Equality 's Motivation In the beginning the three most important motivations were Equality 's motivation to be a scholar, his drive, and his tunnel. Equality is a very smart man who thinks he has a curse. According to Rand "We know not why our curse makes us seek we know what, ever and ever."(Pg. 24) Equality is okay with being a street sweeper, even though he knows that he could be much more than just a street sweeper. Equality is driven to be like his fellow brothers.
Pap is a free man who takes it for granted especially when he takes his anger on African Americans and his own son. He isn’t well educated but this quote by Huck is a hint towards Paps good side. “For what you want, above all things, on a raft, is for everybody to be satisfied, and feel right and kind towards others”. Huck never had that great of an education so how is this coming from his mouth. His dad must’ve told him about these things, since Pap has made many mistakes in life he has a good side to himself.
Although many types of racial oppression and injustice have hindered Walter’s dream, his character teaches readers that social restrictions can be overcome by personal willpower and a support group. Walter takes a stand against racism and for his family to express his manhood. As Hansberry’s A Raisin In the Sun closes, the reader learns that Walter can now find contentment in serving as a positive and worthy role model and leader to his son and the rest of the
Additionally, due to John’s guilty conscience, he also realizes the value and tenderness that his wife brings him. He accepts his misdoings, and never utters a blame against his wife, for his actions. This shows that John is a very humble and prudent man, which are significant qualities of a good man. Next, John demonstrates courage as he comes
Moral Can someone keep their good morals after a battle that made history? The book April Morning by Howard Fast is a story about a boy named Adam who wants to be treated like a man. His family, he, and the town got in to a battle; one of them is Joseph Simmons his cousin who fights right beside him. The character Joseph Simmons is a man that is strong moral, a soldier, and surrogated father. Joseph has a strong moral and shows it for everyone to see.
"When the sins of our fathers visit us, we do not have to play host. We can banish them with forgiveness; As God, in His Largeness and Laws"(Wilson X).This epigraph by August Wilson provides an insight into the importance of the topic in the play Fences. In Fences, the play depicts the relationships of the Maxson family and their friends. Troy Maxson, a middle-aged African American man, is happily married to his wife Rose and takes care of his son Cory whilst occasionally interacting with his other son from a previous relationship. However, the complexities of Troy 's past create issues for him and his family and their relationships begin to deteriorate.
Aristotle is a man who centuries ago was able to begin to define what a character is, how they should act, and what makes a good character. When considering Joe, it can be easy to understand him using Aristotle’s reasonings of what a character should be like. Although Joe is not completely noble, he is a more or less good person, and he is a person that many people can relate to. We can see ourselves in his shoes, and understand his folly of reasoning, recognizing ourselves guilty of the same, even if it’s not to the extreme demonstrated in the film. We know people like him and that is what makes hims such an interesting person that can be related to.
The narrator is an extroverted man who's going about his life in the easiest way possible. He’s kind, social, has a good reputation but has some issues for standing up for himself. He’s overly sympathetic to his employees to the point that he cannot bring himself to replace them. Later on in the story, when Bartleby no longer work for him, the Narrator can’t help but still feel responsible for the ex-scrivener. His genuine sense of human compassion is what makes him a relatable character.
“Remember it 's a sin to kill a mockingbird.” this is a quote from Harper Lee’s book, “To Kill a Mockingbird”. This book shows that how white people treated black people unfairly in that day, but Atticus still teaches his children the right way, and do the right thing. Atticus, as a justice lawyer, choose to help the poor black young man to prove the truth, even though he knew that this will not work, but he still choose the right thing. As a father and a parent, he chooses to teach his child the right thing, and treat his children as an adult. He always chooses the right thing to do and persist in doing things that he think is right, no matter how others thinks.
Many people would agree that a hero is not necessarily someone who saves lives, but someone who is courageous enough to help people in need no matter what their situation is. In the literary work, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the reader is introduced to a character named Atticus, a lawyer and a father of two children. Throughout the novel, Atticus teaches his kids, Jem and Scout, life lessons through his heroic actions. Despite living in Alabama during a racist time period, Atticus decides to full take on the task of defending a black man in court against a white woman. Atticus displays heroism and courage before, during and after the Tom Robinson trial in order to set an example for his children and the town of Maycomb.
Jesus is probably the perfect example of what it means to be a man. Jesus is the perfect definition of masculinity because he respected himself and respected others. Jesus is also not depicted as very man like figure as he is not physically strong, however his man hood has been shaped by God to represent someone who is loving and caring. Jesus most recognizable acts that he did was respect women especially at a time where society had little regard for women. However, Jesus stood out as a man who treated women with honor and respect.
Though both Boo and Mrs.Dubose are both influential to the children, Atticus teaches them the most about courage. It is through defending black man Tom Robinson that he teaches Jem and Scout the importance of standing up for what you believe in. Atticus knew that there was little chance of acquitting Tom but he believed that he could somehow make a difference in the way that black people were prosecuted. He realizes that it would put both his children and himself at risk but Atticus knows that helping Tom is the right thing to do and thus, carries out the job.This is an act so courageous that his brother compares him to Christ by making the comment "let this cup pass from you, eh?" (Chapter 9).