at the beginning of the act, Tamora, the captive of the Goths, delivers this speech :"". Because she and her sons are captured by Titus Andronicus, Titus wants to sacrifice Tamora's oldest son as a memorial to Titus' 21 sons who died during the war. She talks to Titus Andronicus solely to convince him to not slaughter her first born son and have mercy on her. In the sense that Titus has fought the brutal war for ten years and are in the hatred of 21 dead sons, Titus killed Tamora's son no matter how she begs him. However, despite the death of Tamora's son, Tamora's speech successfully moves Titus and makes him have sympathy by the logical flaw from the beginning to the end, the use of rhetorical devices, and ethos appeals.
Shakespeare uses both romantic and identity crushes to show that parents should take teenage crushes seriously by providing examples of stories and lessons he put together into his plays. For example, One of his many famous plays he has created that is a great example of both romantic and identity crushes is Romeo and Juliet. A romantic crushes is formed by finding someone whom they find powerfully attractive; moreover, someone who they feel excited to be around, and with whom they want to spend a lot of time. Parents most often know not to take these romantic crushes serious because they know sooner or later their children will outgrow these crushes and move onto the next crush: “Most romantic crushes don’t last very long because once the
O’Connor may have wanted readers to conclude that the only person Mrs.Turpin wants to judge her is Jesus himself. This concept can be linked to the Catholic belief that Jesus is the only who can truly judge us and our actions. Readers feel sympathy for Mrs.Turpin when they learn of the aftermath of the vicious attack. Her injuries are described as “two little moon-shaped lines [...] indented over her windpipe [with] the beginning of an angry red swelling above her eye” (Meyer 461). After learning how close she was to being choked to death, the reader is shocked by how
Benvolio should be pardoned because he cheered Romeo up when he was sad. Benvolio said to Romeo that, “ Signior Martino and his wife and daughters, some beautious sisters” and lovely nieces”_ and of course Rosaline, Romeo’s last love, destined for the nunnery rather than his arms”(1.2.64). This quote shows that Benvolio is cheering up Romeo so that he could go to Capulet’s party. Benvolio should be Pardoned because he was honest with prince and told him every single thing which happened. He told what happened between Romeo and Tybalt and so whose fault was that so that is why he should be pardoned.
In Sophocles’ play Antigone, Antigone is punished for burying her dead brother’s body by being buried alive. Antigone gives an emotional speech in which she laments the loss of her youth and her future of marriage and motherhood. In this speech, she employs rhetorical devices like pathos, foreshadowing and extended metaphor. In an attempt to coerce Creon to refrain from burying herself alive, Antigone utilizes the rhetorical device, pathos. She says, “For never had I, even had I been mother of children,” and, “ Cut off from marriage feast, unlasting wife’s true joy, or mother’s bliss, with infant at her breast…” (Sophocles 34).
John Proctor is loyal, honest, and kind-hearted. Proctor can end Abigail Williams only if he admits to adultery. Proctor does not want to ruin his reputation. The famous play, ‘The Crucible” Arthur Miller explains Proctors speaking style through the use of diction, logos, and ethos. Miller incorporates strong diction to illuminate Proctors speaking style throughout the play.
Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham” is a poem rich with historical context about the bombing of an African American church during a time of segregation. While the poem also addresses the social context of the event, it is primarily focused on the history behind it. Dudley Randall dove into the hearts of Americans by telling them the painful truth of what happened in Birmingham, Alabama with “Ballad of Birmingham.” On September 15, 1963, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was in the transition from Sunday School to worship services at 10:22 am when a bomb exploded in the African American church. This explosion injured more than 20 individuals and killed four girls: Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley. McNair was 11-years-old, while the others were 14-years-old.
John Proctor, the tragic hero is a loyal, honest, and kind-hearted individual. Proctor utilizes strong rhetorical appeals to highlight his emotions and his speaking style. Proctor values his reputation and name. Proctor was trying to end Abigail because she was falsely accusing other innocent people of witchcraft. The famous play, The Crucible by Arthur Miller explores Proctors speaking style
When Ida B. Wells returned home three of her close friends who ran a successful grocery were lynched for no reason, she decided to get into anti-lynching activities. ¨She then began touring the country, as well as traveling abroad, giving lectures about lynching.” After she was threatened she went around the country and abroad to speak out against it. Thanks to her help African Americans became educated of what was happening at the time and soon others listening to her realized that something need to be done to stop
Malala Malala Yousafzai a young teenager was on the brink of death thanks to her advocating.Women's rights are something not given to all girls in her country, Pakistan.For that sole reason she was shot, for speaking up for her rights.Therefore, by using juxtaposition to compare the Pakistan people to the American lifestyle, imagery to intensify the endeavor of women and young girls, and pathos to invigorate the world to help attain educational rights for these girls . In the small city of swat is where Malala is found to be living she involves this to her use of imagery.For example she states “When i close my eyes, i see my bedroom.The bed is unmade,my fluffy blanket in a heap, because i've rushed out for school, late for an exam” (Yousafzai pg 1).Notably, in this quote Malala creates a picture of a tranquil yet hectic environment that forms her whole life. On the other hand she makes it comprehensible to her audience that she is a young imperative teenage girl that lives with the struggles of
On October 12, 1958, fifty sticks of dynamite exploded in a church.Four young girls dead of the bombing. Also, the whites bombed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s house while he was at church, The Civil Rights Movement started in 1954 with the Brown versus the Board of Education and the Supreme Court decided that it was unconstitutional. In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges changed America by walking up the the steps of a white only school to gain an Education. To survive this experience, Ruby had to rise above the prejudices, face her fears, and find strength in her faith. Ruby Bridges faced many prejudiced people.
On September 15, 1963 the group made a dreadful act. They placed a bomb under a staircase to the basement of 16th Street Birmingham Baptist Church. Four Girls, Denise McNair, who was eleven, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson, and Addie Mae Collins, which were all 14, were killed in the bomb that exploded at 10:19 a.m(gale group). Twenty-two other people got injured, but were fortunate enough to survive. Former KKK members that included veterans supposedly committed the crime.
The Bombing 16th Street, Baptist Church The tragic event occurred on September 15, 1963. The act was carried out by members of the Ku Klux Klan, people who disliked blacks and did horrible things because of this, in Birmingham, Alabama. Alabama was a Southern state and allowed segregation. The explosion went off at approximately 10:20 A.M., when Sunday school was ending and the service was beginning. The police say that members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb near the church.
Death is the irreducible common denominator of all men.” Martin Luther King Jr. This was taken from a eulogy about those who died as a result from the 1963 Birmingham Church bombings. The civil rights movement in 1963 was just blossoming and national awareness of the injustice in the south was not stellar. The bombings helped to bring awareness of the racial injustice in the south. The Church Bombings can be summed up into three main events, the background of the bombing, the events of the bombing itself and the significance it had towards the civil rights cause.
Columbine High School Massacre and How it Impacted Public Security “Do you believe in God?” This was the last thing Rachel Scott, a recently born-again Christian, had heard before telling Eric Harris yes and then being shot to death at point blank range. This quote is from the infamous Columbine High School mass shooting in Littleton, Colorado. This incident caused much outrage and questioning from many parents and students about the safety of their well-being while in school. The concerns quickly leaked into the minds of US citizens, as nobody felt safe anywhere in public after the tragedy. The shootings caused mass hysteria and caused the nation to become more concerned about security.