Trumbo tells this story to shows the importance of this moment to Joe. Through Joe’s thoughts making it third person limited. Trumbo’s eloquent language is clear of a fifteen year old boy who is not leaving the side of his father forever but to make his own
The reason why Joe becomes the successful man is by his good qualities that help him take advantage of luck. Even though Joe had Bad luck with his parents Harry and Thula, Joe was lucky for them because without their departure, Joe would not have been able to thrive the way he did. It is obvious when someone has everything made for them life is easy and struggle free, yet Joe worked for the things he got and life was a battle. Stress and the worry about survival is what made Joe a successful man by which he had to provide for himself.
Both of the main characters suffered major consequences from the war. It is clear that Joe experienced worse consequences because he was affected as an individual. Charlie experienced awful consequences but they did not necessarily affect him internally like they affected Joe. Joe was affected physically and has to live with the condition he is in for the rest of his life. Charlie was affected more socially and he has ways of coping with his losses.
Myers uses Big Joe to deliver his message that respect is that people deserve respect all of the time no matter where you are or what the circumstances. Big Joe was a good guy; he would help someone out with anything no matter what, and he has the funeral to see if people respect him for what he does. The narrator of the story states that in life someone must be respected when they go out of this world. So to learn if people appreciate what he does, Big Joe picks a time that someone must be respected to learn if he is appreciated. The day before the funeral the narrator, who was predicting their to be a large amount of people at funeral, thought that Big Joe was a great guy.
Joe is only able to relive his past, in his mind. He remembers the wonderful times he had experienced in his life before the incident , where he would visit the girl he fell in love with. He remembered his life, even further back, to his childhood, where he would play with children from around his neighborhood. On the other hand, he would also remember the mistakes he has made in life, the people he
Joe continues to pursue in rowing even though he had to undergo some treacherous weather during his rowing practices. Determined, focused, and brave, Joe continued on with rowing. “The girls in the library lawn who had glanced appreciatively his way had had to overlook what was painfully obvious to him: that his clothes were not like those of most of the other students..” (Brown, 13). Based off the quote you can conclude that Joe didn’t have the newest clothes but he continued to go to school despite the fact he was a little different from his peers.
The quote relates to the theme of Joe being a good husband to Missie. When he does nice things for her, it makes Missie feel more loved and valued. The author seems to be exploring the idea of the love between Joe and Missie. The author is showing that the little things Joe does makes an important difference in their
He redeems himself and realizes how badly he acted towards those who cared about him and how having great expectations changed him. By the end of the novel, Pip saved all of his relationships and being a gentleman taught him a lesson about what wealth and class can do. In the novel Great Expectations written by Charles Dickens’, the main character, Pip, develops into a better person through his interactions with Herbert, Magwitch, and Joe. As Pip displays unselfish behavior towards Herbert Pocket, it shows his moral development in the course of the novel. The first time Pip and Herbert met was at the Satis House on Miss Havisham 's birthday.
Joe’s secret exists no more, and he gains that confidence and sureness that he was missing. Although Joe loses everyone else, he finds himself. And as we know, Joe’s happiness comes from how he sees himself. How can someone expect another to love them if they do not love themselves? Joe demonstrates progression in that he finally learns to love
Seeing the difference between how the poor and the rich were dealt with will give a clearer understanding of the amount of social class mattered. In section 27 when Joe comes to see Pip, he treats Joe in an alternate way than before on the grounds that Joe was currently in a lower social class. His sentiments about Joe 's entry were "Not with delight... I had the most keen affectability as to his being seen by Drummle." (p. 203).