With the hatchet, he had to struggle hard to get food and at the same time protect himself from the wild animals in the wilderness (Erickson 213). Additionally, he had to battle for survival in the cold environment with hopes that one day he will be saved. After a long struggle in the wilderness, he managed to get out of the forest victories and more energized due to the hardship he went through while in the
The woods can change a person’s way of life. May people can account that they are forever changed, and that the way they process situations and perceive the world are entirely different. Not only that, but the wild can provide numerous opportunities to learn new information, even things they never knew about themselves. Franklin Crabbe retained a lot of new information from his time spent in the forest that he will be able to use upon his return to civilization. Firstly, Crabbe learned about placing blame.
Examples of these poetic devices used to represent the struggles Gary Soto’s community went through can be found all throughout his poem. In the first stanza, he uses personification to give inanimate objects human characteristics, for example the clouds shouldered. The simile was used to compare two things in order to get a sharpened idea of what the scenery was like. Hyperbole was used to exaggerate the thinness of the children as the have less and less food. Soto created a powerful meaning and expressed it through this poem, the theme illustrating the difficult times he went through.
Each setting is carefully chosen by Susan Hill in her novel “The King of the Castle”, to present different incidents and their effects on the characters. Throughout the novel, there are many references to the settings, which contribute to the mood and the atmosphere of a scene, as well as the readers’ response. The two main contrasting settings used are Warings, Hooper’s home, and Hangwood, which is woodland on the west of the house. The novel is mainly set in Warings. For some of the characters it is a place of hope and a new opportunity in life and for others is a battlefield without truce.
Through the use of diction, Meursault perceives life is meaningless, which leads him to have the absence of strong bonding with acquaintance around him. He indicates that he lacks empathy from personal and social level. Meursault is a simple man who lives his life in a stickler type and changes annoy him. As the novel introduces Meursault mother being dead, he shows lack of concern and a burden to visit his mother for the last time. “Maman died today...I don’t know … everything will have a more official feel” (Camus 3).
Furthermore, both Nick and Jay Gatsby reside in the West Egg to indicate that they have not transformed into members of the social elite, and no amount of hard work can change the families that they came from. It is clear that both men recognize this, as they unconsciously denounce their backgrounds in the novel as Gatsby changed his name because “His parents were shiftless and unsuccessful farm people-his imagination had never really accepted them as his parents at all. The truth was that Jay Gatsby...sprang from a Platonic conception of himself...So he invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen- year- old boy would like to invent” and Nick creates the illusion that his family comes from a line of nobility as he says “The Carraways are something of a clan, and we have a tradition that we’re descended from the Dukes of Buccleuch , but the actual founder of my line was my grandfather's brother, who came here in fifty-one, sent a substitute to the Civil War, and started the wholesale hardware business that my father carries on to-day” (Fitzgerald 98
Holden complains that "I was surrounded by phonies" (13) in the novel. Besides it, he often uses the word “depress” to describe somebody around him or what he experiences. In other words, he always looks down on other people, and because of this, most of the time he is isolated from people around him. Additionally, he does not have any real personal connection with others except his sister, Phoebe, and brother, D.B. In the story, Holden tries to be different from others because it is the way to express identity for him.
As a reader we witness many depressing events throughout the novel and Stoner’s consciousness become more aware of many things however he is not a tenor of response. Usually he complies with the society rules. Throughout the novel Stoner never stood up for anything unfairly happened to him. He chooses to alienate himself from everything by staying in mute just like his parents do. His dumbness was disappeared and led to consciousness even when he had all the unfortunate events, he never felt sorry for himself.
For example, in the novel Holden regularly fantasizes about a solitary life and in this life he would be a self-sufficient deaf mute (Rollins 382). Salinger, however, did have a private lifestyle which was protected by his family, friends, and neighbors (“Catcher” 116). Another similarity would be, both the author and narrator have had influential teachers in their lives. Holden states that his teacher “... was about the best teacher I ever had, Mr. Antolini” (Salinger 174). He also looks to Mr. Antolini for shelter and guidance.
Here is a example of the theme from the book “He barely liked his family-and by family he meant his older brother. Tom.” The conflict is that Benny and Tom do not have a good relationship and have grudges against each other. If you hold grudges against your family or do not have a good relationship with your family, you will have no one to fall back on and you will be by yourself. Another example of the theme from the book is “Sorry, Benny- I forgot. Point is, you got family of some kind, right?” This example shows that you will always have some type of family, even if you don’t know
McCandless is neither wise nor foolish, for he has both qualities. Chris McCandless was a foolish person but he was wise in other aspects. McCandless was foolish by running away from everything that he loved. McCandless ran away from his college dorm without a trace. When his family came to check on McCandless they had no idea where their son disappeared to.
Have you ever thought about explore the wild? Have you thought about going alone? The book into the wild by John krakauer is about a risk taking boy, christopher mccandless. He goes into the wild on his own, doing everything by himself. Christopher mccandless stands out of because he has an “ I can do it on my own attitude.” christopher mccandless can be described as a thrill seeking,courageous, and a risk taker.
In “Into the Wild, ” Jon Krakauer explores the human compulsion with nature and the purpose of life. Throughout the book, Krakauer documents the intoxicating/galvanizing life and death of Christopher Jon McCandless, aka Alexander Supertramp, a young hitchhiker that embarked on an Alaskan Odyssey to explore himself and the wilderness. Like many before him, McCandless thought that he could give is his life meaning by pursuing a relationship solely with nature. McCandless had “an impractical fascination with the harsh side of nature. (85) He also believed that declining human relationships, deserting his materialistic ways, and acquiring books about wildlife would strengthen his bond with nature.
Though he starts with the best intentions, those intentions slowly slip from his grasp. As he slips further and further into isolation, that isolation is going to destroy himself and everything he ever cared about. Victor brings the isolation he experiences onto himself. Victor has two of the most loving and caring parents. Because of the loving and care he received from his parents, Alphonse Frankenstein and Caroline Beaufort, Victor found himself unable to function around a new group of people when he got to the university.