The second cat, on the other hand, is the cause of the narrator’s actions in the latter half of the story. He described the cat as having an annoying, almost omnipresent nature. The second cat exercises complete psychological control over our main character, and in the end it is this second cat that does him in and reveals his murder to the police. While the earlier cat represents the narrator’s tendency to follow the law or society, the second cat represents the narrator’s rebellion against that very law, and complete rejection. In a broader scope, Poe uses this doubling to show how the animalistic curiosity of the second cat will always eventually exert greater control over the narrator’s
Because Jem is good, he is trying to destroy that racism. As the book continues, Jem has to read to Mrs Dubose after school several days a week as a punishment for destroying her flowers. Mrs Dubose is very sick, and the night that she died she gave Atticus a box to give to Jem. Inside the box was a white camellia. Scout narrates, “Jem opened the box, Inside, surrounded by wads of damn cotton was a white, waxy, perfect camellia” (Lee 111).
Things were looking bad until luckily when they opened the bag the Cahill 'a cat ate the notes and the Holts leader raged and tried to get it out. Eventually the cat burped it up but it was all ruined so it could not be put to use. Then a conductor came to find what was going on and has confronted the Holts by telling them to show their ticket and eventually asked for the passport and told
15 year old Hannah Spellmen was announced dead on August 14 1909 in Bridgeport. After 5 months of investigating the trial was closed because the only clue that was left was her drawing book but all the pages were blank. Hannah was known for her dark grey eyes. 87 years later it was warm spring and 15 year old Emily Martin found herself in her mom 's room looking for shoes to match her dark grey eyes only to find a musty box. Reports, newspapers, articles all about a girl who disappeared and under all that was a drawing book.
Fever 1793 This book is about a girl named Mattie Cook, who lives above a coffee shop in Philadelphia. It was all okay until the Fever broke out. Disease spread everywhere, and then everything changed. Her mother gets the disease first, but fortunately lives through it but sadly her grandfather doesn’t. Mattie loses a lot of close ones, like her friend Polly.
Book Report #4 The book I read this quarter was Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood. Its Lexile level is 680. This book is about a 11-year old girl named Gloriana Hemphill, who now comprehends how much racism is a problem in her hometown in Mississippi in 1963. In this book Glory is overwhelmed with how her town is handling people who are different than they are. She realizes that her favorite local pool is closing down so colored people can’t swim with the whites.
The grandmother took cat naps and woke up every few minutes with her own snoring. Outside of Toomsboro she woke up and recalled an old plantation that she had visited in this neighborhood once when she was a young lady” (O’Connor 45). In Toomsboro, the grandmother initiates the chain of events that will soon lead to the family’s demise. Here, she makes the false realization that the plantation she visited was in Georgia, when really, it was in Tennessee. “Just as she said it, a horrible thought came to her.
Murray and her sister survives on egg and mayonnaise sandwiches, toothpaste, and even cherry-flavored chapstick. They reside in a freezing cold and filthy apartment. Her parents just focus on how to maintain their high. From the time she was five, Murray recalls, we were a “functional government-dependent family of four” (Murray14). Her mother was legally blind and a schizophrenic, which qualifies their family for welfare to only pay for her parents’ drug ritual.
Thematic Essay Cut by Patricia McCormick is based on a girl named Callie. She has family troubles at home with her brother Sam, her mother, and her dad. Callie starts to cut herself, getting instantly addicted because she feels that it ‘relieves her pain’. Her family soon finds out and they send her to a treatment facility named Sea Pines (or Sick Minds as Callie likes to call it), that helps people deal with drug abuses, mental illnesses, and disorders. Callie stops talking when she arrives to Sea Pines, ignoring therapists, her group of girls that she was put in for Sea Pines, and even her family.
Death, our narrator, tells the story of Liesel Meminger. We begin with her at age nine, right after losing both her mother and brother. Liesel goes to live with foster parents Hans and Rosa Hubermann in Molching, Germany. When Liesel arrives, she is made of fun in school for not being able to read. She feels powerless, so Hans teaches her how to read at night in their basement, reading from a book Liesel stole from her brother 's funeral: The Grave Digger 's Handbook.
Tori Morrison succeeds at getting the awareness out about the impact of internalized racism, and how far people go when it comes to wanting to change their appearance. During the times in the Bluest Eye, according to society, to look beautiful, you had to be white or light skin with blue eyes. The darker shade of brown you were the uglier and poorer you seemed to people. For example, when Pecola was asked by a boy, Junior, to go into his house to see his cat. After the boy tortures the cat and eventually killing it, his mother comes into the door.
Both of these cats showed flaws of each owner in their story and resulted in death for both owner. The grandmother selfishly hid Pitty Sing without telling her son Bailey. The main characteristic she shows is selfishness and later the cat springs onto Bailey causing him to flip the car over. Bailey did not like bringing the cat with on trips, and the grandmother brought him knowing that because they would miss each other too much. Pluto showed his owner was unreliable and dangerous because he would switch from loving animals to hurting them.