Firstly a great example of irony would be Miss Gates. Miss Gates plays the role of scouts teacher in to kill a mocking bird, she lectures her students on Hitler’s doings and how persecuted millions of Jews. She says she doesn’t understand what the Jews did to Hitler that gave him the right to slaughter and persecute them. Miss Gates vilifies Hitler for targeting one ethnic group and compares the American society with Germanys. “Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody.
Dillard’s “In the Jungle” was most striking to me in its use of juxtaposition between the purity of the nature in the jungle with the poisonous and greedy deeds of the oil company, Texaco. The essay begins with an idyllic recollection of a night on the Napo River. Dillard recounts the Jesuit’s music, the fireflies, and the way “[e]ach star…seemed to tremble and stir with my breath” (72). The entire scene seems to embody the untouched innocence of life in the jungle. Quickly, however, the tone shifts from peaceful and picturesque to violent as the narrative jumps forward in time, discussing Texaco’s future infractions against the almost-sacred jungle.
Have you ever made a decision that you thought was correct but it was wrong and affected everyone around you? In this book Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespare, Friar Laurence is the one to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet. He is the one who gave the poison to Juliet, he didn't make sure Romeo got the letter explaining him and Juliet's plan, and he did not try anything to help unite the two feuding families. Friar Laurence is the one to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet because he is the one who gave the poison to Juliet and he didn't communicate his plan to Romeo. Juliet was unsure whether the friar was being honest with her about the sleeping potion.
The play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, is a story of love and hate between the Capulet and Montague families. In the prologue, Shakespeare introduces this idea by saying, “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life, whose misadventured piteous overthrows doth with their death bury their parents' strife,” (Prologue 4-7). For decades, the two households have lived in conflict. Not only do they fill the innocent minds of their children with hate, but destroy the happiness and peace of Verona with constant fighting in the streets. The children of these families are blinded by their ancestors dispute; they are unable to form their own opinion of their neighbors until, despite their blood, Romeo
In Dorothy Allison’s short story “Context” (1994), Allison illustrates that really knowing someone demands an in-depth understanding of the person’s background, especially socially and family wise. Allison utilizes flashback along with imagery to help demonstrate how she feels about being judged. The flashback and imagery are used in order to help the reader get more of a feel for the story and picture the events happening. Allison writes this short story aimed at just the general audience and people who are or who have been in the same situation.
Pain is a mind-boggling thing, none of us want to experience, but in life, at some point, we will be delivered a portion of that very unfortunate thing. However, some surrender to it without fulfilling their purpose in life. Some of life’s experiences are heartbreaking, hurtful and even devastating. The story of King David's daughter, Tamar in the Bible, tells us how she was raped by her half-brother and it left her so devastated that she withdrew from the world.
Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. “Het everybody, let’s put their in the closet before the teacher comes ! “ said the children from “All Summer in a Day”. This children can be very vicious. Cruelty and jealousy is shown in the way the children treat Margot (the main character)in “All Summer in a Day” .
Which would be the lesser evil: being mauled to death by a ferocious tiger or being forcibly married to a stranger? In the short story “The Lady of the Tiger” by Frank R. Stockton, a semi-barbaric king rules a kingdom in which the citizens are judged of their innocence in a trial where they would, by chance, be immediately rewarded with marriage to a beautiful damsel or punished with death by a tiger. When the king 's daughter is caught in a love affair with a young man, the king sentences her lover to a trial and the princess, armed with the knowledge of which door leads to each option, must make a decision as to which way she will point him towards on the fateful day. Through the character traits of being lovestruck and determined, the princess highlights the way love muddles one 's judgement. To begin, the princess is madly in love with the young man.
II. Comparison and Contrast: These two literary pieces are one of the saddest love stories in literature. In most romances, their love bloomed slowly and their love was truly above all and became the purpose of their lives, loving each other till their last breath. These two literary pieces are one of the best stories that I’d ever read, and it was so wonderful and breathtaking, reading this gave me a thrill of suspense, while thinking how to compare and contrast between the two literary pieces, the common is that both are all about love and tragedy. Romeo and Juliet is forbidden to fall in love because of their family having an ongoing feud, and had a love at first sight, they are expressing their love secretly and privately for their family
“The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant The Necklace is a famous French author during in 19th century, Guy de Maupassant, and this author had been worked about 300 stories. The most significantly there is One of the most well- known short stories of Maupassant’s is “The Necklace” . Moreover, this story has established since 17th February 1884 from the French newspaper.
In the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, Romeo is responsible for the way the play unfolds. To begin with Romeo Kills Tybalt When Romeo sees his friend Mercutio slain by Tybalt, he express his anger by declaring “Alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain? Away to heaven respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now! Now, Tybalt, take the ‘villain’ back again That late thou gavest me, for Mercutio’s soul Is but a little way above our heads, Staying for thine to keep him company. Either thou or I, or both, must go with him” (3.1.129-136).