The seemingly amiable, Christian man does not want to have his honorable reputation taken away. He knows he made the mistake and believes he deserves proper justice for his mistakes. Also, when Elizabeth and John talk about the new court, Elizabeth mentions that they have put fourteen people in jail already, and “Proctor simply looks at her unable to grasp it” (52). He does not understand nor think it is reasonable for these people to be thrown into jail since they have not been given a fair trial yet. Proctor believes in honor and the right to justice.
Ladies and gentlemen, we are here today to discuss the actions of Mildred turning in her husband for his twenty plus amount of hidden books. In Fahrenheit 451, Mildred’s actions are not justified because Montag provided a safe life for her and marriage vows state to stand by your significant other through thick and thin. On the other hand, Mildred was raised in a society that did not educate her in what was right or wrong. She did not want to get in trouble, risking the loss of her “family” who she favored over her husband, Montag. Also Mildred’s actions were justified because, Montag was breaking the law, and even though he’s her husband, she did what she thought was right in hope to not lose everything they had.
The evidence boils down to you-did-I-didn 't. The jury couldn 't possibly be expected to take Tom Robinson 's word against the Ewells, '" Atticus solemnly explains this to his brother. First of all, Atticus demonstrates courage when he undertakes the task of defending Tom Robinson, a black man wrongly accused of rape. Atticus knows he won 't win the case and like Mrs. Dubose in her battle against morphine, he is "licked" before he begins. Nevertheless, Atticus knows that Tom is innocent and that he must fight for him, since no one else will.
Alvarez uses Minerva’s demand that her father earn her respect to show how she created her own inner strength and power in order to challenge her gender role. The discovery that Minerva’s father has another family and has kept it a secret leads Minerva to feel betrayed. In response to his excuses she says, “’I don’t owe you a thing,’ I said. My voice was as sure and commanding as his. ‘You’ve lost my respect’” (Alvarez 89).
Which his father funeral was also his nineteenth birthday. Baldwin also reveals that he was extremely scared of his dad. He and siblings thought of him as a bitter individual. Baldwin’s dad was extremely pleased about being black. He didn't have any white companions, and did not want his children to become friends with whites either.
“How dared you think that your mind held greater wisdom than the minds of your brothers?” (Chapter 7, paragraph 14) said the members of the council. They did not want to believe what was in front of them because it was created on his own. As they continue to go on about their disappointment they bashed him with words, “to hold yourself as one alone and with the thoughts of the one and not of the many?”. (chapter 7, paragraph 15) The words that were coming from them showed him deny and pain. Although the members punished and refused to accept Equality’s invention, he never let that bring down his motivation.
Sheriff Well’s also says that “I always thought I could at least some-way put things right and I guess I just dont feel that way no more”, this shows that Bell has reached the point in his career where he feels like he is not benefiting anyone and that no matter what he does the world is too corrupted to fix (298). The title of this book No Country for Old Men can be applied directly to Sheriff Bell because it correlates very well with his character. The words “old men” in the title represent Sheriff Bell because throughout the novel readers witness him aging in both mental and physical ways, and the word “country” represents where he lives. This title can be applied to Sheriff Bell because at the end of the book he feels as though he does not belong in his line of work anymore because of the existential fatigue he has faced, so there is no place for him where he lives anymore since he has decided to give up his job of being sheriff, hence the title No Country for Old
“ Now you can admit you are guilty,” the chief said[...] “We won’t punish you severely provided you write a self-criticism[...] Mr. Chiu cried. “ I won’t write a word because I am innocent.”(Ha 472) Mr. Chiu still believes that his plead of innocence will help him win his freedom. He does not realize that he is not in a place of influence or power to sway their decision. His complaints have no impact on those in charge of him. “If he were able to, he would have razed the entire police station and eliminated all their families.”(Ha 476-477) Mr. Chiu has become a truly changed man.
“in my younger more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that ive been turning over in my head ever since. “whenever you feel like criticizing someone, “just remember that all people in this world haven’t had all the advantages that you’ve had.”ch.1 Analysis: nicks father is telling him not to judge or look down on to people of less because you don’t know what they have been through even if they are of lower stature, They can be better than you personality wise and not be rich. 6. “his speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed. There was a touch of parental contempt in it, even toward people he liked and there were men at New Haven who had hated his guts.” ch.1 Analysis: Nick is describing Tom, since he’s the narrator.
After university, he felt above it all. Mr. Pichot made a point to show his superiority when they wanted to talk to them. Grant says, “ Oh, yes, I keep forgetting that, Mr. Henri won 't come to see me.” (Gaines 18) It was tradition at the time that white people wouldn’t come to see black people. Another source states, “the educated and disgruntled Grant Wiggins cannot muster enough self-confidence to challenge the white sheriff who treats him as if he were barely human”(Harris). The sheriff, Sam Guidry, never fails to remind Grant that he’ll always be just another black man from the quarter, and he’s “too smart for his own good” (Novels for