Courage is having strength in the face of pain or grief. In the book called Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred Taylor did a great job showing how Cassie Logan has courage and that she can stand up for what is right. Cassie showed courage when she was in Strawberry, going up against Lillian Jean Simms (her enemy), and helping TJ even though her was really mean and rude to her.Cassie Logan was a southern girl who lived in Mississippi. She didn 't like being told what to do and she would stand up for what was right. Cassie loved her family and the land they lived on.
Brian Duffie Mrs. Campbell American Literature II 3/27/16 Themes in “Good Country People” Many lessons can be learned from “Good Country People”. Some of the major themes throughout the story include education, hierarchy, and identity. Education is a major theme throughout the story because Hulga is thirty-two year old who has a lot of education. What is ironic is that she is surrounded by a lot of people who are uneducated. Being educated is not a bad thing, however; she is under the impression that because she is educated that makes her better than everyone else.
A few characters that carry this linkage include Glynese, Carramae, Mrs. Freeman, Mrs. Hopewell, Manley Pointe and Joy (Hulga). The names O’Conner gave to each character are not just simple titles but as well give a deeper meaning of her short story. For example Mrs. Freeman has two daughters named Glynese and Carramae who are brought into the story as indirect characters though play an important role towards Joy’s life. In Hulga’s world they are known as Glycerin and Caramel. “Glynese, a redheaded eighteen year old with many admirers” (O’Conner 168), seems to bother Hulga in a way because she is young and has a great ability to grab the attention of males, a factored not greatly possessed by Hulga’s part.
The differences they both have is that Lady Macduff is braver, she is a victim of her husband's choice. whereas Aunt Clara has the dignity to take care of ill people such as Lennie. Equally important they both are positive inspiration for
Secret Sin After reading “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and his different yet captivating objective about this particular reading piece, as the story shows a moral message torn into darkness and loneliness. It is understood that he manifests a profound vision for a spiritual meaning. First, the puritans lived in an orthodox lifestyle that took them to provide strictly religious policies. As a result of the religious practices in the community, sin was never tolerated, and those who were sinful by their own choice were often socially banned. Hawthorne’s vision on social criticism about puritanism was in no way sympathized; he did not like social boundaries, discrimination, and rules imposed by fake morality that residents often conclude.
Two main characters name Mrs. Freeman and Mrs. Hopewell are always gossiping. Their desire to feel superior to one another is humorous because of how they sound. Mrs. Hopewell likes to call Mrs. Freeman and her family “good country people” which is funny because she is being honest. During their conversations, they think they understand one another but they often miss the point like when Mrs. Hopewell tells Mrs. Freeman that she is the wheel behind the wheel, Mrs. Freeman really did not understand what Mrs. Hopewell was talking about. There is humor when Mrs. Freeman
We go to the father of souls, but it is necessary to pass by the dragon”. This entailed that one needed to leave their pride at the door and recognize reality and limitations on ones self and not be overtaken by the temptations in life. If one hadn't left their pride at the curb, they were going to experience a rude awakening in Mrs. O’Conner’s short stories. The “Good Country People” had given us the extravagant and elegant Hulga, a girl who was just bursting with pride and self regard. Daughter of Mrs. Freeman, Hulga had thought she was better than everyone.
All Three characters in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories display the sin of pride. Hulga Hopewell believes she is better than Manley Pointer, Mr. Shiftlet thinks he can do no wrong and that all others are slime, and Mrs. McIntyre stands and watches as one of her employees gets killed so she does not have to fire him. In “Good Country People”, Hulga Hopewell expresses pride when she thinks she is exceptionally better than Manley Pointer. She assumes that she can get Mr. Pointer to fall
Two, the end of story usually ends with marriage and a happy ending. Beauty’s goodness and kindness she finally married with the good guy. In terms of characterization, the character of the protagonists or antagonists teach readers. To know and show what is good or bad things happening in the story and what are results about that action. Beaumont’s “Beauty and the Beast” also share things in common with Carter’s “The courtship of Mr. Lyon,” that they are quite same the most.