To start, Nancy Sherman says that people take too much responsibility for what happens under their watch even though they could not have kept it from happening. She says, “One feels guilty despite the fact that he knows he has done nothing wrong”(Sherman 154). Sherman is saying that people cannot forgive themselves for anything that happens in life-or-death situations, even if it wasn't their fault. Nevertheless, they should not feel guilty,
Hypocrisy Shirley Jackson, the author of “The Lottery,” shows hypocrisy Mrs. Hutchinson the protagonist. Ms. Jackson explains this hypocrisy as people in society are will be glad to support and follow laws blindlessly but when it the same law impacts them in a negative way they says it's unjust and should not be a law. In the story this relates to Mrs. Hutchinson who happily plays the lottery acting all joyful and calm about the entire situation not expecting to be picked. However the moment the lottery picking affects her she immediately says that the entire process is unfair is not the right thing to do. She is being a hypocrite because as soon as the laws she was okay with affected her she immediately turned on them as if they were wrong
In the passage, “Cripple,” by Nancy Mairs, an author with multiple sclerosis. She talk about how she is crippled. The way she presents herself emphasizes how she has gone through with much of the discrimination and hardships, and that it show through her blunt and bitter writing, her word choice mainly using “I,” and “I’m,” to emphasize herself as the main subject in the passage. In the passage, Mairs makes it clear that she is the main subject for the essay. Her word structure makes it so that the audience know this essay is about her, and that she has gone through much pain and suffering on this matter.
“You’re the Misfit! I recognized you at once!” (O’Connor 477). Instead of staying quiet like most people would when confronted by a dangerous person on the loose, she tries to charm the Misfit and ease her way out of danger. “I know that you’re a good man, you don’t look a bit like you have common blood, I know you must come from nice people” (O’Connor 477) it is evident that she is definitely responsible for her family’s death in a way. To begin, if she would have never screamed the Misfits name when she noticed him, he would not have seen them and felt like he had to kill the entire family and they might have gotten away.
The majority of people would not be able to recognize this about her, and would end up going ahead and judging her for something she has no control over. People need to understand that Melody, along with others have feelings too and can get hurt with words. Anyone could learn a valuable lesson from Melody, as I have learned to be more appreciative for a voice and legs that can walk. The human race needs to realize that they should not be wasting their voice on making fun of other people and should not be wasting mobility on physically hurting others. People no matter their state of health are still people, and it should not matter if they have a disability: “a person is so much more than the name of a diagnosis on a chart!” (23).
The voice said, “Stop bullying my friend, people, and start minding your own business,” Although it was a rude thing to say, that’s what the bullies actually deserved, because they had already troubled Goldie a lot. Samantha entered the class and gave Goldie a friendly and protective smile, which made Goldie feel a lot more comfortable. She thought of her friend being as an upstander for a victim like
She cannot bear the fact that something did not go how she wanted it to. She is not remorseful about the way she treats her family, and it is clear her happiness is more important than being a sensible person with emotions. As she left, Maggie finally cracked a smile, a sign of peaceful rejoice of Dee’s departure. It is unfair the way Dee has always alienated her family, and it is uncertain where she gets her conceited attitude from. In essence, Alice Walker displayed Dee Johnson as careless, vain and selfish.
The author’s message about kindness vs. bullying, been kindness to other people, they would respect you back. But, bullying to others does not work out with others because you don’t respect others and they would not respect you back. The thematic idea of kindness vs. bullying is shown in the novel Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli when Leo, Stargirl, and others show us the importance of been kindness and bullying through Stargirl’s act of kindness and Leo and others been rude behind Stargirl’s back. Stargirl’s act of kindness impacted Leo and the whole school proves the theme with kindness vs. bullying because she wanted to be an outsider. In the beginning of the book, Leo received a suspicious gift with no name tag, Leo claimed that, “I asked my parents.
For instance, when she keeps using repetition of, “It is a violation of human rights when...” That repetition sticks in the mind of the audience. The use of those words create more a picture of violence that women go through that is not seen by the “human eye’s.” For example when she includes, “ ...women... burned to death...” Clinton uses this to pull on the heart string of her audience. It makes her readers to create a sympathy that make you want to help women that have to go through that pain. Clinton and her audience are together to make a change for women kind. Clinton’s words speak for themselves as they paint a picture of pain and struggle that women are going through in order to be equal, because every one in their life have a mother, sister, girlfriend or a friend who is a female and to hear all the harms that women of all kinds go through it makes you want to help in any way that you can.
Miss Kinnian shows a glimpse of reality, that not all people are nice. She tells Charlie how people can be very mean, but how he is much better than any of them. Charlie does not get this at all right now, but later on he will realize what this meant. Charlie still has some misunderstanding when he states that all his friends liked him and they never did anything that wasn’t nice. Miss Kinnian had to go away because she knew that people did not treat him fairly, and he didn’t understand that all.