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  • Krebs Postwar Reaction To The Town 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 portra...
  • Assassinate R John Wilkes Booth
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    John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth (A man with a mission) is known as killing one of our U. S presidents, Abraham Lincoln. How did he do it when did he doit and where did he do it at? Lincoln helping abolish slavery state by state to try to stop the civil war. John Wilkes Booth as he was known as a professional actor before the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Today his life is often forgotten and is also overlooked in schools around the world John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10, 1838 in a lo...
  • Conditions The Soldiers
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    Explain The Changing Attitudes Of British Soldiers And Civilians Towards The War When war broke out in 1914 soldiers were ready and eager to fight a war they believed would be over by Christmas. They volunteered to beat the Germans, to fight for King and country, to protect their land and families and they believed it was their duty. There was also huge public pressure to join up and objectors were given white feathers and publicly ridiculed. Friends egged each other on and rushed to join up tog...
  • Soldier's Home Hemingway
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    A person can easily recognize Ernest Hemingway's writing style by his simple sentence structure, clear dialogue, and the hopelessness of his characters. Soldier's Home, Hills Like White Elephants, and A Clean well-Lighted Place are perfect examples of three short stories that easily define his unique style. Short, choppy sentences would cause a person first to believe that Hemingway may have written it. A reader would find it very easy to read at first, yet Hemingway somehow seems to make these ...
  • Civil War Soldiers
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    Officers in the field lived much better than enlisted men. They generally assigned one or two officers to a tent. Since they provided their own personal gear, items varied greatly and reflected individual taste. Each junior officer was allowed one trunk of personal belongings that was carried in one of the baggage wagons. Higher-ranking officers were allowed more baggage. Unlike infantrymen, who slept and sat on whatever nature provided, officers sometimes had the luxury of furniture. Enlisted m...
  • Bodies Of The Soldiers
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    The poem "Homecoming" originates from Bruce Dawe. Its journey depicts the aspects of war and its devastations upon human individuals. Using mainly the Vietnam War as a demonstration for its destructions. Within this poem Bruce Dawe dramatizes the homecoming of Australian veterans' bodies from Vietnam. This is clearly an anti-war poem, reproducing the sentiments of those who opposed the time when this war occurred. The poem starts of in what seems to be a monotone. With many simple verbs such as ...
  • Ernie Pyles War
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    Ernie Pyle By: Jenny Trem bath March 20, 2000 Ernie Ply e When a machine-gun bullet ended the life of Ernie Pyle in the final days of World War II, Americans spoke of him in the same breath as they had Franklin Roosevelt. To millions, the loss of him was as great as the loss of the wartime president. Since WWII correspondent Ernie Pyle was so famous, his death on the battlefront came as a shock to people around the world. Ernest Taylor Pyle was born August 3, 1900 to Will and Marie Pyle. He was ...

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