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  • Piercy's Novel Gone To Soldiers
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    A Critique of 'Gone to Soldiers' by Marge Piercy The novel Gone to Soldiers by Marge Piercy intricately weaves the lives of many different people into a connected series of individual plots that give the reader an exciting view of life during World War II. Piercy connects the lives of women and men, Jews and gentiles by using family ties and steamy love affairs. The people have dramatically different profiles, some are rich some are poor, some are Americans, some are French, some are with power ...
  • Thin Red Line
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    War In both Saving Private Ryan and The Thin Red Line, a recurring theme appeared to be the impact of war on the common soldier. Through a variety of different scenarios, the viewer is exposed to the daily hardships that one must endure while in battle. The soldiers are continuously walking a fine line between life and death, and their morale and tenacity does not escape unscathed. The opening scene in Saving Private Ryan was very instrumental in illustrating the horror that is war. The only thi...
  • Russian And Cossack Soldiers
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    I believe the soldiers to have been portrayed as heroic for a number of reasons, The first reason being that the soldiers are British. This poem was written by a British poet who obviously intended to use it for propaganda purposes. Simply because of the fact that the soldiers are risking their lives for Britain makes them heroes to the intended audience. The second reason I believe the soldiers are portrayed as heroes, is due to their valiant performance which is described, that even though the...
  • Athenians Respect For Their Warrior Class
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    We can learn several things from the "Funeral Oration of Pericles". Two of these things are, the Athenians respect for their warrior class and how the Athenians were exceedingly proud of their city and its customs. The Athenians respected the warrior class and placed them among the top members of their society. They were seen as the top portion of their classes. They are classified as heroes or idols. The Athenians are extremely proud of their city and its traditions. To the people of Athens the...
  • German Soldiers
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    lie shit went to the park and got some poop in his sausage it was fin the whole club went to look at his shush and i am just this stupid paper so that i can get a free one god bless america All Quiet on the Western Front is by Erich Maria Remarque. This book was an extraordinary war story. Remarque uses excellent words and phrases to describe crucial details of the book. Remarque had first hand experience because he was a German in World War I. He expresses his opinions through Paul, the main ch...
  • Japanese Soldiers
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    'A Night of a Thousand Suicides' by Teruhiko Asada The novel based on actual events 'A Night of a Thousand Suicides' by Teruhiko Asada, took place in an Australian prisoner of war camp, during World War II. The story involves captured Japanese soldiers planning an escape from an Australian POW camp. The soldiers knowing that a successful escape was most unlikely were faced with the reality of certain death. The battle came not only from their captors but mostly from within themselves. The strugg...
  • San Francisco
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    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born in 1842 into a fairly poor family as the youngest of nine children. He lived in a log cabin in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio as a child. The only formal education he ever received was a single year at the Kentucky Military Institute when he was seventeen years of age. He enlisted with the Ninth Indian Infantry as a drummer boy in the Civil War. Then, in 1864, he was wounded and left the war to live with one of his brothers in San Francisco. There he began his career as ...

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