The Dolphin comes into town and Hannah flags it down. She tells Nat to take Hannah and get away safe. She couldn’t leave with him because Mercy, her cousin, is very ill and needs to help her. Kit did not realize that the townspeople were also looking for her. Goodwife Cruff’s husband accuses Kit of being a witch and they lock her in jail.
This causes Lily to feel unloved by her father. In the beginning of the story, Lily runs away from home to escape her tragic life with T. Ray. She finds herself in a small town called Tiburon in South Carolina, living with August Boatwright who was once her mother’s maid. After staying in Tiburon for a while, Lily calls her father, curious if he knows what her favourite colour is. They only spoke for a short period of
When Jerry died, he was also on a British prison ship, died from Cholera like Life, but wasn't buried or was waiting to be claimed. He was put into a body bag with rocks and thrown into the ocean, sinking without anyone knowing. This was the second death in the novel, but most strange due to him being so little and innocent. For Tim, this made him wonder why people would do this, especially to a kid like Jerry. This induces Tim’s decision to become neutral in the war even further.
Gertrude is the little girl who never really saw it coming, when her father yelled for the family to follow him her aunt that was holding her turned back as it said in the text “Well, i kicked and scratched and bit her, and gave her a terrible time, because I wanted to be with my father.” (Page 104). Her aunt made a terrible decision and almost got her killed for it, With major luck, however she swam over to a mattress and was saved by a man on a roof as it is stated in the text “Then he pushed loose and jumped into the current. His head bobbed up, then went under again. Several more times he came up and went under. Gertrude kept screaming for him to swim to her.
When Fagles uses the words “at last” it makes Odysseus sound like he was waiting for this moment. Another situation where Odysseus breaks his loyalty with Penelope by having an affair was on Calypso’s island. Calypso is a beautiful sea nymph with braids that wants Odysseus to become her husband. Odysseus is trapped on her island for seven years where he cries his days away while at night he goes against the whole reason he cries: “they found him sitting still, weeping, his eyes never dry, his sweet life flowing away with tears he wept for his fouled journey home, since the sea nymph no longer pleased. In the nights, he'd sleep with her in the arching cave—” (Fagles 5.168- 171).
Melinda in Speak suffers during her freshman year of high school, when she gets raped by a senior at her school. She is terrified of telling anyone and whishes it never happened, as seen in the book "Anything to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head too?" (Anderson, 165). In The Odyssey Odysseus had been trapped on Calypso's island for years, and was forced to lay with Calypso, as seen in the reading, "Though he fought shy of her and her desire, he lay with her each night, for she compelled him."
After Juliets father finds Juliet frantic grief over her cousin 's death, he decides that marriage might help her recover. Juliet is told she shall meet her future husband in Saint Peters Church on Thursday morning. Since Juliet is already married to Romeo, this bit of news sends her sobbing in a ball on the floor behind the nurse. Juliet tells her father that she does not want to get married to Paris and this sends Lord Capulet into raging fury. In the text, Lord Capulet tells his daughter, “Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds, But fettle your fine joints 'gainst Thursday next.
When Odysseus was asleep, his crew “untied the bag” because “temptation had its way with [them]” and it creates a storm that reverses all nine days of their journey (166). The crew assumes that there is treasure in the sack that Odysseus does not intend to share and they are overwhelmed with greed. Because Odysseus’ men prove that they have no intention to listen to him, he does not tell them about the terrible monster that killed six of the crew. He knows that panic will ensue and they would risk the lives of the entire ship to save their own. The relationship between Odysseus and his men is very dysfunctional because no one trusts one another and each man cares solely for himself.
Also, Bob used to hang with the gang and start fights and problems. This shows that Bob died because he had bad parents. In conclusion, bad parenting at an early age or at any age can get your son or daughter killed. The deaths of Johnnycake, Dallas and Bob were caused by their parents because Bob was drunk on the day he was killed and his parents couldn’t look after him. Dallas father didn’t care about him at all and Johnny’s mother cared for him at the last
My daughter tells me how she heard them speaking of ships last week, and tonight I discover my---my strongbox is broke into." Danforth tells Paris, "Mr.Paris, you are a brainless man!" Reverend Paris never expected his niece to runaway and at that steal from him. He was blinded and too ignorant to see the truth of Abigail leading to him being naive. Overall, as The Crucible ended Paris changed once the truth came out.