In the beginning of the book, The Outsiders, we meet PonyBoy Curtis and his two brothers; Soda-Pop and Darry. The boys are in a type of place where their tier is referred to as “greasers”, and they live in a gang because their parents died in a car accident when they were younger. The greasers are the poor boys on the east side of town. Their rivals are the Socials, also referred to as “Socs”. The book begins with PonyBoy getting out of a movie and he proceeds to run into some Socs.
When Amir first witnessed Hassan’s rape, he stood by idly, too cowardly to interfere (put quote here). He valued bringing the kite home to his father as a trophy more than saving his friend from immense psychological trauma. At this point in his life, Amir thinks that he is nothing like his brave and courageous father, who fought a bear. He imagines the story of his father fighting the bear many times, with it clearly leaving an impression on him. Later in his life, when Amir is an adult, he has a dream about that very story.
Fast Horse falls into a state of depression and leaves the tribe in a state of shame. Even though Fast Horse has left the tribe and gone away, Boss Ribs hopes that his son will come back and after learning the secrets and history of the Beaver Medicine Bundle assume his role as a tribal elder. Fast Horse is found several years later after being shot. He is wearing white man’s clothing including: buffalo coat, black hat, a collarless shirt, and boots. His old friend, White Man’s Dog, brings Fast Horse back to the tribe to be healed and treated after being shot by the old medicine man, Mik-api.
The film Dances With Wolves is a moving, culturally significant American western film produced in 1990 and directed by Kevin Costner, who also plays the lead role of John J. Dunbar. It portrays a fictional account of the relationship between a soldier and a tribe of Sioux indians. In the beginning, Dunbar is an injured soldier who accidentally makes himself a hero while trying to commit suicide by riding his horse in front of the enemy. When given a choice for where he wants to be stationed he requests the frontier, because he wants to see it “before it’s gone.”While stationed alone at Fort Sedgwick in Dakota territory, he befriends the people of a nearby Lakota tribe. Dunbar’s involvement in the tribe and the relationships he forms with the people teach him and the viewer the value of intercultural communication and acceptance.
Tim had stopped just in front of the Radleys' gate, and Sheriff Heck Tate handed his rifle to Atticus, stating along the lines of Atticus must kill the dog in one shot because he can not shoot very well and if he does not kill the dog with one bullet the dog will enter into Radley’s house! Atticus takes the shot with success. Later, Miss Maudie helps Scout that her father has always been very talented and skilled at sharpshooter but gave it all up when he realized shooting has given him an unfair advantage above many living things. In other words, Atticus found it extremely difficulty to kill innocent beings. Atticus shown an enormous amount of courage as well as heroism by dismissing his principles in order to save his county from Tim Johnson by killing him with a single shot.
He leaves and gets caught up in a dumpster fire, and is put in jail. While in jail, he meets some small time terrorists and pretends to be one too. He calls Amaia and she ignores his pleas until she receives a phone call from her father who was elated to hear from her after not speaking in 6 years. However, the phone call her father initially got, was actually from Rafa. Koldo is excited and instantly offers to pay for the
Finally perry’s parents split, which can also to lead to problems in children's lives, he travels with his mother and siblings to san Francisco where he constantly gets in trouble to which he blames it on having, “no rule or discipline, or anyone to show me right from wrong" (54). He ended up in a series of orphanages where he was severely beat and traumatized for wetting the bed. One nun at the orphanage would “ fill a tub with ice cold water, put me in it, and hold me under until I was blue.” Capote intends to provoke the audience's sympathy for Perry by including his terrible childhood experiences to explain his violent manner as well as provide reasoning to commit the crime he did. Perry has many examples of how his brutal life experiences cause his violent behavior. Perry has many sociopathic characteristics including, lack of moral responsibility or social conscience, erratic behavior, rage and anger, ability form a particular relationship to one person, crimes are usually spontaneous.
Even though, when the rivals regrouped and charged back the other men started to flee so he followed them into the woods. When he found out the soldiers that stayed won the battle, he was angry at them for winning the battle without him. By the end of the book, Henry starts to show how much courage and bravery he has gained. He uses the acquired courage to lead the regiment to a victory while carrying their flag. These three events show how Henry has gained courage and bravery which he now assumes himself as a hero just as he wanted to be.
Dahmer received a five-year probationary sentence. He was aloud to work during the day and return to the prison at night. He ended up only serving 10 months. Few years later Dahmer had a run in with law enforcement again when Dahmer’s neighbor called to report a naked boy running through the neighborhood. When police showed up Dahmer stated that they were lovers and the boy had too much to drink so they escorted them home.
Red Badge of Courage Before the war Henry has romanticized ideas of glory and courage but when he nears war his courage falters and he tries to validation of his fear in his peers. When confronted with violence Henry is like a machine fighting off the enemy. This courage Henry had to stand his ground and fight disappeared at the second battle and Henry fled during the battle. The Red Badge of Courage follows Henry’s changing ideas of courage until he finds a lasting form of it. Henry search for courage leads searching for answers in his peers, through his imagination, and the dead bodies he comes across.
In the middle of a pause in the fighting of a civil war battle, Lieutenant John Dunbar realizes that his leg needs to be amputated to save his life. Dunbar has seen what happens to soldiers that go through amputation and he decides to take his own life in stead by ridiing a horse along the enemies front lines.However he doesnt get shot and unexpectedly rallys his comrades, who find new courage to storm the conferderate positions. After the battle is over, Dunbar’s superiors name him a hero and he is given acsess to the generals sugeon who is able to save his leg. He is given in reward his choice of his next posting, and also the horse named ‘Cisco’, the one that he used in his attempted suicide. Lt.Dunbar wishes for some peace and wants to see the fronteir so he askes for a posting on the South Dakota frontier.
Legend The book Legend by Marie Lu was about a girl and a boy named June and Day. June works for a military and Day lives in a poor sector and is trying to get a cure for a plague that his brother has. In the beginning day tries to raid a local hospital that he thinks has a plague cure. But while trying to raid things get bad and he has to jump out of the window on the second floor. Than while injuring himself Metias, June’s brother almost stops him but day throws a knife at Metias 's shoulder.
A girl that would grow up to be a social worker, set the bar for saving children from abusive homes, and have an orphanage named in her honor. The girl had been seven when Marlen took her, and named Lucy Donovan at that point. Her father had beat her and her mother into near death condition multiple times then refused to let them go to a hospital and drank himself into dept
Tecumseh had the characteristics of being a great young Shawnee warrior. Growing up during the chaos of war, he was profoundly influenced by his experience in these years. The Shawnees always had venerated warriors but the prolonged conflict maximize the role of the war chiefs giving them an increase of authority within the framework of tribal politics. Because of the death of his father, Tecumseh’s idealism of the Shawnee warriors were brought to those standards. About 15 years old,Tecumseh was allowed to join a war party led by his brother, Chiksika, his first battle.
Jim and the other stockman throughout the narrative display the stereotypical dry humour and concept of mateship, as they work off the arduous Australian land (Springfield College), with Spur a family friend of the Craig’s stating that “It’s a hard country, makes for hard men.” (The Man from Snowy River, 1982) Jim after impulsively charging down a steep valley to capture the escaped colt is reconsidered by the High and Low Country stockmen with their attitudes towards him expressing a newfound admiration saying, “He is not a lad…he’s a man. He is a man. The man from Snowy River.” (The Man from Snowy River, 1982) Jessica Harrison challenges the gender stereotype that Australian women are known for their frailty and their fulfilment of their expected domestic roles, in her feminist attitudes, behaviour and in the way she