The others will think he 's being a jerk, ragging the kid for his grammar. But that isn 't it, not at all - it 's that Anders is strangely roused, elated, by those final two words, their pure unexpectedness and their music. He takes the field in a trance, repeating them to himself.” (Wolff 484) Instead of making fun of the playmate, Anders ponders the fascinating language he uses. He simply enjoys the moment because he has not become a professional critic, and loves language as it is. Paul Contino has some information about this short story.
Ponyboy was genuinely upset about his hair, therefore he accepts his appearance as a greaser, as well. Ponyboy is negatively affected by the stereotype because he gets into multiple legal problems. He is forced to go to court because his friend, Johnny, killed a Soc named Bob. “Greasers can’t walk alone too much or they’ll get jumped, or someone come by and scream “Greaser!” at them, which doesn’t make you feel too hot, if you know what I mean” (2). This quote has significance because it epitomizes the negative affect the stereotype has on
Ponyboy is out with his friends and without his brothers, he is free to express himself. During a conversation, with his new friend Cherry Valence, Ponyboy expresses openly and clearly his feelings towards his two brothers and once again underlines how much he loves and admires Sodapop. He actually shows pride when Cherry compares Sodapop’s looks to his. She then asks Ponyboy to describe Darry after noticing that he does not mention his older brother; Ponyboy, seeing that this is an opportunity to express his anger, proceeds to express his resentment towards Darry. “He is not like Sodapop at all and he sure ain’t like me”.
Using false feelings of superiority as a way to mask inner feelings of inferiority is a seemingly effective method to use when trying to appear more authoritative than is true. However, what begins as “false feelings” quickly escalates into genuine arrogance. In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, Jack’s superiority complex and need to be in control revealed the inner savagery of the boys, which eventually caused the downfall of their community. Jack 's egotism is clear to see from the first meeting, yet Ralph still manages to overshadow him. Golding sets the tone for Jack’s character straight away through Piggy 's "intimida[tion]" at Jack 's "superiority" (26).
Over us.” “I got the conch.” “Ralph! Stop laughing like that. Look, there ain’t no need, Ralph! What’re the others going to think?” (Golding, 158) The conch started off as a symbol of calmness and was supposed to help the boys keep order, as the conch being a “talking piece”. Later on, it turned into chaos, causing a lot of issues between the boys, and not being the symbol of calmness as it had started off as in the novel.
Many people think of their best friends, and they are happy to see them, want to do things with them, and are just generally glad to have them around. However, in John Knowles’s A Separate Peace, this is not the case with friends Phineas and Gene. In this novel, Knowles uses the protagonist, Gene forrester, to help show how betrayal can ruin friendships. He uses many techniques, including foreshadowing, figurative language, and symbolism. Foreshadowing is a technique that is used throughout the book.
The grandmother doesn't know the misfit from Adam, yet she already gave him a persona that he has to match. Besides the grandmother has already called Red Sammy a good man, and by now it is already apparent that its feigned. She is only trying to convince the misfit that he is a good man because she wants to be freed, and her life is in shambles. Also, the grandmother has already gone back on her word multiple of times, calling the misfit a big, bad, and scary man. Now all of the sudden he is a good man.
Society would never accept him as society treats outcast and people that are any 'different ' atrociously. The monster acquired books of "Paradise Lost", "Plutarch 's Lives" and "The Sorrows of Werter", which "gave him extreme delight" as he studied and exercised his mind. When he came across the DeLacey family, hope sparked inside of him as he believed he would finally be accepted by at least a small part of society. Intelligently enough the monster made his move and approached the blind old man, in which he knew wouldn 't be able to see him or judge him by his distorted appearance. He finally grasps the chance into talking to the old man, De Lacey and he acknowledges that if he fails in being accepted by them he will be "an outcast in the world for ever".
John green co-owns a YouTube channel with his brother called Vlog Brothers with many reviews stating that “This is funny from every perspective.” Looking For Alaska is a very well written book. John Green has completed a double major in English and Religious studies which would certainly help with his writing especially since he already had passion and talent. He also writes about what interests him so he can go into more detail, and write about it more confidently. In conclusion john green has written a marvellous book he has used the universal them so most can relate. It is hilarious, you won’t be able to put it down.
Joker makes a joking remark, and the sergeant punches him in the stomach, hence from then on he is called Joker. The sergeant interrogates him and tells him to work on his war face. During this scene, he names a few other people. He names one of the men Cowboy and another Pyle. He tells them they will end up hating him and that they are nothing.