Some people think if you win a lottery you win a prize like money or a new car but not in this story if you win the lottery you win death. Mr. Summers and Mr.Graves conduct the lottery and with them they had a black box with the papers the people of the town well pick out and one of them had the black dot and at the end of the lottery if you have that black dot you get stoned. The poem “First they came’ was a poem of a guy who survived the impossible. He use to be a Hitler supporter but he eventually opposed the Nazi because they put him in a execution camp. He was there for eight years and he narrowly escaped execution but after he was out he was plagued with regret..
Nelson dropped out of school in the 8th grade to pursue the street life. By the age of 12 Nelson was an accomplished car thief but as stated earlier was sentenced to jail time. While in jail Nelson’s father killed himself, blaming his father's suicide on himself he would save a portion of the money he stole to help support the family. At one point in Nelson’s life he was labeled by the FBI “Public enemy
Two years after he enlisted, Benedict’s mother died so he traveled back to see his remaining family and care for them. After being arrested repeatedly for drunkenness, his father died in 1761. Arnold settled in New Haven and was a bookseller.
Steve has put on trial for felony murder, a crime in which he insists he did not commit. He has lost all but one of his possessions, his journal. In this journal steve writes about his experience in jail and what happens on trial in the courtroom. He formats it into a movie script, with the occasional notes pages, and titles it Monster. In the book Monster, by Walter Dean Myers, he writes about a young man named Steve, he is a sixteen year old African American who has been put on trial.
When Yance returns back to his neighbor in Chicago he is place on house arrest for four months. This is the chance to see if shock incarceration really does help Yance. Four months has passed and Yance is off of house arrest he is seen in a scene writing a resume for a job interview and getting dressed in slacks and shirt. Some of the jodies he learned while in boot camp he sings while getting ready to give him confidence for the job interviews. Yance see someone he use to work for on the streets also offers him and old job back selling drugs.
After getting caught trying to bribe guards in the Atlanta federal prison for special privileges and other favors, Capone was sent to Alcatraz. He could not use his influence and manipulate as easily as in Chicago (Biography.com). By most accounts, Capone was a model prisoner and on November 16, 1939, after serving seven and a half years and having paid all his back taxes and fines, Al Capone was released (FBI.gov). However, upon release, Capone was immediately admitted to a mental hospital in Baltimore where he remained for three years. Capone was suffering from untreated syphilis he had contracted as a young man and it had caused brain damage and dementia (History.com).
The Glass Castle Summary The Glass Castle is an autobiographical story written by Jeannette Walls about her crazy, dysfunctional family. It is 288 pages long and was published by Simon and Schuster published in March 2005. Most of the characters fall into multiple categories of character types. Rex Walls, for example, is a protagonist when he gets money for his daughter to stay in college, but is an antagonist when he steals their New York money. Rose Marry Walls is the same, working a job to get the family money, but doesn’t sell the million dollar land she owns to get the family’s life back on track.
John Le Carre’s novel “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” tells the tale of Alec Leamas, a spy who is working for the British in their attempts to bring down the Communist Soviet party occupying East Berlin. Leamas is depicted as a hard man who has little time for emotions or feelings, until he meets Liz Gold, a colleague at the library Leamas finds himself working at after being dismissed from his espionage service. Although Leamas proves to initially be reluctant to engage in any sort of relationship with Liz, he agrees to have dinner with her after working at the library for three weeks. They eventually become lovers, but Leamas hides most of his personality from her, only occasionally showing any part of his identity to her. When she asks him personal and philosophical questions, he states that he does not like “conversations about life” (Le Carre 31).
After living many years with the Finch family, Deirdre admits to him that his therapist doctor, Mr. Finch had sexually abused her during one of her treatment. Due to the stress, he decided that it will be best for him to move out of his host family. While living on his own, he failed college and many more. Augusten realizes that his life, though hard, prepared him for a richer life as a writer in the city. Given all he overcomes, such endeavors fail to scare him any longer.
Peter ends up getting life in prison for killing 8 people and wounding 19. Josie was sent to jail for 2nd degree murder on her boyfriend. Though she did not mean to shoot her boyfriend, she still did it. The Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. The story of Amir, a young boy, whose closest friend is Hassan.