He wanted to take her away somewhere far away from Tom so they could save their marriage because he really loves her. However, Myrtle feels trapped and does not want this so she starts running away to find Tom. But her American dream literally kills her in the end when Daisy runs her over in Gatsby’s gaudy car, and she was not able to make it to him. The quote, “It was the man in that car.
The realistic fiction story, “Ashes”, by Susan Beth Pfeffer is about a young girl who has two very polar opposite parents. A fun, but irresponsible father, and a practical, proactive mother. Ashes faces a major dilemma when her financially troubled father asks Ashes to steal from her mother’s emergency fund for his own personal needs. Sometimes, the people you love most can be selfish and deceive you. This relates to my story because Ashes’ dad is manipulative, deceptive, and selfish.
Making good choices can help you in life’s biggest obstacles. When making good choices people can feel good about themselves. In the story “Thank you, M’am by Langston Hughes, the author shows how Roger made a bad choice and that cost him a lot “She was walking alone, when a boy ran up from behind her and tried to snatch her purse” (123). Roger tried to steal the woman’s purse and he got caught. After talking to roger about how what he did was bad in the end he changed.
Following this, soon Mrs. Jones came in and showed him how to take care of himself by having him wash his face and explain that there are more appropriate ways of getting what you want by not stealing. Mrs. Jones said that instead of stealing, Roger could 've asked for money. Though, she also states that sometimes you can 't get what you always want even though you badly want that item. In Mother to son, the son is learning from the mom. The mom is explaining about life.
Ladies and gentlemen, we are here today to discuss the actions of Mildred turning in her husband for his twenty plus amount of hidden books. In Fahrenheit 451, Mildred’s actions are not justified because Montag provided a safe life for her and marriage vows state to stand by your significant other through thick and thin. On the other hand, Mildred was raised in a society that did not educate her in what was right or wrong. She did not want to get in trouble, risking the loss of her “family” who she favored over her husband, Montag. Also Mildred’s actions were justified because, Montag was breaking the law, and even though he’s her husband, she did what she thought was right in hope to not lose everything they had.
Therefore, when the men say that, they are basically calling a her a “slut”. Throughout the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the author reveals that there were false expectations based on gender through the character of Curley’s Wife. The amount of sexism and discrimination of women was explicit. Curley’s wife just wanted to fit in without being judged.
She is to stay in the house and do what women were expected to do, clean and cook. Janie is eager to help outside and Tea Cake is the first guy to let her do so. “So the very next morning Janie got ready to pick beans along with Tea Cake” (Hurston 133). In this day in age, it is rare for a women to work along side a man, they were expected to stay in the house. Janie is infatuated by the idea of a man finally giving her a sense of freedom because her whole life she has been trapped in a world where the guy is the only person in charge and
“You’re the Misfit! I recognized you at once!” (O’Connor 477). Instead of staying quiet like most people would when confronted by a dangerous person on the loose, she tries to charm the Misfit and ease her way out of danger. “I know that you’re a good man, you don’t look a bit like you have common blood, I know you must come from nice people” (O’Connor 477) it is evident that she is definitely responsible for her family’s death in a way.
When Scout went to get together with her family they were ashamed about how unladylike she was growing up to be. During the get together, Francis, Jem 's and Scout’s cousin says, “If Uncle Atticus lets you run around like stray dogs, then that 's his own business, like Grandma says, so it ain 't your fault... but I am here to tell you it certainly doesn’t mortify the rest of the family-.” (83). This shows that people do not like the way that Atticus is raising Scout.
Wilson was a poor, simple man, trying his absolute best to keep his wife, Myrtle, happy, he failed in doing so. Wilson came to his senses and realized that all Myrtle wanted was money, and a higher social standing in society. Which she was getting through another man, though Wilson did not know who “He had discovered that Myrtle had some sort of life apart from him in another world, and the shock had made him physically sick” (124). When his beloved wife was hit by a yellow car, he was instantly heartbroken. Heartbroken, he sat there with everybody seeking out a name around him “Come here and let’s have your name.
Lewis and Clark made vital contributions to Missouri and to the United States. When they returned home they were greatly rewarded. They were given a great amount of land, a large paycheck, and jobs. Lewis was named the governor of Louisiana. Clark got the title of Brigadier General of Militia and Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
In Corpse Bride, the storyteller uses the archetypes underworld and hero’s journey plot line to show how we as humans need to make and realize our mistakes to grow and mature as people because we learn from those mistakes so that in the future we make less and less mistakes and also know how to fix the ones we make. At the beginning of Corpse Bride, Victor was very clumsy and made many mistakes because he didn’t take the time to really recognize and think about his mistakes. When Victor goes over to Victoria’s house he wanders over to the piano instead of following his parents. Victoria’s parents are quite angry when they find Victor and Victoria together.