Essays Tagged: "war veteran"

How Should We Treat The Homeless

y from others. I feel that the runaways and drugaddicts don't deserve as much as the unemployed and war veteran types. But I feelin my heart that all people with no homes, or lives for that matter, sh ...

(2 pages) 137 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparison and analsys on "Portable phonograph" by Walter Van Tilburg Clark and "Solder's Home" by Ernest Hemingway.

War's affect on peopleThe main characters in "The Portable Phonograph" by Walter Van Tilburg Clark a ... by Walter Van Tilburg Clark and "Soldier's Home" by Ernest Hemingway must deal with survival after war. The war changes their lifestyles and personalities. Yet Krebs in Hemingway's story and Dr. Jenk ... perienced different changes. The factors which influence them are not only the different affects of war, but also the role they play during the war as soldiers or civilians and their environment after ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Study notes on the Anti-War, Post-1900 poem by Wilfred Owen; "Disabled"

Disabled is a poem that depicts the sadness of a disabled war veteran. Owen shows how sad it is that a man cannot take part in normal life, because he has los ... literation gives the poem its rhythm. In the 2nd half of the poem, we learn that the man joined the war for all the wrong reasons. He was probably encouraged to join by the propaganda at the time."Som ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Snow Falling On Cedars "More than just a murder trial" 1922 words

quent murder trial of Kabuo Miyamoto, a Japanese-American who is also a fisherman and, like Carl, a war veteran. This forms the platform for the plot but the whole story entails much more. The trial i ... give more depth to the story by use of an otherwise unrelated source.The story is set in post world war two environment in which there is fear and prejudice towards the Japanese-American part of the c ...

(8 pages) 36 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Frisbee

w.One day in 1948, a Los Angeles building inspector named Walter Frederick Morrison and his partner Warren Franscioni invented a plastic version of the Frisbie that could fly further and with better a ... am headlight. Another interesting tidbit was that Morrison had just returned to America after World War II, where he had been a prisoner in the infamous Stalag 13. His partnership with Warren Franscio ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Colonel Richard R. Seiber.

of a hero and his contributions to the world should forever be recognized and remembered. He was a war veteran that saved the lives of many liberated souls. His knowledge of the human body, along wit ... ad. But the bread came from the oven as just a heap of dough, so Colonel Seibel put the loaves in a warehouse until they dried. The bread was fed to the survivors and he jokingly said, "Well, we kept ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Hemmingway Code: An analysis of the Hemingway Hero Code in major Hemingway short stories.

l" pleasures. We see these qualities in the disturbingly similar Hemingway stories. Nick Adams, our war veteran from "The Big Two Hearted Rive"r, the sadistic, dying husband from "The Snows of Kiliman ... rget to put iodine on it when I first scratched it.'" (Hemingway 6) In this story, the hero, a male war veteran, is vacationing with his wife when he scratches his leg. Gangrene follows and reduces hi ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

How did the Berlin Crisis affect the Cold War up to 1961?

edy just emphasizes why was Berlin was one of the most important issues and factors during the Cold War. Already second Berlin crisis during the years of 1958 until 1961 didn't change the Cold war rap ... dy had beaten Richard M. Nixon with the closest result until that time, by 0,2%. Replacement of the war veteran, republican, Eisenhower by the young democrat Kennedy meant also the different handling ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Homeless Military Veterans

is a problem; it is an even greater problem with our countries military veterans. After the Vietnam War, tens of thousands of veterans came home to a hostile culture that offered little gratitude and ... re that offered little gratitude and inadequate services, particularly to deal with the stresses of war. As a result, tens of thousands of Vietnam veterans still struggle with homelessness and drug an ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Code Hero In Ernst Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises

's The Sun Also Rises "You are all a lost generation," Getrude Stein said of the post-World War I generation. A member of that "lost generation," Ernest Hemingway wrote The Sun Also Rises to e ... ghten society to the disillusionment of the soldiers and their need to leave the United States. The war taught them not to trust their elders nor their country's ethical system. They went into war bel ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

2004 Election

The interest of a nation should always be towards the majority of the population, who are generally poor. A Viet Nam war veteran fits into the m ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Comedy Play

a.O:Ah, who are you kiddin'? Your son's a draft-dodger in Vancouver.S:I'll have you know that I'm a war veteran. I'm full of shrapnel.O:You can talk cleaner than that.S:I'm a red-blooded veteran. With ... .S:No movie? O:no sir. a rodeo.S:That's fantastic, I bet you clean up on that, uh? O:No sir, the stewardesses take care of that.S:Are they topless? O:Sounds like you have a one track mind.S:Sounds lik ...

(6 pages) 11 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Bless Me Ultima

"hooting" that rhymed them to sleep.Chapter Dos 10. The sheriff was shot dead by by Lupito, a local war veteran.11. Antonio's father's dream was to build a castle in the hills.12. Lupito was shot by h ... leads a murderous mod to hunt down Lupito after he killed his brother.i.) Lupito- Lupito is a local war veteran who becomes crazed and shoots and kills the local sheriff, Chavez's brother.j.) Narcisco ...

(3 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Analysis of Platoon

toon"A Vietnam veteran in Oliver Stone directed the movie Platoon. His first-hand experience of the war allowed him to tell a different story then most war movies. The result was a masterfully crafted ... conflict. Oliver Stone uses many different techniques to tell his story, which I believe is an anti-war message that illustrates that the lives of the soldiers' are more important than the purpose of ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Depression: A Clinical Case Study of a Patient at Hampton VA Hospital

was diagnosed with Major Depression and Suicidal Ideation. He is a 40 year old male Caucasian and a war veteran. He had an abusive past and is in a very depressed state and continually states he wants ... He looked agitated and had a repeating statement of not wanting to live anymore rocking back and forward.Sensory abilitySome of Mr. A.J.'s sensory were abnormal because of the alcohol withdrawal sympt ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine