"The Killer Angels" Book Review by hicaliber

"The Killer Angels"
An analysis of four key figures in the Battle of Gettysburg, as depicted in Michael Shaara's novel "The Killer Angels."
# 93963 | 2,268 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 16, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis) , History (U.S. Civil War 1860-1865)

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This paper examines Michael Shaara's 1974 Civil War novel, "The Killer Angels." The paper specifically analyzes, compares and contrasts four major historical Civil War characters, as they are described and depicted within Shaara's book: General Robert E. Lee, General James Longstreet, Colonel Joshua L. Chamberlain and General George Pickett. The paper describes how these characters caused the Battle of Gettysburg to turn out as it did thereby determining the outcome of the Civil War.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Shaara, Michael. The Killer Angels. New York: Ballantine (Reprint edition), August 12, 1987.

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