Though he is criticized by some and his family is taxed by the situation, his decision to defend Tom was the wise thing to do. Yes, his family was mentally and physically changed by the incident, but he also changed Maycomb’s outlook on racism and destroyed the reputation of disgusting people. Sometimes casualties must be sustained to change something. Racism was a larger problem and drawbacks on his family were too little.“As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it—whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash” (Lee Cp. 23).
He might not understood or took it personal when a white woman pushed him and said, "Come on!" Coates reacts like any parent would, but he is threaten with the police just because he is black. He is tired to experience and see these injustices. He is trapped on his own black body as well as his son. Throughout the entire letter, I feel Coates' disappointment; anger; and sadness.
In the first place, the conflict with family made Sekky knew that family was not the haven he could always rely on. Evidently, Sekky did not have good relationship with his family except Poh-Poh, just like he said, “With Grandma gone, everyone was my enemy”(Choy 223). Sekky always purposefully annoyed his siblings; his parents did not really pay much attention on him and also his third uncle did not respect him. After Poh-Poh’s death, Sekky lost a family. The conflict with family caused Sekky to know that the society was callous that even the blood relation was not allow to be dependent on.
When a black man named Tom Robinson is accused by Bob Ewell of beating and raping his daughter Mayella, Scout and Jem’s dad Atticus, who is a lawyer, defends him. Because of this, the kids deal with a lot of hate from the townsfolk but pull through it. In Tom’s trial, we meet Mayella and Bob Ewell. Bob was the one who beat his daughter Mayella, not Tom. Tom is accused anyway, however, because of his race.
The film “Boondock Saints” shows how an outlaw can draw a community to them. In the movie two extremely religions brothers from Boston received a message from “God” telling them to hunt down wicked men so that the innocent will flourish. The brothers preserved “God’s” message as they should kill all the evil men in their city. As they go on their killing spree the citizens become drawn to them. Most of the public agreed with what the Saints were doing.
It is mainly about his relationship with his father and how after his father passed away he realized how his anger and rage, which was depicted as a disease, was legitimate. His father was a paranoid, bitter old man who had a very profound hatred of white people. He used to warn his son that they were “not to be trusted.” Baldwin never understood his father’s hatred for white people; he did not understand that because his father was of the first generation of African Americans to be free that he faced a lot of racism growing up. They never understood why this bitter old man hated the white race so much; all they knew was that his hatred consumed him so much that in the end it was what killed him. Only after his move to New Jersey did Baldwin begin to understand why his father’s hatred towards the whites was so great.
The book is about a teen gang in Oklahoma, the Greasers, that are rivals with the Socials, the rich kids of their neighborhood. When Johnny, one of the Greasers murders a Soc while trying to defend he and Ponyboy, another Greaser, they have to go into hiding. The book conveys the feelings that Ponyboy expresses about he and his gang overcoming the challenges of being in the Greaser gang and all the consequences that come with it. It tells about the feelings of being in a gang, and the importance of appreciating what you have, because it might not always be there. Later in the book, when Johnny dies, his last words are “Stay gold, Ponyboy”, probably since the Greasers have quite the reputation for doing just the
Doodle's brother was deeply embarrassed and humiliated at having a handicapped brother. Doodle's brother literally stated this fact when he proclaimed what a disappointment Doodle was to him when Doodle was just a baby. Doodle's brother's enormous embarrassment and disgust with his disabled younger brother was evident from the beginning, and only grew as they got older. You might be thinking the brother wasn't cruel to Doodle every second of every day. For that, you are correct.
Huck's father is the example of all worlds' immorality and filthiness. ” (Stats). This shows how Twain is comparing both Pap as a father and Jim as a father. Twain shows how the white man treats his son comparing to Jim and how he treats his daughter. Being a father is not an easy thing because fathers are really important in the family; However, Twain shows how
Scout and Jem are continually made fun of by their peers who call them and Atticus “nigger lovers”. People who were friends now hate them(new subproof), their friends from school now make fun of them because Scout and Jem’s Father is siding with a black man on the case. Some say it was good for Scout and Jem to learn to stand up for their morals at a young age(antithesis), but it was not healthy for Scout and Jem to experience such social loss. They are impressionable children who definitely could have sided with their peers on the issue of segregation. It was Atticus’s reasoning, Calpurnia’s kindness, and the black community’s love that allowed the children to stand with them.
He came unannounced and made his way into the mayor’s office where he used a revolver to kill his former colleagues (Eyerman,2012). Harvey Milk will always be remembered for his social movement with gay rights. He was an important figure during his short lifetime and today. His legacy continues on through activism and memorial sites both in San Francisco City Hall and Harvey Milk Plaza. Milk and Mayor Moscone both have schools named after them so that future generations will know the struggles that Milk and other gay and lesbian people faced.