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    A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller which is set during 1944 on a segregated US Army Base called Fort Neal in Louisiana. Captain Davenport a black man must solve the murder of Sergeant Waters on his way to solving the murder must go through numerous obstacles including racism. The damage caused by segregation makes brother despise another, makes empathy an impossibility, and blocks off the ability to be cognizant of each other struggles. Furthermore, the damage caused by the segregation of makes the

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    The movies I am reviewing are Crimson Tide and A Soldier's Story. The main characters in Crimson Tide are Captain Ramsay, played by Gene Hackman; and Lieutenant Commander Hunter, played by Denzel Washington, Ramsay's executive officer. The main characters in A Soldier's Story are Captain Davenport, played by Howard Rollins; and Sergeant Waters, played by Adolph Caesar. Ironically, in this movie a young Denzel Washington played a prominent role as Private First Class Peterson. This was before he became

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    always been this way. This essay, and Frank Pierson’s Soldier’s Girl, shows just how big of an impact the media and film depictions have of society and offers the viewer the opportunity to see the challenges homosexuals have faced when serving in the armed forces. In 2003 Frank Pierson directed a film that would take the world by storm and make way for a massive world movement. Starring Troy Garity, Lee Pace, and Andre Braugher, Soldier’s Girl was a story of drama, romance, and murder. It is the

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    A Soldier's Fight

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    The cold, south wind screamed and smashed at the soldier’s face. The sky was covered with tumultuous, dark clouds cunningly moving closer to each other before releasing a sudden shower. A scar of radiant light illuminated the pagan-black sky and a thunder approached with an aggressive pace. The battlefield had turned into a theatre of death, filled up with groaning and bawling sounds, as the soil became slippery with sludge. The soldier found himself surrounded by haunting cries of pain. His heart

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    A Soldier’s War

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    Up until World War I “descriptions of war in America are confined primarily to generals’ account . . . leaving much of the war’s confusion and chaos to the imagination” (Smith 11). American writers rarely considered war as a viable literary subject, until Stephen Crane’s civil war novel, The Red Badge of Courage. Despite Crane having never been in a war zone his publication is considered among the first to capture the potential of the battlefield as a literary backdrop. Further developing the war

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    Soldier's Home

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    Essay 4 Veteran`s Difficulties in Relating to the Family “Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemingway is a story in which an American war veteran, Harold Krebs, returns from World War I to his home in Oklahoma. He comes home later than the other soldiers do, and he misses the welcome greetings of his home town people. He tries to tell his war story to people, but he finds out no one is interested in listening to him. Krebs decides to lie about his

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    A Soldier's Extentness

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    Furthermore, in addition to the physical scarring of war, oftentimes soldiers become emotionally numb to their surroundings after experiencing such frequent misfortune during battle. For example, O’Brien recalls an experience where he felt “a kind of numbness… [he just went through the motions… without any heart or real emotion” (O’Brien 193). Soldiers are expected to make life and death decisions in the blink of an eye, and they should be emotionally aware. However, in many cases, soldiers transform

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    Soldier’s Heart Is life in the arm what Charley expected? I think that Charley was thinking about war in a whole different way that it actually happened, because he wasn't prepared for what he really needed to be prepared for..In Charley’s hometown, residents are talking about what they think will be a “shooting war”. The atmosphere at town meetings is festive, with flags, drums & patriotic speeches. Everyone assumes that the north will win easily, with the fighting unlikely to last more than

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    Soldier's Heart Analysis

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    examples of these statements. This statement will also express some of the good times of war like around the fire with your comrades to when the whiskey is passed out. These paragraphs will also contain things about irony and karma. In the novel Soldier's Heart by Gary Paulsen the main character Charlie Goddard was traumatized by the fact that he was now in war. Through the war Goddard found that he was screaming and peeing himself. By the end of the first battle he was reloading his firearm without

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    Soldier's Heart Syndrome

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    different from other men. They were said to have Soldier's Heart” (XV) Who are these men some might ask and what is Soldier's Heart. Well, page XV tells us, “In the Civil War the syndrome was generally not recognized at all...killing by men using raw firepower...The same young men were fed into madness...in those days there was no scientific knowledge of mental health disorders…Some men came through combat unscathed. Most did not...They were said to have Soldier's Heart” This gives us an abundance of information

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