Atticus Finch is the father of Jem and the scout, he was passionate about many things, but the one thing he showed most passion for was being true to himself and his kids. In the book he is portrayed as a good man of Maycomb city. Being true to himself and his kids means he will fight for his beliefs and be honest even when things are ugly.
Ralph understands from the start that they need some rules so that they kids don’t turn into savages. “Let’s have a Vote. Vote for chief! Let’s Vote” (21). Ralph shows that he really will be a good leader because he has the right mindset to get the boys home.
Therefore, the main concept that people should learn from Mr. Galanter would be that taking care of people should always have the highest priority. Mr Malter displays himself as a dedicated father throughout the book. Without a doubt, he cares for Reuven very immensely, especially when it comes to his health. He showcases this when making sure Reuven does not harm his eye.“We will ask Dr. Snydmann when you leave the hospital. But no reading now.” (2) He continues to prompt Reuven not to read until he is formally allowed to.
In the name of God, do your duty¨ (Shmoop Editorial Team). The quote shows Atticus eagerness to win the case to not only prove a point but also for the greater good. Not only was Atticus the only man who showed courage, Boo Radley also showed a great deal of courage. He helped save the kids the night Bob Ewell attacked them. In doing so, he knew he could potentially be hurt himself, or be caught out of the house and start a whole new predicament.
For the first time, Jem chose to disobey Atticus to protect him. Jem saw Atticus was in danger, and because he loved him, he stood up to protect Atticus by disobeying. Another example of love in To Kill a Mockingbird is Atticus’s love for his kids. Throughout the story, several times Atticus shows just how much he truly loves his family. The largest point is that Atticus took Tom Robinson’s case to show himself as dutiful and loving in front of his kids.
The law states that is freedom of speech to burn our American Flag, but how is stomping and burning the symbol of this nation where our freedom of speech should be. Most do it out of anger toward our country, but why do they have to take such drastic measures to show their anger. Wattad stated” grant the flag special respect.” ( 1, 2008) It's not saying take away freedom of speech just grant something that represents what our soldiers are fighting for special respect. So if someone would burn the American flag than they would be punished not given a warning and let go. However, even though it might make a grown man cry to see this it doesn’t even come close to how a soldier who have fought for this symbol must
“You Cannot Judge a Pumpkin’s Happiness by the Smile Upon His Face” An exceptional father figure is portrayed in the story “You Cannot Judge a Pumpkin’s Happiness by the Smile Upon His Face”, by Jane Rule, through Harry’s character. Harry is a good father figure due to his in involvement in his children’s lives, such as, he went trick or treating with his children . Furthermore, he is strict/forceful when needed as a good parent should be, for instance, telling his children to bundle up for the rain instead of staying at home. Ultimately, he is caring and concerned for his children’s safety, illustrated by Harry thinking about cancelling Joey’s paper route. All these qualities, depict how Harry is doing a good job as a father.
Nevertheless, Montresor gets ultimate revenge since he murdered Fortunato making the reader’s feel shocked. The compassion readers feel is for Fortunato for the reason that he should not have got that brutal way to die. Instead, Montresor should have just confronted him and worked things out. Montresor explains, “But the very definitiveness with which it was resolved precluded the idea of risk” (1). Before Montresor said this, he explained how he will not tolerate with a bully.
In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, reading books is against society's rules. Montag starts to wonder what it is about books that society roles them to be forbidden.The fire station goes and burns down houses with books and the chief of the fire station is Beatty. Although Montag killed Beatty, he thought he was doing the right thing. Montag is justified killing Beatty because montag was trying to protect himself, and was also trying to protect Faber, and Beatty made Montag burn his own house down. Montag’s emotions could be clouding his judgement and the way he is processing everything, he may have been thinking irrationally.
I believe the resolution Cahal attempts to achieve is one of repentance. I think Cahal believes that if he can eliminate all of the things in his life that have caused him to feel guilty, he can escape the consequences he has made for himself. After the hit and run incident with the child, he tried to avoid the situation as much as possible. However, guilt and fear slowly eat away at his mind and force him to confront the truth: he has killed a child. It seems that belief and a religion are two underlying themes in this story, what with the weeping religious statue.