In the short story, “ The Scarlet Ibis,” the author uses symbolism to represent the story’s main ideas. Symbolism is represented by the Scarlet Ibis and Doodle. In the Scarlet Ibis, Doodle is a young boy who can’t walk by himself so his brother takes care of him. In the story, there are a lot of things that are red symbols because those represent Doodle. In the story, “ Even death did not mar its grace, for it lay on the earth like a broken vase of red flowers”( Hurst 5).In this quote when the scarlet ibis came, it traveled very far from where it lived and died far from home.
93). This is predicting what happens in chapter 11, when Piggy is killed. Piggy knew that without Ralph there, Jack could easily get rid of him, and that finally occurs in chapter 11, when Ralph is so weak and powerless that he is basically out of Jack’s way. Simon’s death, which marks the official turning point from civil boys to savages, is also foreshadowed in many ways. In the beginning of the book, when the choir is introduced in chapter 1, Simon faints.
For instance, "Red Chief was sitting on Bill's chest, with one hand twined in Bill's hair..." Bill was facing the eyes of Death, which whom was the Red Chief. At this very moment, Bill was afraid to feel the pain of his lost scalp. It happened so suddenly when Bill was asleep, but his instincts awakened, leaving him shocked. In other words, Bill
Published in 1915, Kafka’s The Metamorphosis is a tale of a salesman named Gregor Samsa who one day wakes up to discover that he has quite literally transformed into an insect. Unable to support his family as an insect, he is only able to stay in his room and eat the rotting scraps of food that his sister brings him. Over time, Gregor’s transformation into a large bug begins to affect the lifestyle of his family, and they slowly become resentful of him. His family secretly wishes Gregor would leave, and knowing this, Gregor willfully dies in his room. His death marks a new, brighter future for the rest of his family.
After World War 1, Germany was devastated, millions were dead and wounded and Germans had to cope with paying back enormous reparations which crippled the economy. Anton Shell Kaes points out that Hutter, a naive young man is ordered East just like the 1914 generation, and when he returns he is deeply traumatised, while his wife Ellen, who embodies the homefront, lives in fear. Hutter finds Orlok sleeping in his dirt filled coffin with his eyes creepily open (see Fig. 3), reminiscent of the war trenches where soldiers lived alongside their fallen comrades. The rats that infested the trenches and fed on the dead are the same rats that follow Orlok on the ship.
Since the book came out in 1939, everyone has had a opinion on the ending to John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. It has a very controversial ending, that Steinbeck thought would name the last nail into the coffin, so to speak, on how bad the dust bowl and moving west really was. The ending starts when the Joad family is threatened with a flood, so they make their way to a old barn where they find a boy and his old father. The boy says his father is starving, and that he can’t keep anything solid down. He needs something like soup or milk.
“ She appeared to have fainted… she was lying on the kitchen floor under a heavy guilt, trying to connect the pain.. with the face of her mother looking over her.” (161) Thus we see that Pecola eventually gets pregnant by her father, but later on delivers a premature child who eventually dies. At the end the baby dies, Cholly Breedlove dies and the innocence of the girls is also dead. Claudia reminicizes that their marigold seeds had not sprouted because- “we had dropped our seeds in our own little plot of black dirt just as Pecola’s father had dropped his seeds in his own plot of black dirt.”(fragment 2) Claudia felt the need that someone should want the baby to live. Since the adults will not consider the circumstances, as such Pecola ' s innocence is destroyed. The girls had planned to save Pecola not by direct intervention but rather indirectly planting flower seeds in their backyard.
Once he almost squeezed all the air out of him he was flung back onto the ground. When Scout heard a man breathing hard a coughing hard he went towards the person and asked who he was and there was no answer. That person that caused Bob Ewell to go flying back onto the ground was Boo Radley. No one ever sees boo he just lives in his parents house, everyone thinks of him as a monster that wants to kill or hurt everyone even though he is a heart warming normal person. The book, To Kill a Mockingbird, has the theme of there is always good in bad and bad in good, its shown in the paragraphs above.
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.
Lennie Small is a rather large and mentally disabled man. His mental disability is what ultimately kills him in the end, as he has no control over his immense strength. This is shown through the many mice that he had killed, which is proven during Lennie and George’s conversation about mice. Lennie talked about his Aunt Clara, his mother figure in a sense, and how she always used to give him mice. George proceeded to tell Lennie “An’ she stopped givem ‘em to ya.
R/s 81-year-old Doris Hardee is scared for her life after yesterday. R/s on yesterday Ms. Hardee’s son Kerry was disoriented and came at her with a knife and a bat. R/s Kerry spitted on Ms. Hardee and urinated on the kitchen’s floor. R/s Kerry was walking around naked. R/s Kerry was admitted to Sea Coast Hospital and treated for confusion.
(An autopsy done by the Stark County Coroner’s Office concluded her death was a homicide by virtue of neglect.) He spoke of how the brothers admitted knowing their mother was unable to take proper care of herself in the weeks immediately preceding her death. Delores Bevington lost the ability to get up and move and clean herself, and was confined to a couch, onto which the urine and feces from her decomposing adult diaper had spilled. The diaper also was filled with maggots and bugs and her thighs and buttocks were covered with open sores and one patch of blackened and rotting flesh, noting the evidence was so overwhelming it contradicts the claim they were unaware of the seriousness of her condition. As for why Knowling opposed Gary Bevington’s release and not Dennis Bevington’s, during sentencing he said he believed Dennis was truly remorseful, but was too weak to act.
Zeus was very nervous and he did not feel good and his whole body turned red. He said this is the best day ever I have always wanted to… Aphrodite is scared because his whole body is red and he just fell to the ground and died. Aphrodite was very sad but she knew that he has always loved her. After he died, they took his body and gave Aphrodite the ashes. The ashes of the body were sitting in her room at their house and one day she comes home and all of his ashes have been formed into red roses.
The Book also talks about when Johnny is nearly killed by Soc’s and is found almost dead. Johnny was found cut, bruised, and bleeding badly (Hinton 33). In the book when Ponyboy falls asleep in a lot and wakes up realizing he needs to go home. When he gets home Darry is angry at Pony for staying late. Ponyboy yells at Darry and he turns and Slaps Pony so hard he falls to the floor (Hinton 50).