All of the sudden, Rye was once again alone with three dead bodies, she understood some of the man’s urges of jealousy to kill everybody else, she discovers two young children who is capable of speaking and took them under her care. Octavia Butler’s Speech sounds were inspired by a losing a close friend to a disease, and have to go through trouble on the bus she took to see her friend reflected on a society that has never grown up. 2) Analysis First, the mood of the story is depressing and hopeless. Both the natural disease as well as mankind’s many actions shaped by “the silence” that helps form a society where humans are no longer regarded as intelligent species. The protagonist, Rye, after being deprived what she valued most, was in an psychological state of depression and loneliness.
Gene is already upset over Finny keeping his distance but now that he caused Finny to fall a second time which leads to his death he is broken. During the trial Finny yell at Brinker then abruptly leave, rushing down the stairs, he falls which everyone hears from the courtroom (John Knowles). After the second fall Finny is taken to a different area which Gene Finds. Finny forgives Gene then, he dies due to bone marrow going into the blood stream. Gene cannot forgive himself even though Finny forgave him.
In the story it says, “ “I went home very sad and cried into my pillow that night so grandmother wouldn’t hear me. It seemed like a cruel coincidence that I had overheard that conversation” (108). This quote is noteworthy because the point of view, first person, shows how Martha feels about getting the jacket. If this was written in third person, the reader might not understand how much the jacket truly means to her. This piece from the text shows that Martha was very upset about hearing she might not receive the jacket.
She had no intention of reading the book, since she saw it as a symbol. It represented the last time she saw her mother (because she was sent away to a foster family) and her brother. When her foster father, Hans Huberman, discovered the book she had brought with her, he decided to help her become literate. Together they spent hours learning the how to read as a way to comfort her when she had one of her frequent nightmares. That helped Liesel forget her fears when she had a nightmare, formed a lasting bond between the new family, and also helped her realize her thirst for words.
She gave up her lies of being Lily Williams because she was tired of lying and she wanted the truth, so she finally told August the truth. However, on the next page (256), Lily compares a “suitcase of lies” to the strength it took to carry lies around. She asks herself if it is easier to carry the truth or lies, but once you pick up the truth, you cannot go back to pick up the
For Tris in the dystopian novel Insurgent by Veronica Roth, she gave up entirely and wished she was dead, but in both of these stories, the authors used the mood of the reader and the protagonists’ actions to show that you shouldn’t let negative emotions control you. First, the mood was used to show the theme. In The Hunger Games, when Katniss can’t find any food for her family and realizes her family will die, she sits
The girl seems pretty upset about this, because Dad “tries” to clean up. In addition, the daughter finds a fork in the road that she finds questioning. Towards the end of the passage, when Dad went to find the vocabulary book, the daughter thought, “Why should I eat when my own father has abandoned his own food? Nothing’s more important than his books and vocabulary words. He might say I matter, but when he goes on a scavenger hunt for a book, I realize I don’t matter” (Lopez paragraph 26).
This demonstrates how Catherine changed throughout the book, because there is a change of tone between the two quotes. In the beginning of the book, Catherine is reluctant to write in the journal, and she constantly complains about her situation. Her account is also pretty selfish, as she thinks of no one but herself. However, by the second quote, it is obvious that Catherine has changed. She compares herself to the Jews that stopped by her manor, meaning that she is also thinking of others.
Sam is hoping she doesn’t need an abortion because she couldn’t afford it, and then her parents would be angry. Halsey’s voice delivering these lines, was slow and deliberate. She sounded heartbroken as she told this first story. She didn’t want to have to watch her friend suffer. Halsey continues her poem with the her own story of sexual assault.
The tone of the characters found on the page 95 greatly reflects how each character was ignorant in their own way. When Guy Montag was seen holding a book in his hand by Mrs. Phelps and Mrs. Bowles when re-entered the room after talking to them. Faber realized that Montag is going to ruin their plan so he quickly says, “shut up, you fool!” to Montag when he starts to discuss poetry. In this scene, Bradbury is showing the apprehensive and ambivalent tones that the woman are using, but also feeling. This is because of the laws the town has to not have to not own any literature.