Lj Laulu Periods 4-5 In the novel The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton, it is brought up that one decision could change the life of Ponyboy Curtis and his brothers. As many believe, Ponyboy should undoubtedly stay with his supportive and caring brother, Darry. Yet others may believe that Ponyboy should be put into the system to find him a safer place to live. He would be better off if he remained with his brothers because he would be happy, the fact that they truly care about Pony and his well-being, and he would be with people who would go to great lengths to protect him.
After a brutal battle, Paul is sent home on leave. His father is proud of him and encourages Paul to talk about his experiences. Unaware of Paul’s emotions and feelings, he creates an uncomfortable environment for his son, and Paul finds it difficult to talk to his own father about the horrors of war. He finds he is not himself at home, and “there is a veil between” him and his family (Remarque 160). There is a disconnect because he feels as though he cannot communicate to his father and his family because they truly do not understand him.
The tension within their family pushes them more toward depression, making Loman uses death as a release, and Ilyich feels even more painful about his illness. However, the caring and support from the Loman family causes the essential difference between he and Ilyich, death for Loman is nothing to afraid of because part of the reasons he committed suicide is that he believes that it can bring freedom to not only him, but also his family. However, Ivan Ilyich spends a long time trying to accept his family and the misfortune he has encountered, and his death is not as meaningful as it is supposed to be because his family shows him little care about him even after he passed away. Even though the realities Ilyich and Loman has experienced are similar, the love and support from family eventually makes their death have different meaning. While Loman’s suicide is a release for both his family and him, Ilyich’s death is nothing special but the end of his own
Jones supports Atticus’s honest nature by saying that, “Reflection gives us humility, forces us to confront our own frailties and limitations; and compassion helps us love…”(Jones 152-153). In this situation Atticus has to confront his lawyer and father side; however, his decision tells readers that he still cares about Jem through his honest nature. Ultimately, Atticus would rather tell the truth and put his son on trial rather than let lies fester and develop into rumors in the small town of Maycomb because it is the right decision to
When it was the right time he humbly claims that he did lie about the treasure. He accepts that he should be punished for lying to them, but right now they should still trust him so they could together find and stop Everett’s wife from marrying someone else. This shows that he knows of his faults, but focused on the main goals. Everett lies, but he lies about something that does not harm others, but does it in a way so he can also benefit. His companions did not loss anything that they had instead they were freed from jail.
Like Wiesel, Houston uses the characters to create the theme. Woody is helping to reassure his mom when she believes times are too hard. The passage reads, “‘Woody, we can’t live like this. Animals live like this.’ ‘We’ll make it better, Mama. You watch.’” Although the way they live is tough, the character, Woody, helps give his mom hope, further exemplifying the theme.
As we follow Victor through his journey of completing his goal we can see how he refuses to give up on his goal. He experiences multiple failures and false hope, however he never gives up. Victor has many setbacks like having to deal with the grief of his dying mother and becoming very ill due to the sleepless nights. These setbacks do not hold Victor back. He chooses to isolate himself from the world to complete his life goal.
In the film "O Brother Where Art Thou?” Ulysses is also brave, strategic, sentimental, cunning, shrewd, and the main character of the film, but he is not full of hubris like Odysseus is. He is brave and strategic when he escapes from jail, which had to take time and effort. He knows that if they get caught, they would have to go through the consequences. For example, they would probably be imprisoned again. Knowing this does not change his mind, which makes him brave.
He reasons, “I am too sore enpiercèd with his shaft / To soar with his light feathers; and so bound / I cannot bound a pitch above dull woe. / Under love’s heavy burden do I sink” (1.4.19-22). In this example, Romeo believes he knows what true love really is and that his life cannot go on because he is so badly hurt by it. In contrast, in regards to the killing of Bernardo, Tony doesn’t feel as if his life has ended as a result of his crime. Tony is still more emotionally stable than Romeo due to the fact that he is still hopeful about his future with Maria, even if he knows that he can be arrested.
In the nonfiction novel Night by Elie Wiesel, Elie battles an internal conflict of his actions whether he should help his family or not. Elie ultimately resolves this conflict by not taking part in helping his family at all in the end; however this choice illustrates his true character as both caring and stoic. Elie’s decision to care about his family before he also reveals the universal theme that he should help himself before others. Elie is willing to obey the concentration camp rules and discard his own thoughts and he has to an internal conflict that he has to overcome and obey the rules and not be scared. In the situation in the quote I am going to be talking about a man that comes inside their camp and he is holding a gun to people that are not obeying him and if you obey then you don't get the gun pointed to him.
Rooster trait also helps the quest because it makes Mattie feel a lot more comfortable with capturing Chaney and not being harmed. This trait serves as a conflict in their journey because Rooster doesn’t think that Mattie could survive through the journey. This is illustrated when Rooster and LaBoeuf try to leave Mattie before the journey. Also
The experience that Stein suffered through supported the theme by showing that the possibility of his loved ones being alive kept him holding onto his own life. Lastly, the theme relationships are essential for physical and psychological survival is shown throughout the book when a situation involving Elie occurs. Elie did not care after his father’s death, “Since my father’s death, nothing mattered to me anymore, “(Wiesel 113). The death of Elie’s father was also the death of Elie’s emotions. He was unattached to himself completely, only food was on his mind.
Collan let them have a little time to take it in. Collan feels as he cannot believe he told them, but it was just a pit in his stomach. His relationship with his parent were never in the same manner after this event. Collan’s family despises him now. Facing each other when they only run into each other in the town.