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The Effects of War
Transcript of The Effects of War
By comparing the situations of Kim Phuc and Sean McBride, then analyzing how they change throughout the novel as a consequence of their situations; it is clear that war forces those effected to deeply struggle as a result of the horrific experience.
Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)- is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or physical or sexual assault in adult or childhood.
Insight on The in the Picture
Kim received a napalm burn all over her back, on her neck, and on the back of her left arm
Summary of Across the Pond
On March 8, 1965 the US army joined the Vietnam war
On Saturday January 7, 26 year old Esteban Santiago a war veteran, openly fired in an airport in Fort Laurderdale; killing 5 people.
“‘How can I help you?’ she asked. ‘I’m a Vietnam veteran. I’ve been feeling depressed, anxious,’ Sean said. ‘I’ve had some thoughts of suicide.’ ‘I won’t help you. You fought on the wrong side.’” (McCormick 55)
Mental Well Being
Physical Well Being
After the War