The confederate flag was banned due to people finding it offensive. The government did not like the fact that it was a rebel banner. The citizens did not like it because it displayed rebellion of the war that had happened during the Civil War. - they think no one was showing respect for the veterans that were in the war. Another reason that the confederate was banned is because people thought it was a rebellious flag.
Pride is one of the most dangerous things in the world and we can’t allow it to get in the way of what truly matters. The narrator states, “They did not know that I did it for myself; that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices, and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother” (Hurst 389). This displays to us that Brother only tries to help Doodle because he is ashamed of his brother’s disability. The pride drives him to anger against Doodle which further leads to Doodle’s death. He was poisoned by his pride.
Then they kept manipulating by isolating him and pushing away everyone that they thought was his friend. He went through a lot and did a lot for them. And at the end he regrets it and feels extremely mad about it because they made him kill an entire species without him being aware of. I mean he knew that they were preparing him for a war. But he didn’t know that the last fight was actually the war because they simply didn’t tell him the truth, which shows that how the whole situation in which Ender was in was a complete
The first example of these fights is between the greasers and the Socs. Both classes disliked each other, just because of prejudice. The greasers assumed that all Socs were condescending, egocentric, and gaudy, and all the Socs identified the greasers as dangerous hoods. Therefore, lots of Socs would jump the greasers and vice versa. The next example of prejudice and hate is the fact that Ponyboy hates all guys with green eyes (page 1, chapter 1) only because he associates green eyes with Socs.
This is showing us that you shouldn´t give way if you are making a point. Later on in the story, the kids killed the parents because they felt the parents were being unreasonable and wanted to keep the nursery. This shows that the kids spent so much time and got so attached and addicted to
In the story “So I aint no good girl” by Sharon flake, in every scene, it show how rude and mean she is. Like when she was fighting another girl. Why is she so mean to the other girls? Sharon wants nobody to talk to her “boyfriend”. She doesn’t herself a good girl because she isn’t a good girl.
In the beginning the book ponyboy grows up hating the Socs. The Socs have have all the power and money and ponyboy hates them for this and also hates them because they are always picking on and fighting greasers. They do this because they think that they they’re better than the greasers. He hates them even more after he gets jumped. “I fought to get
Huckleberry Finn was an outcast in the town of St. Petersburg that was the son of the town drunkard. He was hated by all the mothers with a passion. They hated him because he was wild, bad, and uncivilized. Huck did not have to answer to anyone and was free to do anything he choose to do. Another reason for despising him would be because all of their children wanted to be like him.
They were jealous and always suspected that the other people were trying to take things that were not theirs. The witch hunt could only escalate as it did because the people of Salem did not trust each other in the beginning and it just kept on getting worse because they made false accusations. If we talk about an unstable community, we of course have to talk about its people. No one is innocent, many of them are not trustworthy.
Stereotypes have been a big issue, and some of the stereotypes found in this book is, Boo Radley was a crazy person, stereotypes on girls and lastly black people are not equal to white people. Firstly, an example of stereotypes in this book is all about Boo Radley. Just because he never came out and had to be taken care of by his brother everyone thought
Challenges are obstacles that everyone face. Whether they are for game shows, tests, or mental challenges, they all stump people and force one to take them on at some point. Without these challenges, life would be easy, and one wouldn’t have any fun. A young boy that faced these many challenges is named Ponyboy. Ponyboy is from The Outsiders, a book where a gang of greasers is suppressed and looked down on by the higher classes.
In the 1960’s in Tulsa, Oklahoma there was a difference between social classes and a ongoing war in this town. The Greasers were a group of people mostly dressed in leather jackets, and jeans. While the Soc’s (Rich kids) wore madres, and khakis, and even drove Mustangs. In the very beginning of the story there were clear differences between the Soc’s and Greasers.
The Differences Between The Greasers And The Socs Are you a Greaser from the book The Outsiders, or a Socs? Do you know the difference? They think they are very different from each other but, they are actually very similar. Even though they don’t live in the same part of town, and have different lifestyles, they still are humans and go to the same school together.
The 1950’s ear has been relevant in today’s media from television to art to celebrity cameos and so on. ‘Grease’ is an iconic musical that is commonly known today for its pink ladies, high school drama, and full mid-calf skirts while making its original premier in 1978 but as of 2016 ‘Grease Live’ was made to revamp the original with more modern television quality and entertain a live audience. ‘Grease Live’ and ‘Grease’ were made to represent the simple 1950’s era and strut the classic fashion of the time period, the musical has been played over hundreds of schools and even made its way onto Broadway for today’s society to watch. (Grease, IMDb). The recreation and popularity reveal the subtle hints of the 1950’s subculture with many enthusiasts