Leila later says, “If Ona was here, she would count the living; Ona would tell us that there are more living than dead” (Ng 86). People live on because they are remembered. This is essentially what the quote is saying. Every time Ona is mentioned in the novel, her spirit is kept alive by Leila remembering her. Memories allow Leila and her family to remember those who are important to them, it keeps them alive, even if it’s just in their minds.
Throughout the novel, “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck, the roles of Ma Joad begin to change gradually as the story goes on. Pa began the story as the leader of the family, but as they travel to California, Ma begins to be more and more in charge of what the family does and where they will travel to next. She is also the one who attempted to keep the family together as much as she possibly could. Even though she is a female, Ma Joad's strong and powerful leadership helps the family to continue to be a whole, yet be the protective feminine mother they knew to love. By standing up to many of the men, making the decisions of when the family should leave a specific camp, and even making the decision to tell Tom Joad to leave for his own and his family's safety shows her guidance through the family's adventure.
(Huffington Post 2012). Amelia stood up for women’s rights and equality to fly, which in return helped her stand up for women’s rights in marriage. Amelia Earhart wasn't afraid to challenge the status quo and stand up for women’s rights in both flight and marriage. Her actions inspired generations of women to come to follow their dreams in different career choices, even if they were not available to them at the time. Her legacy still lives on, where her namesake Amelia Rose Earhart completed her flight around the world, showing that Amelia Mary still changes lives
One of Anne's accomplishments were of course her diary, her diary was very life changing in many ways. One of Anne Frank's awards was her movie. People thought her diary was so good they wanted to make a movie about her life and show everyone else. Another award or honor is showing her house as a museum, if put my house out there so the world can see it that would mean I made history. I wish Anne Frank would have lived till this day because she would have been an amazing author, her books would have been legend like her
This theme runs through the book and affects Leia and all the main characters in the book. For Leia, the protagonist in the book, she is training to become heir to the throne so that she can represent and serve her people. She would also help others in the galaxy by going on Humanitarian missions. Leia’s parents feel obligated to serve other people. This is why they started a rebellion so that they could help people who were opposed to the Empire.
Being exposed to these different types of people has prepared me for relations with people unlike me in the future. I believe that my experiences with those of different cultures will lead me to be a successful cadet at the Academy. When my family moved to a post in the year of 2011, my environment drastically changed. The military post of West Point introduced me to new friends of many religions, races and cultures. My fellow sixth graders taught me that everyone was unique and that every culture was special.
It can be concluded that practical intelligence, Murray had Ten Thousand Hour Rule, special opportunities and Duckworth’s grit theory executed in her life, which changed her life. These theories play a major role in her journey from a homeless to Harvard graduate. Opportunity always knocks the door when one is prepared. Sometimes life seems to be a raw deal.
Love and empathy has a great impact on Ender’s fear. “Maybe humanity needs me to find out what you are good for. We might both do despicable things, Ender, but if humankind survives then we were good tools,” Graff says (Scott Card, 35). Graff uses emotion to make Ender more empathetic toward humanity and their future, especially Valentine’s future, the one Ender adores, so that he will jeopardize his life for the sake of everyone he loves on earth. Graff gives a rise to Ender’s fear about his family so that he will get encouraged to save them all from the buggers, which is true.
Ironically and paradoxically, nevertheless, once they make such sacrifices, true happiness gradually becomes less attainable. That is, for the sake of Ben’s “normality” they are willing sacrifice their other children’s happiness. However, in that case, how much is the idyllic family view worth, and can it realistically exist? In a sorrowful narrative near the end, the narrator, as though from the perspective of the protagonist, writes “because she had, and saved him from murder, she had destroyed her family. Had harmed her life...
In De Beaumont’s version of “Beauty and the Beast” the merchant and Beauty had an amazing relationship. Willing to sacrifice herself for her father, Beauty agreed to sacrifice her own free will. Her father also got himself into trouble with the Beast because he wanted to bring a rose back for his daughter. When Beauty left to go to sacrifice herself, the merchant wept because he was losing his daughter. In Straparola’s version, the queen did anything for her son.
This can allow one to believe that her cognitive development, which is composed of learning, attention, memory, language, thinking and reasoning was in no way abnormal (5). During her childhood, it could be theorized that symbolic function and pretend play were a large part of her life. This could have led to her love for drama, and later her becoming a well-known actress. During adolescence and young adulthood Nancy developed conventional and post-conventional morality. This point can be proven by her advocacy in drug abuse awareness during her husband’s presidency during her mid-life time period.
In the play Antigone, by Sophocles, the main character Creon goes through major character development as the story progresses. As King of Thebes, Creon establishes a series of decisions thought to be ethically correct for the city. However, many of his family members and townspeople disagree and revolt against his decrees and, as a result, leads to his downfall, making him a symbol of a tragic hero. One of those people is Antigone, the headstrong female protagonist who defies Creon’s orders in order to bring justice to her brother. Her conflicting motivations and rationale advances the plot and contributes to Creon’s development as a tragic hero.
"Arrogance is weakness disguised as strength" -Annon. In the script "Antigone", Antigone breaks a conflicting law by burrying her brother. This makes Creon, the newly crowned king, furious, causing him to make "questionable" decisions. Antigone provides a foil to Creon's character; and Thor interactions advance the theme of how blinding arrogance leads to self-injury.
The play, Antigone, is a tragedy written by the Greek poet Sophocles. A common theme among tragedies is that they have a tragic hero, and Antigone is no different. The tragic hero of this poem is Creon, the King of Thebes. Creon is faced with the difficult task of punishing his niece, Antigone. She has broken one of his laws stating that no one is to give proper burial rites to Polyneices, Antigone’s brother, because he tried to overthrow Creon.