After having suspicion of his eighteen year old daughter, Milly, he follows her one night where he discovers her with a circus man. After learning that Milly was impregnated by the man, Hines shot and murdered the man. Although Milly claimed that the man told her he was Mexican the circus owner said the man, “really was part n***** instead of Mexican” (Faulkner 153). Hines could not cope with the fact that the father of his grandchild could be part black. He struggled to find a doctor that would perform an abortion, which led him to start going crazy.
He decides to show up on huck right when huck was finally in a healthy household, and steals him back. This puts huck in a deadly situation after being locked in a windowless cabin for months with a abuse drunk who tried killing huck. “He chased me round and round the place, with a clasp-knife, calling me the angel of death and saying he would kill me and then I couldn’t come for him no more” Later on in mark Twain’s story huck finds himself among a feud of family where he will take middleman position and launch the family into a gun fight in the forest. during the gun battle huck was nearly shot multiple times and two of the grangerfords to be killed. “All the sudden, bang!
3:10 to Yuma In August 1884, Dan Evans is a poor rancher and Civil War veteran. He owes money to Glen Hollander and when he fails to pay, two of Hollander 's men set his barn on fire. The next morning, as Evans and his two sons drive their herd, they see the criminal Ben Wade and his gang ambush a stagecoach that is being pulled by 6 horses and is manned with 5 armed Pinkertons as well as a gatling gun. Wade uses Evans’ cattle to block the stagecoach. As Wade loots the stage, Wade discovers Evans and his two sons watching from the hills.
On page 160, Antonio, coming home from school on a Winter's day sees Tenorio and Narciso bursting out through the doors of the Longhorn Saloon in a fight. Tenorio was a man who wanted revenge against Ultima because she had supposedly cast a curse on his daughters while Narciso was a friend of Ultima and Antonio’s family. The fight that Narciso and tenorio had is actually about Ultima. In the same chapter, Antonio witnesses another death apart from that of Lupito. After the fight, Narciso attempts to warn the Marez y Luna family about Tenorio’s aggression, but it doesn’t go as planned.
Hank didn’t want to do with being in the war or fighting. But, one day some Lobster Backs broke into his house to slaughter his livestock and threaten his family. So, Hank wanted to join the war because of that incident. Then, he ended up being a member of George Washington’s Army. While, the first similarity found between My Brother Sam is Dead and Two Kinds of Patriots is time and
We get jumped by the Socs.” A large part of the novel is devoted to Ponyboy’s escape. Through that time the main character of The Outsider is separated from his older brothers and he has to face many dangers which involve hand-to hand combat, fire knives and even guns. Right after being separated from his siblings Pony is attacked by one of the Socs who grabbed him and hold his head under the frigid water of a fountain, Ponyboy almost drowns, when he wakes up, he finds out that Johnny killed the boy who almost killed him. This death will lead to more violence between the gangs who will fight in order to defend the honor of their own. Without meaning to, the two young boys started initiating events, and worsen tensions.
The narrator becomes a completely different person when he begins drinking and starts to physically and verbally abuse his wife and pets. Anger getting the best of him, he cuts Pluto’s eye out with a pocket knife. A few days later, he winds up tying a noose around the cat’s neck and hanging it from a tree, killing it. The narrator claims to have done this because he knew it was wrong to do so in the first place.
They said he just broke in to a blind raving charge at the fence and started climbing over it.’”(315). Tom Robinson was killed at the jail where he was being held after being convicted of rape to await a state trial. The prejudice was strong enough to make him believe that he had no chance in receiving acquittal.
Johnny says if he wouldn’t have killed him than they would have drowned you aka (Ponyboy) and beat me up. After this they call Dally and he goes picks them up and takes them to a Church outside of town. They hide out here for awhile until Dallas comes to check up on them. He tells them ever since Bob 's death the greasers and socials rivalry amplified and there is going to be a big fight the next day. Johnny and Ponyboy say they want to go for the fight and on there way back to town they turn around and see the church was burning.
The next day sam n eric came to ralph and piggy and said that jack wanted the survival knife and ralph said no they couldn’t have it and that night jack and his tribe came and raided their shelter for the knife. Then when they killed another pig their fire had gone out and they stole piggys glasses and ran off. Then when ralph and piggy went to get them they killed piggy with a giant boulder and broke the conch shell and then they started throwing rocks at ralph and ralph ran of into the forest. Then sam n eric came and warned ralph that jack planned to light the island on fire and smoke him out and that he sharpened a stick on both ends and planned to kill him the next day. The next day they lit the island on fire and hunted down ralph and sam n eric saw him but said they didn’t see anything then on of the choir boys looked and saw him and the tribe started chasing him down and he ran out to the beach and the tribe was right behind him and ralph ran out there and fell at the legs of a naval soldier and he asked what they were doing out there and they said that their plane had been shot down and that why jack didn’t kill ralph and the boys were finally saved and were able to go home besides the ones that were