In comparison, Helen Keller is also a fortitudinous person because she never gave up and continued to be strong despite losing both her hearing and vision as a child. For example, “despite her loss of sight and hearing Keller learned to do small tasks such as folding laundry and getting things for her mother. She invented a system of signs to make her wishes known”(UXL Biographies). This fact portrays Keller to be fortitudinous because she participated in helping even though she needs helping herself. Also, despite being blind and deaf, Keller is able to create her own way of communications which indicates that she is not letting herself be limited to what she can access.
It contained Mother Shipton's rations for the last week , untouched. “give ‘em to the child,” she said, pointing to the sleeping Piney.” By starving herself for Piney it shows that she’s selfless and it shows her kind personality which brings out the hidden goodness. Mother Shipton also took on a mother feeling for the group and liked to take care of everyone at one point. Mother Shipton hired the Duchess and she did some bad things as well but she still tries to keep everyone in the group
She lived out her whole life with hope and compassion through all the struggles she and her family faced. Anne did not let anything get in the way of her happiness. She matured fast into a young lady since she needed to be confident and some what independent at that time. I know if I was in her situation, it would be very tough for me to be so positive all the time. Still today many people are still talking about what the Holocaust is and what ever had happened.
Anne Frank is an interesting character. She was only thirteen when she and her family were forced into hiding to escape Nazi occupation. However, Anne was a positive thinker, and was able to live without the fear of most people because of it. Anne’s positive attitude helped her to cope and survive is happiness. She writes in her diary, “You no doubt want to hear what I think of being in hiding.
Secrets, everyone has secrets, But is it always the best option to stay quiet and not say the secret? In the book, a person named Smitty is an intelligent person who never speaks nor shows emotions. Stuff has happened to him before that made him what he is now. From the time Ginny met Smitty, she has tried everything to help him out and the same goes to caulder. Ginny, a girl who had just moved into town and her first day of school began.
Because of her functions as a protagonist in the novel, they stayed together through the rough times. Since she was able to stand up against many of the men in her life, be in charge of making the families decisions of where and when to leave a certain area, and her overall love and protectiveness of her family, she caused her family to survive through whatever California threw at them. Throughout the novel, many tried to discourage the Joads to turn back because there was no good opportunity, but because Ma Joad became a more independent and strong person, she kept her family strong through the difficult times from finding jobs to Rose of Sharon's birth. Ma was a big reason the Joads were able to not only reach California but also stay together as a family despite the few losses along the way. Even though she wasn't the protagonist in the entire novel, she should still become an important aspect in the joads
Saving someone other than yourself in a terrible situation is not something everyone thinks about doing, but in this case Stefania Podgorska not only saved herself but 13 others, and they all lived. Podgorska didn’t plan to save all those people it was more a spur of the moment thing, and not only did she help them by getting them food she saved every last one of them; and they all lived to see more days. In life, good deeds go unnoticed, the courage and unselfishness of her mind at that time should not be something someone just forgets about it’s a wonderful thing she did and everyone should know about her. By examining Podgorska and her moral courage it is clear that she deserves all the attention given, and or all the respect others show. Stefania came from a well known Catholic family that served the community, and so, when it came to do what she did i’m sure it wasn’t in her mind out of the ordinary/or heroism.
She was beautiful young lady, which helped her fit in with other children’s families. She was pretty much always with these families, who provided her with food, shelter, and comfort. As a result of this, she never really got experience certain events because she was constantly living in a state of security. She had always relied on others to get by, which really hurt her in the long run. Towards the end of the memoir, when her family moved to New York for a better chance at life, Maureen fell victim to distraction.
Despite the family’s poverty, Nina Simone’s earliest images of her childhood were pleasant enough. “My first conscious memory of my mother is her singing while she cooks, while she washed clothes” she said. In an interview Simone revealed that “Momma never seemed to worry about being poor or hungry...We weren’t ever hungry ‘cause Momma knew how not to do that It is true we were very poor, but we didn’t feel the poverty because of the way she did things.” Her mother could not stay at home as she carried on a family tradition and became ordained as a travelling Methodist minister, supplementing the spare income with cleaning and domestic work to put food on the table for her family of ten. Although Eunice was the youngest in the family, at three years old she was burdened with the responsibility of nursing her sick father after an operation. “I would take him for a walk every day and fix his meals, I was so happy” she recalled.
This has affected her actions and way of living her life and even pursuing teenage dreams. Since Susie didn 't arrive for dinner Abigail still kept her hope up that nothing unusual had happened and that her daughter was in safe hands. Successively she started becoming worried and made phone calls to neighbors …”as my mother made phone calls..” (p 55) which shows us that she is upset. The hope of Susie one day arriving back home started fading away as the days went past and additional evidence came through the police indicating Susie being dead. Going through these tough times Abigail couldn’t show affection to anyone as she had done earlier and therefore the relationship between her spouse, Jack, weakened up.