If you make a move, they’ll have to change your name from Assef ‘the Ear Eater’ to ‘One-Eyed Assef,’ because I have this rock pointed at your left eye”. Hassan is always willing to protect Amir and others who are unable to fight back because he, more than anyone, knows what it is like to be bullied. Even willing to take abuse from Amir (e.g., when Amir throws pomegranates at Hassan (p. 92-93), when Hassan takes the blame for stealing Amir’s presents (p. 105)), he refuses to sink to anybody else’s level of character
Hassan is the most loyal person in this book. He does not change from the beginning of the chapter until he died. “If you make a move, they’ll have to change your nickname from Assef ‘the Ear Eater’ to ‘One-Eyed Assef’.” (Hosseini, 46) Hassan said this when Assef is trying to hurt Amir. Therefore, Hassan had pulled the wide elastic band from the slingshot with a rock size of a walnut. He wish that he can use the slingshot to scare away Assef to protect Amir.
How can two novels like “ The Kite Runner and “ To Kill a Mockingbird have any similarities or differences? In “The Kite Runner” one of the most known characters that sacrifices his life for family and what he believes in is Hassan, he is a brave and tough person who has had many challenges in his life. More than, in “To Kill a Mockingbird” Atticus is the same, he always stands with what 's right and is willing to do the impossible to fight against racist people. Hassan and Atticus are both characters who are role models and intelligent. On the other hand their intelligence and respect sometimes disturbs other characters.
To prove that Stacey was really courageous he said, “ He’s hurt bad, Cassie. I gotta get him home.’ He turned away from me and grabbed his pants.” This shows that even though Stacey knew that he could very easily get hurt, he did it anyway. He showed that even though he can be scared, he will still do the right thing. It is really hard to do the right thing, especially when you know that the right thing could end up badly. To show that Stacey is really courageous he did a series of courageous acts.
Through all of the opposition, most of the characters follow the majority filled with hostility and prejudices, but the remaining few who hold on to their personal values help to influence other characters positively for the rest of their lives. Through the many contrasting characters, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird teaches the values of courage, loyalty, and honesty. The first value expressed through many characters throughout the novel is courage. One character in the novel who showed a great amount of courage, although at first glance it may not have seemed this way, was Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose. After Jean Louise Finch (Scout) and her older brother Jeremy Atticus Finch (Jem) spent a good amount of time reading to Mrs. Dubose, they both came to the conclusion that she was evil.
In the text it says,“I-I apologized already.’ Jeremy seemed relieved that I had spoken.‘She d-did Pa. R-right ‘fore y’all come, she did.” Jeremy’s actions in Strawberry show the reader that he is willing to not only willing to stand up for Stacey, but also his family. Although he knows he will get punished for engaging with them, he still protests because he is truly a good friend. On the other hand, T.J. is not willing to stand for neither Stacey, nor the Logans. This is shown when T.J. lets Stacey get in trouble for having cheat notes although they were actually T.J.’s and not Stacey’s. The author wrote,“ Well, Stacey didn 't see Miz Logan comin ' when he took them notes, and by the time he saw her it was too late to get rid of 'em.
The Power of People: The Lasting Influence Rahim Khan has on Amir in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini It is often the individuals taken for granted that have the most impact in the lives of others. Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner explores the profound power that lies in the hands of influential figures, and the resulting impact that they can have in terms of shaping ones identity and actions. While personally lacking rich character development, Rahim Khan’s role in the novel is significant, not only in terms of influencing Amir’s life, but also as a tool of personification used to embody the overall themes that are exemplified. By serving as a father-figure in Amir’s life, acting as a friend and encourager, Rahim Khan is able to provide
His gentle altercation with Tybalt defines his love for his friends and family. Romeo acts as an arbitrator between Tybalt and Mercutio because he understands the repercussions of the impending clash. He tries his best to reason with Tybalt by saying “I do protest, I never injured thee, But love thee better than thou canst devise.” Meaning that he won 't fight because he is related to him through marriage. Tybalt, not knowing of their secret wedding ignores Romeo’s comment, continuing his goading of Mercutio.
