That’s all I’d do all day. I’d just be the catcher in the rye and all. ” Holden often states that most of adults are phony, and he strongly dislikes them. He dreams of saving children, but in reality falling from a cliff is a metaphor of them becoming phony adults, losing their innocence, childish honesty and the way they look at the world. The way he explains his dream to Phoebe, shows us that he doesn 't have actual plans for the future.
This shows his brother died when he was young. Furthermore he dies as an innocent child who was not exposed to the adult world or the “phoniness.” Allie's death was tragic to Holden but maybe, in some ways Holden wanted the death himself, he wanted to preserve his innocence. Another point that shows Allie's mitt represents innocence is when Holden says Allie used to read poems on his glove while playing baseball which he wrote before the game so he wouldn’t be bored.A grown up would never read
Analysis: The communities in “The Lottery” and “The Mayflower Compact” blindly adhere to the traditions and guidelines of their people. In “The Lottery”, the villagers’ blind acceptance of the murder ritual allows it to become a permanent aspect of the tradition that occurs every year. Year after year, the fact that the ritual has always been an essential part of the village serves as a sufficient justification for the majority of the population. None of the villagers feel the need to question Old Man Warner or the motives of the lottery because it has been ingrained into the town’s culture. The villagers are oblivious and unaware of the barbaric nature of the lottery.
While admiring children for their kindness, genuine nature and innocence, he believes in the idea that adult corruption has ruined virtuous children. In the novel he states how he wants children to be protected from vulgarity and therefore wants to be ‘The Catcher in the Rye’: the one who rescues adolescents from falling into, what he considers to be, the phoniness of adulthood. Throughout the novel, Holden has a positive attitude towards children and these relationships are essential to him. When Holden found out about the tragic death of his younger brother, Allie, he was devastated. He ‘slept in the garage’ and ‘broke all the goddam windows’.
He was scared that people would judge the way the boys have been acting and the people they have become from their time on the island without any adults. The amount of times Ralph has mentioned being rescued the reader would think that he would like to go back to his home and become more of a human again. But the reader can learn that Ralph is embarrassed of what he as well as the other boys had
Farquhar was able to deviate away from the reality of his death through his vivid imagination. He escaped all the pain that he otherwise would have felt. Upon falling down the bridge, his defense mechanism kicked in and led him to imagine an escape he desired. He didn’t feel any pain for he quickly “lost consciousness and was as one already dead.” He was not in fear during his last moments because he believed that “despite his suffering … he now (stood) at the gate of his own home.” On the other hand, even though Prince Prospero tried his best to escape the horrible reality of the plague, in the end he died because of it. He failed to realize that the Read Death had entered his castle in the form of the masked figure.
1. Tony says the Act of Contrition for Florence because even though he know that he never believed or wouldn’t work he felt that he had to since he had done it for Narciso and Lupito when they were dying. 2. The reason why Vitamin Kid didn’t race tony when he was crossing the bridge was because he was walking with a girl name Ida, who he probably like but wasn’t stated in the book. 3.
In “The Seventh Man,” the narrator felt culpable for K.’s death because he felt that he could have somehow intervened and saved his life, potentially avoiding the wave, but did not take the only chance he had. The seventh man felt responsible because he “…abandoned him there and saved only myself. It pained me all the more that K.’s parents failed to blame me and that everyone else was so careful not to say anything to me about what happened (Murakami 140).” For a considerable amount of time following the situation on the beach, the narrator mulled over the various ways he could have saved K. and determined that with the time they had the both of them could have escaped the wave’s path unharmed if he had gone one step out of his comfort zone and grabbed his friend and ran to safety. Realistically, however, a human being cannot possibly outrun a natural phenomenon such as typhoon wave given the speed at which they form and make landfall. So essentially, if the seventh man carried out his plan, it would have resulted in both of their deaths because “…it was too late.
Hart’s mother had ‘grown’ to hate Broome as she did not have the ‘red dirt, mangroves and pearls in her blood’. Michael had always loved the rough open waters, the crimson red dirt and the loud bustling environment of Broome. Due to their differences, his relationship with his wife becomes strained and unstable. Moreover, Ida decides to go back to England during a highly dangerous time of war. Hart and Alice had ‘taken it for granted’ that they were going to see their mother again, but Michael takes it to heart.
He never got his bestfriends Hackett’s body to his father because the narrator also ended up dying. The way this story relates to the society is because in this story he made a big mistake that he could not help. In life people make mistakes and sometimes you can fix it and sometimes you just have to deal with the mistake that happen and just hope for the best and sometimes the mistake that has been made is not so bad after all but it was bad for him because it killed him. You never know what is going to happen in the mean