Towards the ending, El patron (Matt’s maker/powerful drug lord) dies, and Matt has to take on the responsibility to basically rule the country, and take over the opium occupation. In the beginning, when Matt is finally introduced to El Patron 's mansion, he loves El Patron and respects him. Little does Matt know that El Patron is Greedy, sneaky, and very powerful. When Matt learns how the world works and how it’s changing, he begins to learn that El Patron cares about nothing but himself. Matt learns that he has been used all these years.
In the book, The House of the Scorpion, written by Nancy Farmer, Matteo Alacrán is the clone of the most powerful drug lord in the world, who is called El Patrón by everyone he rules. This fictional novel focused on Matteo Alacrán, who struggles with fitting in and being accepted by the world as a human where clones aren't treated better than animals. Eventually Matt escapes Opium and finds his own path. The three topics addressed in this captivating novel are, internal conflict, irony, and protagonist. First of all, internal conflict is shown throughout Matt’s journey from child to a teen, until he finally comes at peace with himself.
She left a note saying “I left you because I needed too.” Yankel lost the love of his wife, but Brod filled that void. She became everything Yankel ever needed. He protected her and wanted her to have the happiest life possible. He decided to keep the secret that Brod was not his real daughter from her. He knew that knowing that she could lose her sense of identity.
He had his men divide the women equally and told them to share them all. Odysseus stayed on an island with the time distorting goddess Calypso who loved Odysseus a lot and didn’t want him to leave so he decided to stay instead of going home he stayed there until he wanted to go back home. “I stormed the place and killed the men who fought. Plunder we took, and we took, and we enslaved the women, to make division, equal shares to all.” I think that Odysseus does not deserve to be a literary hero because he has done so many bad things to so many people that didn’t deserve to be hurt or killed. This is worth consideration because Odysseus doesn’t deserve to be a literary hero because of how he treated his men and others without respect, kindness, bravery, and he definitely did not put his life on the line to save others he put others lives’ on the line to save his
Jeff Kennedy READ 3350-001 The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer 1) In the not so distant future, The House of the Scorpion, takes place in the country of Opium. This country lies between the United States and Aztlan, formerly known as Mexico. Within these borders we follow the life of a young boy named Matteo Alacran, who happens to be a clone. Not only is Matt a clone, but he happens to be the clone of the 143 year old dictator of Opium, El Patron. Since he is the copy of the most powerful man in the country Matt is given certain privileges and a wealthy upbringing, and yet because he is a clone Matt is looked down upon as second class individual by the members of El Patron’s family.
They were also told that as long as they did not rebel they would go to heaven. He touches on how terrible his slave owner was and how cruel the slave owner’s wife was. Once the owner and his wife died William believed that they went to hell because they were so cruel. He also talked about the children of the slave owners who, surprisingly, were very kind to the slaves. They would bring the slaves paper and books without letting their parents know.
Clara was told to nurse him back to health, which took two years. Caring for her brother made her realize that she wanted to become a nurse. Taking care of her brother caused her to be behind schooling. To make up for this she was sent to a private boarding school. From being homeschooled, Clara was very shy.
By the time she was eight years old, Clara had not made a single friend, so her parents decided to send her to a boarding school. Clara was so overwhelmed that her problem became even worse, so her parents soon withdrew her from the school. She first found her calling when she tended to her favorite brother, David,
She is one that tends to disobey society, she dresses pearl up on a scarlet dress with gold designs to show that she is also the scarlet letter. B. Arthur Dimmesdale is very ashamed of his sin that he committed but he does not want the people to know that he committed adultery but then on the other hand he is very jealous of Hester that she doesn’t have to bear the guilt and that everyone knows of his sin. He starts to feel so guilty that it’s eating him from the inside out. He also punishes himself in many different ways. One is by that he hangs up all over his house images of David and Bathsheba which reminds him of his sin.
Crooks and Curley’s wife actually admitted to being lonely while George showed he was lonely. George did have Lennie but Lennie was “different”, Curley’s wife was a woman and of course was stuck in a house all alone with nobody to talk too, and Crooks, he didn’t have someone who had the same value as him. Crooks was the only black man on the ranch, and of course with people talking about him and treating him like he was worthless, he grew to be lonely. Crooks was a lonely man, he didn’t have anyone who had the same “value” as him. I mean, imagine being on a ranch, being the only colored person there, and basically being alone for days.
When Matt was brought to the Big House, he found out that he was a clone of El Patrón, one of the most powerful people in the country. Afterwards, he was brought to Rose, a servant, to be taken care of. Just like most other people in the house, she treated Matt poorly. For example, she gave him deep litter that he was allergic to and she also both verbally and physically abused him. It wasn’t until one day, when Celia was passing by and saw Matt.
For seven years Lamia did not tell anyone her secret, she tried to be a marvelous student. Parents watched as their daughter grew and developed. But then came the surprise news their daughter fell in love with a person. The parents were not waned about it, and waiting when she come home from school. This boy was in her class, his name was Lucas.
The author tells how sad is the life of a slave girl and how, as soon as she is old enough, and against her will, she would learn about the malice of the world. Meanwhile, male slaves rarely suffered from such abuse, and different from women, slavery mostly affected their manliness. As Douglas says while describing one of the oversees: "It was enough to chill the blood and stiffen the hair of an ordinary man to hear him talk." By saying so, he proved how, at a very patriarchal time, male slaves completely lost the bravery and "superiority" often used to describe white men. Therefore, slavery did have some different effects towards women and men, but always towards a worse condition.
Jem ruined Mrs. Dubose’s flowers after a particularly disrespectful comment about Atticus, and he made Jem read to her. Later, Jem discovers that she was sick and addicted to painkillers. Through this experience, Jem learns not to condemn people right away because everyone is fighting their own battle. Atticus represents the theme of tolerance all throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. He is a moral man and keeps everyone in check in his society.
The concept of maltreatment is made to seem common in normal life. This sends out an anti-feminist message to those who read the novel. Even the main character, Janie, doesn’t regularly stand up to the injuries she sustains. Janie lets Tea Cake whip her, because she loves him. This sends the wrong message to women of the time.