This incident shows the reader that she wants to be taken seriously by her colleagues. It also displays that Hilly deeply treasures her reputation because of her reaction towards the situation. On the other hand, Aunt Alexandra has also shown the reader signs that she values her family’s reputation. In chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra did not allow Scout to play with Walter Cunningham because of his poor background. She said, “Because-he-is-trash, that’s why you can’t play with him.
She tells Joe Bell that Doc 's efforts were doomed to fail because a wild thing will always fly off in the end. The crow and the hawk are therefore symbolic of Holly herself. She will not be domesticated; her true nature will always reassert itself. o I tamed her a crow and taught it to say her name" o "The crow I give her went wild and flew away. All summer you could hear him.
The appeal will help convince Ismene because no one wants to be called a traitor because it has a negative connotation. Also no one wants to let down there family. The combination of both of these bad things will create a sense of guilt inside Ismine making her feel persuaded to help out Antigone. Also while trying to persuade Ismene Antigone tries to emphasize the harsh reality to Ismine hoping that she will then change her mind. She does this by quoting Creon when he says, “No one shall bury him.
This caused her to alienate herself since her mother asked her to keep a part of herself hidden from the world by binding her and making sure no one found out she menstruated ealy (Anzaldúa 1983, 221). This will later isolate her further but ultimately lead her to reflect on the racism that surrounds her. In addition, Anzaldúa’s identity also suffer because she denied her heritage and the traditions that with it. She mentions that she felt ashamed of her mother and her loud tendencies, it is an archetype that most Hispanic mothers are loud by nature, and the fact that her lunches, or “lonches”, consisted
From the way she speaks, we can conclude that there is a hypocritical viewpoint present, and she doesn’t see the similarities between what she deems bad and what she does. However, we are concluding all these from Scott’s observations. There is no insight given in the novel when it comes to Miss Gates’ thoughts. The reason why I wanted to take a deeper look at Miss Gates, Scott’s teacher, is because there is either a deep seated denial about the false mindset she possesses, or a disconnection between what she thinks and what she speaks (which is a common thing people do to avoid controversy or to reinsure their authority). Like many hypocritical people, she likely thinks her thoughts are not at all contradicting, in fact supporting one another.
Her and her house were in bad shape as she was elderly and battling her addiction (Lee 106-107). In particular, this vintage bed is not made, symbolizing withdrawal and that Mrs. Dubose had some problems and were trying to combat her morphine addiction with peaceful reading and company. The clean white bed symbolizes how she died clean of morphine. Mr. Nathan Radley is considered a gun because his personality is explosive and dangerous. He is known to turn to violence at the
It was incredibly obvious, at least I believed so. But I now come to believe that the narrator hid it rather well, because, after all, the story was told from the narrator’s point of view. But still, did Luo know? I think he did, and that he decided not to say anything because that’s what friends do. Maybe he decided to not say anything so he could keep the friendship; Clearly stated, the theme is “Friends are more important that anything” If Luo would have “unfriended” the narrator for the little seamstress, he would have ended up alone and sad when she left in the end of the novel.
There are plenty of people who’ve whipped cancer - even after they’ve been sent home to die. However, believing you can beat it will make all the difference in the world. My mother lost her ability to believe in herself, and nobody blames her. She was the victim of so much negligence and abuse, she had no idea how to cope with the pain, but she went on living long after there was any hope in it. When she couldn’t cope with her well of sadness and shame, she did the only thing she knew how to do; she went against her own convictions and turned to prescrip- tion drugs.
She uses pathos by talking about her sons, and that they’ll have to live without their mother. The only explanation they’ll have is that AIDS took her life. Nobody tried to save her, but instead let a disease kill her that could have been stopped. Her farewell to her boys is her last and most effective point of the whole speech. People started to listen when she stated that she was dying and her sons wouldn’t have a mother because of her disease.
Scholl intentionally disregards norms to retain her individuality and rebelliousness. Despite being knocked down by her teachers and principal, Scholl refused to have her spirit and resistance completely smothered, “Later, Sophie would not buckle again on her political views: In another letter to Fritz, she wrote, ‘I don't like to think about it, but soon there is going to be nothing left but politics, and as long as it's so confused and evil, it's cowardly to turn away from it,’" (Campbell Bartoletti). Showing her resilience and distinct identity and will, Scholl believes that it is cowardly to not take action against adversity. Although she knew that having and voicing her opinions was heresy, and that Fritz could turn her in, she still remained confident and unwavering about doing the right thing. Scholl made an impact on the world because she held onto her personality, and without her iconic and rebellious attitude towards life, she would not have made nearly the difference in the world.
This situation is much like the one in the novel The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. The main character, Rachel Watson, had recently divorced her husband, Tom, and found herself missing the seemingly perfect life she had with him. Much like Melinda, Rachel feels worthless and disapproves of her appearance as well after the divorce. Her becoming an alcoholic over time was the main cause of the split. When she was under the influence, she could be extremely aggressive and violent and then black out; at least according to Tom.
She seemed like the only person who cared and payed attention to Ender. Peter was a bully to Ender, and his parents resented him because of the past they were trying to evade. Another imperative quote from chapter 3 is in the beginning when the two anonymous voices were talking. “‘He [Ender] won’t want to leave her. [Valentine]’ ‘So, what are you going to do?’ ‘Persuade him that he wants to come with us more than he wants to stay with her.’ ‘How will you do that?’ ‘I’ll lie to him.’ ‘And if that doesn’t work?’ ‘Then I’ll tell the truth.’” (Card, page 16) We can conclude that one of the voices is Colonel Graff because he’s the one who came to try to persuade Ender to go with him.
She wanted to die without an a dependence to morphine. it would have made sense for her to continue taking morphine to dull the pain, but instead she took the pain in order to die free of her addiction. When she dies atticus voiced “Mrs. Dubose won, all ninety-eight pounds of her. According to her views, she died beholden to nothing and nobody.
One day, her father, Atticus, told her brother, Jem, that it was a sin to kill a mockingbird. This puzzled Scout, for her father had never said anything was a sin, so she asked Miss Maudie. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (Lee 119).
(Page 149-150) Changing yourself is very hard, but avoiding your bad habits and ignoring people is easy. After she tries to change and fails, Maleeka choses to avoid and ignore the people who taunt her. After Maleeka reads what her dad wrote about her and what he used to think about his daughter, she changes herself. (Page 48-49) She starts to avoid Charlese and other people. The tide turns to her, she is no more judged the same way as she was judged before.