The fictional character to which I most relate is Miles “Pudge” Halter from Looking For Alaska. Miles comes from what he viewed as a boring background. He has a vague yet impelling vision that he wants to seek a “great perhaps”, so he transfers to Culver Creek boarding school starting his junior year in high school. Filled with stories of adventures and fun from his dad’s high school days, Miles is thrust into life at the school. Tending to muse over life, death, and romance, Miles is fascinated with personal quirks.
Although he is a part of the group of friends, we don’t really know much about his past. Finally, the Colonel is a dynamic character. After the accident he also faces some changes to his everyday life. He became determined to find out what had happened to Alaska, but, was very depressed because he was facing the loss his best friend. In the beginning of the novel, Miles 's is at Culver Creek.
The book, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the poem The Courtship of Miles Standish surprisingly, have many things in common. The characters that are mere opposites are similar in more ways than you think. In the following paragraphs, we will explore the similarities and differences of these two books and their characters. First, we will compare and contrast the strategies and courtships of Ichabod Crane and Miles Standish. They both were unsuccessful in wooing the women of their dreams.
I know you did,’ and I said, ‘No. Not past tense.’ She wasn't even a person anymore, just flesh rotting, but I loved her present tense,” (Page 152). Right after Alaska had died in a car accident, Pudge was overwhelmed with grief and sadness. However, The Colonel helps him realize that he was in love with the idea of being with Alaska, but not with her: "’You don't even care about her!’ he shouted. ‘All that
But at least I have my parents I would be as worried as Malala when she didn't know where her father was and if he was killed!So there is much more than candy, my friends family Mrs.Gasser and more. Eventually, I have learned that Malala is a normal girl at the beginning of the story with her action and this tells me that she is just like us about the character. The first reason she is like us is she went to schools and had many friends and teachers. We have many friends and teachers, her friends count on her like she counts on them, and that is how I am my friends are my life. As you can see
The novel Holes by Sachar is about a boy called Stanley Yelnats who experiences a huge change in his personality and character. His family has a history of bad luck and this proves true when he is wrongly accused of a crime, so he isn 't surprised when he was sent to Camp Green Lake. At Camp Green Lake, he is made to dig but he soon makes friends and begins to grow stronger in person and character. The Warden claims it is a character building, but it is a lie. Stanley discovers the truth and reverses the curse on his family a millionaire.
He always wants to help Ralph lead the group as chief, in Chapter 1, Piggy finds “a shell” that they use “to call the others…[to] a meeting” (Golding 16). His idea to use the conch helps him with his aesthetics need for order throughout the island because he “understand[s] and appreciate[s] beauty, balance, and form” (Maslow 6). Although, he has trouble succeeding with this because he is missing many of the lower levels on the pyramid. According to Maslow we “must meet [the] needs in order...and cannot be concerned with needs higher on the pyramid until” we meet the lower levels, and Piggy fails to receive the support required for his love and belonging desires. Nevertheless, Ralph and Piggy both meet many needs on the pyramid that help define them as people, however, Ralph tends to fulfill some that are higher on the pyramid.
He is soon introduced to the Colonel’s friends Alaska Young and Takumi Hikohito. Miles is initially attracted to Alaska and later falls in love with her. Alaska, however, insists on keeping their relationship platonic, since she has a boyfriend. Miles’ bond with his friends further develops and they find themselves partaking in stereotypical teenage situations like drinking, partying and smoking together. One night, after heavy drinking Alaska and Miles spend the night together.
While in the novel, with Tom, you can easily notice that at the beginning of his life, he moves from one job to another in lacking the required connections to make any success socially, professionally, or personally, and as a result, we saw a self-loathing, distrusting, and watchful character. I think Tom runs from his poverty and self-loathing through escaping from his own identity and mimicking other personalities. Secondly, as I mentioned Macbeth was a brave and heroic character with power, before he met witches, and told him that he will become the Thane of Cawdor as a prophecy, “…will be king hereafter”. With his wife greedy and
In the novel Holes by Louis Sachar the main character, Stanley Yelnats, intergoes changes internally and externally. As Stanley overcomes obstacles and learns the true value of friendship, Stanleys character is changed from the beginnig, to where he meets another charcter named Zero, and all the way to the very end of the novel. In the beginning of the novel the reader can really understand Stanleys charcater. Stanleys appearance starts