Raymie Clarke, the protagonist, was going to compete in the Miss Florida Tire competition because her dad ran away with a dental hygienist and this was the only way to get him back home. Furthermore, in the book, she found a friend named Louisiana, who had a meltdown because the clerk at the Very Friendly Animal Shelter said her cat was dead. After Louisiana’s meltdown, her grandmother came up with a plan to rescue Louisiana’s cat. Although when they were executing the plan, instead of finding Louisiana’s feline, Archie, they find a dog named Bunny. They brought a cart, so Raymie and her friends do not have to carry the cat, but Louisiana sits in the cart with Bunny.
Lennie’s wrongdoings have only escalated over the years; George had no way of knowing what Lennie could do next. Lennie started off as a child with mice given to him to by his Aunt Clara. “I remember a lady used to give ‘em to me--ever’ one she get...I’d pet ‘em, and pretty soon they bit my fingers and I pinched their heads a little and then they was dead--because they was so little” (Steinbeck 10) Lennie’s aunt used to give him mice to pet when he was a child, but he always ended up killing them. Lennie and George discuss this as they’re sitting in the clearing and George discovers that Lennie has another dead mouse he is petting in his
John Steinbeck’s novels The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men enable readers to capture a glimpse of the time of the Great Depression in the United States. In The Grapes of Wrath, the Joad family of Oklahoma, accompanied by thousands of other farming families, travels across America to chase a dream that lies in California. Their dream is to attain jobs and prosper off of their own land once again. However, they find only disappointments in California, with all of the work already taken and the poverty just as severe as it was in Oklahoma. In Of Mice and Men, the two main characters, George and Lennie, build a powerful friendship as they migrate to California for work.
Minerva is the first sister to discover this in the book. For example, her rabbits were a symbol but she had no idea. “Sometimes, watching the rabbits in their pens, I’d think, I’m no different from you, poor things. One time, I opened a cage to set a half-grown doe free. I even gave her a slap to get her going.
The last pair of characters who experience a power shift is Curley’s wife and Lennie. At first Curley’s Wife has intellectual power over Lennie. One afternoon Lennie is in the barn and Curley’s wife walks in. Lennie tells her to go away because George would be mad if he finds out. Lennie says he won’t be able to tend the rabbits.
‘Cause I want you to stay with me. Trouble with mice is you always kill ‘em.” The relationship between father and son is also implied because George looks after Lennie’s basic survival needs and tries to keep him out of trouble. On the other hand, Lennie provides George with support and love to motivate George as a father. Page 16. “But you ain’t gonn get in no trouble, because if you do, I won’t let you tend the rabbits.” 2.
When George realizes he has the mouse he discards of it and scolds him for keeping it. When Lennie begins wanting a new, living mouse, he remembers a woman who gave him mice to play with. George exclaims, "Lady, huh? Don’t even remember who
From the cause of Jamie turning in the shiny glittery earrings they turned out to be the glitter Stinker had ate. Aunt Carol was informed Angelina had put those on her desk, but later on Jamie felt bad Angelina was not allowed to go to the school dance so Jamie admitted she put the earrings on her Aunt’s desk because she thought they were earrings. Also, since everyone has been helping pitch in for Aunt Carlo’s and Uncle Dan’s wedding it was a successful day and both families were now united. To end off, it became a surprise that Stinker and Sticky Buns were going to have puppies. Jamie was happy for her dog but she was mad at Isabella for lying to her and because she was going to be grandma’s with Angelina.
“The Alchemist”, is a story of adventure, hope and lesson. As a shepherd, Santiago travels discovering more about himself and his surroundings as he goes. Different decisions and opportunities detour Santiago on his path to his Personal Legend. Qualities fulfill Santiago making all of his aspirations possible, some help him as others devere him from his ultimate goal. Santiago is a man of his word.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is about two men, Lennie Small and George Milton, who travel place to place, job to job to pay for their dream. They end up on a ranch where they meet many people, including Curley's Wife, the only woman on the ranch. Steinbeck utilizes Curley’s Wife to prove that women didn’t have any chance of acquiring the American Dream because of the sexist society in the 1930’s. Being the only woman on a ranch full of men seems like a nightmare, even now. Can you imagine doing it when the sexism was even worse than it is now?