He tries to forgive himself but he cannot, no matter how hard he tries. The heroic characteristics as well as the flaw leads him to be a tragic hero. On top of his road to self discovery he must deal with the ever declining social structure of the town. He tries to stand out as an honest resistor to the hangings, which ultimately leads to his
The love for his country is exemplified by the way fulfilled his duties with total dedication, and competence. Other characters that sets Louie apart is his optimism , courage,and fearlessness as a warrior. Throughout the entire story, Louie knew he could get away with anything(He felt invincible) The book describes the true story of the overwhelming odds ,and terror of war that Louie must face with his fellow soldiers Mac, and Phil.
Through these happenings he was able to become a morally sound and dynamic character. He had to go through depression, euphoria, a short period of misery and finally he reached a point where he was able to hope even through all of his difficulties. He was able to find that even though life might be tough, tight and a sometimes miserable that it’s doesn’t always have to be that. He was able to become a round dynamic character all his own. Nobody forced him to change, he might been pushed in the right direction but all of the adjustments were his to make through reflection and taking
The first point, Sweeney spoke about was friendship. Friendship was a part of Francis leading a revolutionary life. According to Sweeney’s lecture, the beginning to the end of Francis life was based entirely on true and unique gift for friendship. During this time, we many people weren’t friends with each other like the
The famous scientist, Albert Einstein, once said, “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character”. In Laura Hillenbrand’s book Unbroken, Louie demonstrates the importance of these words with his confident personality. Through fighting in the war, getting stranded at sea, and being tortured in prison camps, Louie still remained strong and hopeful. If it wasn’t for his confident personality, he may not have made it through these trials. A delinquent from a young age, if Louis put his mind to something, he couldn’t be stopped.
In his attempt to discover his purpose in life he had to go against his entire community, lose his wife, and even violate the rules he had followed his entire life. This proves that once he faced difficult situations he was capable of fighting for his true character without allowing others to decide for
In Louis Sachar’s book Holes, the protagonist Stanley Yelnats is sent to a correctional camp after being wrongly convicted for stealing donated sneakers. Stanley is born under a curse and is bullied because he is overweight and poor, giving the audience a misguided first impression of him as an unsuspecting hero. But throughout the course of the book, it shows that the protagonist unexpectedly develops into a hero who saves one of his best friends from turning into “buzzard food,” and unknowingly breaks the family curse. During Stanley’s ordeal stay at Camp Green Lake, he not only changes mentally to display heroic traits like altruism, perseverance and bravery he has also changed physically to be a stronger, healthier individual.
Eventually, “Mac's body grew weaker, following his broken spirit” (Source B; Hillenbrand, 31). With no ambition to continue wanting to live, Mac perished after one month at sea. Mac’s lack of determination not only made him different from Louie and Phil but also showed how he lacked the characteristic of being
The fact that he had these traits benefited him greatly when he got into a bad situation. Not only did he express his traits; he also used them wisely. In conclusion, this story was very interesting and adventurous; most likely it will capture its
With that in mind, Francis hears “a whimpering like a small animal caught and trapped, moaning” (Cormier 96). Without a doubt Francis knew what was going on and still decides to do nothing. There are many things Francis could’ve done like get help. By getting help he could’ve stopped Larry LaSalle and saved
The main character in the narrative had ceased to find meaning in his work. He undertook a spiritual journey consisting of successes and failures over a long period of time, leading him to find meaning in his work. His story provided insight into how to help others during their difficult times. First, it is important to assist the individual in identifying the reason for their struggle.
The everyday man becomes the hero. “The hero appears to die, but is resurrected, perhaps in a new form. The hero’s old self has died, a new one born. Although the belly is dark and scary, it represents the final split between the known and unknown worlds and thus the start of enlightenment. Here the hero shows his willingness
In the novel of the Call of the Wild, Buck tried to adapt to his new and difficult life. He was forced to help the men find gold; he experienced a big transformation in him. At the end, he transformed into a new and different dog. Buck went through physical, mental and environmental changes. In my essay, I talked about how Buck was like at the beginning, what he changed into, and how he was forced to adapt his new environment, and underwent these changes.
At the beginning of the story, the camp is introduced as a rude, ruthless, and lawless place where every man only thinks about himself. All the characters are clichés, stereotypes of humanity; they are brutes, whose attention would not be attracted even by a fight to death, as it was so ordinary. In the first paragraph
Though viewed as such an important figure to the public and to himself, the most important event in his life, his death, occurs without notice, despite his conspicuous position when it occurs. In the end, the truth catches up to him and he is finally able to remember the reality of his past in the final moments before his