In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Mrs. Dubose’s suffering helps Jem and Scout learn about perseverance, virtuous characteristics and how much she really desires to do the right thing. Without realizing it, Mrs. Dubose shows Jem and Scout how to do what they know will be hard, combat fear with courage, and standing up for the right thing. She teaches them by her actions not by words without ever leaving her own bed. TRANSITIONAL SENTENCE Even though Mrs. Dubose knows how much pain coming off morphine will include, she continues to fight through the agony and suffering. During Jem’s reading session, Mrs. Dubose falls into a state with “cords of saliva” collecting on her lips while her head rocked slowly “from side to side” (123).
Dubose as an example of integrity. Atticus is explaining to Jem that Mr. Dubose is a morphine addict. The doctor prescribed it to her and she has been addicted to them for years now. Atticus tells Jem “She said she was going to leave this world beholden to nothing and nobody”(111). Mrs. Dubose no longer wants to be a slave to morphine.
Ma Joad’s Protagonist Abilities Who is considered to be a protagonist in the novel by John Steinbeck’s, “The Grapes of Wrath”? Ma Joad serves as an intellectual hero, based upon her influence of wisdom towards her family. As a caring individual for her sons/daughters, new recruits, and everyone else who serves as an asset to the Joad family, Ma is frequently keeping the family together on their exclusive journey to the “promised land”, California. Based throughout the story, Ma continued to watch over the emigrants, especially her son Tom, because he had went to prison for a murder crime and she does not want him to break his parole. Even though there had been some negative outcomes from their journey, Ma stood up for everyone when they were in miscommunication with the bank, salesman, and everyone else who was not in favor of the Joad’s arrival in California.
This quote shows that Atticus didn’t view courage as marksmanship skills. He viewed courage on a more intellectual level, from a moral perspective. Atticus wanted Jem and Scout to know that real courage is not ‘a man with a gun in his hand’ (Lee, 124), it is when you fight for what is right regardless of whether you win or lose. From Miss Maudie Atkinson’s perspective, Atticus was a hero. She said that his nickname was “Ol’ One Shot” when he was a boy and that “Atticus Finch was the deadest shot in Maycomb
The repetition of these short phrases helps emphasize the anger Walker felt after the accident because she thought she would not be able to ever look up again; Walker puts “you did not change” (49) after every paragraph that is provided with reasons as to her resentment towards her scar. This addition of these smoothly stitched in quotes into the paragraphs of her narrative administers the readers with the constant reminder her family had on her as she struggled to accept her scar (“you did not change” 49). Once Walker shares the story of her scar getting removed the “you did not change”(49) is repeated only once more; this break in repetition shows that once her view of physical beauty is restored she no longer has to ask her family if she changed because she feel as if she “become[s] a different person” (49) because she is now comfortable enough with her appearance that she lifts her head (“ Now that I raise my head I win the boyfriend of my dreams. Now that I’ve raised my head I have plenty of friends.”49). This repetition aids the audience get an idea of the author’s motives for not looking up when she was
I'm To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee writes about a character named Scout telling a story about how she lived with her brother Jem and lawyer Atticus Finch in small town, Maycomb. Atticus Finch is helping defend an innocent black man, Atticus teaches his children to try looking at things from other people's perspective, and Scout, Jem and their friend Dill unravel the secret behind the Radley house. Jem and Scout represents the idea of bravery and confidence in the novel, and the way that his and her definition changes over the course of the story is important. Jem shows bravery as Dill says he wants to go for a walk but Scout know that people in Maycomb just doesn't go to take a "walk". But as Dill, Jem and Scout stroll past the Radleys house, Dill thinks it's a good idea to peak inside, but Scout not so much.
This is because Susan B Anthony kept going with overcoming her obstacle as much as she could while Vincent Van Gogh tried but gave up at the end of his life. In the passage of Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote, it states, “‘ May it please your honor,’ Anthony replied. ‘I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. And I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women… that resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.’” Words such as “never” and “persistently” show that she is refusing to ever give up. While as Van Gogh had killed himself at the age 37.
This novel To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee, is about a family in the depression time in Maycomb Alabama in the early 1940s narrated by a main character Jean Louise Finch. The Finch Family, ran by Atticus Finch who is not just a father but a lawyer with very high morals. Jean Louis Finch tells the story from a child’s mind and much mature mindset of it, since Harper lee is trying to prove that Jeam and Scout are immature. Jean Louis Finch quoted, “Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.” Harper Lee indicates several internal forces that leads up to why Atticus is representing Tom Robinson in his trial of accusing of raping a white lady. Harper Lee shows examples of Atticus’ beliefs in Tom Robinson, by stating “ Tom Robinson a colored black man, Jem no jury in this part of the world is going to say your guilty, but not everyone gets a charge like that.
Until Macbeth incites lulach to go with him to stop Thorfinns army. 'I'll look after him' says Macbeth (35) he also says ' god go with you ' (183). Jackie French also shows that you can gradually get to like someone after a while and she shows that it just takes time. Jackie French's novel Macbeth and Son shows us that we need our biological parents / step parents even if we don't like them. She shows this when both boys lost their biological fathers at a young age and they felt like their mothers were replacing their biological fathers but it changes when Sam got Megan's farm back for them and the hotel got put elsewhere and when Sam bought Luke a motorbike , Lulach's relationship changed when Macbeth took Lulach to his first fight and when he got Lulach to help him scare Thorfinns men
“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” (128) Courage in To Kill a Mockingbird was displayed in many different areas, from not following poplar opinion, to trying to overcome an addiction. Courage is defined as the ability to do something that frightens one, or strength in the face of pain or grief. Mrs. Dubose, Atticus Finch, and Boo (Arthur) Radley are three characters who demonstrate the theme of courage. Mrs. Dubose exhibited courage by refusing pain killers to overcome her addiction to morphine.
Langston Hughes Use of Extended Metaphor and Imagery Not all of us choose to keep climbing through life’s obstacles. Yet some choose to go through life’s discomforts; like the diligent mother in Langston Hughes poem, “Mother to Son.” She addresses the son in a colloquial monologue about her life’s hurdles and hardships by never giving up; “For I’se still goin’, honey,” (18). The mother also persuades her son to not give up; “So boy, don’t you turn back.” (14) “Mother to Son” uses extended metaphor and imagery to reveal the mother’s persistency and determination to her son, explaining all of her life’s anguished situations.
Therefore he beat him up until his mom jumped in his place and got beat up instead, she would do anything for her children. This quote is relevant to the novel because in the beginning of the book O-lan was working for The Great House of Hwang, however, she never talked about it unless it was for her children’s sake. Wang Lung was surprised to hear that then reason that his son was misbehaving was because of women. O-lan suggested getting him a slave, however, his father would not allow that. He decided he was proud his son was a young lord.