A Long Way Gone And Invictus: Written Response

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Written Response There can be a clear message found in both literary pieces that conveys a strong message. A similar theme that can be found in both “A Long Way Gone” and “Invictus” is they both display power. The theme that can be found in both literary pieces is that everyone has the power to overcome harsh situations, but it depends on their ability to execute it. In “A Long Way Gone” Ishmael displays his power when he is able to overcome his symptoms of being a child soldier. Ishmael had always felt that no matter what had happened to him he had the “resilience to outlive [his] sufferings,” this displays Ishmael’s power to overcome the hardships of a child soldier(Beah 169). As well in the poem “Invictus” power is displayed by the
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