Crash is a very fitting title for this story, because it represents the emotional and physical toll the vision has on the main character. 8) The main character in my book is Julia Demarco, but she prefers to be called Jules. Julia is kind of an outcast at her school and she knows it. She and her younger sister have to drive to
Something happening with the main character is that she is scared about middle school. The setting affects the mood in the story because the school they are in looks and feels like a prison which makes them feel scared. The main conflict in the story, currently is that Abbie does not like school nor wants to go. And so, her mom is making her go because she thinks it’s an adventure to solve.
An instance of this occurs when Scout started schooling she could already read, much to the distaste of her teacher. She feels guilty and upset over being told that she must stop reading, and she doesn’t understand why she is being told to do so (pg 23). This is an example of Scouts character, in that she doesn’t often consider the “why” to situations. Atticus teaches Scout an important lesson to understand where people are coming from so that she may learn “why” things are presented the way they are, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (pg 39). As it is Scout does not consider things from others point of view, and she doesn’t understand their motives as Atticus would like her to, and it is extremely detrimental to her
Draper, makes me wonder what it would be like to live in her shoes for a day. In the novel, Melody expresses the frustrations of the obstacles she deals with in her every day life, whether it be at school or at home. From the outside perspective, Melody looks like she is just a kid with a disability, but she is much more. Melodies intelligence is hidden behind the mask of her condition. The majority of people would not be able to recognize this about her, and would end up going ahead and judging her for something she has no control over.
Misunderstandings happened all the time in our everyday life, they can happen at school when learning , or simply if someone had told you something you couldn’t quite understand. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird misunderstandings happen frequently as it’s told from a child’s point of view, and usually children don’t understand most of what going on because they’re still learning. As this confusion carries on in the novel , there are specific characters that get misunderstood often, these characters are ; Dill, Boo Radley, and Miss. Caroline. When it comes down to misunderstanding you go a little too far to find out what you are trying to figure out and this is what happened to one of the characters. Dill is a young boy from Meridian, Mississippi who visits his aunt out in Maycomb in the summer.
Sylvia explains why Miss Moore wants to help children’s education, “She’d been to college and said it was only right that she should take responsibility for the young one’s education, and she not even related by marriage or blood” (304). Miss Moore wants to teach the children because she wants them to become aware of what is happening in their society. While they are in the toy store, Miss Moore asks the children what they think about their trip and one of the children, Sugar says, “that this is not much of a democracy if you ask me. Equal chance to pursue happiness means an equal crack at the dough, don’t it?” (309).
Cynthia Kwan ENG 2D7 Ms. Whittaker November 27, 2015 (TITLE) Prejudice is something that can blind one’s perspective and cause people to misconceive based on their ignorance. People make assumptions on others by the way they look, the cars they drive or the homes that they live in even before they actually speak to them. These assumptions can cloud their judgement. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, prejudice is a central conflict and characters are constantly exposed to it.
Who was Ruby Bridges you may be wondering. Well today I will take you on a journey of what she went through when she went to an all-white school. She endured treacherous names and torture from her classmates. Even though she was called horrible names and even harassed she, still chose to go to school.
Conflict can be defined as a struggle or clash between opposing force and is important to human life experience. There are a multitude of factors which can stimulus conflict between individuals, group, man and the environment or within one's self. There are many conflicts in the book "Sweetgum Slough" written by Claire Karssiens. The three conflicts that stood up to me are Louis vs. Schmeling, Karssiens vs. new school, and Karssiens brother vs. Panther.
There are many motifs and lessons to be learned from To Kill A Mockingbird. The entire book was written from the point of view of the main protagonist, Scout. The author, Harper Lee, was well beyond the age of an adult at the time of publishing. Throughout the entire book there is a constant motif of symbolism in relation to the title among others, including the injustice of society. Harper Lee chose to write To Kill A Mockingbird through the eyes of a child from the perspective of an adult reminiscing because she wanted to straightforwardly address the injustices of society, justify the reliability of Scout 's accounts, and to implicate the growth and development of Scout first-handedly.
The theme of this novel is "Not everything is the way you predict it is". I believe this thematic statement suits the story because throughout the book there are lots of surprises, and most situations don't go the way people predict they will. For example, Aunt Alexandra was first seen as mean, according to her attitude towards Scout. At the end of the book Aunt Alexandra hands Scout her overalls, as mentioned in the story, "the garments she most despised." Because she always wanted Scout to be a lady and wear dresses.
Atticus is a very complex character in To Kill A Mockingbird. There are two main reasons to dignify him from other people in Maycomb. Atticus is a very calm man especially in a intense situation. Two ways to prove that he’s calm is, Atticus is a good father, and Atticus is a good person. To make Atticus a good father he helps Scout with her problems at school and throughout her life.