2 Antigone “My nature is to love I can not hate.” (above line 600) Antigone’s words actions and ideas contrast with Creon’s character to the point of these two characters having conflicting motivations cause the characteristics of stubbornness, pridefulness,and arrogance to be highlighted within Creon’s character. Overall these conflicting motivations develop Creon as a tragic hero by showing that he is too prideful to care about his own family or anyones feelings even though he wants to but he doesn't want people to see him as weak or “womanly”. And the other character interactions develop the theme by keeping a consistent theme of showing how unlucky,tragic,and ruthless the royal family of thebes is.
H.H Holmes confessed, “I was born with the devil in me. I could not help the fact that I was a murderer, no more than the poet can help the inspiration to sing”. During this time Holmes was growing to be America’s first recorded serial killer and taking place in the tail end of the Industrial Revolution, technology and architecture improved to new levels. Much like Holmes, life in the city was chaotic. Chicago at the time was moving to a more industrialized society.
After reading chapters 1-7 in Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick I can infer Max doesn’t have many friends if any. I can infer this because on page 22 Gram says “You and Kevin were making friends?” then Max thinks to himself making friends? What a wet idea that is. This tells me that Max isn’t very enthusiastic about making friends.
Then, the TV show Fresh Off the Boat came. I didn’t know what to expect in the beginning of watching this show, but this show showed me humor that allowed me to accept the stereotypes I face almost every day. This show is a recreated version of a book called Fresh Off the Boat written by a hip-hop loving chef, named Eddie Huang, on how he grew up as a Chinese kid in the 1990s. With the show he seems to act like an “OG” (Original Gangster) trying to live his life with the influence of many role models like, Notorious B.I.G, Tupac, Shaq and his video game Shaq Fu, and also many others.
Conflicts Essay In the book “Stones” by William Bell, the main character Garnet faces many conflicts. He struggles with the power of nature, mysteries of the supernatural and conflict within his family. It is how Garnet faces and overcomes each of these conflicts that make him the strong and memorable character that he is.
Nearly all individuals are born with a strong sense of empathy; in fact, many can hardly tolerate the thought of killing or abusing others, even when dealing with enemies. Therefore, if an individual is going through adversity, another’s empathy will drive them into helping others to become resilient. In the non-fiction novel, Into Thin Air, author Jon Krakauer utilizes character motivation to develop the ideas of which an individual’s resilience is shaped by the compassion of others. Krakauer exemplifies the Adventure Consultants head guide, Rob Hall’s empathy towards Doug Hansen a couple times throughout the book. Towards the beginning of the book, Krakauer explains that it’s Doug’s second chance for success; which is only possible if it
Throughout the story ‘The Prince of Tides’ by Pat Conroy, it shows the amount of traumatic experiences Savannah and her family experienced. Savannah had managed to take it the hardest and has had a hard time getting away from it, no matter how hard she tries. When she tries to commit suicide for the second time in her life, her twin brother, Tom, has taken time out of his own life to relive his life with Savannah 's psychiatrist, Dr. Susan Lowenstein, in order to try to save Savannah. This being said with the amount of traumatic experiences she has been through, Savannah has many qualities, such as being smart, a survivor and sensitive relating to her character. One of the major qualities that affect Savannah is that she is highly sensitive.
Life as we know it has ended in this thrilling book, “After the Red Rain”. Wars, pollution, and other unnamed disasters have blocked the sun, because of this, our planet is dying. There are no natural forms of plant or animal life, excluding humans, left on the planet and as a result, we are destined for extinction. Our heroine, Deedra is doing the best she can to survive in this new and terrifying world. Having been born in this dark time, she doesn’t know that life could be any better.
In the story “By the Waters of Babylon” the author revolves around the destruction of human civilization caused by World War II. Stephen Benet shows you the possible threats and dangers of war destruction, which comes to the theme of the story: the outcome and dangers of war. The readers learn in the story that this is long after human inhabitation and humans could be considered as “Gods” during this point in time. Whilst John (the main character of the story) is going east, where he is forbidden to go he enters a place, long ridden of the gods, which we know as New York City. It shows that even one of the largest and brightest cities known to man has also turned to rubble and fragments of buildings.
Have you ever faced a conflict in your life but felt you were changing as you solved this conflict? Theodore Taylor wrote the novel The Cay in which the main character Phillip develops positive character traits through the conflicts he faces. Phillip is a boy who is in the midst of World War II and becomes deserted on a lonely cay with a resourceful black man. In The Cay, Phillip’s character reveals that through many conflicts he develops maturity, bravery, and independence. Phillip demonstrated maturity after learning from his mother that not all people are equal as evidenced in the novel when he accepted Timothy for who he was no matter his race.