Motif is shown throughout the novel by the repetition of imagination and fear. The author Ammaniti uses contrast between Antonio Natale and Michele Amitrano through personalities, and the child world and adult world through challenges and obstacles. Contrast between Antonio and Michele is evident when Antonio demands Barbara Mura to show her genitals, as in Antonio’s perspective she lost the race, not Michele, so she must perform the forfeit. This is because Antonio has something against Barbara, so “his sadistic mind got to work” (page 19) and he decided on her to do something humiliating in front of all the other boys. This impacts the audience as they would feel disgusted with Antonio, and sympathy for Barbara.
It was stated that the boys attending the facility were frightened to be alone with Father Flynn. The following quote exhibits the evidence in which Father Flynn is guilty of being a molester. “ On the first day of the school year, I saw you touch William London 's wrist. And I saw him Pull away.” (Shanley, 52).There is only a couple of reasons in which the children should be scared to alone in a room with the priest and most can be debunked, except for one theory. The children could be afraid of the priest because he is mean or callous but it is stated by the priest himself that he cares about the children and does not believe the way Sister
And his call to Adventure started when his pre-Algebra Teacher, Mrs. Dodds told Percy to come with her and without knowing it Mrs. Dodds turned to be a fury and attempted to kill Percy but Mr. Brunner threw the pen or the riptide to Percy and when he uncapped the pen it became a sword and he swung the sword to her and then Mrs. Dodds vaporized. A.2 Refusal of the Call / Acceptance As always, in every story the hero always refuse because of the changes that might happen. In the case of Percy he doesn’t want to leave his mother especially with “smelly gabe” that the only thing he knows is to sit and gamble with his friends, but because of the attacked of the Minotaur and the disappearance of his mother, he eventually accepts the call. A.3 Supernatural Aid The supernatural aid in the story is his friend/satyr/protector Grover Underwood. Because even in the start of the story, Grover is there with him and protecting him in every challenges.
When Giles’ wife is accused of witchery, when Giles mistakenly says that she reads many books, he is devastated. He gathers evidence as to why people who dislike him would lie and have his wife accused of witchery. When Giles presents this evidence to the court, Danforth and Hathorne command Giles to tell them the name of the man from whom he obtained this evidence. Giles firmly says, “I will not give you no name. I mentioned my wife's name once and I’ll burn in hell long enough for that.
"Pack of crazy fools," he said. "Listening to the young folks, nothing's good enough for them. Next thing you know, they'll be wanting to go back to living in caves” where the older people said this is write and the younger said it wasn't. Another time it shows this is when everybody is scared of the FAKE black box. I think that the theme that people will follow a tradition for no reason at the end because when they are stoning Tessie Hutchinson to death because she had the black dot on her paper she said "It isn't fair, it isn't right,’ Mrs. Hutchinson screamed, and then they were upon
After the little incident between Abigail, Betty and the other girls, Abigail and John went and talked. Abigail and John have a major past, which is why Abigail wants to kill Elizabeth. Abigail and John had an affair when Abigail was helping around the Proctor house when Elizabeth fell ill. Abigail tries to express her love for Proctor but he is not having it. Abigail is furious at his decisions and will do anything at this point to get him. She takes everything to the next level.
and Smooth Talk share, is that Connie and her mom are in a very bad state where they do not understand each other and that wish to not be apart of each other. In the book The mother is always saying “Stop gawking at yourself “ or “You think you're so pretty?" (online 1st paragraph). This is obviously not something a mother should say to her teenage daughter, and it definitively a way for teenage to feel like she is being attacked. The movie shows this hatred for one another through an argument that Connie and her mother get into.
Lennie was stroking Curley’s Wife’s hair to the point that she became alarmed and panicked and when she did so, Lennie broke her neck by shaking her too hard, he wanted her to stop yelling. He did not mean to kill her and knew he did a horrible thing that would make George mad at him. George had to think about Lennie’s consequences of this, Curley wanted to lynch Lennie but George did not
Their first conflict happened during one of these hates, where he had already been suspicious of her because he felt he saw her too often, and feared she was part of the thought police, where he glanced at her, and all his anger and hatred transferred to her face, where he fantasized about attacking her, raping her, and then cutting her throat. Later on in the novel it becomes obvious that she is only being around him because she considers herself in love with him. A sexual relationship soon after the fact follows. Following that conflict, Winston also has conflict with a character by the name of O?Brien. O?Brien is a high ranking party member which leads him to have a multitude of privileges that other citizens of Oceanic (the name of Winston?s country) do not.
Reverend Hale's last attempt to save Proctor is to try to have Elizabeth convince Proctor to confess. Proctor strongly considers it but tears the confession paper up as he does not want to ruin his family name. Hale, defeated, weeps in prayer as Proctor is sent to hung. Reverend Hale's downfall in the novel was his quick assumption that there was witchcraft in Salem. Everyone's fear of the unknown and the chance of witches being present in Salem caused many deaths due to jumping to conclusions.
Mrs. Dubose is a cranky old lady that yells at Scout and Jem when they walk past. Jem is told to be a gentleman but loses his cool when she calls their father trash. Jem 's punishment was to go read to her. While they were reading to her if she threw a fit or started yelling they couldn 't say anything. Then Atticus then tells him that she was an addict and reading was part of her therapy.
The group of men that entered the room included Bellingham, Wilson, Chillingworth, and Dimmesdale. As soon as they entered, they were being rude to Pearl by calling her a demon child. The men ask Hester why she should be allowed to keep Pearl and she responds by saying Pearl teaches her an important lesson about her shame. In order for the men to come to a better conclusion about what to do with Pearl and Hester, they quiz Pearl about religious topics. However, she barely responds and seems to dislike the men.
At the beginning of the book, Scout wants to pick a fight at the slightest aggravation and is high tempered. One example is when she beats up Walter Cunningham for not having his lunch and getting her in trouble in class. She rubbed his nose in the dirt, but Jem came by and told her to stop. Atticus then told Scout that if he heard she was fighting, he would wear her out. Throughout the book, Scout fights less and less because she realizes it does her no good.
This drawing represents when Montag got mad that he read poetry to Mildred 's friends, which is a BAD IDEA! The importance of this is that when he read the poetry, the reaction to the ladies showed that books could be bad or good. With this event, it was what lead up with Montag ending up at his house. Also, the importance of this event is that we know why the society hates books by the reaction of Mrs. Phelps and Mrs. Bowles. The poem made Mrs. Phelps cry and made Mrs. Bowles mad at Montag.
Soon she is fired and thrown out of the home because Elizabeth (John’s wife) has suspicion of her and John having an affair with each other. John and his wife stay together and try to fix things but she is still angered. John is terrified for people to find out about his affair because he does not want to be jailed. In the play John yells to Elizabeth, “No more! I should have roared you down when first you told me of your suspicion.