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  • Most Important Part
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    THE PATRIOT The Patriot, directed by Roland Emmerich has to be one of the most patriotic films I have ever seen. This film focuses on merit, and how people of all backgrounds worked together for one cause: freedom. The movie for the most part is accurate, even though most commentators have a different standpoint. Many of us are aware of the revolution and other important historical events. But, what we have to put into perspective is they the way all of these historical events have been perceive...
  • 1st Stanza War Front
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    ~ Anthem For Doomed Youth What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? - Only the monstrous anger of the guns. Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons. No mockeries now for them; no prayer nor bells; Nor any voice of mourning save the choirs, - The shrill demented choirs of wailing shells; And bugles calling for them from sad shires. What candles may be held to speed them all? Not in the hands of boys, but in their eyes Shall shine the holy glimmers of good...
  • Thoreau's Policy Of Civil Disobedience
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    The Night Thoreau Spent In Jail Essay Prompt Citizens have many rights in their country. They are the ones who choose their leader. Therefore, they should have a right to choose whether they want to support a war or not. Thoreau said", If the law is of such a nature that it requires you to be an agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law. ' This shows Thoreau's policy of civil disobedience. He thought that people should live under what they believe in and not by the government's ru...
  • Horrific Images Owen
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    In "Mental Cases" Owen spends time in a hospital for shell-shocked veterans. He describes how bad the veterans looked, as if they came from hell. It also seems as if the veterans are between life and hell, that they are "purgatorial shadows". All the images seem to be close to death, "Baring teeth that leer like skulls' teeth wicked", "Gouged these chasms round their fretted sockets", "their heads wear this hilarious, hideous, awful falseness of set-smiling corpses". He says the veterans looked ...
  • Film The Thin Red Line
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    In the film 'The Thin Red Line,' director Terrence Malick presents his anti-war message through an objective view of war's crunching of humanity. Malick provides a distressing image of man's inhumanity to nature and the immorality of war when all men are 'brothers. ' The story of 'The Thin Red Line' covers the events of the Guadalcanal campaign during 1942, where the real enemy is war itself. The director unites the use of various camera angles and powerful orchestral music with a poignant scrip...
  • Same Shell Hole
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    All Quiet on the Western Front One of the best war novels that is read by thousands of high school students each year is Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. This story depicts the life as a solider in the German Army fighting against the Central Powers. The solider, Paul B umer tell us of the fun he in dures along with the hardships of war demonstrating an antiwar theme. The scene in this book that displays the antiwar theme the best would have to the "shell hole's scene that ...

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