Atticus Finch says empathy is based on sympathy, on being able to see another person 's point of view and comprehend why they act the way they do even if it 's hard to agree with it. He is allocating fatherly advice to Scout by telling her that Miss Caroline was probably just trying to do her best in a new environment. This piece of advice supports Scouts development throughout the novel by making her not as agile to judge. Although Atticus is crucial to his children 's growth, he can’t give a “feminine” input which sometimes flaws his parenting, but Lee proves that good parenting requires a person to do the right thing, no matter the circumstances through fairness, perspective, and integrity. Atticus’ fairness displays he is a good parent because he considers that everyone deserves a chance to be understood and have motives for their actions.
This characteristic shows that he wants to be a better man than his father was. He wants to fix things and work things out. When he tells rose about the other woman he also mentions to her that he is fathering a child with her. She of course is shocked to hear that as any sane woman would be. It took a tremendous amount of courage for Troy to confess the mistake he made.
By this, he is one with the other. Father Boyle has hope and faith in every Homeboy he helps, including Bandit. Bandit lived his life locked up until he calls Father Boyle for help. Years later his daughter was going to college and he asked Father Boyle to bless her. Bandit is so proud of her as well as himself.
14: “It’s his big chance to get him back, be the hero of the camp. I understand how he feels.” What is time earlier in the book when Julian wanted to be a hero, and how did that turn out for him? He is scared because he could've earlier in the book but he is doubting himself Ch. 15: Julian is trying to decide between giving Caballo his drawing book to get on his good side, or keeping the book to stand up to Caballo. What are the pros and cons of each?
Everyone is happy when Papa started to go out and talk to his family again. I’m happy too because he chooses what is best for him and what is best for his family despite all the problems that they faced at Manzanar. The camp started to close down. The happiness fades away just like bubbles because his other children are leaving the camp but Papa doesn’t want to leave since he doesn’t have anything to go to. He decided that his two young children and Mama including himself will wait until they arrange a day for them to moved out.
What Hans does every night shows us how much of a great father and a loving dad he does for his children. Liesel benefits from this because of the soothing of Hans taking away the nightmares and also it gives Liesel an idea of what a father really is and what they really sacrifice. Although fathers make sacrifices every day for their children, the usual fathers never wake up in the middle of their sleep to go nourish their children, but with Hans he is a different kind of person in that sleep doesn’t matter to him; what matters to him is his daughter and his loved
There are a few supporting characters in this novel. One of them is Brian Fitzgerald which is the father of the Fitzgerald children and a career firefighter. Brian Fitzgerald is a dynamic character because of how he changes, at first he believed Anna should have to donate to Kate but changes his mind because he feels it 's the right things to do. Brian often serves as a foil to Sara. In contrast to her, he can view the situation from his children’s perspectives, making him both more perceptive and understanding than Sara at times.
Each time I approach the cookhouse I hope that I’ll find her there. And each time I don’t, my heart sinks.” Through Jacob’s thoughts, readers can see that he has an amiable heart even though he may act stubborn in his old age and throughout other scenes in the novel. In addition, Jacob 's internal thoughts allow readers to understand why he feels his life is uneventful as an elder by being exposed to the passionate and exciting life that he longs for. For example, after he watches Marlena’s act for the very first time, Jacob, in his head, says, “My heart pounds so hard that...I am aware of blood whooshing through my ears. I am filled to overflowing, bursting with love.” The true fervor expressed in scenes like this allow us to fathom Jacob’s longing to be young again, along with his desire to once again find
Equality knows he is smart, because he was constantly reminded of his transgression of having a quicker mind than his brothers growing up. He isn’t quite sure what to do with his intelligence, but he knows that he wants to be accepted into the House of Scholars so he can use it to learn and support his community by making it better. However, being too smart is considered a sin amongst his society, and he is made a Street Sweeper by the Council of Vocations so that he can’t put his gift to use. His curiosity, despite it getting him in trouble, helps him educate himself about his surroundings. For example, while experimenting with a dissected frog, he discovers electricity through a copper wire and this eventually leads him to create a light bulb
In the play, A Christmas Carol, By Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge helped and served others by improving his community and himself. Scrooge helped not only is friends but the community as well, by having a better attitude towards life, donating his gains, and using kind words. To begin, Scrooge realized we all have a duty to protect and care for eachother. Scrooge used to be a terrible cold-hearted man, but that all changed when he saw the choices of his actions. When Scrooge realized this he became helpful and nice.
On his trip he meets various people who care for him. Often times, these people that Chris builds relationships with, will recommend that he do something before he heads into the wild. However, Chris’ arrogance caused him to leave behind his new friends with ease in order to reach his intended goal. Chris’ dad Walt understands that Chris is a knowledgeable young man, but Chris would always refuse to listen: “Chris was good at almost everything he
Grant organizes the visit, and even the children themselves give Jefferson gifts. It’s important that Jefferson didn’t realize how many visitors he’d have—Jefferson doesn’t realize how many people love him and defend him. He seems to treat this knowledge as an impetus to behave with even more courage and dignity—thus, he waits to cry until everyone’s left, showing his self-control and selflessness. He is recognizing and embracing his importance to the community. In a way, Jefferson has been building up to this moment throughout A Lesson Before Dying.
Max is a very privet man. He had to, to be able to survive living in a white community and Max being African American. Not everyone was found of him being with a white American woman back at home. Not understanding why Nala would want to replay all the challenges they had to face to be able to be together. But seeing how happy she was about the book he but his feeling aside and approve.
During his transition to his new school and the reservation Junior learns a lot about himself and how his disability has not stopped him from achieving his dream. Towards the end of the story Junior faced some terrible tragedies in his family, but he was able to find joy in his time of grieving, and some good came out of that in the end. This is a good book to read
Throughout this part of the novel i have to admit i felt really bad for his friend Hassan because he is a really great friend of Amir but it seems to me that Amir does not truely respect and honor his friends loyalty and love for him. When the new Amir finally came into affect it really lifted my spirits and made me happy to see what kind of man my beloved Amir was turning into. He was starting to stick up for himself, he was starting to show more responsibilty for him self and others, started having more respect for himself and others, and started to not let what people had to say about him affect and play a role in his head as much as he did before his life changing journey and new sought after attitude. I am anxious to see how the new Amir develops and becomes more of a man and to see what decisions he will make and how he will handle these new situations he will soon be