I feel like it educated me a lot on the matter as well. Boyle does a great job at capturing all the aspects of the trials as well as the personal things in Dr. Sweet’s life. I appreciated how Boyle described all the good and bad parts of this controversial period in American history. Even though there are happy parts in the book like how Dr. Sweet won the trial he worked so hard to achieve, I didn’t particularly like how the end of the book ended so intensely. Dr. Sweet’s wife and child die due to sickness and he ultimately “went into his tiny bedroom, picked up a handgun, and put a bullet in his brain” 2.
Through these emotions, it allows the reader to become more empathic to Lethem. For example, when Lethem admits his “howling confession” and states that “no high-lit reference is going to bail me out here”, the reader immediately feels the emotion in this experience for him. Even the theater in which he saw “Star Wars” is sentimental to him, being the first movie he had ever seen in that theater, as well as the only theater he has ever seen it in. However, the biggest appeal to Pathos would have to be the events in life in which he was hiding from. His mother’s brain tumor, which had required two surgeries and eventually took her life, was a very significant
He paid homage to those friends because some of them passed away fighting and O’Brien wanted to show what made them special, especially because the men who fought and died in Vietnam often came home disrespected and ignored. Every story helped to shine light on the men who lost the fight. O’Brien went into incredible detail about what exactly made each man in his platoon special, especially if there was a story to lay to rest. By sharing these stories, themes of homage and sacrifice were explored as O’Brien hoped to explain what their friendship was and why it was so
"Presenting (the etching) to him was one of the most emotional things I think I have ever done," Buschon said. The wall holds 58,000 names, but Buschon said they are more than that. "(The walls) represent more than simple names or flags," Buschon said. "They represent the countless men and women, our friends, family members, neighbors, who made the ultimate sacrifice to expand the reach of freedom and protect our way of life." He told the crowd to never forget what was given up by so many veterans that made it possible for them all to be there
Buddy Holly Introduction Buddy Holly changed Rock and Roll in his own way. He accomplished many things in his life and learned to sway the crowd. Buddy had a huge impact on people for such a short life, created his own style on his guitar, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making him one of the most creative singer of the 20th century. Buddy Gains His Interest Holly gain interest in music at a young age. “We owe it all to Elvis,” that was the quote that Holly said after doing an opener show.
One thing that he said specifically to those close to the astronauts was, “Your loved ones were daring and brave, and they had that special grace” (3). He said this to honor the astronauts and explicate how wondrous the seven astronauts were. Another point that he stated that included the entire country was, “They served all of us” (3). These statements address the country as a whole and target those that were in desperate need of support for the loss of their loved ones. Ronald Reagan’s pronoun use to include and address the audience had a great effect on making those that tuned into the speech feel included.
Johnny was never a quitter and because of it he became just who he wanted to be, maybe an even greater person, I assume that at some point in his life he remembered back on the days he got turned down flat by Sunny Records, until he went down there and demanded a chance to be heard. He became the “The Voice of America” because of that very day. Lastly we can learn that you can get through anything that you come across in life, no matter how hard it is. Johnny was addicted to drugs for a period of time, but he cleared from that, he made lots of mistakes he regretted, but he was now devoting his life to god and being a father to his new born child. These two lessons tell about a time in life where Johnny had to be persistent he had to put effort and use his power of will into things and that shows he was a determined
field Negro(NewsOne.com). His speeches were so powerful and moved many . He even gave a speech at Oxford university to a room full of kids some were even white they enjoyed the speech and even agreed with him. Malcolm X lead others to institute change, his tactic was great for this time because he was speaking to a generation of people who were tired of how they were being treated and they were willing to fight. “Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power”, he encouraged his followers to have power and carry themselves high never let anyone have more power over you than yourself.
Going through hard times can make people appreciate life more because they cherish the good moments they have. During the Civil War, our nation was divided. An abundance of men, from the north and south, were leaving their families behind to fight. Wives being left alone to support the family. People receiving news daily that their loved ones would not be returning home.
Jay Gatsby changed the most as a character because He started the novel as a rich and extravagant man with a mysterious background, but it was revealed that he didn 't start his life this way, James Gatz was a seventeen-year-old fisherman on Lake Superior who had big dreams that he thought he never could make a reality. But he adopted a persona that modelled the ideal person through the eyes of a seventeen-year-old, and met his good companion and friend Mr. Dan Cody. But towards the end of the book the window that is Jay Gatsby is shattered when Gatsby tries to reveal his love for Daisy to Tom, but Tom perseveres, and reveals that he did some research into Gatsby and exposed his shady dealings. This shattered the fragile persona of Jay Gatsby which reduced him, in essence to a very rich James Gatz. Gatsby’s death, even changed his character as his father made an appearance and led him to explain how highly he regarded his son.