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Civil war subjects a country to duress in that the people fight theirown countrymen without thinking of the desperation and aggression theyare all succumbing to The Sniper shows how a civil war can make theclosest brothers enemies In the story the sniper is atop a rooftrying to find and kill his enemy however he murders an informant inthe process After being shot at multiple times because of hisignorance the sniper finally gets hit in the arm Without use of hisright arm he makes a ruse that gets his enemy to stand up Using arevolver the sniper shoots and kills his enemy who turns out to be hisown brother In The Sniper Liam OFlaherty creates the effect ofsurprise by building suspense using the physical dangers surrounding thesniper and the tragic psychological effects surrounding the sniperFirst Liam OFlaherty creates the effect of surprise by buildingsuspense using the physical dangers surrounding the sniper When thesniper decides to smoke he gives his position away to his enemy andgets shot at As OFlaherty states Almost immediately a bulletflattened itself against the parapet of the roof The sniper is facinga dangerous foe who is able to fire quickly at a small targetindicating that he is a good shot The story continues to identify thephysical dangers the sniper is facing when he after killing aninformant who gives his position away gets shot in the arm There wasno pain - just a deadened sensation as if his arm had been cut offThe peril has increased because of this situation With his arm rendereduseless the sniper has to deal with his enemy and escape hispredicament alive The story goes on with the sniper managing to killhis enemy but regretting doing so He throws his revolver in angercausing it to go off OFlaherty describes the situation The revolverwent off with the concussion and the bullet whizzed past the snipershead The snipers action in the situation shows that he not only hisenemies is a danger to
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