It only takes only one person to change the way you think about yourself. The novel “Tangerine” by Edward Bloor is about a boy(Paul) who can't stand up to his fears. This changes throughout the book. Every choice has a consequence, and all of the characters made Big and small choices. Paul's brother Erik’s choices affected Paul in a positive way, but the consequences of his choices were not.
“I am strong, because I’ve been weak” In the book Tangerine by Edward Bloor, the Fishers move from Texas to Florida because Mr. Fisher gets a new job. Paul is told that he became blind by staring into an eclipse for too long, but later learned that it was his brother’s fault. Even though Paul starts off with a low self-esteem, he learns that he is strong, and can do whatever he puts his mind to.
“I remember the fear in his eyes. I know that fear. It’s my fear” (Bloor, 76). Edward Bloor’s novel, Tangerine, is about how Paul’s life has become a personal horror show, thanks to his older brother, Erik. The twisted antagonist upsets Paul by causing him to live in constant fear, making his friends start to exclude him, and hurt his confidence so he won’t stand up for himself.
In the second paragraph it states, irrational and reckless choices and actions, this is true owing to Tino’s actions made Paul feel sad and fearful. Throughout the book the consequences of Tino’s actions and choices, positive or negative, haunted Paul and affected Paul’s future decisions. I predict that if Tino had not made those decisions Paul would not be in the place that he is in now. In the third paragraph it says, Dire time made Tino make rash and unfair choices and actions that had positive and negative consequences on Paul. This is also true by cause of the choices Tino made were rash and unfair in the way that he hurt Paul very deeply. Finally, in the fourth paragraph it reads as, some important and critical actions and choices made by Tino had positive and negative consequences on Paul. They were important and critical choices for the reason that the result of those actions was incredibly positive and fixed the broken relationship between Paul and Tino. Thus you can see Tino’s actions had consequences that affected Paul in many ways, leading toward his choices in the
Imagine moving away from home, changing schools, and having a family that won’t even give attention when needed. Paul goes through all of this, and he is left to make decisions that will change his life forever. Three choices Paul goes through are, changing schools, tattling on Tangerine Middle School soccer players, and informing the police about Arthur and Erik’s wrong doings. In the novel, Tangerine by Edward Bloor, Paul moves from Houston Texas to Tangerine Florida, and the first five months are filled with decisions and chaos. The choices made by Paul, and the consequences of those choices, affect the development of his character.
In Tim Obrien’s text, Where have You Gone, Charming Billy?, the author invokes the theme of relative fear, what might be frightening for some may not be so for others. Private First Class Paul Berlin was new and inexperienced, being in an actual war is scary in itself. Even with training and practice you can never tell what will happen in an actual field of battle. The story shows how scary the war was. Paul Berlin experienced his fears throughout the entire story. Though he was afraid, he knew that fears come in many degrees, types and unusual categories… "I don’t want to scare you. You'll get used to it soon enough." A line said by Toby to Paul while traversing the muddy rice paddy. This line shows that Paul was afraid of his first time
After Paul’s brutal experience of warfare and countering his life in ignorance, he would agree to ignorance is bliss with what he is doing is joyful to him. He can hurt anyone and have no conscious. Since Paul has many responsibilities due to warfare, his attitude and personality changed him
In the year 1914, a war started that would turn innocent people against each other, and have aftermaths that include thousands of people dead due to new equipment like tanks, gas attacks, and hand-to-hand combat. In this war there was a soldier named Paul Bäumer who is a German nineteen year old who has made friends that will last a lifetime during this experience, but has also felt immense pain. His daily routine is to sleep, eat, and fight in the trenches, and he experiences death every day. Most soldiers view death as a recurring event, but Paul views it as wretchedness, which makes him different from others by caring about his comrades more than others. Paul shows many qualities through this experience of being a soldier in the First World War, and he learns what is necessary in life, which takes some people years to figure out. In All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, Paul Bäumer participates in the bloodiest war of all time, and he develops the skills of intelligence, leadership, and loyalty.
All Quiet On The Western Front is a story about the terrors and adventures that soldiers faced during World War II. Specifically, this book is from the point of view of a German soldier, Paul Bäumer. Paul had just finished high school when he was sent to serve in the
Defining heroism is a daunting task as the notion of heroism is unduly egocentric. However, in Ernest Gaines’s novel, A Lesson Before Dying, the character Grant Wiggins displays a myriad of heroic traits that shows how altruistic he truly is. The novel begins with Grant being a cynical and selfish person, nonetheless, he proves to be an epitome of heroism as trials test him in several manners. During the time that he visits Jefferson in jail, he reveals perseverance, compassion, and selflessness.
Either war and violence is obsolete or all mankind is. Private First Class Paul Berlin is scared for his life and haunted by the thought of war, being in Vietnam is not anywhere someone wants to be at this time and he finds himself right in the middle of it. Trudging through swamp, mud and soaked, lush forest isn't something you want to find yourself doing, especially with imminent threats of attack. Private Berlin´s platoon is on their way to their own ¨safe escape¨, the ocean is a sign of safety and security for the soldiers. After the death of Billy Boy, the entire platoon and especially Paul Berlin is haunted by his passing, scared of the possibilities to come. War brings about many things. War and violence can and will desensitize anyone
The war novel “All quiet on the Western Front”, written by the author Erich Maria Remarque, describes the history about the irretrievable damages done to the soldiers that fought World War 1. The story is told trough a narrative way, by Paul Bäumer a soldier himself, accompanied with his group from the same class that volunteered for the war. The novel demonstrates the somber truth of living on the battlefield. The book reveals how the individuals that have to live and fight this war and have the chance to survive are affected and destroyed throughout the rest of their days. Moreover, it shows how the soldiers are hurt and damaged emotionally on their psyche and are isolated when they finally get home, due to the poor conditions which the
Professor Keita’s statement is correct, Jim is the hero and moral center of the story of the story. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to preserve and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles” (Christopher Reeve). Jim is a hero because he finds the strength to get himself to freedom and along the way helps shape Huck Finn’s standards and morals. Jim has shown his heroism with his sense of friendship and appreciation, knowledge, and his kindness. These characteristics are shown multiple times in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is a novel set during WW1 and follows a nineteen year old German soldier named Paul Bäumer. The book goes into great detail about the horrors of war and the effect this trauma has on the common soldier. This book
In the movie “Maze Runner” there are various different storytelling techniques to help tell or develop the movie. This was a book transmitted into a movie, about this dystopia, functioned by a controlled government. the “Maze Runner” told it’s story by using heroic scenarios , interesting ways story is told, likable characters, and irony between characters.