The Outsiders The rivalry between the Socs and the Greasers seem to increase as days go by. Could this end in more violence and bloodshed? Ponyboy loves movies and books more than his two brothers Sodapop and Darrel. “I like to watch movies undisturbed and live them with the actors says.” Soda is 16 going on 17, “Never cracks a book at all and my oldest brother Darrel who we call Darry, works to long and hard to be interested in a story or drawing a picture, so I’m not like them.” The Socs live in the West-side of town. “The jet set, West-side rich kids,” and the Greasers are from the East-side.
However, they get ignored by their peers and even principal isn’t doing much to help them feel comfortable: “After school they headed straight for home, never lingering on the playground” (Flack 4). Fortunately, everything changes for them once people around the area start to notice Duvitch’ family. The children become more secure and confident to interact with others: “How strange to see the boys and girls throw back their heads and laugh when Father said something that was funny, but not terribly fun” ( Flack 14). They begin to discover new talents and demonstrate it to the public which wasn’t possible before. They are free from the label of the weird immigrants and now are popular and interactive children.
In the end, he has words of the wiser to leave the readers stunned and inspired. Ponyboy goes through the first stage of the hero 's journey as shown when he claims he is different from his family and friends and he has good grades which its stereotypical for people of his status not to have good grades. Ponyboy is set apart from the rest of the greasers because he likes to watch movies and books he describes his brothers as “never cracks a book” and “ works to hard to be interested in a story” he also states he isn 't like the other greasers because “ nobody in our gang digs movies and books the way I do”
Unstoppable, written by Nick Vujicic, is an auto-biography talking about his experience as a disabled man. Born without limbs, Nick Vujicic did not let this get to him in his pursuit of happiness. Despite having these disabilities, he still manages to make the most of his time on earth and still manages to smile about it. He never let him being unique from everyone else prevent him from doing things other people have the opportunity to do so; such as surfing or skydiving. This book starts off with his daily life, how successful and busy he’s become, but soon enough he talks about the emotional crisis he is forced to live through on a daily basis.
“Colville grinned. ‘Guess I’m not the only one who’s big on symbols, eh?’ ‘Fuck you.’” (Aker, 104) This shows that at first Reef has no respect for Colville at all, as seen through his language. As Reef is getting more accustomed towards North Hill, he cuts back on his language, “Reef returned his stare without blinking. ‘I wasn’t the one who came up with this family room sh-’ he paused for just a second, remembering how his profanity had earned him more than a few ‘extra jobs’ since day one.” (Aker, 142) this shows that while Reef cut back on his cursing so he won’t get an “extra job”, he also respected Colville by doing so. “‘Sorry, Frank,’ Reef said as he climbed into the pickup.” (Aker, 283) This shows the Reef finally respects Colville enough to apologize to him.
She tells us that she has always felt confident in airports, but after 9/11 things has changed. She thinks that the security checks today have gone too far. She fells the security guards suspect everyone, a she even refers to a story about one her colleagues handicapped boy. This handicapped boy needed an oxygen tank to fly, but the security guards suspected that the boy was smuggling in poison gas. Beside the fact that Shashi fells the security guards suspect everyone,
You can tell that Samuel is shocked by how simple it is in Letshin when he says, “Nothing has changed here.”(Singer 164) Samuel seems to almost feel sorry for his parents as he comes with all these ideas on improving the town, but he doesn’t realize that his parents don’t want anything new because of their Jewish lifestyle. He even had been sending his parents money in the mail, but Berl simply hid the money in a boot under the bed. After being gone for so long, Samuel had forgotten much of the Yiddish language, and struggled communicating with his parents. “The son talked a lot, but Berl and Berlcha understood little. His Yiddish was different and contained foreign words.”(Singer 165) Even Samuel’s overall appearance seemed strange to his parents.
In the play the main character willy had trouble doing his job right. Willy was in a good mood, he woke up happy to go see his boss and ask for a job where he’ll stay in one place without having to travel but there were no jobs available, willy desesperante said “i 'm talking about your father! There were promises made across this desk! You 've shouldn’t tell me you got people to see…”(60). After this big fight with his boss he losses his job.
They didn’t give a sh*t about their students. There was no counseling, no mentoring, nothing.” In this particular chapter, it is discussed as to why the smartest man in America named Chris Langan never graduated college. Being a poor student, like discussed earlier, he needed extra support in college. He needed more opportunities, more tools. However, the college he received a scholarship to provided him with nothing.
In the book the main character, Bruno, is young and ignorant of what's going on around him. When he meets his friend from the other side of the fence, he can not comprehend why they must be separated by the fences. Since Bruno is rich and spoiled, he does not know how it feels to have nothing, like the jews. For example on page 207 “As it turned out, all the things that he thought might be there-weren’t.” “And not only was