In the beginning of the The Scarlet Ibis, the narrator is upset that his brother is abnormal; also, the narrator feels embarrassed. The narrator stated “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable, so I began to make plans to kill him by smothering him with a pillow” (Hurst 485). This quotation shows the narrator’s disappointment and cruelty towards his brother. The narrator is very cruel because he is willing to kill his brother because he is disabled.
“‘He hates big guys. He’s alla time picking scraps with big guys. Kind of like he’s mad at ‘em because he ain’t a big guy.’” Since he is the boss’s son, he thinks the rules do not apply to him. “‘He’d slough me.
One reason why Billy’s punishment was undeserved is Billy hit Claggart out of self defense and fear. The viewers learn that Billy is an innocent and disabled man throughout the movie. Claggart begins to question Billy about numerous untrue ideas. When Claggart begins to accuse Billy of starting a mutiny, Billy begins to feel afraid. Out of fear and for self defense, Billy strikes Claggart on the head.
Another reason is that Lennie couldn’t survive with George telling him what and what not to do. The last reason is that if George didn’t kill Lennie, Curly would painfully kill him. Being dangerous for the people around and to himself is more than enough reason kill him. Lennie can’t control his strength, or himself.
Toward the end of the novel, Carlson is very insensitive to the fact that George had to kill Lennie, and is still in shock. He says, “Now what the hell ya suppose is eatin’ them two guys?”(107). Carlson just doesn't understand what it's like to lose a strong relationship, because he never had one. Therefore, he is extremely insensitive to George.
In an effort to fix a wrong doing against his family Fowler has exacerbated the situation. The killings in the short story, “Killings”, are murders. There is not justification for murder. The killings therefore are not justified.
Tim’s expectations were not the case; instead Sam dies by being accused incorrectly of stealing his own cattle to teach other troops a lesson about how serious war is. The unecessary death of Sam inspires Tim to go neutral because Sam was not rewarded for valor and had no glory to his name. Tim doesn’t like that or want that so he chooses neither side of the
Andrew Jackson was a bad president because he only cared about what he liked and disliked. He disliked the Natives not moving so he moved them by force and in the process killed many. He did not like what the National Bank represented so he destroyed it thereby sending the country into a depression. He liked putting his friends in power so he did even if they were out of touch with the common man. Ironically Andrew Jackson was known as a supporter of the common man but actually he was one of the most insensitive presidents in American
A hero is a villain in the eyes of someone else. This implies that even though someone may be a villain to you, they are a hero in some else's eyes. This applies to both Tom Robinson from To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee and Victor from Cracked written by K.M Walton. Victor and Tom are both be hated by the people they live with. In Toms case, he is being hated by his small town.
Where the Red Fern grows! Billy Colman, our country boy devoted to his dogs, has gone through very tough times to get to where he is now. He has worked very hard for a long time to get his dogs. With his dogs, he had gone hunting many times and had lots of adventures out in the wild. But because of how good his dogs were at hunting, some people were jealous.
In Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, some people think that George killing Lennie was the right thing to do. Others think that George should’ve tried to save him and run away. George made the correct decision to shoot Lennie because Lennie was a danger to society. Lennie had killed many animals, and then accidentally killed Curley’s wife. All the animals got killed because Lennie didn’t know his own strength.
Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck takes place in the state of California. The story tells about the journey of two migrant workers named George and Lennie. At the end of the story, George is faced with a very difficult decision. George ends up doing what he thinks is the correct choice, which leads to the death of his best friend, Lennie.
The Lincoln County War was a conflict between rival cattle barons in in 1878 in New Mexico Territory. This war became famous because of the participation of notable figures of the Old West, including Billy the Kid, sheriffs William Brady and Pat Garrett, cattle rancher John Chisum, lawyer and executive Alexander McSween, and the organized-crime boss Lawrence Murphy. In Lincoln County from a small death to a great deal of revenge became the Lincoln County war. In the early 1870's two men named Lawrence Murphy and James Dolan owned the only store in Lincoln County, Murphy and Dolan Mercantile and Banking.
Notorious around America for his description as a ruthless outlaw and a sly fugitive, William H. Bonney, or better known as Billy the Kid, rose to popularity in Lincoln County, New Mexico. The majority have heard the story of the Kid and his various adventures with his gang, nevertheless, most forget the fact that he began as a normal kid, with a normal life before exceeding his limit around the age of sixteen and committing his first murder. While Billy the Kid became one of the most well known fugitives during the time of the Lincoln County War, he was not one of the most significant. In fact, the War’s outcome would have arguably remained the way it is, with the exception of an increase in Regulator deaths and decrease in sheriff fatalities