“The Lottery” is placed in a small town where everyone gets together once a year for the lottery, each person hoping secretly that they don’t get picked. The person picked is the “winner” of the lottery and gets their prize, a dark fate. The Hunger Games is placed in a country with a big city and 12 small districts. Each year, a female and a male between the ages of twelve-eighteen to compete in the Hunger Games. These games were created as a reminder to the districts that the capitol is in control.
This phenomenon, hence forth known as The Hunger Games, served as a reminder that revolt will not go unpunished. The main protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, took the place of her little sister after her name was drawn becoming the very first volunteer from District 12. The male tribute was a boy named Peeta Mellark, a baker 's son. After being transported to The Capitol, Katniss, Peeta, and the rest of the tributes are placed in tests, trainings, and judgements by the game makers. They are rated from one to twelve based on their skills and what the tributes show during the individual assessments.
With accusations of witchery and his guilt of lechery, Mr. Proctor feels he has a duty to save his name for his children. He can 't stand the idea of his family suffering for the mistakes he has made now and in the past. John 's initial reaction to his wife being accused based off the lust Abigail has, he says, "My wife will never die for me! I will bring your guts into your mouth but that goodness will not die for me!" (Miller 80) John knows he 's done wrong and will do anything to save Elizabeth 's reputation.
This can connect to Candy and his old dog as he was also pressured by others to kill the dog since it was old. “At last Candy said softly and hopelessly, ‘ Awright-take ‘im’”(Steinbeck 47). Candy did not want to, he lived with the dog for a long time just like how George had been living with Lennie for a long time but both Candy and George had to kill the dog and Lennie due to pressure. George was justified in killing Lennie as there was no choice and he did not want Curley to kill
Finny realizes that Gene “just didn’t know” what he had done, and forgives his sin, which saves Gene. Without forgiveness, Gene would still be living in fear and hate, buried by his burden. Gene learns tremendously from his experiences. All his enemies were imagined, there was no need for “Maginot Lines” to protect himself from an enemy that didn’t exist. After Finny’s funeral Gene becomes “Phineas-filled” and his “war is over before it ever begins.” Gene realizes, “I was ready for the war, now that I no longer had any hatred to contribute to it.
Antigone portrayed her devotion to her family by declaring her acceptance of her punishment, which was caused by her honorable action of burying her brother. Antigone’s loyalty to the gods and her family, which is portrayed by her actions and words throughout Antigone, ultimately leads to her demise. Antigone hoped to atone for her family’s ignominy by flouting King Creon’s decree and burying her brother, Polynices. Standing up for what is just will not always lead to fame and
We all wait nervously, a room filled with six-hundred third graders but no one whispers more than a few words. Today we find out that twenty of us that will leave our families behind for the next two decades. Every year the government chooses twenty seven year old children from each school in the Providence of Britain and transports them to the United Europe Combat Forces (UECF) military school who will then become soldiers after their training. A strange woman walks up the mic, its the same women who dose the announcement every year. Our class has always joked and called her Drakula, due to her tall and skinny build, pale skin and big nose.
How Hitler Corrupted German Youth Imagine you are a 13 year old German girl in the year 1936. Your birthday is next week, and you 'll be 14 years old.Soon you 'll be in the League of German Girls.This is how it was for German children. Life was very different for children much like us during WWII. People thought of the Hitler Youth as different things, but really it was just a way for Hitler to gain more soldiers. The Hitler Youth was strongly based on an earlier German youth group called the Wandervögel, which means “Migratory Bird”(“The Hitler Youth WWW.HolocaustReserchProject.org”).
But I will bury him; and if I must die, 55 I say that this crime is holy: I shall lie down With him in death, and I shall be as dear To him as he is to me” (Sophocles 752). Through this, it is clear Antigone is expressing she does not care about the consequences that might occur, since she loves her brother and will do anything for him. By making this statement, Antigone is both attempting to persuade Ismene to join her and make her feel ashamed or remorseful that she will not stand up for her own brother. This indicates that Antigone believes Ismene does not love Polyneice,s since she will not help in the act of burying him. However, even with the consequences and her sister choosing not following her, Antigone still sticks to her beliefs and follows through on her plan.
/ The sentence past is most irrevocable.” Here “the sentence past” is in reference to Eve and the forbidden fruit and how because of her actions, all women were sentenced to suffer through childbirth and all humankind must inevitably die. Bradstreet recognizes this; she speaks of her own mortality and is accepting of it. This is important because it showcases Bradstreet’s religious beliefs. Even at times in which her main concern is of her family, Bradstreet’s faith is present at all times. Furthermore, by using end rhyme, Bradstreet symbolically shows restraint.