She changed her cooking habits and was more focused on becoming healthy and how she looked. Leroy can relate to Shiloh because of their marriage. He has seen the changes since having to stay home to heal and realizes how much he has missed out on by being gone so much on the road. He recalls several times the death of their son and their inability to talk about it, but also feels fortunate that their marriage had survived it. Not speaking of it has also become a battle in his mind.
He gets thrown into fights and gets bullied often by other kids, “I don’t like mexicans . You hear Mex?”(100) He is seen as a bully himself no matter how innocent he may be, “The mexican kid got into a fight and beat up a couple of our boys…” (133) Many times in the narrative; he wonders if he was really expelled or sent home for the day. There is always a little spark of hope in him that he might not have to disappoint his parents but then gets demolished once he realizes that won’t happen.
Peter steals several hundred thousand dollars from his company with a computer program that was supposed to take a fraction of a penny from every transaction. The second he looked at how much he actually stole, he feels wrong about it and wants to turn himself in. He writes a confession letter and puts it in his boss's office, but conveniently the building burned down before he got to read it. Meursault shot a man to death, he fired six bullets into the man. Even up to his court hearing, he still couldn't understand what he did was
and that has influenced him heavy on violence because he didn’t have money to buy the things he wanted, so he used acts of violence to solve his problems. He stole, killed, raped, any type of force he used to get what he wanted. His motivation has been to be
After not realizing the mental condition of the man, they thought he was being difficult. One of the officers then told him, “you see these hands here are about to mess you up”. After more officers appeared, they beat him down, he did not resist and
Next, he finds the violence in Nigeria is a big problem. An 11 year old thief trying to take things in the marketplace is not shown mercy, for his punishment is death. " The splashing liquid is lighter than water... it drips off him... The whites of his eyes are as bright as lamps.
He, like other children in Central America, idolizes his mother that has left to find work in the United States. He has no idea of the pains that his mother goes to barely make ends meet and somehow send money back to her children in Honduras. Enrique begins to see finding her as a the only way to fix his life. The same thing happens to teenagers all across the United States. They see what Hollywood calls the “typical college experience” in movies like Animal House and in television shows like Greek.
When Ponyboy was walking home, he got ambushed by a group of socs and almost got hurt. This shows that the Greasers are faced with more violence than the Socs. This is important because the Greasers have to go through life-threatening experiences from the violence they face. “His white T-shirt was splattered with blood. I just stood there, trembling with sudden cold.
George W. Nye Trevor J. pierce George Nye was a loving husband and hard worker, he also came back from a civil war that tour the nation apart looking like a skeloten. He was a mechanic and was a prisoner of war. He was sick for 6 months. During this time he watched his brothers die, while he somehow survived, day after day, month after month, and yet he survived. When he got home he could not maintain his work because he was to weak.
Jeff was just an ordinary inner-city black kid until dealing drugs turned his life into a living nightmare. Before getting busted by federal agents, Jeff could easily make up to $35,000 a week by cooking and dealing out cocaine. After being caught, his life would be completely different. Having to serve twenty years in jail, losing his family, being confused in his faith, and trying to keep his head straight are all issues that he faces within his book Cooked.
The plot is that a 12 year old boy named Jamal who has a 16 year old brother named Randy who just got sent to jail, and he also a an 8 year old sister named Sassy, who are all being raised by a single mom. When Randy gets sent to jail, he needs 500 dollars for an appeal, so Jamal tries to help out with getting the money, but he ends up joining the scorpions, which is what Randy was in when he got arrested. The scorpions are a group of kids younger than 16 years old, that sell drugs and do errands for people. While working for them Jamal gets stuck in a bind with two of the scorpions, Angel and Indian, he ends up doing something that will make them upset what is it will he survive this encounter, will he
In The Other Wes Moore I have the educated Wes Moore that kind 've have some family related issues just like Arthur Agee. Wes grew up living knowing his father passes away right in front of him from a heart attack. A thing that will be with him for ever. Wes grew up with his two sisters and his mother in baltimore but after the accident took place they decided to move in with his grandparents down in new york. As he lived in New york he grew up not liking school he was also transferred to a private school to at least give him a chance to graduate and not drop out.
Travers suffered economically and pushed him towards crime so he could support his family as his own father walked out on him and the family. Traver didn’t gave much control in his life his father left in 1981 and his mother died in 1989 through crime Traver had a sense of power being a ringleader for gang