n F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Winter Dreams” financial success was Dexter’s ambition but Judy Jones was his obsession. From a young age, Dexter dreamed of joining the ranks of the wealthy men he caddied for at the country club. He wanted to be more than the other young men and proved that by choosing a prestigious college where he was uncomfortable with his lack of spending money. By the time he was in his early twenties, he was well on his way to financial success with his business acumen. His small laundry business quickly grew as did his wealth.
Atticus Finch, might not be the most perfect person in the world, but he is known to be the best lawyer to the "Best Shot in Town." In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, many people respect Atticus for being a great man to hated by some for treating Negroes fairly. Whether people hate or despise him, but it doesn 't take long to see that Atticus is not that bad of a human being. Atticus will treat you fairly no matter what race or how rich you are and he doesn 't care what the people in Maycomb think.
John D. Rockefeller was a very important man who helped build our country. He contributed to making the world as it is today. John D. Rockefeller was a very determined businessman, who got what he wanted most of the time. Even if he was harsh, he transformed the world into a better place, with lots more of technology. From all this hard work, he was among the richest men to ever live.
When you run for office in America you need money for advertising on television and print media. Additionally, salaries for staff member and travel requires plenty of money. Running for office is an expensive undertaking. Charles Koch is a wealthy business person who addressed issues of the country donates to candidates who discuss the needs of the country. In the past this co-chairman, CEO of Koch Industries, philanthropist, and benefactor to 200 colleges and research think tanks has donated
In the Great Gatsby theirs this character named Tom Buchanan. Tom is a white upper class, Yale graduate man, who is rich, mean, successful, and holds a lot of power. Tom is an interesting character because he is a symbol of the typical privileged white man in the 1920’s who is living the America dream. His success is something he takes pride in, and wants to hold on to by any means necessary. When analyzing classes and race I think Tom Buchanan would be an interesting character to look at due to the fact he said “Civilization’s going to pieces”, broke out Tom violently.
Wes is a handsome guy, living in a small town as a sheriff, mostly respected by everyone in town. Frank, his brother, better looking war hero and sports star who everyone in town looked up too. Frank was also a doctor, so all that wrapped up as ones brother, was Wes jealous? Like I stated before, This book makes one judge then takes a complete turn multiple times. " "Murder!"
Both articles use rhetorical appeals to improve their arguments. For Ethos, both showed credibility by sharing their story and establishing an audience for it. Spector uses Ethos by talking about his previous work experience and how he rose up to become a business owner. Kertson uses ethos by explaining his story about being a minimum wage employee for many jobs. He also uses it when he points out Nick Hanauer- a successful entrepreneur- to show that even he believes that raising the minimum wage will boost the economy.
“In a free market economy, individuals whose work provides the value should reap some of the rewards. If I made a lot of money for my company, I 'd expect to be compensated for it” (College athletes deserve more compensation). Is it shocking that most high profile colleges make billions of dollars off athletic programs, and not a dime is restored to the athletes who make it? A college is a business, and these businesses are extremely money hungry, that will not change, but there needs to be a more equitable partnerships between colleges and the athletes.
In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Firzgerald, Nick Carraway represents the qualities of the green color. He is curious, calm and collected, intelligent, and describes others meticulously. Nick observes the other characters actions and judges them based off of those in precise ways. Nick also possesses qualities from the blue color because of how everyone confides in him. Nick is the first person that everyone goes to when they need to talk.
You chose difficult book to interpret. You`re asking hard questions, and I`ve never discussed a book with anyone, so my answers may seem to you plain or simply stupid. But I`m curious what your interpretations are :) 1. Jay Gatsby is a really mysterious person, who seems to try staying aside and at the same time organizing big parties. And actually none of his guests know anything sure about the host.
The hero represents a person’s unconscious self, one that eventually manifests into their identity. Furthermore, each hero undergoes a journey, one that takes them through the three rites of passage: separation, initiation, and return. The ideas of Joseph Campbell and psychiatrist Carl Jung combine to create a series of alluring archetypes that have been historically accurate throughout numerous books and movies. The idea of the hero’s journey is present in The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Of Mice and Men. Each of these novels communicates the physical journey in a different way, but the psychology behind each step remains relatively consistent.
White is associated with innocence and purity. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald describes Daisy with the word white to represent her innocence and girlhood many times. When we first meet Daisy, she is with Jordan and “they [are] both in white,” (Fitzgerald 10) in “a cheerful red and white Georgian Colonial mansion,” (Fitzgerald 9) surrounded in a pure, white room. Right from the beginning of the novel, Daisy is portrayed as a virtuous woman. She says her “white girlhood [with Jordan] was passed together [in Louisville].
Fitzgerald was an introvert and intelligent man who never graduated college. Instead he took the path of becoming a lieutenant during World War I. He later fell in love with a girl named Zelda Sayre. Zelda was no ordinary girl, but a drama queen with an enormous desire toward wealth and leisurely partying.