In the reservation, he feels isolation because he is highly intelligent and is above many of his peers. Since he is highly intelligent he decides that he wants to make a better life for himself and leave the reservation. He decides to go to Reardan where his isolation continues. He is now the only Indian in an all-white school. People start to question him and even though it is obvious he is not like them he isolates parts of his life to what is on the reservation and what is not.
An individual that conforms to society will only go as far as society allows. It seems as if an individual’s personal aspirations are held at the will of society’s judgment if there is even a slight whiff of deviation from the ‘social norm.’ Arnold is a teenage boy who dreams big but feels limited due to his circumstances, so he seeks better education at Reardan. On the surface, Sherman Alexie’s, “The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian” portrays a teenager’s struggle of poverty growing up on an Indian reservation, however, it more importantly conveys an individual’s struggle against societal constraints. Arnold has a clear conscious when it comes to the reality of the poverty he lives in. The author communicates this, “And because you 're Indian you start believing you 're destined to be poor.
Alone in the world, Junior is a young Native American, fighting against the rising tides against him to be hopeful. The novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, written by Sherman Alexie, is about the growth of a teenage Native American, Junior, as he strives to be more than what is given to him. Junior is trying to find himself amidst the dying world of his forefathers and is stripped of his culture. He is also initially hesitant of success for it may cost him the only thing he has left, which is his community. In the passage, “If You Stay On The Rez…” is an extremely important passage since it not only kick starts Junior’s desire to leave and have a chance verse the pitiful life he would continue on the reservation but also draws into the light, the feeling of ‘should I stay or should I go.’ In the novel, “If You Stay On The Rez…” is the most significant passage because it expresses the overlapping theme that hope and chances are only earned through taking risks, and propels the plot of the story in a different direction, one that is brighter than the initial dark, humorous beginning.
“ The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” is a novel about an Indian boy’s daily life after he transfer white people school from Indian rez. In the novel “ The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”, there are some differences between Wellpinit and Reardon, and these things influence the character Junior. These two school are different in race, Wellpinit has different rules in students’ mind about solving problem, and the teacher in Wellpinit is also different from the teacher in Reardon. More over, Wellpinit has low level literacy, students in Wellpinit is not good at sport, but Reardon is very well, and the gap between rich and poor is also the difference between Reardon and Wellpinit. Caused by these difference, character Junior grow up a lot.
If they fall off they fall off, but it 's bad if you say anything to them” (Salinger 211). Behind the initial judgments of his character, Holden’s makeup entails a gift for profound comprehensions. Even though Holden’s boarding school, Pency Prep, expels him due to his failure in four classes, Holden exemplifies brilliance in abstract thinking during his trip to discern a different interpretation of society. With a deeper understanding of life Holden has a better grasp on achieving victory to make the world a better place, solve problems, and spread happiness. When Holden does not “say or do anything,” it shows him discovering that nativity must be gowned out of at a particular age and maturity level.
One way their relationship is affected when Gene no longer trusts Finny .Gene remarked, “There was a swift chain of explosions in my brain, one certainty after another blasted- up like a denotation went the idea of any best friend, up went affection and partnership and sticking by someone absolutely in the jungle of boy’s school, up went the hope that there was anyone in school- in this world whom I could trust” (Knowles 28).Gene does not trust Finny because he thinks Finny is set out to destroy him and his studies. Gene is smart and has the chance of being top of his class, but he feels Finny do not want him to succeed. Another way Finny and Gene’s relationship is affected is when Gene jounced the tree causing Finny’s accident and lies but get caught in the process. Leper comments, “One of them was next to the trunk, holding the trunk of the tree. I’ll never forget that because the tree was a huge black shape too, and his hand touching the black trunk anchored him, if you see what I mean, to something solid in all the bright fire they were standing in up there .And the other one was a little further out on the limb” (Knowles 105).Finny was hurt when he finds out Gene caused the accident and lied about it.
Todd Anderson is Neil’s roommate; he is very shy and timid. Throughout the movie the student’s teacher Mr. Keating, guides the students to chase their dreams, and break out of their shells. 2. How are adults viewed by students? Mr. Keating is viewed as rowdy and rebellious to the conservative structure the preparatory usually implements.
The Downfall of Dick Diver In many people, strength can become a weakness. In F. Scott Fitzgerald 's Tender Is the Night, Dick Diver is a young psychiatrist heading towards success with a loving wife and two children. This all changes when he encounters unexpected setbacks that change his perfect world. In Tender Is the Night, Fitzgerald has many internal and external forces work together in Dick Diver’s downfall. Dick’s personality flaws, newfound recklessness, and complicated marriage contribute to his destruction in the novel.
Then the absent note saw his father and as a punishment did his admission in boarding school and to learn the discipline. The situation was also same there and all the teachers were so rude and strict. This situation leads him into a state of fear and depression with the trauma of separation with his family. Therein Ishaan befriended with the class best student, Rajan Damodran. Then a new temporary art teacher came and identifies his problem because he was also suffer from that disorder.
Dvita Kapadia – 2015 Synthesis Essay The Misadventures of Pinocchio If Pinocchio had simply signed his name at the end of a pledge rather than had his nose grow each time he lied, his adventures would be stories of victorious deceit rather than moral learning. The Honor Code is an unnecessary pledge inflicted on students since it is ineffectual, promotes a hostile school environment and hinders students from further success. As students, we have set standards: get good grades in every subject possible. In reality, this is highly tiresome and stressful; we must cope with our teachers, impress our parents, win over our peers and as the seasoning on top of the salad of stress, we must maintain a social life. To do all these things in the twelve hours we are given in the day renders us into a frenzied state blinded with the wall of stress.