The flag originally was not a hate symbol. Some people see the flag as a symbol of hate, but others see it as a symbol of their heritage, and as well as a symbol of their ancestry. (www.mirror.co.uk.) “History is written by the victor. The North won the war, so they get to write the history of why the Civil War was fought, saying that all Southerners were racist slave owners, yet 90 % of Confederate soldiers did not own slaves, and there were some black Confederate soldiers.”( Josh white).
To fulfill his dream, he starts by achieving greatness through wrestling. The moment he defeats Amalinze the Cat, who used to be an undefeated warrior up until then, is the moment Okonkwo’s fame starts increasing exponentially (3). Accordingly, that battle is what helps clansmen realize that Okonkwo is not made from the same cloth as his father, Unoka. In comparison to Unoka, who had nothing but debts, the protagonist is a focused warrior who desires to live a superior life: “[Okonkwo’s] life had been ruled by a great passion-to become one of the lords of the
There is a new movie out in theaters. An action-packed movie where a young African American and his city block of misfits take on rapid dinosaurs in the driveways of their own homes. Sounds like a normal movie but this movie is not focused on the “color” of the boy but on the actions of the neighborhood.The stereotypes of colored men and women in the film industry are beautifully destroyed in the free verse poem “Dinosaurs in the Hood” as Danez Smith makes a trailer of words for this movie, just waiting to be released. Smith is a colored queer poet who is known for his fiery political poems that took Youtube by storm. (cite) Smith starts the poem with a communal invitation to make a new movie.
Rainsford should not be considered a murderer because he needed to get of the island, felt threatened, and needed to win General Zaroff’s game. Rainsford knew from the moment he found out about Zaroff’s game it would be a difficult task to get of the island. After concluding that Zaroff would not let him of the island even after the game, Rainsford had to figure out a way to escape. He figured that Zaroff would kill him even if he won the game. He had to kill Zaroff before Zaroff killed him.
Odysseus in the Odyssey is forced to leave home and fight in a war where he is far away from home and goes through many obstacles to get home. In Kick, Kevin gets into some trouble and has to rediscover and find himself while being sued for “kidnapping” and “stealing”. Homer’s Odyssey and Walter Dean Meyers and Ross Workman’s Kick both tell an a heroic transformation between two very different
Gawain starts off the story very eager to lay down his life almost to the point of conceitedness. He also shows that he is honorable by taking his uncle's, King Arthur, place when Splendid challenged King Arthur's Court. Gawain also exhibited courage because there was a chance of death. Splendid the Green Knight thinks King Arthur's men might be phonies so he went to King Arthur’s court to challenge them. Splendid summoned King Arthur's men to cut off Splendid's head with the understanding that Splendid would get the opportunity to match Gawain's swing for swing a year and a day later.
A hero is one who stands up for others. A hero is one who stands for you even if they do not know you. In A Lesson Before Dying, Grant is a hero every time he visits Jefferson. With Jefferson convicted of first degree murder, Grant is Miss Emma’s only hope of making a man out of her godson. Grant Wiggins is the most educated black man in the quarter and because of this his aunt, Tante Lou, has him try to obtain visitation privileges for Miss Emma’s sake.
He tries to get at Lennie by saying what would you do if George never returned/ how would u like staying all alone in a barn. In conclusion John Steinbeck symbolizes his characters in certain ways like how Lennie depends on George. John wants the American dream to seem foolish by having George and Lennie talk about owning their own land and living off of the land. Candy wanted to go in on the plan because he was going to have to go somewhere else because they might have kicked him off of the ranch because he couldn’t sweep any more. Crooks had to live in the barn because he was black and he wanted to go in with Lennie and George’s dream.
In The Life of Bees, Zach dreams of becoming a lawyer despite his skin colour. He believes he can be the best lawyer out there, and so does Lily, Zach’s close friend. Zach’s disadvantages inspire him to work hard for his future. In the same way, Kumasi, a former gang member, explains how police regularly reminded the black children in the gangs how they would have a limited future because of their race. This was the effect of the black children being rejected by white extra-curricular groups such as the Scouts of America.
Odysseus always had a plan especially when it came face to face with the suitors, it sometimes doesn’t matter if it will reveal his identity. Odysseus asked if he could try to shoot an arrow into all twelve battle-axes. The suitors didn’t believe him and laugh at him. Odysseus shot the arrow into the twelve battle-axes with ease, and then shot Antinous in the throat which caused chaos at the event. The end result was that all the suitors and servants were killed (Weigel).