The Killer Angels Essay | Student Essay

Michael Shaara
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The Killer Angels

Summary: An essay of the Killer Angels by Michael Shaara about the Civil War.
Throughout the true story of The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara honor played a major role that stuck out as the main theme. Honor played a large role of the Confederate forces of the Civil War. During the novel there are issues about honor such as; Pickett's Charge, and being Court martialed, and Chamberlain's bayonet charge.

Pickett's charge was a way to be killed in honor and keep your dignity. The Confederate army was ordered to march through a field then charge into the center of the Union's line. It was thought to be honorable to die while in a battle that was impossible to win other than run away like a coward. Shaara used characters to express the mixed emotions that the army had. Shaara also showed how the charge changed the eager Pickett; into a better "realist." He also shows that Lee is the only...

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