Men Seven
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    Symbolism allows writers to suggest their ideas within a piece of literature. This is found in most types of writing. Stephen Crane expresses this in his short story, The Open Boat. Through symbolism and allegory, it is demonstrated that humans live in a universe that is unconcerned with them. The characters in the story come face to face with this indifference and are nearly overcome by Nature's lack of concern. This is established in the opening scenes, the "seven mad gods" and in the realiza...
  • All Quiet On The Western Front
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    All Quiet on the Western Front is written by Erich Maria Remarque. It takes place in Germany and was written to reflect the reality of war. It shows how war has a hidden face that most people do not see until it is too late. In the novel, he describes a group of young men who at first think war is glorious. But as the war goes on, the group discovers how war is not all it is made out to be. As the war went on, they saw their friends either die or be permanently injured. The book stopped when th...
  • Antz In The Movie
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    In the movie? Antz, ? the producers tied many governmental issues into the story. The colony was led like a communist country, an aristocracy, and had a totalitarianism setup. Communism, for example, was a major part of the story. The government dictated the entire colony and every aspect of the ant? s lives. Aristocracy was another governmental issue that was part of the movie. The Queen had the final say in all issues in the colony and she had all of the wealth. The ant colony was totalitaria...