Therefore, at the beginning of the movie, Lucius was distant to Ivy as if he was avoiding her. When they have a conversation on the rocks, the reason why he is avoiding her is revealed. Lucius is unconsciously following the same pattern of actions as the elders. Lucius is isolating himself from the person that he loves to not cause pain to a third person. Pain is the main motive for the people in the movie who would rather go away and be distant to
The jealousy Cal has towards his brother blinds him from seeing any good in himself. Therefore, it leads Cal into hurting Aron by showing him to their mother. Cal’s jealousy leads him to sacrifice his brother’s perfect image of their mother to cure his emotional wound. Furthermore, the twins went out hunting one day and Aron shoots a rabbit, but Cal claims that he shot it, and that they should both earn credit for it. The rabbit was clearly shot by Aron, but Caleb’s jealousy led him to say rather.
Her plan was to go into the woods and drink a charm to kill Elizabeth. In fact, Abigail blames other people so she can protect herself. She says “she made me do it! She made Betty do it (miller 23). She doesn 't want people to find out the reason she was drinking chicken blood in the woods.
Harper Lee uses Boo Radley and his past to show his innocence being destroyed by his childhood. Boo is a caring man that does not seek harm but society sees him as a psychopath for supposedly trying to kill the Radley family. For example, the text states , "As Mr.Radley passed by, Boo drove the scissors into his parent 's leg, pulled them out, wiped them on his pants and, resumed his activities" (13) and later on the text says "Mrs.Radley ran screaming into the street that Arthur was killing them all, but when the sheriff arrived he found Boo still sitting in the living room, cutting up the Tribune" (13). These quotes show Boo Radley with a different identity, causing others to be scared of going near him, and therefore isolating him from the rest of society. Mr.Radley was a "Foot-Washing Baptist", he believed anything pleasurable was a sin, he took away everything from Boo and put him under house arrest for making little mistakes.
The Choice to be Made Andy, a sixteen year old boy in Hunter’s story “On The Sidewalk Bleeding,” wanted to be known as a Royal, but after representing his gang he attracted more attention to himself and got stabbed by a rival gang. So, while he laid in an alley bleeding out he decided to remove his Royals jacket so nobody would ignore his death. Then, he was found dead by Laura and a cop who got the wrong impression after finding the Royal’s jacket near Andy’s deceased body. In the author’s short story, he tells the last moments of Andy’s life to show regret is something that is likely to happen when people do not think about a life changing decision before they make it. Choices are important to think about thoroughly.
As much as he wishes to convey love to his mother, he need to refrain because, she says, “that’s weakness and that’s crybaby stuff” (1). Specifically, James provides a flashback to the time he captured two red birds as pets and Octavia pressured him to slaughter them so that there would be food. Certainly she can manage to slaughter the birds herself, but Octavia slapped him repeatedly when he refused. She only halted the slapping when he finally killed it. For an eight-year-old boy, this was a gruesome scene.
After the boys in Jack's tribe catch and kill the pig they thought was the beast, they put his head on a spear. "Jack held out the head and jammed the soft throat down on the pointed end of the stick which pierced through the mouth. He stood back and the head hung there, a little blood dribbling down the stick." (Golding, 136-137) This is an example of how Jack's tribe react violently towards what they perceive is the beast, this act of putting a pig's head on a spear is a very violent and cruel. In the beginning when they killed a pig they never displayed the head, but do to the savagery that the beast has caused them to take on they are more cruel and deadly.
This issue had shown a conflict when Davy was influenced by the other children to violently hurt and kill his mother who he loved. This impact the story because Davy and the citizens of the town had caused Tessie to die. In another short story, “Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes, the story also had many conflicts was when both Mrs.Jones and Roger couldn’t have what they wanted. “The woman
Found at the screen of the crime was a small bird, the bird had been strangled. The bird was Mrs. Wright only company in the house, therefore her husband killed the creature. The investigation points to Mrs. Wright becoming upset and anger with her husband after the death leading to the crime committed. Minnie Wright wanted her husband to feel not only the pain of murdered bird, but also herself. Minnie waited until the mid of night and tied the rope around her husband’s neck and strangled him just like he did to the bird.
This shows Bob being treated equally by being killed because he wasn’t a nice person. He threatened Atticus even though Bob won the case, Atticus just made him look bad so he's trying to get him back. The book also says, "Atticus fetched the remains of my costume. Mr. Tate turned it over and bent it around to get an idea of its former shape. 'This thing probably saved her life,' he said.