Like when he gave him the armadillo that Ben gave him. Simon also didn’t have very loving parents who didn’t care what he did but in Doodle’s case he had loving parents who cared about him. This affected Simon a lot he only wanted his parents to love him. In these stories two unordinary people defy the odds and prove people wrong.
The Underground Man strives to have a role of authority over other individuals, however, his low insignificant position in society detains him from even feeling socially
The innocent actions some take later in life will reward some, and deteriorate others. Holden Caulfield in Catcher in the Rye, by J.D Salinger delays his evitable process of growing up partly because of the tragic events that transpired earlier in his life and his ignorance to reality. However , Chris Mccandless differs from Holden in the fact that he fully understands reality but protests to greed of humans and the material possessions of man and still facing the gruesome consequence of his immaturity. Seymour Glass does not relate to the accepted adult community and further isolates himself from his peers. Although he appears immature, he actually is struggling from PTSD from the war and the picture his has for the violent adult man.
Although Simon ー a calm, quiet, choir boy ー struggles with epileptic episodes, his real insecurity lies in his introverted tendencies. The boys first notice this remote behavior when he “wormed his way… into a little cabin” (57). Because there is such a small group, the boys pay obvious attention to the one member who removes himself from situations and does not participate in discussion. Simon’s departure suggests that he does not have a grasp on how others can deal with the stress of surviving on a deserted constantly, while he cannot. Simon, therefore, feels more fragile compared to the other boys.
He is not helping Doodle out of compassion but because it is more convenient in the long run. However he can not abandoned Doodle quick enough when Doodle fails his expectations. Ambition can be valuable but ambition is most valuable in the face of adversity. If the narrator had handled his disappointment in Doodle with poise his brother would not be dead. Hubris is only evident in failure.
This shows that Ralph the leader does not value Piggy 's idea by mocking him by using unrealistic examples of what they could do on the island. The group as whole continues to dismiss Piggy and makes other choices in spite of his ideas. Because they do not respect them. In addition Jack, Ralph, and the group disrespect Piggy by saying "Your talking to much, shut up fatty. Ralph cries
Throughout the book piggy has not shown much aggressive behavior. The boys need a leader that will standout and makes them feel inspired. In lord of the flies Piggy tends to act shy, but when he shows a little aggressive behavior the boys start to disrespect him. Piggy may be a good leader because of his logic and reasoning but he need to show leadership
Ender does make a few really close friends because of the seclusion since he has a lot of free time, but very few friends to share his feelings and affection with. He also learns how to rely on no one for aid through his harsh loneliness which was actually the primary goal of Graff. In fact, “Graff [isolates] Ender to make him struggle” (Card 205) and prove he is better than everyone else, emotionally and physically. The struggles that Ender face allow him to win respect and love from his peers as he is always getting better and stronger from these difficulties. It is also noted that the hurdles turned him into a better soldier, too.
In the story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst the narrator’s pride over comes his love for his brother, Doodle. Doodle is physically disabled and is not able to do mostly anything a normal person would be able to do. Although he is disabled he is still jovial but the narrator doesn't see that side of him. This makes Doodle not fit in with others and embarrasses the narrator, which is his brother. The narrator pushes Doodle towards difficult goals not only for Doodle’s good but also for himself and his selfish reasons.
Honorable Actions in the Outsiders Virtuous people are always contemplated to be kindhearted and obliging around the population, but bad people are always seen as ill mannered and vindictive individuals and often are not respected by the public. The story shows us individuals who were considered awful, but did significant things during their lifetime, like some of the greasers were good human beings. A person doesn 't have to be upstanding to do honorable actions in his/her existence. In the novel S.E.Hinton shows us through Darry that one person doesn 't have to be good during his lifetime to do good things. After Ponyboy comes back after running, Darry is kind and wants to stay with him instead of going to work.
Throughout the novel The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding Piggy’s ideas are pushed aside. Piggy is an intellectual character who has the potential to make life easier for the boys on the island. Yet, he is constantly pushed around due to his physical differences from the other boys. Piggy has poor eyesight, asthma, and weight problems. Piggy represents the rational world.
The boys on the island do not like Piggy because they do not like what he has to say. When Piggy talks to the boys, he usually puts the happy atmosphere of the Island to a somber one. When the boys first get to the island they are somewhat happy about being on the there. They think that their friends and family are going to rescue them someday.
Also, Cherry Valance tells Ponyboy, “ Things are rough all over.” This shows that the Socs believe that they have their own set of problems that the greasers have no idea about. Nevertheless, they do nothing to try and make themselves seem like decent people. The greasers struggle more than the Socs because the greasers are not wealthy like them and they have little, if
I am known for my procrastination, lateness, and disorderliness. Piggy, as a sensible boy, probably wouldn’t be any of these things. Also, Piggy is often seen fighting to be heard. Despite the fact that I am intelligent and have many good contributions, I wish I possessed Piggy’s confidence to stand up for his ideas. I also wish I exhibited Piggy and Simon’s maturity, for I am guilty of acting immature and childish at times.