scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 505
War In Literature In war soldiers go through traumatizing experiences Some go insane in battle those who live through the war often suffer from post war syndrome They wonder daily whether they are going to live or die and how their wife and family are Many often hope for a cushy one in the leg to go home The Sergeants Private Madhouse The Second Variety and Goodbye to all That have many similar war aspects but as technology evolved many new war experiences were interwoven The Sergeants Private Madhouse by Stephen Cuane takes place during the Spanish-American War Goodbye to All That is during World War I and The Second Variety is set in the future Technological advances went from simple guns to killer robots Like in The Second Variety people were killed by the continent with nuclear weapons and the survivors had to deal with robots whos only purpose is to kill the living Things werent like in The Sergeants Private Madhouse where the biggest fear was a bayonet charges and simple firearm fire Or like in Goodbye to All That where small explosives and sniper rifles were commonly used There was also the introduction of poison gas at this time Even though the weapons evolved and wars became more like an early death Most soldiers suffered traumatizing effects whether it be from hypothermia or witnessing your brothers death The Sergeants Private Madhouse had one soldier loose it during battle He sang childrens songs while his troop tried to defend a surprise attack In Goodbye to all That men were so afraid theyd try to get a cushy shot to the arm or leg so they could go home Even in The Second Variety the creators of the robotic soldiers cursed their creation Soldiers rarely did what their mind thought right Rather they stayed on the battle field for one reason the love for their country The soldiers in The Sergeants Private
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA