Essays Tagged: "Sniper"

Tiger Woods.

the talking for him. The book starts off with Earl Woods, Tiger's father, during the Vietnam War. A sniper almost took out Earl but his friend saved him. Later on that day, he gets in a predicament wi ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Mortar - It's history during WW1. Who first used it in WW1. How the opposite side reacted. How effective was it during WW1.

leaving the safety of your trench. Mortars were used to take out enemy machine gun posts, suspected sniper posts or other designated features. Larger mortars were occasionally used to cut enemy barbed ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Women of Full Metal Jacket.

woman until the final 10 minutes of the film, and none of them are given names. In fact, until the sniper's gender is revealed, women only play a role as objects for the soldiers' amusement. In all i ... ts as her pimp, determining whom she services and for how much. In contrast, the role of the female sniper completely flips this gendered scheme of power-relations by using an intermediary, her rifle, ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Dear Mom: A Snipers Vietnam" by By Joseph T. Ward.

The title of my book is Dear Mom: A Sniper's Vietnam. The author's name is Joseph T. Ward. Ward grew up in a town very much like Monroev ... ith honors and has his choice of selecting in which section he will specialize. He decides to enter sniper school. After receiving high marks in sniper school, Joseph is called into service in Vietnam ...

(2 pages) 39 0 2.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

President John F. Kennedy's Assassination .

s I am going to be focusing on, and those are; why they would want to kill him, Was Oswald the only sniper, and if there was another sniper who could it have been. Why would someone want to kil ... y someone would want to kill him. There has always been the thought of it not only being one sniper especially by people that investigated the crime. People who have investigated the crime scen ...

(4 pages) 46 1 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Simulating War

, were on our way." "Sir they're on their way." "Good job Johnson we'll be out of here in no time." SNIPER! BANG! "UUUGGGHHH!" "Sir, Sir are you all right?" "Johnson you're in command," said Colonel R ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Movie anaylsis of Enemy at the Gates and historical context of Stalingrad.

g decided: Stalingrad" (Craig). The movie Enemy at the Gates depicts the story of real life Russian sniper Vassili Zaitsev against the German sniper counterpart Major Konig.As Russian morale was plumm ... a heroic level with constant reports on the number of Germans he killed. Frustrated with the Soviet sniper, officials in Berlin send their best sniper, Major Konig, to eliminate Vassili.Danilov contin ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Duty Or Murder Excellent Short Story

f perceivable lines. I have been in Vietnam for three years the majority of which I have spent as a Sniper. I had not been here three months before my excellent marksmanship was discovered and I was g ... and I was given the opportunity of a promotion and a position in the United States most well known sniper division. Since then I have had a total of seventy-four confirmed kills thirty-one of which a ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Teamwork Involved in "Halo 2".

diately after we spawned, we all told each other what power weapon we were about to get. "I got the sniper; Jesse, I'll get your back. Grab the rockets." "Alright" I took aim towards the general locat ... rockets." "Alright" I took aim towards the general location of the enemy's base knowing that their sniper would have to stick his head out in order to stop Jesse. Just as Jesse came into view, the sn ...

(3 pages) 13 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A summary of "The Sniper" by Liam O'Flaherty.

Liam O'Flaherty did an excellent job in employing stylistic devices in "The Sniper". There were significant amounts of imagery, which enhanced the reader's imagination while re ... all symbols lead to a thesis, O'Flaherty surely proved that to be true. The symbol portrayed in The Sniper was the bullet. It represents sibling rivalries and family hardships. Throughout the story we ... his brother had a fight and weren't quite fond of each other. Then finally, at the end he kills the Sniper and finds out that it was actually his brother whom he had fought with prior. If you look at ...

(1 pages) 6320 0 1.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Military Science Evaluation of Saving Private Ryan

nd more than likely faced fear to get to where he wanted to be.One thing I did notice was after the sniper took out the enemy in the tower; Captain Miller ordered his troops to go into the trenches. H ...

(2 pages) 28 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Dealing with People You Can't Stand"

the person who interacts with others by brute force, knocking over those who stand in his way2. The Sniper: the person who takes shots at others from behind well constructed, or well chosen cover.3. T ...

(8 pages) 88 0 4.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Physician Assisted Suicide with shotguns

fully in their sleep. For others, they’re awake and the conclusion quick and unexpected like a sniper bullet that finds it mark, the head. For some of us the end will be filled with pain and they ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

"Mates at War" is written by me and teachers commented on the types of pronouns used and said they could be a little better.

big state of fear with death lurking around every corner.Jack said to me "Harry get down"I saw the sniper in the tree lining me up waiting to fire and if jack had not seen the sniper from up there I ... k said to me and Harry "I don't know how we are going to get out of this one but I haven't seen the sniper give orders about our land mines so maybe he doesn't no. We need to force them to the land mi ...

(9 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Sniper

The Sniper A civil war is raging in the heart of Ireland. Countrymen fighting countrymen, and am ... raging in the heart of Ireland. Countrymen fighting countrymen, and amongst them a lone republican sniper sits, and waits. In the short story "The Sniper" Liam O'Flaherty takes the reader into ... ry "The Sniper" Liam O'Flaherty takes the reader into the life of one inparticular soldier. A sniper who lives for death"¦ An all around cold blooded killer in his mind, his eyes, and his ...

(4 pages) 1227 0 5.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Saving Private Ryan

ng them to take his child so she wouldn't die. One of them wanted to but the leader said no. Then a sniper started shooting at them, and when they found the sniper our sniper shot at him and it went t ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

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ng them to take his child so she wouldn't die. One of them wanted to but the leader said no. Then a sniper started shooting at them, and when they found the sniper our sniper shot at him and it went t ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

My lai massacre

ob and will be replaced.        One day the GI’s are checking the village. A VC sniper shoots at a GI and a chase through the village pursues. The children swarm the GI’s yellin ...

(3 pages) 352 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The sniper analysis

"The Sniper" written by Liam O ' Flaherty As a socialistic society we live in we find ourselves in positi ... iety we live in we find ourselves in positions were conflicts arise between friends or family. "The Sniper" was written by Liam O ' Flaherty to express a subtle yet powerful opinion on such a conflict ... plot of the story is based during an evening within the Irish civil wars. It tells of a republican sniper sitting on a rooftop and neutralising enemy units as the cross a bridge. When a free-states s ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Sniper

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 ... s and Free Staters…" is to innocent citizens (this is most often the case in civil war). The sniper's positioning "on a rooftop near O'Connell Bridge" is very dangerous, for he can see everyone ... r in war. The author shows with bullets how close you are to death in a war. In the event where the sniper lights his cigarette, he is twice almost killed with the "enemy" sniper's bullets! The sniper ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights