The Psychological Effects of War Exposed in “The Sniper,” by Liam O’Flaherty War can destroy a man both in body and mind for the rest of his life. In “The Sniper,” Liam O’Flaherty suggests the horror of war not only by presenting its physical dangers, but also by showing its psychological effects. We are left to wonder which has the longer lasting effect—the visible physical scars or the ones on the inside? In this story the author shows how location plays a big part in how physically
Even though a soldier is made for war they are still human on the inside so if they start to feel a range of different emotions it is not odd, I have chosen to explore ‘the portrayal of soldiers’ the movies I will focus on are: ‘Pearl Habour by Michael Bay, American Sniper by Clint Eastwood, Black Hawk Down by Ridley Scott and the song Hero Of War performed by Rise Against to see if there are any similarities in the emotions of soldiers whether it be a sense of pride or a feeling of depression.
Warrior. It's a biography about the famous marine sniper, Carlos Hathcock. The book takes you from his death bed to the death field in Vietnam, where he earner his title as the best of the best. His 93 confirmed kills and hundreds more unaccounted made him the number one sniper in our history. The book brought out the best of the man that everyone knew as Gunny Hathcock. Carlos Hathcock was born in 1942 in Arkansas. His father once said that Carlos was only eight when he decided he wanted to be a Marine