When she was at the shop, a man walks in wearing a “stained blanket pulled up to his chin” who smells of “stale cigarettes and urine” (7). This graphic description of the man instills a feeling of disgust in the audience. He stands there until a “moody French woman” walks towards him and handing him “steaming coffee in a Styrofoam cup, and a small paper bag” of what is perhaps a croissant. He accepts the food and leaves the bread shop. Just like she did in the preceding anecdotal narrative she question why the woman demonstrated this act of compassion.
He did not want accept the job until he realized that he has to pay Mary back for rent and food. He calls Brother Jack and Brother Jack took him to a hotel. Brother Jack explains what the Brotherhood is about; the narrator accepts the job, and he was told by Brother Jack that has to change his name, move to a new place, and cut all his connection with his
But when Pap disappears, the Widow Douglas and Miss Watson take Huck in and attempt to civilize him by giving him new, clean clothes, teaching him to read and write, and teaching him manners. Huck’s immaturity is evident in the beginning of the story with accounts of Huck’s shenanigans with Tom. He ruins his fresh clothes, sneaks out at night, gets in fights, joins a “robber gang”, and goes on adventures with his friends. His actions show that his morals aren't present and he could care less about trying to do the right thing and be a good boy for the Widow and Miss Watson.
I walk into the kitchen and pop a piece of white bread into my toaster. As the toast is cooking, I pick up the St. Louis Dispatch newspaper and start to skim over the advertisements. One advertisement caught my eye: a medium-sized lemon beagle for sale (can talk!). Can talk? I go on and read the description.
Ehrenreich mentions “The regulation poster in the single unisex rest room admonishes us to wash our hands thoroughly,” in her essay; However, there is almost no one following the instruction because “there is always some vital substance missing—soap, paper towels, toilet paper”. Although workers may want to follow the instructions, it is impossible for them to do so because they “never found all three at once ”. The effect of describing the deficient rest room is to highlight the fact that the owner of the restaurant is so stingy to the workers that the owner refuses to provide enough substance. Thus, the readers can better understand the terrible environment that the workers live in. In short, with mention the dreadful environment of the kitchen and the rest room, the audiences are able to know that lower workers work in a grubby environment and how they have been treated by the upper class.
Along the road the Joad family has to put aside their innate humanness in order to survive and make it to California. Mae and the other diners actions support the idea that the migrants are misunderstood by those who are not struggling in the same manner. Mae labels the people coming into the diner, not truly understanding any of them, and notes how the rich are just as unhappy as the poor migrants. According to Mae, “..the worried eyes are never calm, and the pouting mouth is never glad... An’ the bigger the care they got, the more they steal-towels,silver,soap dishes.
Spunk treats Lena as property and not a human being, this makes the reader angry. Hurston uses dramatic irony and regional dialect as language devices in the story. The first language device Hurston uses is regional dialect. When a newcomer comes to the store he says, “Gimme some soda-water.
Towards the end of the marriage when Joe started to look horrible, sick, and fat, he thought that he would try to make Janie feel bad about her looks too. This is all important to the story because these little cases was what drove the two apart permanently. Janie’s beauty was what split her and Joe up. Janie developed some bitterness in the solitude that Joe and the town gave her, that was evident in the speech she gave to Joe on his deathbed. Janie grew into a more independant women after he and Joe got on bad terms, this is what made her stand up for herself and persevere through his
Crooks is a black man who isn’t allowed to be in the house with all the men. The men won’t allow him to come in because of his color. Crooks is lonely and he doesn’t bother the men. One night Lennie came in and was talking to Crooks and telling them about the farm that they were going to get. For once Crooks thought well maybe I won’t be lonely I could go with them and don’t have worry about none of them.
An example of pathos, “But for now, in this last gasp of autumn warmth, he is still. His eyes fix on the baby. The mother removes her purse from her shoulder and rummages through its contents: lipstick, a lace handkerchief, an address book…” Logos was demonstrated throughout the essay because there was a logical side for each experience. Ethos was demonstrated in the essay between the first section and second section. An example of ethos, “owner of the shop, a moody French woman, emerge from the kitchen with steaming coffee in a Styrofoam cup and a small paper bag" Logos is more prevalent in this essay because each section is divided with differnt experience that had the logic behind the decisions of each character.
The author asks a deep question, “Was it fear or compassion that motivated the gift?” (Ascher, 36). Furthermore, Ascher describes another scenario where she is at a French Bread shop and has seen an old man that comes into the store and is handed a cup
Doon and Lina discovers that the mayor is working with the guards and Looper to make sure that he gets what he wants. While the citizens of Ember are suffering from the lack of supplies, the mayor is not only slacking but also taking the citizen 's food. Mayors are expected to help the citizens, be selfless, and hear the voice of the people to work for the benefit of the city; but Mayor Cole was instead very greedy and corrupted. When Doon and Lina tries to tell the citizens about Mayor Cole’s evil intentions,
At this point in the plot Janie confronts her challenges that get in her way of finding love. Her hardest challenge was being told to keep quiet whenever she wanted to talk to the other town folks. Janie always tries to indulge in the town discussions and gossip, but Joe always tells her to maintain her distance. He closes her off from the rest of town and denies her what she wants more than love, freedom. She wants to talk and explore the town, but is confined to either the shop or their home.
In the beginning of the story "A+P," by Updike, the character, Sammy, was an complex character. However, he believe it 's wrong for the girls to walk in the store inappropriately dressed. Later, he feels sorry because he felt like he and Lengel judged them. Lengel, the store manager, felt like it was disrespectful to him and the public shoppers for the girls to show cleavage. Sammy, feeling sorry, quits his job.
In this essay Nancy Mairs presents herself as someone who is crippled. Out of many others possibilities of names to be called Mairs states that she prefers being called "crippled" because it is more straightforward and precise. In addition she states that she would like to be seen as a tough person whom fate/gods have not been kind to. The word "crippled" also evokes emotion from people which is also what she would like. Furthermore Nancy Mairs does not like other words such as "disabled" or "handicapped" to be used as a description her.