Forgiveness is the main theme in the book The Last Song. It teaches you that no matter what someone has put you through in your life or how bad they messed something up for you, you should learn how to forgive. This book also teaches you that sometime the worst times can bring out the best in your family. When Ronnie’s father first attempts to gain forgiveness from her it ends in failure. Finally after many attempts Ronnie 's father, who is dying from cancer, gains the forgiveness he needs from her.
Or must virtue be an active choice? In C.S. Lewis' classic sci-fi novel, Out of the Silent Planet, Dr. Ransom, a philologist, is kidnapped by two scientists and transported with them to the distant planet Malacandra. Soon after landing, Ransom flees for his life as large aliens approach the clearing in which the scientists have pitched their camp.
Ender stops Bernard’s attempt to be ruler of the room by cracking the computer system. He figures out how to create a file for a nonexistent student and humiliates Bernard by saying that he likes butts. Ender was happy about it because it didn’t involve hurting him and sending him to the hospital. He had also contained Bernard and the boys were finally free of his rein. 5.
Just as Merrill grabs the bat the alien then sprays poison into Morgan’s face but you also have to remember Morgan was born with asthma, Merrill then hits the alien with the bat the alien dropping Morgan. As graham snatches up Morgan and Bo and runs outside, Graham gives Morgan his medicine praying to god for the second time in one day out of six months that Morgan’s lungs were closed when the alien sprayed the poison in
The commercial I chose for the Super Bowl 50 was the Coca-Cola Minis (Hulk vs. Ant-man). The commercial starts out in Dr. Banner 's lab aka the Hulk. He walks in on Ant-man stealing his Coke Mini. Ant-man jumps out the window to save himself as Dr.
John answered the call to find it was his wife and she said that she felt that she was in danger and needed John’s assistance. John, feeling concerned and worried wasn’t sure if he should go and assist his wife or stay and help protect and serve his country. John decides that his wife is more important to him as she is the only loved one John has left. John leaves the next morning of the 21st as planned and returns back to his hometown in the
In the beginning of the chapter, O’Brien tells about a soldier that lost one of his best friends and decides to write a letter to the friend’s sister. In the letter the soldier talked about “what a great brother she had, how together the guy was, a number one pal and comrade. A real soldier’s soldier” (O’Brien 64). The soldier made sure the family knew their relative was a great guy so they could be proud of him and have a little closure. He got in touch with the family because of the significance of his friendship.
Scott Fitzgerald follows Faulkner’s definition of a writer’s purpose in “Babylon Revisited” as he displays human compassion and sacrifice in Charlie’s letting go of Honoria. Throughout the short story, Charlie tries to redeem himself to prove himself worthy of taking Honoria with him. In an emotional quarrel, the reader learns that Charlie had struggled with alcoholism for two years and that his sister-in-law blames him for the death of her sister, Abner’s wife, (quote). Fitzgerald gives more insight into Charlie’s life, allowing the reader to understand why Charlie’s daughter does not currently live with him. On top of his past, the reader also knows that he has a exactly one drink everyday in the afternoon which may create more doubt as to whether he has actually recovered.
The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds is a tragedy, with a romantic twist that revolves around one major character in the book, Matthew Miller. He had recently lost his mom to breast cancer and his world as he knew it, crashes down before him. Matthew lives with his father, who became a drunkard due to his wife’s death. He also has a loving and caring friend, Chris, who seems to be the only one that treats him ‘normally’ after his mother’s death. Matthew decides to take responsibility of his dad and their means of surviving.
Firstly, Hana is dealing with the grief of losing her father in the war while she was overseas being a nurse for other wounded soldiers. Her decisions are constantly influenced by her painful memories that she holds onto like her obsession with the English patient, her want to stay in a dangerous villa secluded and her falling in love with the patients. The patient reminds Hana of her father because he was also burned beyond recognition and Hana feels like she need to save this patients so she can feel better about not being near him