Without friends, the creature’s hatred has developed against all mankind (101). The morale that can be taken from the creature’s need for friendship is that people cannot judge a book by its cover and listen to what people have to say. People judged and rejected the creature without listening to him. If they listened to the monster, then they could learn the true nature of the being, which would lead to friendship. If the creature had friendship, then he would have possibly been good and not turn into an evil monster that people thought he
Brown felt the exact opposite. He believed people should not feel sorry for Chris because he wanted to die. He stated, “If he wanted to live, why didn’t he set a fire to attract attention? “ “Was he really injured or did he raise the semaphore of injury only because it was something a passerby could understand?” (Brown 12).
To make the reader see this there are two examples . First when the people went out and burned Kimo’s hut down. Obviously in this example they went too far, the people are trying their best to try and get the pearl. Also, online in the Pearl Kino says “ I was attacked, Kino said uneasily” ; who ever attacked Kino could have killed him. This example reveals that the people don’t care about others , because if the people did care about other people they wouldn’t have attacked Kino.
Abner was expressing his rage against how black people were treated in the south, and the only way to express his hatred was to seek revenge. He was aware that in such an unfair system, there was not much he could say in public or do that would not get him killed. So, he devised methods for getting back at society by using destruction and encouraging his family to support him. Abner’s wife, children and sister-in-law had to continuously relocate and in the process scratch, break, and destroy the little possessions they owned, because
Singer then acknowledges our first response: Bob is a monster. However, then he points out how we are all Bob’s position when we are “able but unwilling to donate to overseas aid.” (9). By giving Bob’s narrative before starting his argument he allows the reader to develop feelings of anger and disappointment toward Bob. Singer then explains how by not giving to charities we are also killing children.
Only caring about being accepted somewhere David found a friend named John who wanted David to be initiated before he could join his “gang”. He was ordered to slash two of his teacher’s tires and knowing what he was doing was wrong, he had more fear of being scrutinized by John and the rest of the school for being a wimp. John had a plan to set fire to the teacher’s classroom and had already set his plan into motion before backing out after a fire had already started. David was left behind and put out the fire but his trust in John was lost after John put all the blame onto David.
There are two reasons Curley wants to kill Lennie. The first reason is because he is a big guy, and Curley hates big guys. The second reason is because Lennie killed his wife. It states in “Of Mice and Men” that “Curley gon’ta wanta get ‘im lynched. Curley’ll get ‘im killed.”
Augustus sees cancer as a metaphor and he uses a cigarette to demonstrate it. “You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don’t give it the power to do its killing.” He`s biggest fear is oblivion he wants to be remembered after his death. Isaac goes blind in the beginning of the book and there is a scene where he destroys all of Gus basketball trophies in the fear of being blind and never being able to se anything again. He thinks that cancer sucks.
In the ritual, a Pocahontas pretended to save John Smith as a way of welcoming him into the tribe. Smith told his account of this story in “General History.” He only assumed that the emperor was trying to kill him. Smith misunderstood what the whole ritual meant (J.A. Leo Lemay).
This was an effective point because it focuses on the reason why the townspeople rebelled, the townsmen only reflected the crultey that the aristocrats gave. What were the most effective points the other team made? The most effective points the other team made was lack of moral from the townsmen, they hunted down and killed many aristocrats. The other team also referenced from the bible, saying “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.’
Jesus Christ, you’re a crazy bastard!” On page 20, “The boss gives him hell when he’s mad but eh stable buck don’t give a damn about that.” The reason the book might have been banned was because of racial comments. On page 20 “Sure.
“It was not that the learning was too hard for us. It was that the learning was too easy. This is a great sin, to be born with a head which is too quick” (21). Equality 7-2521 is an exceptionally intelligent individual born into a society where intellect is considered evil. Though he originally believes that he was “born with a curse,” (18) he eventually comes to realize that his “curse” is intellect and individuality which he learns to love.
Quotes Explanation Equality is going against the government, first he broke the rule of fighting with his brothers then he did not tell about the tunnel then he fell in love. A science-fiction novel “Anthem” by Ayn Rand. Something about this is interesting, “We raised our head and stepped back. For we did not understand what had made us do this, and we were afraid to understand it”(Rand 57-58). Liberty did not want to go against the government and do a sin but she still fall in love Equality.
Megan Morecraft Honors English II Mrs. Drake September 28, 2016 Equality’s True Motive Similar to The Giver by Lois Lowry, the society (in The Giver) is built upon rules that restrict the motives and individualities of the people that live within the community. For example, in The Giver the Elders of the society took away the ability to see color and feel love for one another by making the people resort to sameness. The protagonist, Jonas, was special like Equality in Anthem, because both of the characters figured out the problems of their society and rebelled. In the novella, Anthem, Ayn Rand creates a character named Equality, also known as Prometheus, who conducts secret experiments that are genuinely motivated by the desire to prove self-worth