How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!”(1272). These words by John Proctor exemplify his character by making, in my opinion, not a very wise decision. In the play The Crucible, John Proctor’s unwillingness can be seen as selfish because others hung before he confessed his affair with Abigail but he redeemed himself by undoing his confession and refusing to sell the court other names, which Arthur Miller used to convey a message about a crucible being put through a fire/trial and coming out in its purest form, through the character of John
The reader should know that the members of that town won't really be going back to living in caves and that they would be "eating stewed chickweed and acorns"( Jackson 700). By reading what Old Man Warner was saying, the reader should assume that he is just resisting change in his town that would be for the better. While Old Man Warner was talking to Mr. Adams about getting rid of the lottery he mentioned that whoever wants to give it up that they are a "Pack of crazy fools" and that "There's always been a lottery". Those two statements show how narrow minded he is about changing a twisted tradition the town has or even changing the way he does things in his life. The lottery has existed way before Old Man Warner was born, which is why he fond of giving up this tradition and
Me and my partnered both assumed that when Equality escaped, they didn’t decide to go after him as punishment, because they probably thought he wouldn’t last and would die. We also saw the reference to the Saint of the Pyre a few times which ties back to the man burned at stake for saying the unmentionable word. This book made me and my partner question a lot of things with the society within it because they were going back in time with the technology they had such as a candle instead of advancing. We questioned the society and how it came to be based on collectivism when it used to be based on individualism. Overall, me and my partner really enjoyed this book because it made us think about our society and the social relationships we
In the song lyrics such as “They were the best pals that I ever had I never thought that I'd want them so bad Gee but I'd give the world to see That old gang of mine” suggest that Billy should be missing and longing for the friendship that he had with his comrades but instead Billy doesn't like to mention the war because he didn't have a “gang” to miss. Billy didn't have a “gang” when the war was going on and he doesn't have a gang in the present because he's not close to his friends or his family members. Vonnegut writes his novel in this manner in order to depict the imbalance of war and comradery as part of his anti-war
Also, LGBTQ kids in school sit during the pledge because they don’t like Trump as President,If you want to protest...Protest you have the all the right to do so, but don’t bring in the American flag or the national anthem. Also don’t protest in schools or games, Go protest somewhere else like the White House. Some people burn the American flag and that is unacceptable by most standards. Plus, in 1969, they made it a law that makes burning an american flag illegal and will not be tolerated. They could go to jail for burning the American flag, but they still do it and they still go unpunished.
Cesar Chavez wrote a piece in the magazine of religious organization on the ten year anniversary of Martin Luther King. He starts off saying that Dr. King was a very powerful man with nonviolent means. Throughout his writing he gives many example of why nonviolence will ultimately succeed over violent means, and give of many appeals of emotional, logical, creditable justification. Dr. King may have dies, but with his death only more power has come to the peaceful citizens of the world. The audience that Chavez is addressing is very familiar with Dr. King, and the troubles he went through so it is not hard at all to relate to the audience with ideas of Martin Luther King.
It’s not common to have an entertainer who is an advocate for the less fortunate. It is even more rare to have a mega star entertainer who was not only an advocate but was also a philanthropist many people might not know it but this was Michael Jackson , the king of pop ,who was known mainly for his musical talent but was also a hero because of his many humanitarian efforts. Michael Jackson was born on august 29 in 1958 to Katherine and Joseph Jackson. He was the eighth of ten children growing up in a small cramped home in Gary ,Indiana, when Michael was young , he joined the music band that had been formed by his father the Jackson brothers. Later the name of the band changed to the Jackson 5 and Michael began to sing lead.
He touched millions of people, and he taught so many people to never give up. After he retired from boxing he still had a fight. Against Parkinson’s Disease. After 32 years battling Parkinson’s he died on June 3, 2016 at the age of 74. He lived a great life, influencing millions of people to fight for what they believe in and never give up.
In Philip Caputo’s book, “A rumor of war”, I do not believe that his trial was really fair. They basically just said this your choice for the easy way out or you can go the hard way. If Crowe, the marine who had his trial before Caputo, did not be found not guilty, I believe that Caputo’s outcome would have been different. However, it did work out in his favor as he were dropped from all charges except the last charge. How they got to this point, Caputo, in anger, went into search for two prisoners and at the time did not care if they killed them.
John Procter wanted to sign his name because he just wanted to end the “war.” but he also did not want to say anyone’s name. He ends up signing his name and when he finishes, he realizes that he no longer cares and he doesn't care if he dies. John ripped the paper in half and that one action resulted in his death. However John Proctor is a tragic hero because of the two major decisions he made in his life, even if he ended up being hung. Going back to the third paragraph, John knew he was going to be in a lot of trouble for having an affair with Abigail.
Jim Kelly, Warren Moon, and Joe Montana are the three most influential quarterbacks of the last twenty five years of the twentieth century. Kelly’s contributions to modern offenses are incredible, but nothing is more impressive than what he has done off the field with his charities. Moon has helped bring about the age where there is no discrimination against the black quarterback, and Montana helped usher in one of the most successful offensive schemes of all time in the west coast offense, which is still used by many teams today. Many other quarterbacks of this time period were very influential, including players like John Elway, Dan Marino, and Dan Fouts, but Moon, Montana and especially Kelly were the most
President Clinton didn’t receive Congress’s approval to get involved in the conflict in Kosovo, in fact they voted against it several times. Congress ended up giving him approval after a while, which didn’t really matter since he went ahead and sent troops in already. I don’t think he should have violated the War Powers Act because Congress didn’t want to get involved in Kosovo. President Clinton shouldn’t have the power to overrule Congress’s decision over getting involved in a
Ali became one of the most hated people in the United States of America for protesting going to Vietnam. He was called to the courts to have the issue solved. Many people were surprised and upset that he did not want to fight for the country he was born, but the people did not have a real clue of why Ali was protesting the Vietnam War. Colin Kaepernick, with all of the recent killings of African-Americans in the United States, decided to sit during the National Anthem. He did this for the first two preseason games unnoticed.
Eric Dickerson in some eyes the greatest of all time,I am here to back that up.The single season rushing record and no one has come close to beating it 2,105 yards that is amazing.A first ballot hall of fame induction,as a rookie almost had 2,000 yards.If that doesn’t say amazing then something is wrong with you. The story of eric hasn 't always been amazing.He was born into a family where the dad had left him,but that wasn 't gonna stop him.His mom says it doesn 't matter who is in your life it matters what you do with it. Eric grew and grew until his 6 foot 3 frame took him to the hall. Eric was a outstanding high school running back. Then the pony express happened,the pony express was fantastic even when neither were the main running back for smu.Eric was the hall of famer out of them both but what was so great about Eric is that he was always level headed.He never took his fame to his head he always strived for greatness.He never said good enough he always wanted to be the best.
Lincoln is remembered for his character and leadership, his speeches and letters, and most importantly his impact on the end of slavery here in the United States. He has done a lot for our country, and I intend on informing you why I choose to believe he was our best president. President Abraham Lincoln was always true to his character, even before his presidential term. He was married in 1842, and had four sons before his election in 1861. Lincoln had actually lost five separate elections before being elected president in '61.