Family Themes and Colors LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in American Sniper, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Under the leadership of President George W. Bush, the military deployed troops to Afghanistan, followed by Iraq.
Prologue Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U. He grows up hunting with his father, and develops a strong sense of duty to his country. In he signs up for the U. There, he meets his future wife, Taya.
In the end, it takes almost two years for Kyle to deploy. During this time, Kyle continues to train rigorously for combat. He also marries Taya. Shortly after their honeymoon, Kyle ships out to the Middle East for his first tour.
In the Persian Gulf, Kyle works with Team 3 to raid Iraqi oil tankers suspecting of sneaking oil out of the country. In springKyle and the rest of Team 3 arrive in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the operation designed to liberate the Iraqi people from the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein.
He develops a deep hatred for the insurgents, many of whom are fundamentalist Muslims, who are trying to kill him and his friends.
Kyle returns from his first deployment and reunites with Taya Kyle. Taya immediately notices that her husband has changed: While back in the U. Kyle is only an average sniper, he admits, but while stationed in Iraq, he has ample opportunity to shoot insurgents.
Before shipping back to Iraq, Taya gives birth to their first child, a baby boy. Taya begins to hate Kyle for leaving her to take care of their child. He raids apartment complexes suspected of harboring insurgents, and provides sniper backup for his friends.
Clint Eastwood's American Sniper was a massive box office hit when it was released in However, at least one filmmaker has decided that a movie needs to be made in an attempt to tell the. The Sniper Summary SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, is born and raised in Texas. He grows up hunting with his father, and develops a strong sense of duty to his country. In he signs up for the U.S. military, and is recommended for the Navy SEALs, at the time a relatively unknown branch.
On his second deployment, Kyle earns a Bronze Model for valor. Kyle returns from his second deployment, and Taya finds it even more difficult to talk to him than usual.
Kyle struggles with the pace of civilian life, and sometimes wakes up screaming in the middle of the night; however, he begins to bond with his child. She admires her husband greatly for his service to their country. Kyle returns to Iraq, which has been liberated from Saddam Hussein.
Kyle also spends a short time near the Euphrates River, where he provides sniper backup for U. Privately, Kyle believes that democracy will never catch on in Iraq.
He endures a few minor injuries during his time in Baghdad, but refuses to seek medical attention—he knows that seeing a doctor is a recipe for being sent home.
On his third tour, Kyle amasses a huge number of insurgent kills, and begins to acquire a reputation as a superb soldier.
Back in the U. However, he and Taya continue to have marital problems, especially after Taya learns that Chris is planning on reenlisting in the military. A few days before Kyle leaves for Iraq, Taya has an emergency C-section, and gives birth to their second child, a baby girl.
The SEALs are also tasked with training Iraqi soldiers and police officers; however, Kyle finds this work to be useless, since most Iraqi soldiers and police officers are lazy and undisciplined.American Sniper is a American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall.
It is loosely based on the memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History () by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. Plot Summary American Sniper is a harrowing tale of war, loss, strength, and perseverance.
As an autobiography, this New York Times bestseller recounts the exploits of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who garnered the most recorded sniper kills from to , making him the deadliest sniper in United States military history.
May 26, · American Sniper loosely follows the autobiography of Chris Kyle; a United States Navy SEAL and the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history with confirmed kills. May 9, By Ben Lane Hodson in Life Lessons, Movies 2 Comments I recently went back and watched American Sniper () again.
I had only seen it . The two must best the jungle and complete the mission, hindered by numerous enemy patrols, "El-Cirujano", a renegade American working for the enemy, the mysterious sniper, and the rough living in a dangerous jungle.
|Follow Us!||Start Main Character Growth Chris adds to himself the understanding and the capacity to be the protector of his own—his family Be-er Chris exudes confidence, self-reliance, and emotional invincibility to affect people around him.|
|American Sniper||I had only seen it once before during its nation-wide release in January What struck me this time around is how anti-war the film plays on a second viewing.|
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Plot Summary. American Sniper is a harrowing tale of war, loss, strength, and perseverance. As an autobiography, this New York Times bestseller recounts the exploits of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who garnered the most recorded sniper kills from to , making him the deadliest sniper in United States military history.