There needs to be more of a effort to check in with mentally ill people. Nikolas Cruz, a nineteen year boy old that suffered from autism, depression, and lots of others mental health issues, killed 17 students at Stoneman Douglas High School. Both of his parents died and he had no other family members to turn to. When his parents passed away, he lived with his friends parents. He got kicked out of Stoneman Douglas High School and was working at the dollar store.
In the book To Kill A Mockingbird made by Harper Lee , many different people are discriminated against, for their color or gender like Tom Robison and even Scout.. But one character is discriminated against very early in the book, Walter Cunningham, who was discriminated by class. To start with, Walter Cunningham is from a family of farmers. This means he is a class below the citizens of Maycomb. But this also means that he(and all other farmers) got hit hard by the depression and are very poor.We first see the importance of this difference when Scout goes to school on her first day.
“Curleys wife” (Pg 79) represents how they do not respect her enough to call her by her own name showing how much she lacks an identity of her own and is treated as a piece of property to her husband making it hard for her to do what she wants without being critiqued by the men on the farm. Another way Steinbeck objectifys Curley 's wife is by using specific vocabulary “Don’t you even take a look at that bitch. I don 't care what she says and what she does. I seen em poison before, but I never seen no piece of jailbait worse than her. You leave her be.” (Pg 32) Through this quote Steinbeck is able to reveal the
“If you just happen to get in trouble like you always done before hide here in the brush.” Because he has gotten in trouble before he wants him to hide, and they repeat it multiple times throughout the story. Also, Lennie kills his puppy. Lennie says,”Why do you got to get killed? You ain’t so little as mice.” He kills something bigger and right after, curley’s wife comes into the barn hinting that something bad will happen. These show how Steinbeck uses foreshadowing in the story.
Many soldier left due to the lack of food, clothes, shoes, and equipment while other soldiers deserted not for the lack of supplies but to the opposition the Confederate policies and principles (1). However, the major cause of desertion was homesickness and to once again be with their families back home. Many men left the army after they became aware of the hardships and danger encountered by their families back home. Soldiers also deserted in an attempt to alleviate the hardships endured by their families and communities. Enlistment in the army kept men away from their homes for extended periods and destroyed the economic foundation of semi-subsistent mountain families.
But life takes a turn for the worse when Jurgis sprains his ankle and is out of work for months, causing his relatives to abandon the family and his job to be given to someone else without pay. Eventually, he has to work in the fertilizer plant - the most dangerous place - and his wife is forced to sleep with her boss while he is gone. When Jurgis finds that she is pregnant, he attacks the boss and is thrown in jail. He comes out to find his wife dying of premature birth along with the child. After he gets injured again, he becomes a beggar on the streets of Chicago.
John Proctor is married to Elizabeth Proctor, father of three sons. He is a Christian man but yet disagrees and fail to attend church because of the way Rev. Parris runs the church. He doubts the existence of witchcraft in Salem. Throughout the play, John Proctor had an affair with Abigail Williams who worked for Elizabeth Proctor as a midwife.
My father knew that if he kept the church running and disobeyed the law, he would be killed. That’s what he thought a least. When he saw the bodies on the ground bleeding to death, watching them slowly die in the cold, he went mad. He hung himself two weeks after arriving to the camp. He used his coat to hang himself when he was finally alone in the Odinochka.
This causes many of the villagers to question their identity including the main characters son, Nwoye. Nwoye was never very fond of his father (Okonkwo) because of how different they were. His anger towards Okonkwo kept building over the years and it solidified when Okonkwo killed Ikemefuna who Nwoye was very close with. When the missionaries built their church Nwoye had been seen there. This upset Okonkwo who lashed out causing Nwoye to leave and never come back.
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 between North Carolina and South Carolina, the Waxhaws region. His father died before he was even born because of a logging accident. He eventually became an orphan due to the rest of his family dying from war and sickness. He went to local schools and received an elementary education. A little later in life he became a lawyer and eventually bought land which was a big deal back in the day.