“No, I Do Not Want to Pet Your Dog” Comprehension: When Manjoo says dogs achieved dominion over urban America, he is not being completely serious but also not sarcastic. He is exaggerating to get his point across, and what he says hold truth in some circumstances. He disapproves that dogs always feel welcome to disturb you and how owners do nothing about it. Manjoo specifically has this problem with dogs because this problem is more typically expressed with them, but he also explains that it happens with children. I believe that there is a cultural assumption that everyone loves dogs because it’s the norm.
From when they first met, Jim trusted Huck with his life. Being the runaway slave that he was, Jim had to trust that Huck wouldn’t turn him in. There were many times in the book where Huck could’ve turned Jim in but decided not to. This creates a deeper understanding of the story as it shows just how loyal Huck really was. It also gives us an understanding of why he is also very loyal to his good friend Tom.
The narrator is a representation of society. He is civilians that will not wait for the less fortunate or challenged individuals. He is people who do not want to deal with realities because they are inconvenient. He eventually realizes Doodle is not a hurdle in his life but his brother to be embrace. He puts effort into teaching Doodle to walk and swim, but even then he is cruel to his brother.
Brother was ashamed of the way he felt and his self-indulgent efforts for Doodle. He wished to be selfless and loving and always aimed to be the best brother he could. Brother never struggled while helping Doodle, it was his first nature. Though he struggled to help Doodle out of compassion and more for his personal prosperity and
Doodle always wanted a brother who will care for him and keep him safe. At the end of the story deceitfulness was shown when brother left Doodle alone in a storm. Brother also mislead Doodle, through having him done things he was not capable of doing. Being deceitful can sometimes break a good relationship or lead to a lot of worse things. Not only did brother mislead Doodle, but he was untruthful to Doodle.
While his actions put him and his family in trouble, Atticus still stands firm in his beliefs. He also demonstrates his defense for not only people, but for animals too. In Chapter 10, Atticus is shown to be reluctant to shoot a disease-ridden dog, as it is implied he believes he would not shoot any living things until he had too, thus showing respect for animals and living things
Many were trained to fight, and just as many were used as bait to start the fights. If it were true that a dog’s past determines whether or not it can become a loving part of a family, none of these dogs would ever have been deemed worthy of adoption. And yet after being rescued, they still wanted love and companionship and family. And with love, patience, and training, their wishes came true” (The Lazy Pit Bull) This quotation proves that even when the dog was treated horribly, they still give love and compassion to the people around them. Another example is, “These fighting dogs were bred and trained not to display behavioral signals of their intentions so that they would have an advantage in the ring.
This loyalty let them own their situation. They didn’t have to be ashamed that they struggled to make it work. Ponyboy was loyal, but began to question the decisions of others and found it harder to agree and go along. Everyone is eventually defined or known by their choices. Ponyboy was realizing that the things he loved to do weren’t typical of someone in his gang.
“But you ain’t gonn get in no trouble, because if you do, I won’t let you tend the rabbits.” 2. Ch 1: George complains about having to take care of Lennie, though continues to travel with him. Why might George keep Lennie around? What does this suggest about George’s character? George might keep Lennie around because workers like them are the loneliest guys in the world.