The Liberian women ended violence and murder in their country and forced Charles into exile, they managed to convince the Government about changing their ways peacefully without the use of any violence (PDBH). When violence ended, the women helped the boys who were rebels and were having a hard time the women forgave them. Martin Luther King Jr. ended segregation and got blacks and whites together. This author and groups shows us that non-violent resistance is peaceful and justified, They showed us that it can make our world a better place, it can help everyone, and that non-violence can be used to accomplish what you need to do. In my opinion, I agree that non-violent resistance is justified because it’s peaceful,shows people that we can fix our wrongs, and to make our world more
She states that although she is a prominent leader, she never truly accomplished everything she had, alone. By recognizing Nancy Reagan as a figure that “mentored” and “offered her advice”, Michelle reveals the importance of the people who have stood by her in support of the actions she has made to promote female education. To continue, she thanks not only those who have already helped but also women that will be a part of future efforts to continue awareness of this struggle. In
But Susan Elizabeth refused and stood outside the White house everyday. The president, Woodrow Wilson, noticed Susan Elizabeth he heard her out and decided to think about what she said. Soon her mother was out of jail and women had the same rights as men. “Mama was willing to go to jail and take her punishment even when a police officer offered to let her go. She was staying loyal to her cause-the right to vote for women.” “Susan Elizabeth always stood by her mom and supported her cause.
This desire then leads her to become a devout Christian. She leaves behind her husband and fourteen children to transform herself. She begs her husband to release her as if she never truly wanted to be with him. The quotes that are used are good examples to help the reader understand how “Margery Kempe” is as a spiritual autobiography as well as the strong bond between her and
Moreover, if you decided to speak out against the majority, you would have also been shunned. Characterization- Another aspect of the novel I understood was Kurt Vonnegut’s belief that while scientists attain great knowledge, they fail to use that knowledge for wisdom. For instance, Dr. Felix Hoenikker created ice-nine to simply prove a point, but failed to stop himself from creating such weapon because he did not even think about consequences. Allusion- Another aspect of the novel I understood was the Biblical allusion that ran throughout the entire novel, the Garden of Eden, and the story of Adam and Eve. In the Biblical story,
Just like Offred there are several other women who are forced to call Gilead home that must be passive in order to stay alive. So, generally speaking, the people of Gilead are so passive about the way that they are treated because this is the only way for them to continue to survive. Offreds passivity is something that is touched on several times throughout the novel, but she does not just learn this skill on her own, but is taught by a woman named Aunt Lydia. “Aunt Lydia said it was best not to speak unless they asked you a direct question. Try to think of it from their point of view she said, her hands clasped and wrung together, her nervous pleading smile.
This shows her quality of selflessness and acceptance of others. A distinction between Malala being shot before and after, the Taliban ordered for all girls’ school to be closed, but school was one of the most important parts of Malala’s life and a luxury she never took for granted, which means that she will try to get back education for all girls. After she survived the shot, she still continues to fight for girls’ education. Her status of being a role model remained
Because it was illegal to refuse to pay taxes owed to the government, Thoreau was put in jail. Later, his tax was paid by one of his relatives and he was released. After he got out, he wrote an essay “Civil Disobedience” which explained why it is sometimes important to refuse to follow a law if it’s unjust. Years later, a minister named Martin Luther King began his journey to nonviolent fight. The United States’ government is required to protect its citizens’ rights.
She then decided “You couldn’t change the situation by social work.” She told her mother. She then found a group of women fighting for their rights, and thats how she found out it is for her. She then went back to college this time for doing sociology. Then she knew she would be helping people, something she wanted to do for the rest of her life. She knew it would be difficult, but she still did.
You must fight them with peace and dialogue” (Yousafzai, pg. 119). The direct comparison of applying violence with a shoe to the violent nature of the Taliban immediately challenges one’s morality. In this case, Malala gave a message of strict non-violence by referring to her own moral values. After all, by this point, the reader would accept Malala being a righteous symbol of peace.