Hurston has depicted herself as a girl who likes to discover everything and enjoys being different from others: “I was always asking and making myself a crow in a pigeon’s nest. It was hard on my family and surroundings, and they in turn were hard on me” (Huston 25). Therefore, when her longing for a journey to the end of the world makes her daring to ask her father for a horse not’ a doll for her Christmas gift, she receives a scornful comment from her father: “A saddle horse!” Papa’ exploded. “It’s a sin and a shame! Lemme tell you something right now, my young lady; you ain’t white.” Riding horse!!
She had saw a smoke cloud hanging in the sky in the distance. She ran home and had told her mother about the smoke. “Mother I saw a smoke cloud rising from the far plains, I would like to go check it out.” Her mother had told her to never go near that place, or any other smoke clouds. But as the saying says, “curiosity kills the cat, but satisfaction brings him back.” She decided to disobey her mother and ride to that smoke cloud. I have to go check it out, I will never forgive myself for never going to that smoke cloud.” As
Which is another reason why Victor had taken constant voyages where the periods of time gone was six months to two years to avoid his callous parents. Due to Félicité’s unfortunate events, she takes a parrot named Loulou, who was given to her by Madame Aubain. It was because of the parrots unruly nature that caused the beast to be relinquished to Félicité. “ But he had tiresome habits of biting his perch, tearing out feathers, sprinkling his dirt about, and spattering the water in his tub. He annoyed Mme.
Then one day, across the barnyard flew a giant eagle. He swept lower and lower until the strange awkward little bird on the ground lifted his head and pointed his crooked beak into the sky to see what it was. The misfit creature then stretched his wings out and began to hobble across the yard. He flapped his wings harder and harder until the wind picked him up and carried him higher and higher. He began to soar through the clouds!
The moment where the young mother becomes hysterical and accuses Melanie of causing the attacks, as the birds did not start their vicious behavior until she arrived. The mother is somehow faultless. It is because when Melanie first enters the town, she brings with her the lovebirds for Mitch, in a small cage, and it might be the reason why the birds are attacking her or the place with her presence. Bring lovebirds in an aviary might be the reason why the seagull attacks her on her first arrival in a small boat because the birds can’t see the other birds like that. This might be the reason of conflict between the birds and the people.
How Do They Hunt Clouded leopards have many hunting styles and techniques and here is a basic one. Clouded leopards have a big dog like teeth, for hunting. It helps them take down their prey in a single attack . Since clouded leopards are good climbers scientists think that they leap onto their prey from above. One of their prey is a monkey, so they are double jointed for more agility in the trees, for catching a monkey more easily.
In the story of “The Ugly Duckling” the main character the duckling develops the trait of acceptance of who he was. As a hatchling the duckling has everyone turning their heads when passing by because of the “hideous” appearance. The struggle the young duckling experiences includes teasing from all encountered and seclusion, which over a the next year built a strong character for duck. When spring finally came along, the duckling could not take the bullying anymore and decides to fly with the majestic swans. The duckling pumped himself up by saying, “they will kill me because I am so ugly, and dare to approach them; but it does not matter: better to be killed by them than pecked by the ducks, beaten by the hens, pushed about by the maiden who feeds the poultry, or starved with hunger in the winter” (Andersen 33).
Soft golden rays of light radiated from its arc, which illuminated the dark that turned from blue- black to a deep orange. The wispy clouds in the sky which drifted around without a purpose, were now visible to me. Suddenly, a flock of birds whooshed past me, above my head. They were headed towards the
Mockingbirds only “make music for us to enjoy… [they] sing their hearts out for us” (Lee 103). As a result of the teachings from Atticus, Calpurnia, and the town, the mockingbird perishes. Scout portrays a perfect mockingbird; in the beginning of the novel, she did not know many concepts except how to read and write. As time progresses, she sees the small town change and become insane. A mad dog wandering through the town represents this insanity; the “streets were still and the mockingbirds were silent” (Lee 108).
Hale can be described as a leader which is a quality that Mrs. Peters does not possess. After discovering the dead bird, the women both decide to not inform the men of their discovery. When the men come back downstairs, the discover the empty birdcage. The county attorney asks the women if “ the bird has flown” (1119). Mrs. Hale quickly replies with “we think the—cat got it” (1119).
“Shoot at all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” was the only time Jem and Scout heard their father, Atticus, tell them it was a sin to do something after he gave them air rifles one Christmas. When Scout asked their neighbor, Miss Maudie, across the street what her father meant, she said “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up peoples gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” After Jem was scolded for pointing his gun at Miss Maudie’s rear while bending over to tend to her flowers, Jem, Scout and their friend Dill’s love of mystery and adventure stories took over their natural curiosity and they became fascinated with myths and rumors about the neighborhood legend named, Boo Radley. Their imagination sparked visions of Boo as a tall, ugly monster who eats cats and roams the neighborhood at night.
In many circumstances, we tend to prematurely decide, for ourselves, the details of people’s lives. As found in this excerpt from the story, To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout makes the journey to decipher her mislead beliefs about the Ewell family with the help of her father, Atticus. He helps her understand: why they don’t go to school, hunt out of season, and overall are excused by the township. Scout first questions the necessity of her going to school while the Ewells only come for as long as they wish. Sighting Scout’s disdain for a perceived injustice, Atticus decides to illustrate exactly who the Ewells are: “They were people, but they lived like animals.” Atticus expands by reminding her of the annual Christmas trip, which takes her right past their residence.