The following chapters discuss other key points in his life, but even the littlest details of Sinclair’s life are not omitted from the pages. While attempting to produce other successful novels, Sinclair also stepped outside of his literacy realm by constructing Helicon Hall, a Utopian colony like home for aspiring artists to live together, and later, joining filmmakers in Hollywood. After this idea literally burned to the ground, he reached out to people around the world searching for friends for him and his wife. Due to their continuing distance, Meta was swept off her feet by another man, who Sinclair had previously befriended, leaving her former husband and son in the dust. Although many of Sinclair’s books were failures after The Jungle, he bounced back with successful stories, such as Oil!, but as his success grew, his relationship with his son strained.
After entering the house, Chaz recalls the details of his wife that he loved the most, thinking that “The place smelled lightly of Joey’s favorite perfume, a scent that never failed to arouse him,” (70). Joey’s aroma leaves Chaz confused about his emotions. However, the more time he spends in the house the worse he begins to feel. Eventually, while in his bedroom, his actions catch up to his guilty conscious and he breaks down, screaming “I didn’t want to kill her!”
Holden’s red hunting hat represents Holden intense, raw feelings that he conceals within himself. At the beginning of the book, Holden’s roommate, Stradlater, asks him to write a descriptive composition for him for English class while he is on a date with Holden’s old neighbor, Jane. Holden thinks that Stradlater is handsome and charming. Yet, Stradlater is a “secret slob” which is why Holden doesn’t like him. Despite his personal feelings about Stradlater, “After he left, I put on my pajamas and bathrobe and my old hunting hat, and started writing the composition” (Salinger 43.)
The writer has chosen the salesman himself and his two sons to put into comparison, who at the present time of the play are visiting the salesman and his wife in their childhood home. The salesman Willy Loman, a major character and one of the main characters of the play is both the protagonist and the antagonist of the story. During the story, Willy is unsuccessful of achieving self-realization. He understand what his job (which is a major element of the play) calls for and what it requires of him, but he is incapable of realizing that he is unable to live up to and prevail with what is required of him, ultimately leading him to being unsuccessful at his job of being a salesman. Willy’s brother Ben, on the other hand, prior to his death was rich and successful due to accidentally stumbling upon a diamond during his travels to Alaska (which is where their father left to abandoning ben and Willy); on his way there he got lost at and ended up in Africa,
Cather was based on a real fact that she lived, and here she shows a young man who lived for beauty and thought the money could save him from the everyday boredom. Paul is seen by his teacher as a weirdo. For him, both school and home are boring and depressing. Real life is in the theater where he works as an usher. Giovanni's Room focuses the story of David, an American who has been trying to escape his own homosexuality from a difficult experience of youth.
Explore some of the ways Susan Cooper creates sympathy for Nat In this extract taken from chapter one, Susan Cooper shows the reader a different side of Nathan, an actor from the company of boys. Nathan, at first, looks like a normal everyday character but towards the end of chapter one Nat talks about the theatre as ‘his space, a kind of home’ which could potentially reveal that he does not have a home that he loves. Making the reader question Nat’s family life. Continuing the act of sympathy, Cooper keeps Nat quiet in the talk about family and how his parents felt about him coming to London as the reader will now be sympathizing for Nat as he is unaccounted for in the paragraph. Until he is pressured by questions from fellow actor Eric Sawyer
Popularity is increased when you are a show off, or you are a “bad boy.” Andy Evans throughout the story does questionable things, that's why he gets all the girls. He is a bad boy,” and people like that. Melinda is very quiet and does not try anything risky. On pg 186 “There's more. Different pens, different handwriting, conversations between some writers, arrows to longer paragraphs.
The only thing that he wanted to do was to relax in his own home. It was a really hot day, and he was tired and sweating from his job. Moreover, the man was a “Machista” because when he got home everything had to be the way he order to his wife. Furthermore, the protagonist shows that he is a “Machista” when Gilb writes, “ Didn’t hear me? How couldn’t you hear me?
There is also a nice slice of the audience that can relate to his situation, maybe not exactly, but in a sense. He simply sits back and takes all the blunt ends of any situation, yet never is angry enough to do anything about it. This remotely displays the theme of “good things happen to those who wait” by showing Mr.Hagstrom putting up with the disrespect and rudeness and never being pushed over the edge. In the end everything all works out in sort of a satisfying, yet extraordinarily way that genuinely captivates the
He was very particularly fond of speaking on cruise ships, sorting through invitations to find a plum voyage, kicking back on the first-class deck with a cool drink in hand, and reveling in the ocean. Louie, being concerned that accepting fat honoraria would discourage schools and small groups from asking him to speak, declined anything over modest fees. He made just enough money to keep Cissy and her little brother, Luke-in diapers, then later in blue jeans, and finally college. Over the years, Louie received an absurd number of awards and honors. For example, the Lomita Flight Strip, which had been renamed Louie Zamperini Field while Louie was languishing in Naoetsu, was rededicated to him not once more, but twice.