Her work done, she can only suffer”(Sophocles 86). This quote from the play is stating that she killed herself because she has nothing else to live for. She's going to die a slow and painful death the way Kreon is enforcing her death. Antigone committed suicide because she did not want to suffer for no reason. She made her death quick and less painful.
Winnie and The Everlasting Water “ The brave may not live forever, but the cautious never live at all by”-Allison Moulton. In the beginning of the story Winnie runs away to find the forever living Tucks. Later Winnie finds out that the spring water made you immortal. In my opinion, I think Winnie should not have drunk the water because Winnie would have to watch her loved ones die, the population would increase, and Winnie would have to keep the secret to herself forever about the spring water. To begin with, Winnie should have not drunk the water because she would have to watch her loved ones die.
He then read to Mrs. Dubose until a month before she passed away. Little did Jem know that she was a morphine addict, she wanted Jem to read for her so she could be distracted from taking her medication. Atticus told Jem; "She said she was going to leave this world beholden to nothing and nobody. Jem, when you 're sick as she was, it 's all right to take anything to make it easier, but it wasn
Determination is a word defined as “firmness of purpose; resoluteness” (Dictionary.com). In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, determination soaks into the mindset of a select few characters in a town named Maycomb, Alabama, during the 1930s. The few characters with the asset of being determined are Bob Ewell, an enemy of many, Tom Robinson, a hardworking man, and Atticus Finch, a greatly appreciated person who sticks to his beliefs. For instance, determination in Bob Ewell is involved in a variety of situations throughout the story. Bob Ewell is determined to be victorious in the case between his daughter, Mayella, and Tom Robinson.
Evelyn tells her, “And death shall be no more, comma, Death thou shalt die.” She further goes on saying, “It's a comma, a pause.”After the lesson, Evelyn assigns Vivian to go and hang with friends instead of going back to the library to rewrite her paper. However, Vivian did not listen and went back to the Library. She took this poem as knowledge and information rather than meaning. With all this mind Vivian regretted what she did in the past and wished to be more on the faith side than
Have you ever had an experience where you failed in something, but you ultimately learned the most important lesson about others feelings and being empathetic? To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a historical fiction novel that examines a lawyer in the 1950’s Alabama as he tries to defend an African American man accused of harassing a white woman. People’s experiences help them develop their moral compass because through their experiences and mistakes they learn to become empathetic. Through her experiences and mistakes Scout developed her moral compass. In To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout is a 9 year old girl who goes through many hardships as a result of her father, Atticus, having to defend a black man, Tom Robinson, in a case involving
Dr.Flint threatened to kill Jacobs if she tells anybody, especially her grandmother. Jacobs did all she could to avoid Dr.Flint, because of this she also faced psychological effects from the harassment. From the very beginning it is noticed that Jacobs was raised to be a lady and to be pure and Jacobs held on to that purity, nevertheless finally she had to let that go in order to escape Dr.Flint. Jacobs got pregnant by a white man to whom she had no feelings of love for. She saw it as something that had to be done, since she knew that Dr.Flint would lose interest in her, and that he would send her away.
Only the real mother could have loved her child so much for giving up half of the property and sparing his whole life (1 Kings 3:16-28 KJ21) In “Popular Mechanics”, the problem is that both real parents blind by their fury, gave up the integrity of their baby. Trying to punish each other by keeping the full ownership of this child lead to his death. 7. Do I agree or disagree with the views expressed by the author? Why?
Take Mrs. Dubose, a recovering morphine addict: she vows that she'll die beholden to nothing and nobody. She's pursuing her own dream of being a free human being because she knows deep down that its right. To Kill a Mockingbird focuses on that gut instinct of right and wrong, and distinguishes it from just following the law. Even the titular quote: "Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird" is in itself an allegory for this message. Being in itself a generic message, the idea of 'doing what's right' obviously has a different meaning
She was also very poor, having spent all her money on fine living. Rheumatism and had been taking over her life, so she was taking morphine for the pain. One day she overdosed herself purposefully. There is always a reason for your life- don’t take it until God takes you
Eventually, Mrs. Dubose has a drug free, yet painful, death. A death where the pain could’ve been avoided if she had taken the drug. Because of this, Atticus tells the kids that he would’ve made them go to her house to see her courageousness and how she didn’t take the easy way. Mrs. Dubose quitting her addiction to morphine establishes