One theme in The Outsiders is “friendship” this is shown all throughout the book and movie . One example of this theme is when Johnny killed Bob, who was a socs, to defend his friends. This occurs a lot with Johnny, who had very poor home life, for him it was all he had was friends. Another example was when Ponyboy ran away with Johnny to help him get away so he wouldn't be caught. This is a big deal because if Ponyboy is scene with Johnny then he will be accused too.
Within the novel “Chronicle of a Death Foretold” the author uses specific symbols throughout the book to get certain points across. He uses symbolism through the setting of the book so we are able to read between the lines. The weather and specific objects in nature are two symbolic representations used consistently throughout the novel. Other forms of symbols can include the way he uses character names, senses, and animals. The author chooses to use all of these at specific points in the book to make our attention really drawn to key factors in the novel.
The character that had showed these characteristics is Noah Perry. To illustrate why this character matches the element is when he had stabbed Lucious. The reason why he did that is because he had heard about the engagement between him and his dearest friend Ivy Walker. He was crying and angry that he stabbed him but he knew what he was doing was wrong so he was angry with himself but it didn’t stop him from trying to kill him. The second example when he had escaped his quiet room and dressed as those “they don’t speak of” and goes to the woods.
Eurylochus said, “But if he flares up over his heifers lost, wishing our ship destroyed…” (Homer), so he guessed that Helios would punish them, but he did the deed anyways. Next, Eurylochus shouldn't have killed the cattle because of the promise. Eurylochus and the men promised before
In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck many hard decisions were made. In this novel two Characters George and Lennie get kicked out of their last city and travel to soledad to start their new life. Lennie causes lots of commotion at the ranch which turns people against George and Lennie. At the end of the novel George kills Lennie which raises the question if he fairly weighed all of the options and if his choice was justified or condemned. One reason why this was a justified decision is that George only wanted the best for his best friend.
Elie tried to help him, but he soon grew tired of helping his father and felt relieved when his father had died; he felt free. Elie would often fear the night because it reminded him of the horrible things he had seen throughout the day. The title Night implies that there was something that Elie had feared when the sun went down. If someone were to not understand what the Holocaust was, then they wouldn’t understand why he was afraid. It is important to keep on learning about the Holocaust because it was an awful event where millions of people were getting murdered because of their race and their beliefs.
After the death of his brother, the narrator realizes his error. His pride is what kills his brother, blinding him from Doodle’s struggles. He and the readers are taught a lesson as pride is a strong emotion that must be managed or the consequences of arrogant pride could be critical. Consequently, the use of flashback further assists in the development of the
Once Sarty was aware that his father and brother were on the way to burn de Spain’s barn, he sprinted into de Spain’s mansion and yelled, “Barn!” (Faulkner 160). In this situation, all Sarty knows is to shout “barn” to let de Spain know that Abner is going to burn the barn. This moment is where he chooses to betray his father and family and take control of his own life. Even though he feels guilty about being disloyal to his father, Sarty finally realizes that he is doing to right thing. Sarty’s realization of his instinct of justice enables him to dictate his own
Clarence Manning wrote, ”They even in places took specimens of fecal matter from the toilets in an effort to learn by analysis whether the peasants has stolen government property and were eating grain” (document J). Manning said, describing the extent an official would go through in order to enforce the laws. The Ukraine government used their power to enforce these law in a excessive way. They invaded homes and stole everything the local had. Tatiana Pawlichka testified to the United States Ukraine Famine Commission remembering when she saw “All the train stations were overflowing with starving, dying people” (document B).
Ralph tells piggy that simon death wasn't by accident but it was a murder. Piggy had protested that it wasn’t murder and that it was an accident. While they lament on simon's body, Jack's crew was plotting on how they were going to get the fire and they came up with the notion of taking the fire starter from Ralph. While Ralph, the twins and Piggy were sleeping Jack's Hunters took Piggy's specs and put out their fire. 10/13 Chapter 11 In this chapter Ralph called an assembly for Piggy to get his glasses back.