Have you ever judged someone and eventually realized that you were completely wrong about them? This is the case in To Kill A Mockingbird, which focuses on the two main characters, siblings Jem and Scout. The book talks about their relationship with their seemingly crazy and mysterious neighbor, Arthur “Boo” Radley. Throughout To Kill A Mockingbird, Jem and Scouts views on Boo Radley really change. In the beginning, they know him only by rumors and stories, then as being frightening and mysterious, and eventually by coming to realize that he is a very different person than they had figured him to be.
Plato’s short story the Allegory of the Cave, Plato portrays a scene in a cave to the reader that analyzes human actions. The story is about a group of men that are chained for their entire life. The only thing they are exposed to are shadows on the wall of a fire burning by people behind them. The people exposing these men are hiding the truth of the outside world. Plato reveals that humans are easily fooled into believing what they see.
I will also discuss how they all express Plato’s conception of what is involved in living philosophically, and how they all relate to the cave allegory. In Plato’s dialogue, the cave allegory, I am given a story about a prisoner and allowed to depict an image of what the cave looks like. Inside the cave are prisoners, a fire, a rocky path, and people who carried various artifacts that project shadows on the wall in front of the prisoners. The fire represents the sun, the rocky path symbolizes the journey of the soul, the prisoners represent us, the shadows were what they believed to be the truth, the people carrying the artifacts symbolize influences in life for example parents or teachers. The cave as a whole represents the visible realm.
Furthermore, the novel bring up the idea of Plato’s cave, in which Montag attempts to overcome the ideas of the society he grew up around. Plato’s Cave portrays prisoners captive in a cave and forced to look at the shadows projected on the wall in front of them for their entire life, until one
What do you think was Odysseus’s worst or best action of his wandering and why? I think that his worst action in in book nine line 455 he was saying how Norman went to the one-eye cyclopes cave and still has not returned. However even though Odysseus knew about Norman him and his men still went to the cave. I believe that this was one of his worst actions because he knew the cave was dangerous and yet he still acted and went into the cave with his men. What values might Odysseus have represented?
I just hope for your sake, you 've cleaned the sheets” (0:10:20 – 0:10:24). In the same way, the town starts to question and fear what the Minister may have done to start wearing the black veil. A rumor that starts as soon as he walks out his door, “a rumor of some unaccountable phenomenon had preceded Mr. Hooper into the meeting-house, and set all the congregation astir” (Hawthorn 390). These two are brought into the light of focus based on decisions made by them and stretched beyond what is true when those around them kept adding on to the rumors. Making people around them question Olive and Mr. Hooper’s morals and who they are as people as time progresses.
Arthur Dimmesdale is suppose to be this role model for the townspeople. If the townspeople found out about his sin of adultery, he would begin getting mocked and harassed like Hester. He begins to punish himself brutally for his sin by whipping himself, his health begins to deteriorate. When he is standing on the scaffold he sees a meteor that looks like the letter “A” for adultery, his guilt is eating at him. Roger Chillingworth is Hester’s husband, he can 't let his secret get out of his true identity.
Another reason that the confederate was banned is because people thought it was a rebellious flag. They thought the confederate flag was banned because they found it offensive. because the government didn’t like it because they thought it was a rebel banner and didn’t want it to start anything with anyone else so they banned it so there was no problem with anyone else or anything else. Also because people want it to be back up because some people don’t like it down or banned. Another reason they outlawed the flag is because it wasn’t showing any respect for people that fought in a war and got no respect for people that died.
“The man being ridden was Taffler. The rider was the Swede.” (41). Their aggressive sexual act both intrigued and scared Robert, where he struggles to see Taffler as the former brave captain that shoots bottles as he was before. Witnessing this Robert once again faces a new reality and takes away part of his sense of resilience. “Even when he looked away and Ella took his place again he went on hearing and seeing everything he’d heard and seen in his mind and his mind began to stammer the way it away did whenever it was challenged by something it could not accept”(40).
The worst part of the prison had to be the Dark Cell. The dark Cell was used as a punishment for the prisoners that would disobey orders or just cause trouble. Depending on what the prisoners did determines how long they stay in the dark cell. Many have stayed for days, weeks, and even months. The dark cell was very narrow you can not stand up straight in there because of how narrow it is.
He uses religion to scare people. Many of the people in Salem, especially John Proctor dislikes him .He knows that he has many enemies so he thinks that a faction is trying to make him go away from Salem. Parris fears of an anything related with witchcraft. In the first scene you may think that he is a loyal character who a worries about his little girl because he is standing in front of her bed;but, eventually you will understand
The lack of cooperation between the government and its highest citizens reflects another lack of cooperation between Romeo and Juliet with their parents. They were unwilling to listen to their parents because they were too passionate in love just like the Capulets and Montagues were too passionate in the
Furthermore he rejects the confess offer. Thanks to John’s stubbornness the court hangs him. Another character also with important reputation is judge Danforth. He does not want to seem untrustworthy. First he accuses many people from the witchcraft, and when some people start to doubt about it, he arrest them.