Eddie travels to heaven after his death and meets people who have impacted his life in some way. The first person Eddie encounters in the Blue Man. The Blue Man informs Eddie that he will be meeting five people whose lives were indirectly or directly affected by Eddie. As the Blue Man spoke to Eddie it was revealed that Eddie was indirectly involved with his death. When Eddie was a child he and his brother, Joe, and him were playing near a street.
When Eddie is young he chases a baseball onto the street, at the same time that The Blue Man is driving. This causes The Blue Man to swerve, which ends up saving Eddie but killing The Blue Man. He teaches Eddie that nothing in life is random, and that every life has a purpose, he teaches this by explaining that good came from his death; the good being
The last time this happens is just before his father dies and Elie finds himself unchanged, still unable to give up his fear. “The officer came closer and shouted to him to be silent. But my father did not hear. He continued to call me. The officer wielded his club and dealt him a violent blow to the head.
In John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men, George is faced with the strenuous decision of whether or not to euthanize his close companion, Lennie. Ultimately, George shot Lennie in the back of his head. But was he justified? Though some might say it is always wrong to kill someone, in this situation it could be justified because Curley would have killed Lennie if George didn't, Lennie’s disability would have continued to cause problems, and George
Due to his touch being so heavy, he often kills the animals on accident. When in the ranch he even killed the puppy he had that Slim gave to him on accident. In order to save Lennie from harsh consequences, George would always help Lennie by attempting to make him aware that his actions cause damage. Lennie’s killing of small animals foreshadows the incident that occurs in the ranch as the power of his strength is shown.
George is struggling to come to terms that he is going to shoot his best friend. Continuing on the point, another reason that it was good for George to be the one that would slain Lennie is because he was dangerous. Throughout the whole story Lennie proves with his actions he makes that he is a menace to society. “..And
Throughout the novel Tuesday’s With Morrie, the author, Mitch Albom, reflects on his Tuesday meetings with his old professor, now consumed with a terminal illness, and, using many rhetorical choices, reveals “The Meaning of Life,” which they discussed profusely and divided into several categories. Topics such as Death, Emotions, Aging, Money, Culture, and more are all discussed in their weekly conferences, Morrie passing his wisdom on to one of his favor students. And Albom, writing about their talks, uses numerous rhetoric devices to discuss this wisdom. As Morrie Schwartz, dying of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), speaks with Albom, the two talk about Death. Describing the discussion, Albom uses strategies such as irony filled dialogue
Candy had realized it was his responsibility to have shot his dog. He owed it to him to do it himself. At the end of the book when George shoots Lennie, it is in comparison to Candy's dog. Candy hadn’t taken it upon himself to kill his dog. George felt like Lennie was his responsibility, so instead of allowing another man to kill Lennie, he shot him himself.
In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the most interesting idea that was presented is when George killed Lennie with the use of euthanasia. George and Lennie had each other and had always looked out for the best in each other. They both have traveled throughout the country and even when the going gets tough, they stay together. George even retains a dream of buying a farm for him and Lennie and living in their paradise. The ending to Of Mice and Men showed the great lengths that George would go to keep Lennie’s best interest in mind, while he shocked all readers that he was able to kill his best friend, George possibly did this for his own best interest.
He had the eye of a vulture----a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold;and so by degrees---very gradually----I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.” (Poe,1843)This piece of text explains to us why he wanted to kill the old man. But killing someone just because of one of their eyes is different is not okay to me and that is when “delusional mad man” come in. In the beginning for the story Poe starts with “True!---nervous---very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am! but why will you say that I am mad?