The voice Eminem raps in is very aggressive and this shows he truly cares about what's going on. Stan when thinking about Eminem says “ I loved you Slim, we coulda been together, think about it! You ruined it now! I hope you can’t sleep and dream about it!” In the beginning, Eminem speaks in a softer more caring manner but then becomes aggressive and hate starts to fill his mind and this is vivid in his voice. Internal conflict is seen in both Tim O’Brien and Stan because they both can’t accept their situation and deal with it either with silence or aggression.
This is a prejudice that has always been pushed onto him and he himself promotes as truth so that people who target him will leave him alone. However, Shrek in reality is none of these stereotypes and only promotes the ideas so that people will be too scared to try and kill him. When Shrek brings Fiona to Lord Farquaad, Farquaad says that “You don’t have to waste good manners on the ogre. It’s not like it has any feelings” he and many others have belittled Shek with this prejudice to make him angry and resentful. This causes Shrek to lash out at even those he cares about, such as Donkey and Fiona, shunning himself from society.
He grew up being unkind and thinking that he could get away with anything he did especially when it was announced that he would be becoming a police officer and had been accepted into the academy. But with the arrival of Erin brought a small change to him, as she was willing to stick her neck out for Ned and stand up for him. This ended making him more conniving, no longer willing to stick with his chant of “Neddy, Neddy, never ready; ain’t got nothing in his heady.” (p. 3) but rather resorting to labelling Ned “‘DISTURBED & DANGEROUS’” (p. 155). Nigel’s friends are also a factor that must be considered as they also took part in bullying Ned proving them to not be some of the best people and shaping Nigel in a way. Nigel having “Too much cruelty, too little patience.” Is something that can change him and others that surround him, whether it be him exploding at someone or not, he is a prime example of shaping yourself however not in a positive way.
Chapter 1. “Ender walked around him and kicked him again… Stilson could not make a sound; he only doubled up and tears streamed out of his eyes… ‘You could probably beat me up pretty bad. But just remember what I do to people who try to hurt me.’ ” (7) Ender’s main objective is to extend his existence, because of this, he forgets his humanity and continues to inflict pain on Stilson. Ender knows what has to be done in order to prevent further, possibly fatal, attacks and demonstrates that he is willing to attack on the helpless to do so. (add more?)
He had thought of a fine revenge upon the officer who had referred to him and his fellows as mule drivers” (192). Henry’s intense desire for revenge is a moral flaw, but Crane leaves hope for Henry as he does not act on his hatred for the officer (192). Henry Fleming finally finds inner peace, and courage wins the war in his heart. Crane writes, “Yet the youth smiled, for he saw that the world was a world for him, though many discovered it to be made of oaths and walking sticks. He had rid himself of the red sickness of , battle” (232).
Due to the concerns he is having, Macbeth is still sane because he thinks about it before committing the actions. While Macbeth is contemplating whether or not to kill Duncan, he thinks about the consequence that will come afterward by stating: “his [Duncan’s] virtues / Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against / The deep damnation of his taking-off” (1.7.18-20). This simile compares the the begging of his goodness to the angels’ compelling speech against all the wrongs that have been done to him. Even though Macbeth eventually is going to kill Duncan, he admits that Duncan is a virtuous king. In his head, he is rationalizing Duncan’s death by stating that Duncan’s good deeds will compensate bloody way of dying.
The topics of guilt and friendships alone define the similarities and differences between Amir and Baba. Amir tried to make his father proud, but no matter what he did, it never seemed to work. He would listen to Baba about all of his rants, one of them being about sins. Baba sat Amir on his lap and told him "when you kill a man, you steal a life...when you tell a lie, you steal someone 's right to the truth" (18). Amir knew Baba felt strongly about the sin of theft, but he