This occurs with Boo and his father, mainly with his father keeping Boo locked up inside the house instead of having him stay in an asylum, just because Boo’s father did not want any relative to stay at an asylum. However, this claim is not valid because people still abuse others to maintain or receive honor currently. In many Islamic cultures, men abuse and even kill women because women are seen as inferior in their culture, thus giving men a familial honor as head-of-household to maintain. In conclusion, Harper Lee’s famous novel, despite having possibly demeaning language, is indeed relevant to today’s society. It is relevant because Lee grew up with the attitudes depicted.
In chapter five, Amir is afraid to admit that Hassan is his friend after Assef bullies Hassan about being a Hazara. This is an example of racial boundaries because in this time period, being a Hazara is Afghanistan is not accepted, they will treat you more like a servant then a human being, they do not see whats on the inside, it is only how you look like on the outside that matters. In the article
Amir can not be forgiven for how he treats Hassan because Hassan is loyal to Amir but Amir isn’t loyal and wouldn’t help him with anything as shown in the book. Amir just stood at the end of the valley while Hassan was rapped. Hassan stood up for Amir when kids were bullying him. Hassan shot one of the bullies in the eye with a slingshot. This is said in the book “But perhaps you didn’t notice that I’m the one holding the slingshot.
He said that Ali and Hassan were their family. Amir tried to resolve his guilt by teaching Hassan not to be so loyal to him. He took Hassan up to the hill and pelted him with pomegranates. No matter how much he begged, Hassan would not hit him back. Hassan smashed a pomegranate into his own forehead and asked Amir if he felt
Loyalty represents Sarty and Betrayal represents Abner ’’In William Faulkner Barn Burning Abner says ‘’You’re getting a man. You’ve got to learn.You got to learn to stick to your old blood or you ain’t going to have any blood to stick to you.’’ Abner try’s to threatening Sarty and also suggesting that he does not betrayal him, but everyone as readers knows he does Betrayal him.Also ’’In William Faulkner Barn Burning he says’’ he could not see the table where the justice sat and before which his father and his father’s enemy stood.’’This shows loyalty and betrayal by the two people standing side by side together and what each one’s meaning means Faulkner shows a glimpse of this loyalty when in the beginning of the story “Barn Burning” the son, Sarty will not speak out against his father, Abner. At the same time in this story, due to his father's harshness and absoluteness in his power over his family, the son realizes that there are alternatives to this harsh absolute behavior of his
To begin Proctor first tries to hide is crime from the other villagers however Abigail seems to want to expose their relationship. Proctor’s crime of adultery is a form of baggage that he must carry for the rest of his life. Therefore Proctor does everything to keep his secret safe however his partner in adultery, Abigail Williams, thinks otherwise. In the first interaction where the reader is introduced to their vulgar crime Proctor is speaking to Abigail outside Reverend Parris's’ home. During this interaction Proctor states “ Abby,I may think
Earlier in the memoir Elie is put in another situation where he keeps silent while his father is mistreated to avoid violence “I stood petrified. What had happened to me? My father had just been struck, in front of me, and I had not even blinked. I had watched and kept silent” (Wiesel 39). Elie is shocked by his reaction because normally he would stand up for his father, but what he has experienced has taught him to stay silent in order to not be punished himself and enhance the
In the book the killing sea by Richard Lewis, ruslan has a different perspective about the soldier because later in the book he found out that it was his uncle but because he was very bias towards the rebels he was still a bit skeptical. First In page 167 his uncle said ”i 'm bachitair. Your mother 's half brother. Your uncle” so immediately Ruslan was in shock because his worst enemy is his uncle so he is still probably questioning if he is his uncle or not because the rebels might be lying so Ruslan can work with them. Then on page 180 the narrator said”with the tip of his finger, the commandant pushed a small photo across the plywood desk” Ruslan and the rebels are working together so Ruslan forgive the rebels for what they have don 't to the people of
Elie loses his faith in God when all of the things he's been put through. At the beginning of the novel, his friend Moshe the Beadle was his mentor and Elie would always look to him for help with studying his religion and worshipping God. By the end Elie is questioning God and his plan for him, his faith in God just vanishes. In "Life is Beautiful" Joshua thinks he is playing a game because all of the prisoners are going along with the idea of the game for the safety of Joshua. Once he finds Guido carrying a hot heavy piece of something, Guido tells him he's building the tank but Joshua is starting to think something is up.
Comp II MW 2:10 LOVE VS LUST Thought our lives we all tend to need time away from the people we love most. Some people find that freedom or fulfillment through sexuality while others find it through absences. Adultery is usually wrong but in rare instance it can sometimes be justified. In the storm The Storm it’s understood that two characters that have an affair during a storm but after the affair they return to their normal ways of life. Adultery is every hard to defend because in most cultures or religions it’s socially or morally unacceptable, but The Storm challenges that position.