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  • O'brien S Views
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    The Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienTim O'Brien's The Things They Carried is not a novel about the Vietnam War. It is a story about the soldiers and their experiences and emotions that are brought about from the war. O'Brien makes several statements about war through these dynamic characters. He shows the violent nature of soldiers under the pressures of war, he makes an effective antiwar statement, and he comments on the reversal of a social deviation into the norm. By skillfully employing th...
  • Effects Of War On Families On Towns
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    In the novel, My Brother Sam is Dead, the author demonstrates the effects of war on families, on towns, and even on the children. The author makes it clear that war tears up families more than anything else. As a result of families getting ruined, it affects the children of the family, in this case, by making Tim grow up in a short amount of time. War affects towns, too. Soldiers, some from both sides, raid houses and kill people therefore splitting up towns and communities. War has many bad eff...
  • Suffering Children And The Affected Countries
    468 words
    'The 20th century has been dominated by the machine gun, the tank, the B-52 bomber, the nuclear bomb and, finally, the missile. It has been distinguished by the bloodiest and most destructive wars than those of any other time. ' So said History professor Hugh Thomas and he certainly knew what he was talking about. Since the beginning of the century, men have been at war for different reasons that tome do not justify the aftermath of war. Negative effects on soldiers, suffering children and affec...
  • Great Effect After The War
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    Consequences of the 30 Years War- Essay From the change of warfare, to the vast changes in government and dominance, the Thirty Years War had clearly resulted in many changes and effected many areas of life. These changes occur politically, religiously, socially and economically. As the most destructive event in German history, the Thirty Years War started as a conflict between the Protestants and Roman Catholics, yet ended up as a fight for political power. The war was divided up into 4 phases,...
  • Union Nurse
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    Women were a great effect in the civil war. Many women would disguise themselves as men or spies to fight in the war. Other women would be nurses, aides, and doctors on the battlefield. Women who were not part of the civil war still mad a great effect by manufacturing things to the war. Women as spies were particular effective. The people they helped were very grateful. Belle Boyd a teenager known as 'La Belle Rebella' was one of the most famous spies. after being arrested six times it still did...
  • Absence Of Rob's Father
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    In Randolph Stowe's novel, "MERRY-GO-ROUND IN THE SEA", the problems of adolescence and early adulthood are a primary focus. Many factors contribute to the complexity of these problems, the main issues being h effect war has on a growing boy and the loss of Rick's carefree attitude and innocence through the trauma he endured as a POW. Not only does Stowe concentrate on psychological changes within the main characters, but also the physical changes time inflicts upon them. Stowe effectively inclu...
  • Killing Of The Elephants
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    The Morals of War By Don Coats War is a time of brutal reality that is sometimes hard to present to the younger aged members of our society. "Faithful Elephants" by, Yukio Tsuchiya presents the story of three elephants; John, Tony, and Wanly. These elephants must be killed in fear of a bombing on the zoo setting the elephants free to cause chaos in the streets. So, their trainers, the closest people to the elephants, their family, must be the ones to do the killing of the elephants. This shows t...

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