Even with more than enough evidence to support Tom Robinson’s claim, the all-white jury declares Tom Robinson as guilty. The ruling explains to Scout and Jem that their town is not a perfect little place, but it’s full of prejudice and unjust beings. One night, while on the way home from school, Jem and Scout are attacked by a mysterious man who is actually Bob Ewell. From his house, Boo Radley witnesses the attempted murder and kills Bob Ewell with a kitchen knife. Atticus and the town’s sheriff, Heck Tate, decide to hide the fact that Boo Radley saved the children.
She was afraid of something really terrible happening to her that will cause her not to see Peak again. So she sacrificed her job to take care of her son, even though it was a risk because they needed the money. Also, in the book Zopa gets arrested by Captain Shek because the Captain assumed that Sun-jo was on the mountain illegally(which he was). All of the porters and Sherpas risked their jobs and tried to get Zopa out of the situation. Over a walkie, Josh states, “As soon as the porters and Sherpas herd about Zopa’s arrest, they all gathered around Shek’s headquarters to hold a silent vigil.
I cannot believe how Walt is the one who supports me the most after I tried stealing his Gran Torino. It was a quite night sitting outside with my sister when my cousin’s gang arrived that night. I knew they were going to cause trouble and in less than a minute I got tackled and being forcefully dragged to the car, Luckily Walt was there with a gun or I would have been murdered by my own cousin. He protected us but he still didn’t like us then, we got told to get off his lawn.
As Johnny goes through this difficult stage in life he decides to run away not thinking about where he’s going to stay or how he’s going to get food. He decides to join a gang of orphans with his best friend Billy in order to survive. This novel is still widely read today because it provides an inhuman image of brutal conditions African Americans faced in Harlem of 1940’s. In the Rite of Passage, the main character Johnny is hit with some really bad news that his family that he’s been living with throughout his entire life is not really his own.
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.
For Lafeyette, the presentation of negative stimuli would be having an overcrowded household, having to duck and cover when random shootings between gangs happen on a daily basis, and watching his father come in and out of the apartment drunk (Kotlowitz, 1991). Lastly, Lafeyette’s environment, Henry Horner, and financial strain would be the prevention keeping him from obtaining his dream. Not only is strain objective and subjective but it can also arise from anticipation. Despite everyone experiences multiple strains, the impact of the strain differs by its magnitude,
Violence is never the answer, but it can reveal the problem. In, Mud, by Jeff Nichols, a man, Mud, tries to run from the law and find his girlfriend, Juniper, with the help of two boys, Ennis and Neckbone. In, Winter’s Bone, by Debra Granik, a young girl, Ree, takes care of her two younger siblings, Sonny and Ashley, and must prove her fugitive father, who put up their house for bond when he was arrested, is dead or risk losing her house; and in, Brokeback Mountain, by Ang Lee, two men, Ennis and Jack, fall in love while working together one winter, and must figure how to navigate trying to escape their normal lives to secretly see each other as gay men in a homophobic world. Mud, Winter’s Bone, and Brokeback Mountain use violence to reveal
In one of the cities, he has an encounter with an old girlfriend of his, Romina, and later finds out he has a son with her. Seeing the valuable time he lost being away from his baby, Luke decides to quit his job with the carnival and focuses on staying close to home in order to provide for his family. However, the only way he sees he can do this is by robbing a bank. This decision leads to a series of events that set the tone for the rest of the movie. After a couple of bank robberies, Luke’s luck runs out and is killed accidentally by an ambitious, rookie street cop named Officer Avery Cross, which introduces the viewers to the second story in the movie.
On the night of the school pageant when Jem and Scout were walking back to their house they heard somebody following them. Once Jem realized it was Mr. Ewell walking behind them and eventually running at them to attempt to hurt them, Jem had to protect Scout and himself. He fought Mr. Ewell as hard as he could until Mr. Ewell broke Jem's arm. He is only thirteen but he threw himself out in front of a grown man who had a knife, to protect his sister.
Instead, she cries until she sees the home of seven robbers. She sneaks inside and tidies up the place. When the robbers return, they do not know how this happened. The next day one robber stays behind in order to see what occurs. He finds Maria and tells her that she can live with them as
Mayella’s father named Mr.Ewell is not received by the time Atticus attitude in court, despite the problems it has ended with the death of Tom, still do not receive even avenge secretly to Atticus, even his family, Judge Taylor, and Tom 's wife. Mr.Ewell ever spit on Atticus’s face and made Scout and Jem must restrain their anger. All of these problems end with death Mr.Ewell. He fell and impaled by a knife clutched himself to kill Jem and Scout. When it jem injured, still in his costume Scout survived a puncture in the dark.
When forced into a situation, some people crush under the pressure, but others prevail through it. This is proven in the story The Rights to the Streets of Memphis when a boy, the narrator, overcomes his fear. In the beginning of the short story, the narrator’s family is not able to provide food to put on the table. When the mother finally gets a job, she sends the narrator to the store to get food where he is attacked by a gang of boys. After being attacked multiple times, the narrator’s mother sends him back again, but this time he fights back against the boys.
Atticus, Scout’s father, is appointed as Tom Robinson 's lawyer. This creates a conflict in the usually quiet town of Maycomb. Some angry men of Maycomb confront Atticus at night in the form of a mob. They want to kill Tom Robinson and they make it clear that they won’t let Atticus stop them. Scout runs to her father 's aid and speaks out to a familiar face she finds within the mob, “Don’t you remember me, Mr. Cunningham?
In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, when Jem finds out Tom Robinson is convicted of raping Mayella Ewell his innocence is corrupted because he always believed the people of Maycomb would do the right thing, but when the jury presiding over Tom’s case does not do what he expected Jem realizes the sadness of life. This novel is told from the perspective of Scout Finch, a six year old girl, and it takes place in Maycomb, Alabama in the 1930s. Towards the end of the book Scout and her brother Jem are fascinated by their father Atticus’s court case in which he is defending a black man, Tom Robinson, who is on trial for his life after being wrongly accused of raping a white woman named Mayella Ewell. When Scout and Jem are watching the trial