In the novel, “The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair, Jurgis Rudkus plays an important role. Jurgis goes on a journey with his wife to a new country looking for a job and ends up losing more than he ever thought he could lose. The character, Jurgis Rudkus, is a strong willed man who faces many difficult situations on his journey to find a job and to reunite with his in laws. Jurgis gains a new perspective of everything around him and everything that has happened. The main character Jurgis Rudkus is an immigrant coming to America.
Throughout the course of the novel, Daniel develops in to a better person and shows everyone just how brave, faithful and loving he can be. Daniel is a very brave boy, in the beginning of the novel he works as an apprentice for a blacksmith named Amalek. Amalek was very mean to Daniel which is why he decided to be brave one night and to run away and live in the mountains with the outlaw Rosh and his men. One of the scariest things Daniel had to do was face his grandmother and sister after being away from them for so long. Although he was nervous in the beginning, he found the courage and faced both of them.
The family is left in a state of weakness and deficiency; the family is devastated and starts to fall apart. When the family start to fall apart, Mama will still be the one to pull everyone back together because she is the backbone of the family. She controls all of the interactions of the family; everyone is dependent on her. When Walter starts skipping
Despite enduring hardship during the Khmer Rouge, It is persistence that ultimately ends up playing a vital role that helps the characters survive. One example from the novel comes from Hong when she and Amah are reunited with the rest of the Ung family. Hong tells them about her own Khmer Rouge experience. Chou narrates Hong’s story and says, “ Hong tells them about how she saw a young boy beaten to death with sticks because the soldiers said he was lazy. Hongs words come out in spits and anger when she reports that the boy was slow with his work because he was sick and starving… After that Hong became the best worker in her unit even though she was many years younger than the others.”(pg55) When Chou was describing Hong’s experience she described Hong’s language as if it were like spitting to show just how upsetting and angry it made her just to talk about what she witnessed.
As he grows older, he becomes a wealthy farmer, with two barns full of yams (Achebe 8). In addition, he marries three wives, and takes two titles for his admirable action in the inter-tribal wars (Achebe 8). To an outside observer, Okonkwo is successful in every aspect of his life. Despite these successes, Okonkwo dies a coward, just like his father. Rather than face the white man and the spread of Christianity, Okonkwo chooses to take his own life.
As time goes on, one grows more attached to the objects and people situated around them. They start to take these for granted, and one day, gradually can’t imagine life without them, leaving behind a gaping hole when they disappear. In the book The Lovely Bones, this hole is of Susie Salmon, a fourteen year-old who is raped and murdered. Her mother fills the hole with an affair and brittle smiles, her father with acts of vindication, her sister with Samuel and happiness, and her friends with one another. Despite all of the different character’s challenges, they each attempt to replace Susie, whether it is through physical or psychological means.
There are a lot of themes that can be featured in the short story,”The Rocking-Horse Winner”, but I would like to focus on the greediness of people. In the story, Paul’s mother tirelessly tried to look for ways to earn money, but failed after every try. With the house now filled with anxiety, the children thought the house was haunted and started hearing the house whispering “There must be more money! There must be more money!” Paul then confronted his mother why they are poor members of the family. His mother then told him that luck was the
Transfer and Development of Chinese Traditional Culture Chinese traditional culture is formed and developed since the old days of China, which is stable and wonderful. As the valuable treasure of great China, it possesses the wits of China nation and the great history treasure of China is passed down from one generation to one generation. For the past thousands of years history, Chinese culture has its unique features and can give us modern generation more energy and power to lead our life. It affects our current life with its powerful tradition and with the push of economic tiding, tradition culture is facing much severe crises. However, to undertake the value of China tradition and keep it, pass it to our next generation is the necesssity
The story talks about the value of money and the dangers of money. Also the book Sons and Lovers by D H Lawrence is his first book published in 1913. D.H. Lawrence is one of those modern writers who are greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theories and Oedipus complex and is represented in “Sons and Lovers” and also in “The Rocking-Horse Winner.” This essay will argue the external and internal conflicts in the family because of their low social class as miner and also it will discuss about Sigmund Freud’s theory developed in two different characters. “The Rocking Horse Winner,” tells the story of Paul and his family who did not have enough money to support their luxurious lifestyle. Lawrence says, "Although they lived in style they felt always an anxiety in the house.
Xi Jinping, the Chinese President in 2013 during September emphasized on restoring the prehistoric trade routes linking central Asia, Europe and China through developing 3 major corridors through central, northern and southern Xinjiang which is the main source of connecting China with Pakistan and Europe. According to Watson (2006), since ancient times the trade has always been a part of the most important primary pillars. Exchange of goods and services was widespread all around the world through sea, even at times of the absence of financial system. Bernstein (2008) said Silk Route running between Africa to China, is the oldest Economic corridor and is an existing example for economic richness and growth. Silk route has been facilitating exchange of infrastructure philosophies and intellect through continental-connection among Asia, Africa, Europe and America.