He was thrown in jail, eleven times. He was 39 years old when he first was sent to jail, and at the age of 79 was the last time he came out of prison gates. “Going to jail was one of the sharpest tools in Gandhi’s non-violent tool belt.” Jail didn’t stop Gandhi from his movements at all.“When arrested, he pleaded guilty and asked for the severest punishment.” Based on the fact he fasted for long periods of time, he would be sent home early due to health conditions. For example, he was released from prison due to an appendix operation because of not eating. Gandhi once said that his best bargains were behind prison bars.
They had never been in cold weather, but they were participating in a sport in the Winter Olympics. A few hours before the team’s Olympic qualifier, the judges inform Coach Blitzer that they have decreased the qualifying time, making it more difficult to qualify. When asked if he understood, Blitzer responds “Ya, mon,” in his best Jamaican accent. Although it is humorous to watch an overweight American man try to imitate Jamaicans, it shows how he has adapted to become part of the team. He jokingly mocks Jamaicans’ accents, but it shows how this experience has affected him.
Odysseus went through a long, rough adventure and survived the entire voyage while managing to keep his family intact. Odysseus’ flaws don’t cover up the hidden positive actions that were made through his actions. Therefore, Odysseus is the archetype hero people claim he is. Since the beginning of his travels, Odysseus cared for his men and watched their backs. When encountering the Cyclops in Book 9, he strapped his men to the sheep to help them escape and let himself exit the cave last.
I knew how bad it looked. I didn't have much time, but the time I had, I operated” (p. 75) Andy is a very confident character that makes all the right moves. Whether it'd be outsmarting the inmates with words or knowing when to not say anything, he just stands out in a very positive way. The Rita Hayworth poster is a very deep symbol in the book. The poster is a reminder of his desire to be back in the the outside as a free and innocent man.
His hard times in the camp influenced a director to make a movie on his story. With his family dead and with nothing to lose, this Jewish boxer fights for his life in the ring. Salamo Arouch was young when he started to grow a name for himself. He was 14 when he had his first match and he knocked his opponent down two times to get a technical knockout. Ever since his first match Salamo Arouch boxed anytime he could, he claims that he fought 208 fights.
He did not play his freshman year of high school because he wanted his brother to be the star. Then his sophomore year in high school and on to the pros, it was Walter Payton being the all-star. Walter broke many records not only in college, but also in the NFL. Beginning with an outstanding career at Jackson State University, Walter Payton went on to attain an unbelievable rookie season with the Chicago Bears that propelled him to achieve the label as one of the
He even met President Kennedy who also went to Eureka college. Shortly after college, he was drafted into WW2. “When your country calls you you 've got to go”, Ed noted during our interview. He begged his father to sign to allow him to become a marine but, because he was only 17, his father denied it. Later in life, he would be grateful for his father 's decision.
Spencer’s brother Robert wants to sign up for war and Spence wants to fight in the war but his dad has other plans for him. When he gets into the war he wants to go to Airborne training. He is a brave and loving kid. Spencer meets Dieter in the end of the story by trying to save him but ends up dying in the process. By the end of the story I can say that Dieter and Spencer were round characters.
Vladek fought to survive, at first alone. Vladek deserves the most admirable character award because he was confident, intelligent, and for the entire time, brave. For this, he is admirable. Vladek was incredibly brave. He had been sitting and not shooting at the German soldiers for a while and his officer made him shoot at them.
Paul was definitely the most noble character in All Quiet On the Western Front. He is the most noble for being loyal to all his companions, for being sensitive to others and for being selfless in difficult times. As it was shown, Paul has been nothing but loyal to all his friend and companions. Paul has shown that he is a very sensitive man, even though he might have had a hard time expressing his feelings. Paul always made sure to put people 's problem before his.