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Robert Ross' story in World war 1.

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Introduction

World War 1 will go down as one of the most deadly events, to ever occur during civilization. The Wars is an epic story which takes place during this horrific event. During this horrifying event, a young man, by the name of Robert Ross became involved in some of the worst predicaments of his life. Terror and fear are a few examples of reactions Ross had stumbled upon during these predicaments. Bravery and courage are the reactions that are proven when an individual is dealing with fear and terror. These reactions that are encountered are acted upon during the worst of times in any circumstance. When an individual is dealing with terror or fear, he has the instinct to react however he must, to conquer that terror. This could involve reacting in such a way where it is extremely heroic, or it could involve reacting out in pure stupidity. Robert, at the tender age of 18, still had his whole life in front of him. ...read more.

Middle

This terror and fear forced him to react in any way possible. Robert began to fight back against his assailants in a display of implausible violence, but was outnumbered. While he was being raped, he still put up a struggle by attempting to bite the man underneath him. This reaction resulted from the terror that had overcome Robert's mindset. The fact that he made attempt to fight back was incredible, due to the amount that of fear and terror that besieged him. Bravery is a reaction of the body which occurs when either dealing with fear or an occurrence that is risking harm to any sort. This could involve reacting in a way that is so heroic that if it was under normal circumstances, the likelihood that this could happen would be slim to none. During the span of "The Wars", there were various occurrences where Robert would demonstrate a great deal of bravery. ...read more.

Conclusion

This resulted in the demise of Rodwell. During this horrifying circumstance, Rodwell acted out in bravery and tried to put an end to this horror. This bravery was acted upon because Rodwell feared for the animals. The actuality that he made attempt was due to the bravery which he enacted, which was due to the amount that of fear and terror that besieged him. Any individual who displays bravery in a situation is sure to result from a sense of fear. As you have observed, terror, bravery and fear are all normal reactions that appear in a circumstance. These circumstances however, are very negative. The incident where Teddy Bulke was going to kill the rabbit was in the worst of circumstances. The incident where Robert was being raped was in the worst of circumstances. Last but not least, the incident when Robert yelled at the men to pee on their cloths and put it over their face was in the worst of circumstances. These were all in the worst of circumstances, which in conclusion, bravery and courage were displayed in magnificent fashion. ...read more.

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