He portrays the ability of warfare to destroy the human spirit and the struggle of warriors to preserve their humanity.In Fallen Angels, Walter Dean Myers introduces the theme of how a person can change just by the environment they enter. When Jenkins, a boy Perry met on the plane ride over, steps on a mine and is killed on their first patrol Perry is dumb stuck and no longer finds anything joyful about life.
Vietnamese troops resting to set an ambush on them.
When they start up the hill, fire breaks out on the rest of their squad, and they run away up the hill to safety.
They both jump into the cramped spider hole and spend the night while the N.
Vietnamese troops stop for the night and sleep no more than 100 feet from their hiding spot.
Even when he is wounded for the first time, his duration in the hospital s ...
Compare Fallen Angels to All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque’s famous antiwar novel from World War I. Why is it ironic that so many war protesters are college students? Trace Richie’s attitude toward the war through his letters to his family.Perry never wanted to kill anyone, but realizes, through his friend Peewee's wisdom, that he must; or thecharlie? Just then, he begins to wonderwhat any of them were doing in Nam? As he tries to figure out how to face this new world he can't but stop and think of life going on as normal while he is over here trying not to be killed.Every day after that Perry never thinks twice about killing and drones on. Would you characterize Fallen Angels as an antiwar novel? How does the novel portray the effects of the war on race and class issues, and the effects of race and class issues on the war? How does Fallen Angels address matters of race and class in America?Life is hard and money is scarce with the absence of the family's father.In Nam, the elder son Perry undergoes many experiences that are permanently damaging to his mental physique and deal with the At one point in the plot, Perry and his friend Peewee are sent away from the retreating troop, up a hill to check and see if any N.He does this through the character Richie Perry and his experience in the Vietnam War. he encounters against the Vietcong (VC) and the North Vietnamese Army (NVA). Then when he himself kills a VC guerilla up close he no longer can be the same person. , Perry now is full of fear and doubt in every situation.The reader can get an idea of how this occurs by Perry's conflict with man, himself, and the Vietnamese wilderness. Just the sound of a chopper coming in for adust off evacuation? By these examples, the reader can see Perry's progressive change just by the environment he is faced with.What is the significance of his longtime inability to write an honest letter?What is the significance of his eventual ability to write a truthful letter to Kenny? Explain the different styles of leadership of Captain Stewart, Sergeant Simpson, Lieutenant Carroll, Lieutenant Gearhart, Corporal Brunner, and Sergeant Dongan.