If Crito helps him escape, he will earn a bad reputation as well. If his friends help him escape, they would be putting themselves in danger of being prosecuted and losing their money. His children would be known to have a father who's on the run because he broke the law and they would be left alone if he escapes to another city. They would be left alone even if he stays in jail and faces his execution, but it is better if they stay in Athens with people they know. If he escapes to another city, they will view him as a criminal and if his children came with him they would be viewed as foreigners.
“Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you” -PravineeHurbungs. It is still undecided weather Finny realized this about Gene or not but, even withWWII going on, the cruelest enemy was right next to him. A Separate Peace is a novel by JohnKnowles, based in New Hampshire, 1942. The novel showcases, coming-of-age, jealousy , andloss of innocence through the main character Gene.Gene and Finny became roommates at the prestige Devon School for boys. Finny being anaturally born athlete, and Gene being more academically based.
In order to do so, he had to punish the traitor, Polynices, even though he was family so that the people “could learn in full spirit of a man, his purpose or his judgement, till he has shown up by experience of rule and law” meaning that Creon would show the people he meant business, if anyone was trying to destroy his trying of returning normalcy to the city, blood related or not and that he had the people of Thebes best interests to get the city back to normal (Blondell 175-177). Antigone knew the city was in a state of turmoil and yet still disobeyed the King, who was trying to help the city with his decision of
Changing his name was to free himself from the restrain of being wanted. Although his motives relied heavily on acquiring a passport and flying to Mexico it was also to avoid confrontation. Moreover, any communication between Slaney and his peers, evoked anxiety, resulting in segregation from others. When he’s introduced to the crew in Hearn’s basement, he felt intuitively hesitant, especially when he discovered Cyril Carter – who spent six months in a mental asylum – is leading the operation. Slaney states, “The man’s unstable.
Hazel said to George, “ Take the handicapped off, it 's only here so that you can relax.” George said, “If that how it was, we 're all going back to judging and comparing.” Vonnegut’s thoughts on individualism are that being individual and acting a way that is unique doesn 't fit into our society and won 't be accepted. In the story, a “rebel” decided to take of his handicapped, and to become different and be free in how he is but he was brought down and shot dead by a officer. In my view, that officer was representing society and he did not accept change. Being different is wrong, everyone has to be the same, act the same, look the same etc. The whole point of this book, is because people are different.
On page 92 it says, “ But Curley’s gonna want to shoot ‘im. Curley’s still mad about his hand. An’ s’pose they lock him up an’ strap him down and put him in a cage. That ain’t no good, George.” This quote shows that George did the right thing because if he didn’t Lennie could have gotten locked up or in a cage. Second, George did the right thing because he could have been killed for protecting Lenni and hiding that Lennie was mentally ill. On page 93 it states, “You George!
This is a big deal because blacks were not given the respect that they deserved, however, this was one moment. His legacy does not portray the respect that he had for blacks or slaves but instead his legacy is violence. Source 2 has a letter from Mahala Doyle. She writes “I do feel gratified to hear that you were stopped in your fiendish career at harper’s ferry…[For you] entered my house at midnight and arrested my husband and two boys, and took them out of the yard and in cold blood shot them dead in my hearing.” That proves that instead of a hero a lot of people just see his violent legacy. Brown is also remembered to have remained calm and controlled the press.
Socrates found guilty of corrupting the youth, not believing gods, and practicing daimonic activity and the court put him in the prison. Socrates friend Crito came to prison to take Socrates out of the prison. However, Socrates believed escaping from the prison was unjust move and he denied the idea of escaping the prison. Crito who was one of his close friends could not just let Socrates die in front of him, so Crito started to question Socrates of why he thought it is unjust to leave the prison. Crito opened an argument on what people would think of him when Socrates die and the other argument was that it is not just for him to not escape from the prison.
Close Reading - The Stranger In The Stranger, Albert Camus depicts a man, Meursault, who is emotionless to the situations that surround him. After committing a murder, he gets put on trial and is deemed as a danger to society, and therefore, gets sentenced to a death sentence. However, this decision was not made due to rational reasons but from false accusations on Meursault’s character and motives. In the passage, Camus uses point of view to portray how the people in the courtroom perceived Meursault the way they wanted him to act. Although the lawyer defending Meursault is supposed to defend Meursault’s side, he goes beyond that by “saying ‘I’ whenever he was speaking about [Meursault]” (Camus 103).
After having their homes ransacked, Trujillo jails only the Mirabal husbands, which makes the sisters think they are safe. However, he eventually jails two of the sisters. His overall goal is to jail these citizens to keep his reign safe, but he also uses his authority to mess with them and make life
Contrasting between the two criminals is the funny part of the task to think of ways to differentiate between the two. Bill is so different from his partner, because he was getting harmed by red chief (the boy they kidnapped) while Sam wasn’t getting touched. Bill is getting injured back to back and Sam’s getting tired of red chief hurting his partner in crime. Bill insisted for Red Chief to go home, but for some reason he said no and he wanted stay and play with Bill and Sam. Bill said that he was going to end up in the hospital ,Cause red chief keeps on hurting him.
We learn to understand that people are not bad, but they can do bad things under particular circumstances. Yes, Sonny abuses drugs, but why? Yes, Sonny goes to jail, but why? As you learn more about Sonny, it becomes clear that he is troubled and was primarily raised by his brother, who refuses to listen and understand Sonny. He feels this immense amount of pressure to stray away from who he is and his only method of coping is to stop caring about what the world thinks of
Michael Scofield gets himself in enough trouble in order for him to get sent to the same penitentiary as his brother’s in. Michael’s main idea is to get his brother Lincoln Burrow’s out of the prison, who has been set up and wrongly convicted, and will be incarcerated within a shorter amount of time, giving Michael a tight deadline. Michael is no harm to anybody in the prison; however, he breaks a lot of rules, and one of them is getting his brother out of jail. Michael accomplished tricking the whole system and planning on how to get his brother out of jail, meanwhile the prison guard’s believed they were just working.