By using a joke Samantha gains the crowd 's attention and they start to like her a bit more, also using words like love and respects towards others over blood and violence. Again, Samantha uses pathos towards the second Harvard debater speaking once again about how what the majority decides is moral, she quickly comes back using “we” (Washington) as in herself and the surrounding people shouldn 't have “kneel down” (Washington) to the “tranny of a majority” (Washington). She is telling the others that they have the power to do what they believe in, they should never settle for the decisions of a majority. Lastly, James Farmer Jr. is responding to the second Harvard debater as he speaks about how you cannot just pick and choose which laws you want to follow and which ones you do not. As an African-American debating at the biggest all white college, Harvard, he knows lynching is a very sensitive topic.
Also it is illegal for the Commander too. This is the start of the Narrator favoring breaking rules because she knows the Commander is breaking rules too but does not care. The Narrator is going to start breaking rules with the Commander now because she is starting to have a hobby of breaking rules. “I know without being told that what he’s proposing is risky, for him but especially for me; but i want to go anyway. I want anything that breaks the monotony, subverts the perceived respectable order of things.” (Atwood 231).
South Africa under apartheid regime was firmly under the control of minority whites. Gordimer being one of the white minorities resented the ill treatment of whites on blacks. She strongly protested to the violence in her novels. Gordimer is the one, who did not undergo the actual pain of the blacks but she as a writer and human being brought out the authentic suffering of the people and also her own helplessness at the earlier stage through her six decades of writing. In fact, she may be the only writer who is not just sympathetic but completely empathetic as she analysis the traumatic mind of the characters than the physical suffering.
People can justify their evil by claiming to protect people from others evil. In The Possibility of Evil, Miss Strangeworth’s idealistic evil keeps the townspeople from being happy. Miss Strangeworth’s idea of a utopian society requires that the townspeople are protected from the “possible evil lurking nearby” (Jackson 226), and she does this by writing dishonest letters to the townspeople believing that “the town where she lived hat to be kept clean and sweet” (Jackson 226). However, this causes the townspeople to be miserable because of Miss Strangeworth’s letters, and although people did not show their disdain for Miss Strangeworth at first, they do when they realize that she was the person
The people mentioned in this article, such as Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo and Marilou Danley (Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend), feel shocked that anything like this could even happen, as do I and most of America. Marilou Danley described her boyfriend to be, “a kind, caring man” (Winsor and Jacobo 2017), she believed him to be incapable of hatred and hurting people. I believe that this event will change security measures at hotels and will cause people to be extremely diligent in crowds and sceptical of people’s motives. Also, I believe that no matter how many regulations the government puts on guns, criminals will find away around them and use these weapons for harmful activities. When this investigation is over I hope that the government will enforce laws more proactively and help bring closer to the families involved in this tragic
This week we discussed ‘“The Tempest” in the Wilderness: A Tale of Two Frontiers’ by Ronald Takaki. In this article, the author discusses the differences between savagery and civilization. The main argument in this argument is shown in the form of examples of how the Indians and Irish were simply harmless at first when discovering the New World, but quickly made into monsters by the English men. I’m sure we’ve all learned in history of John Smith’s description of how the Powhatans cared for the sick and dying English men. In my eyes however, I feel the English men simply took advantage of the Indians and eventually destroyed them because they were jealous and wanted what the Indians had.
/ You already have a story of the torture / I suffered in my war-torn homeland" (Herd, 125) which starts off the tale with a serious undertone and showcases a glimpse of the dehumanizing actions the author experiences, particularly within the last line where she defines her birthplace as a 'war-torn homeland'. She starts it off similarly to the previous passages, where they convey their traumatizing encounters, but she chooses to address the character as 'you', which strips down the invisible wall between you as the reader and the speaker as it gives the feeling of being spoken to directly. Furthermore, the repetition of 'refugee' is significant as she knows that that is what she is labelled as, either by 'you' or the interviewer. Whether or not she has a job, family and an education, she will be labelled as a refugee which of which have negative connotations behind the title. The speaker uses 'you' with an underlying, accusing tone as a way of telling other people that they do realize and recognize that society labels them as
The appeal will help convince Ismene because no one wants to be called a traitor because it has a negative connotation. Also no one wants to let down there family. The combination of both of these bad things will create a sense of guilt inside Ismine making her feel persuaded to help out Antigone. Also while trying to persuade Ismene Antigone tries to emphasize the harsh reality to Ismine hoping that she will then change her mind. She does this by quoting Creon when he says, “No one shall bury him.
The reason Khaled Hosseini wrote A Thousand Splendid Suns was to tell the abuses that the people of Afghanistan, mostly women, had to endure. Hosseini shows the readers this by using the lives of Mariam and Laila. He made these women to help the reader understand the sadistic part of the world. Hosseini gives us a new lease on life, from the horrible lives these women had to live through. I would have liked to recommend A Thousand Splendid Suns to anyone, but because of such adult themes like abuse and murder I think it shouldn’t be given the faint of heart and to anyone younger than thirteen years old.
By what she says, Miss Gates becomes very important to the plot of the story. Her words help the reader understand how people feel about prejudice at that time. Miss Gates does not think that the people in Maycomb are being prejudiced because of how they are treating Tom Robinson and his trial. “Over here [America] we don’t believe in persecuting anybody” (Lee 329) Scout does not understand how Miss Gates can say that because of how people treated Tom Robinson and how his trial went. 2.
Jessica Hurdubei August 19, 2015 Mrs. Meredith AP Language & Composition Reading response to Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie Intro: The audience intended in the novel Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie , are most likely Native Americans or those who enjoy a good book with plot twists. This because the book is biased, favoring Native Americans, and Rock n Roll. Through the novel, many upsetting things occur on the Spokane Indian Rez. The tone of the novel is humorous and insensitive. The author has no limit when telling of the tales of the Rez.
Anne Fadiman wrote a successful award-winning book called, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, which highlights how the cultural differences between the Hmong culture and American medicine jeopardized the health of a little girl named Lia Lee. The story brings into light the topic of Medical anthropology, which is the study of medical systems, healing practices, and views on health from different cultures. Prior to reading this book, I always was thought of this issue in the immigrant 's perspective; I understood the mistrust that immigrants had in the health field, because they feel that the county is