Speech Sounds 1) Summary A mysterious disease has swept across the nation and deprived many of their abilities of communication; speeches, literacy, as well as the lives of numerous people were lost. Rye, after the death of her family to the disease, was making a trip to Pasadena out of loneliness and desperation in search of her remaining relatives. While riding on the bus Rye encountered Obsidian, a man dressed in police uniform trying to restore peace in a society where miscommunication led to violence and government was obsolete. Rye felt an extreme jealousy towards Obsidian after finding out that he was capable of reading and writing. As the two returns to Rye’s home, they saw a man chasing after a woman, he proceeds to kill the
Once Jake discovers the body, he comes face-to-face with the tentacle-laced monster that caused all the destruction. Abe dies in his grandsons arms but not before muttering some last words about a letter and some bird. Jake has no idea what those last few words meant. Nobody believes Jake when he explains the monster he saw; the death was notarized as an attack of wild dogs. Jake deteriorates into a deep depression, as his grandpa was his best friend.
In those stories, young Jody Tiflin learned the values of happiness and despair of adulthood because of his witnessing the deaths of two horses (which he passionately loved) and by his hearing the philosophies and wisdom of two old men (Jody 's grandfather and a Mexican peasant). In the story "Flight," young Pepé Torres ' manhood also depends on his dealing with death, but in this story, Steinbeck focuses upon the impending death of Pepé himself during a tense and harrowing chase. Briefly, Pepé Torres rides into Monterey, California, to do an errand for his mother. He is insulted and kills a man; as a result, he must flee for his life, and it is this flight that is the substance of the
She killed her lover and kept his dead body in her house for years. Faulkner 's style differs from other writers because he uses current details in his stories to recall past or future actions. He also compares character to object, making the object symbolize the character. Using many themes to further explain his novels, death is paramount. Faulkner enjoyed writing stories that took place in the Southern parts of America, post Civil War in the fictional town of Yoknapatawpha County.
Ananda like Nina had lost his parents in an accident and went to Canada with his uncle, a successful dentist in Halifax to pursue his higher education. His loneliness and troubled memories of his parents were haunting him in the beginning and his stay with his uncle Dr Sharma’s family for a month made him realize that he was expected to be on his own. He shifted to his friend Gary’s place where he felt more comfortable and it was there he discovered that he has some sexual difficulties while he tried having sex with Sue, a friend of Gary. But he couldn’t accept it and associated it with only white girls. With his sister’s initiation he received a picture of Nina and visited India during the Christmas holiday and both were allowed to meet.
The topics in which have been discussed is his health and sickness from the beginning to the end and how he was healthy in the beginning to dying in the end from the Typhoid fever. I have also talked about how he is nice and tried to take his best friends body to Wisconsin from Ohio to his father. In order to get him there he would have to send him off on a train but instead things did not go down as how he assumed it would. The odor of the cheese got so bad they tried so many techniques to get rid of it. He never got his bestfriends Hackett’s body to his father because the narrator also ended up dying.
Comedy reveals something difficult but people could defeat. Nevertheless, tragedy shows people a situation that they are enmeshed in difficulties that could defeat them anytime. When the teacher Miss Warren tells Arnold the terrible news that his sister dies of fire, he just hopes that his father would not die in the way pick him up. “Yeah, when I was a kid, just after I learned that my big sister died, I also found out that my father died in a car wreck on the way to pick me up from school.”( Alexie S.J., Jr, 2007) After his father appears within his sight, Arnold laugh and could not stop laughing. “I know, I know,” I said.
Everyone wants to be successful and live the life they always dream about having. Some people achieve the dream and others fail to accomplish it. The short story was published in December of 1922. Fitzgerald has multiple stories that he is well known for, but The Great Gatsby is his claim to fame. In most of his stories he focuses on the American Dream, mostly the failure of it.
Two similar works are “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” by Fitzgerald and “The Killers” by Hemingway. In true Hemingway style the story was approached with use of innocence, criminality, men and masculinity. Fitzgerald was more about class, life and transformation, more of in a satire tone. In the end between the two Hemingway went on to win the Pulitzer prize, Nobel prize in literature prior to his suicide. While Fitzgerald and wife Zelda lived beyond their means and after suffering two heart attacks died.
Throughout the length of the story, she battles Pneumonia and depression. As Sue, her friend, tries to help her recover. Out of compassion, old Behrman, their neighbor, paints a leaf on the tree and dies after the exertion. Johnsy says, “Something has made that last leaf stay there to show me how wicked I was.” (O’Henry) 2 more sentences! Conclusion They all experience loss and mental anguish, but pull through and become stronger people because of the hardships.