When Bob Ewell spat in his face and Atticus reacted very mature to show Jem how he would not let that get to him. To begin, Atticus was firm and fair. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus is seen as a powerful father figure in his children's lives. In addition, his steady presence keeps the children grounded. As Atticus was speaking to his kids he says “ You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (Lee 30.)
Hassan’s ability to suffer without becoming bitter frustrated Amir greatly, often making him feel guilty of his actions. The substantial thing about Hassan was that he remained a truly good and genuine person, even though he had his fair share of hard times. Even years later, after being driven out of the house by Amir and growing up to live his own life, Hassan never thought of holding a grudge against Amir, making him truly admirable. Hassan married a woman named Farzana and they conceived a child together. Hassan named his son ‘Sohrab”, after Amir’s and his favourite book when they were little, highlighting that Amir remained very important to him.
The two brothers at the age of 12 and 5 wished to live life to its best. Using the evidence such as Brothers actions towards Doodle such as helping him accomplish many things and laughing along with him. Along with other evidence and information should prove that Brother Armstrong is innocent and a clearer image of what had happened and why Brother Armstrong should not be charged guilty. (PAUSE) The time of Doodles death Brother Armstrong was only 12 still just a young boy. The two boys Doodle and Brother Armstrong loved each other.
“Running away won 't help.” Johnny was right. Ponyboy had people that loved and cared for him...they just didn 't know how to show it!” In the book The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, proves that no matter what type of Social class you are; Greaser or Socs, family is most important and will help you get through the difficult parts in life. Ponyboy, a greaser, was one of the young boys that was matured throughout the book because of his hardships. Ponyboy 's relationship with his older brothers, Darry and Sodapop, is a key factor in how Ponyboy matured throughout the book. An example of Ponyboy almost maturing from the influence of Darry and Sodapop, is when their parents were killed in a car crash.
“Show us your muscles everyone would say, he was always moms big tough guy”(Maxwell Lines 4-5) This talks about how he was a tough little kid and was strong. Throughout the poem he started feeling small so the other boys helped him to get tougher. “They told him to be tough-be thoughtless, feel no pain, have no fear, show no emotions, be course, harsh, hard as nail.”(Maxwell Lines 15-17) This is showing that the others are telling him to toughen up and stay tough. He grew up into manhood and he was a tough man and he doesn 't show much emotions and stays
Erik Weihenmayer was positive and staying extra positive. He was like that because he was blind and felt like he was a major set back. Weihenmayer always tried to go as fast as possible so he can make it to the top without being to much of a setback because of is blindness. He also helped his team stay calm and focused when they were getting tired and irritated. The Devil’s Thumb is Jon Krakauer telling his memoir in flashbacks.
The author writes: “we would yell this stuff over and over because it felt good, we couldn’t explain why, it just felt good and for the first time in our lives there was nobody to tell us we couldn’t. So we did” (181). The young boys were escaping from their new reality that they must grow up, so they were still acting like little kids. As when there are no adults around they can do what they want, without any rules. Furthermore, the grinding ball represents youth and innocence.
He is still a fine father whose has unconditional love and commitment for Christopher which allows him to grow in spite of the numerous challenges he faces. Nobody is perfect, everyone makes mistakes in life, but some mistakes are forgivable. “We all make mistakes. Don't let that be the reason you give up on somebody” - anonymous. Ed Boone, a father of a fifteen-year-old son with Asperger, has made many mistakes in his life because he was trying to keep Christopher happy and safe.
For the most part, Taft has stayed consistent with his younger self. For example, he had been a healthy, strong boy whose kindness was always evident. He eventually let his strongly-built body to become obese through inactive choices, and was often made fun of as a child. Taft also had a problem with procrastination. His father, Alphonso Taft, knew his son did not apply himself in school as well as he could have, and procrastinated.
This small act of courage, fighting for what the Cunningham thought was right took a small amount of courage and it almost saved a man’s life. Small acts of courage can make yuge differences in people’s live. But Atticus Finch takes this to a whole new level with his small acts of courage, he helps the whole community with his small acts of courage. Atticus is always trying his hardest to help out the community. He tries to help everybody he can giving help to Mr. Cunningham with his entailment but not asking for anything in return, knowing that Mr. Cunningham will eventually repay his debts in his own way.
He accepts their flaws and embraces them by acknowledging their presence. The biggest thing Atticus did for his kids was letting them be their own person with own ideas. “Well, all I can say is, when you and Jem are grown, maybe you’ll look back on this with some compassion and some feeling that I didn’t let you down.”(120) Atticus did not take what everyone is saying to heart, instead he let their words roll off his back. Jem and Scout have not yet learned to do so bt with continued support from Atticus, this goal will easily be reached. Jem and Scouts different, but parallel paths to maturity demonstrate the theme of growing up in
Both Holden Caulfield of “Catcher inthe Rye” and Jim Stark from “Rebel Without a Cause” are young, male characters growing up in the 1950’s. Holden is a very independent individual, he doesn’t really care about anything. Holden is a tough character he like to speak his mind, he also does things without worrying about the consequences. Jim is a very interesting character; he is a conformist person because he was always trying to fit in, I would also consider Jim a brave character because of the fact that he would do anything dangerous stunts just to make some friends.These two characters have important similarities and differences. Similarities include attitude towards life and school.