Because he is first hesitant to take the case of Sierva, he does not believe he is capable of being responsible for her exorcism, and he seems afraid. He tells the bishop, “I am not an exorcist, father, I do not have the character or the training or the knowledge to claim to be one. Besides, we know that God has set me on another path” (76). But by him accepting the responsibility that is where it all began. It starts with a belief that Sierva is not possessed and that took over his life because he knew he had to do something to prove it.
Because of all this, one might come to believe Henry is indeed a static character, but I feel that is not the truth. Henry learned many lessons about life throughout the timeline of the book and I feel these are the reasons he is a dynamic character. To begin, he first encountered the priest very early on in the story. The priest taught Henry about religion. The other men would always laugh and joke at the priest but Henry never did.
He continually humbles himself as he chooses a righteous profession of a parson and withholds judgements of even the most sinful of men. The Parson has nothing but love for others in his heart. Only a man of great compassion is willing to travel by foot in the midst of horrendous weather to the houses of his parishioners. While the Friar and Pardoner are both men of the church, their dedication to their position is nothing in comparison to that of the Parson. The Parson does not guilt people for their sins or rely on repeating the same text like the Friar and Pardoner.
His face was concentrated. ‘I… I ain’t gonna say a word.’ ‘Good boy! That’s fine Lennie’” (Steinbeck 15). Regarding social altercations, like the pair meeting their new boss, George require that Lennie be silent due to his mental ailment. What is more troubling is the treatment of Lennie as if he
In the memoir Night, Elie and his fellow prisoners struggle to retain their humanity as guards separate families, take personal possessions, and replace names with numbers. This dehumanizing process leads many prisoners and guards to prioritize themselves. While most struggle to retain any part of their former true selves, Elie remains devoted to his father and finds comfort in their relationship. Eventually, his father’s health declines and Elie starts to listen to the advice of others who suggest he worry about himself, not his father. For a moment Elie begins to understand the merit of this argument and when a guard advises him to keep his father’s rations for himself, he agrees thinking, “he was right.
The theme of this story is to determent will Sasha behavior will change, through the conflict between his uncles. The character’s speech and action help reader understands capture the inner lives of the Chekhov character for The Problem. The conflict between Sasha and his uncles is about how each of the uncles respond to his action. The conflict between Sasha and Colonel that Chekhov creates helps readers understand who they are by capturing the inner lives of his character. Chekhov makes Colonel against Sasha: “Suppose we were to forgive him and pay the money.
In the novel, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the plot is constructed in a circular structure. The structure of the novel emphasizes how big events can drastically change someone’s life; in addition Hosseini characterizes Amir in a morally ambiguous way, displaying how Amir matures as a person but fail to learn how to stand up for himself. allowing a person like Amir to redeem himself and in many ways fail to learn from his past mistakes. This circular structure of the story provides Amir an opportunity to redeem himself from the selfish and cruel ways he treats Hassan as a child. The structure also highlights the parallels between Amir’s friendship with Hassan as a child and Sohrab.
The Place of Gods is a forbidden place for everyone, including priests. Without the motivation and the permission of John’s father, John’s discovery may have never been possible. John’s father trust in his son is what led to the accomplishment. John’s father is a static character because he remained a priest in the end and didn’t develop because he was already a priest, unlike John. The theme of the story is curiosity and how it sometimes drives people to do the unthinkable.
In fact, during their conversation during dinner time, he tries to comment on the discussion, but only ends up in embarrassing himself and his wife in the process. Than there is also the fact that he pities what he does not understand. For example, his notion of Richard’s wife leads him to believe she was sorrowful in death. Within the text, the Narrator was thinking, “I’m imagining now—her last thought maybe this: that he never even knew
Jessup, Lt. Kendrick takes Daniel, Joe, and Sam on a tour around the base and through Santiago’s room. Daniel starts to suspect that there is more to the case than what he initially thought when, in response to being asked whether he thought Santiago was murdered or not, Kendrick says, “Private Santiago is dead and that 's a tragedy. But he 's dead because he had no code. He 's dead because he had no honor.” Later, as they all sit at dinner with Colonel Jessup and other military officials, Danny thinks that he can sneakily smooth talk Jessup into giving up information. Daniel’s principal strategy of winning arguments proves more difficult to utilize against a man like Colonel Jessup who keeps great pride in his powerful position and the danger that comes with it.
Throughout After the First Death by Robert Cormier Artkin uses manipulation on both his allies and his enemies. Artkin uses the cover of his homeland and Miro’s age to use him, as a means for his end, in particular that becomes evident when Artkin fails to provide Miro with crucial information about their homeland that would make his cause truly legitimate. At the diner Miro recalls that “‘We are forever homesick,’ Artkin had once said in a rare moment of tenderness, ‘because our land does not exist anymore, gobbled up and occupied by others’ ”(Cormier 19). Therefore, showing the motivation behind Miro’s soon to be hijacking of the bus. However, Artkin never tells Miro who is occupying their homeland nor how their land was “gobbled” up.
In a conversation that Father Jerome has with Aenons, the difference of cultures between them is made very apparent, especially when it comes to dreams. Father Jerome tells Aenons that he and his people no longer have a need for interpreting dreams, as God will tell them what to do. This is hard for Aenons to accept when he says, “if we give our belief in the dream, then the Huron life, the way we have always known, will end for us” (Moore 230). It is more than just a dream to the Hurons, it is their beliefs and their way of life, and Father Jerome doesn’t understand that. Even when Aenons is talking to Father Laforgue, he is still reluctant about what conversion might do to him and his people.