"War" Essays and Research Papers

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Realities of War

 Realities of War: Loved and Lost English Literature 108 July 27 2014 War is a patriotic act where one seeks the determination to lead their country. It can be viewed as noble, cruel, inhumane, and can make an individual a hero...

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Impact of War

The Impact of War In the story,” Soldier’s Home”, Krebs is faced with several conflicts after he returns home from war. The conflicts are brought upon by him and the situations that he has been put in. The reason for the conflicts Krebs faces is the fact the he could not adjust to his life after the war. During the story Krebs, the protagonist, tries dealing with the problems, but it is clear that he was not trying hard enough. At the beginning of the story Krebs is introduced as a returning...

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The Roots of War

Barbara Ehrenreich, an essayist and investigative journalist, wrote “The Roots of War” in hopes of showing the act of war as a kind of living parasite on human societies. Through several modes of development and logical and emotional appeals, Ehrenreich states her main claim while forming an effective and persuasive essay by using credible resources to support her claims. Ehrenreich’s logical reasoning is based on war throughout recorded history. She states that one can “find a predilection for warfare...

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War Is Necessary

If war is necessary, it is a necessary evil. Its evil is sometimes concealed for a time by its glamour and excitement but when war is seen in its reality, there is a little glory about it. At its best, it is hideous calamity. It brings in awful loss of life. In recent great wars, millions of men, women and children were killed, many died of diseases, famines and untold sufferings. A war generally sweeps away the strongest and best men of a country and leaves the aged, the weak and the unfit to carry...

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War Is Kind

thought the speaker was showing sympathy by saying “war is kind” to people who had lost loved ones in the war, or thatwar is kind” because it eventually makes peace. But then I realized, the more that I think about war and how it is not at all kind makes me believe the speaker in this poem is being sarcastic when he says that “war is kind”. I still believe that he was showing sympathy in a paradoxical way. Society tends to overlook how bad war really is and how gruesome it can be. We take for granted...

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There Will Always Be Wars

“There will always be wars” Some people would agree with the statement because people will always have a difference of opinion. One person will always believe he or she is right in what they think, there will always be that one person who doesn’t want to just believe that he or she could be wrong, it’s basic human nature to fight over things such as; race, religion, land and wealth etc. As long as that continues in the world there will always be wars. For example “The conflict in Northern Ireland...

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War and Football

sacrifices are made, a lot of pain is suffered and times when a lot of players feel like it isn’t worth it. When putting on that football uniform, its just like putting on an army uniform. Cleats are the grip that aids in the ability to not fall down during war, the pants are shields to prevent the enemy from hurting any part of the body. Football pads can be the weapon and the biggest impact, you can use them at any time and if you time it just right it can be the difference between a win and lose. When hitting...

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Horror of War

Explore the ways in which Sherriff’s Journey’s End present the horrors of war. Compare and contrast your finding with Sebastian Faulks’ treatment of the same theme in Birdsong, ensuring that your response is informed by interpretations of other readers. Both Sherriff and Faulks depict the horrors of war through the various dramatic and linguistic techniques used. Some of these horrors can be perceived as the separation from loved ones, the responsibilities and expectations men faced in the trenches...

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Sundiata War

Victor Arndt Dr. Black World History Due 20th October, 2008 Sundiata and War In Sundiata: an Epic of Old Mali we learned that war is a necessity in certain cases. War is sometimes required to defend the home or way of life. When people feel threatened, they will rise up and defend themselves. War can result in death and destruction of properties. In some cases, war is used by an aggressor to capture resources. War is also used to affect justice. The King Soumaoro was a vindictive king. He had...

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Shadow of War

curious about the lady. She walked across the front of his house, all the other children said things about her that might or might not be true but he wanted to figure it out for himself. 3. I think his father told him about the eclipse because of the war. His father said that on the eclipse the dead would get up from their graves to walk around and dance. I think Omovo knows that they aren’t really going to do that but he has an idea of why his dad said that. 4. The solders wanted Omovo to tell...

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