In chapter 24, Scout quotes “Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men 's hearts Atticus had no case. Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed." Racism is a cruel disease that corrupts the mind and judgement of people. Although much of the town is infected there are a few brave people that came out and fought for what they believed in. Although the reader would like to think that Atticus Finch and Tom had a chance of winning, the town of Maycomb is too infected with the disease of racism.
The ESPN documentary “Broke” explains that players made bad investments and made payments to relatives and friends only to see their money quickly disappear (“NFL Salaries”). An example of child support causing a professional athlete to go broke is that Travis Henry, a NFL player, spends $170,000 yearly on child support for nine children (“Why NFL Players Really Go Bankrupt”). This amount of money spent on child support, can put a significant hole in even the richest person’s pocket. Aside from child support, some athletes are left to the debt of divorce. Divorce puts a strain on individuals because not only do they have to give their spouse part of their belongings, but, they are also left with paying all of the legal fees ( “5 Reasons Why”).
The same girl he did work for every day started a trial against him saying he raped her. Her claim should have been disproven in many ways, there was enough evidence to contradict it but the jury is so racist they look right past it. Tom was found guilty and sent to Enfield Prison Farm waiting for an appeal even though he shouldn’t have been there in the first place. Finally, as Tom was in that prison he got sick and tired of waiting for an appeal so he made a run for it, and was shot 17 times to be stopped. This ends up killing him and once the news makes it to the town it just rolls off their shoulders.
Their anger and shame along with their past sexual failures lead them to doing horrendous acts. For instance Cholly’s first sexual intercourse with Darlene, which he is forced to continue having sex with her under the order of men with guns, leaves him humiliated and enraged which later turns into hatred towards the opposite sex. Cholly’s hatred and shame later results in raping and impregnating his own daughter Pecola. According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services survey in 2012 for %80 of juvenile victims, the perpetrator was a parent. Every child thinks their father is invincible, so what happens when this invincible god-like figure of a child sexually assaults them one day to feel empowered?
The glove is his remembrance of Allie. Holden said that “he was [...] the nicest, in lots of ways. He never got mad at anybody.” (38) When his brother died, it greatly affected his psyche. He does not think it was fair for his brother to die so young. He “broke all of the goddam windows, just for the hell of it” because of the immense pain he was feeling.
“We’re due back at the House. Besides, these fanatics always try suicide; the pattern’s familiar.” (Radbury 36). A day later, Beatty talked to Montag stating that books are only outlawed because it made other people unhappy. “Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there is no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against!” (Radbury 55-56).
In Anthem, Equality says, “For men are forbidden to take notice of women, and women are forbidden to take notice of men. But we think of one among women…”(Rand 38). Equality is thinking about someone of the opposite gender, which is prohibited by law in his society. This community controls everyone but Equality is straying from the rules they have enforced. In Harrison’s community, the government keeps handicaps on people who are more advanced.
It did to Javert in the book Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, and is the reason why Jean Valjean is the reason Javert had no other choice than to take his own life. When Valjean has Javert trapped in the barracaid he tells him “you are free” (pg. 264) but reality was that those words really made Javert a prisoner of his own mind. Javert believed that once a criminal always a criminal, and that all criminals wanted revenge and would do anything to get it. That took a big turn when He was proven wrong by Valjean when he didn’t take revenge on him and set him free because it went against all of his beliefes that’s why Javert told Valjean to “take your revenge” (pg.
So of course it wasn 't a surprise that she tried to kill her step daughter snow white, but the man she sent to kill her and snow white had to start a new genesis. This type of ambition is also most similar to Edgar Hoover who wanted to be the best and have the Best F.B.I he could possibly have in an article it says “He was a man with the ability to carry out 33 fights at the same time without slacking his pace or confusing one fight with another”pg 5 his ambition to be the best gave him strength and pride but it also made him a hypocrite and a tyrant “Openly scornful of homosexuals to have been one himself”pg 4 “Trampling on the rights of citizens to express grievance against their government.”pg 2, Hoover didn’t care who he had to hurt to get to his goal and if that met he had to push thru everyone that stood in his way he did. But what he did not know as the article states “When the lion dies, the rats come out”pg 2 every action has
when he did all of this it was at that time he became a not a tragic hero when he let the thought of power and greed he made the decision to kill all of the people that he did with no remorse if the witches had not told him the profuse than all of this wouldn't have happen so i honestly think that is the most reason that macbeth is not a tragic hero because of what he did and letting his wife tell him how he isn't a
Every twenty seconds or so, the transmitter would send out some sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair advantage of their brains.” (Vonnegut 1). This quote shows they would suppress their smartest people to an average level of thinking. This society does not want someone to grow in any way and realize how bad life is. Similarly a sufficient amount of the same points can be made in Anthem, they are just accomplished differently. In Anthem “equality” is not purely shown, but is attempted.
Why does a street sweeper dare come into here?” (Rand 62) As Equality walked in there he felt very looked down on, and they saw him as nothing important. The council thought they were more important than him. Collectivism was showing in this part by the council thinking they were higher than Equality when he walked into there home. Before he found the Subway underground he used to think that the everybody thought of everybody as the same people except for the council of scholars, who are the smart people of the society and look down upon people who are less superior than them. All in all people do not think of everybody as the same people, some people think they are higher than the person next to
However, Jayden noticed that the combat on the planet was not very advanced due to the sloppily done killing of the street urchin. So, if Owen was one of the biggest and strongest, Jayden thought he could easily take him and even beat Gavin, whoever he is. Jayden believed this due to the fact that he was actually very good at combat. A prodigy, almost. He learned from a man named Liam, a man like Jayden’s father after Jayden’s real father had been murdered.
This was the first time there was a law requiring people to fight. This put all male citizens susceptible to getting drafting. To avoid drafting, the rich were able to give a year 's worth of pay instead of going to war. Some people even injured themselves so they would be unable to fight. For example, many men who knew they were going to get drafted would purposefully knock out their teeth so they wouldn
Each deployment got harder for him as he was leaving behind his family that he loved so much. Chris’ ability to shoot so well made him essential to the SEALs and he knew it was his calling to serve our country. Chris made many enemies afraid because of his great shot. The enemies even put a bounty on his head of 20,000 dollars. They were willing to put that much money on his head because he was so deadly and they were scared of him and his abilities.