“... I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known” (Fitzgerald 59). The night of the car crash, Nick has many opportunities to be honest, but he chooses not to. The first time Nick lies on that night was when he was talking to the police. “‘Listen,’ said Tom, shaking him a little.
He uses reasoning, credibility, and mostly emotion to get to the point he made is, that in order to avoid unnecessary violence people need to “keep their cool” and ” be more considerate” or otherwise Dave Barry will kill you (93). When Barry says he will kill you he means that if he gets road rage on the road he might cause an accident that could lead to him or the other person's death. He used a study report about how widespread road rage is, to show his reasoning. Capitalizing words in his text shows his emotion to the subject. He gives credibility to the tiny minority of normal Miami drivers.
Asher does not understand why Jonas is upset about the game. Later in the novel, Jonas gets angry at his father, because his father is actually killing people, to his dismay. Jonas’s friend Fiona is also learning to be a Nurturer. When Jonas was releasing really was, he was rightfully outraged. His father worked as a Nurturer, and the sight of his father killing someone made Jonas not want to go home.
He was shot by his old drug friends when revisiting his childhood home. DeAndre Williams was the major character in this story. He had a dream but thought he couldn 't achieve it because of what he had done. DeAndre was involved in drugs, theft, and shootings. All of these things got him in trouble with the law, so he figured that
MP4 Character Analysis In “ Among the Brave,” by Margaret Peterson Haddix, an illegal third child named Trey is on the run from the Population Police. He was given a fake I.D to be named Trey, but his real name is Trahern Cromwell Torrance. He was locked in an attic as a child, and is very clueless when he is exposed to the outside world, until he spends some time with Mark, the older brother of Trey’s friend Lee. After the Population Police capture Lee, Mark, Mr. Talbot, and Nina, (All people against the Population Law). Trey matures as a character throughout the story by showing how he is a coward in the beginning, but later, toughens up, ignores the pile of fear, and makes an attempt to set his friends free from the Population Police.
29 Max is also beginning to realize what he did wrong when observing the monsters doing the same things. He seems to be learning throughout the adventure from his mistake. Sometimes we all do things we would like to take back or escape from. The story shows that Max is beginning to realize maybe his actions caused him to be sent to his room and punished. Max now wants to return back home to his family, his real reality.
One of the mental struggles of the main character, Marcus, is when he is in for questioning, does he give up his privacy to the DHS, or does he refuse, making him look more like a criminal. One of the moral struggles Marcus is faced with is if he should is if he should be honest with his parents and telling them he skipped school the day of the attack. Finally, one of the emotional struggles of Marcus, is when he is faced with the dilemma of leaving some of his best friends behind to take down the DHL, or to stay with them because they are his best friends. 4. “I barely had time to register them before those rifles were pointed at me.
Atticus, the town lawyer, has his mind set on the idea that his son, Jem, accidently stabbed Mr. Ewell during their tussle. Accounting for the time of night and the surprise Mr. Ewell caused him, Atticus deems it plausible, only ever thinking Boo Radley brought home his children. However, Heck Tate knows the truth about how Bob Ewell was killed. Building enough courage to speak against one of the most respected people in the town, Heck Tate ends up protecting Boo from the mayhem the townspeople will cause if they know the truth and eases the untidy mind of the tired lawyer who is sure his son did more. Heck Tate pleads his case by saying; “It ain’t your decision, Mr. Finch, it’s all mine.
During Oher’s football practice, Leigh Anne gives intrinsic motivation about comparing his football team to Tuohy family. He finally perceives that his protective strengths to football team should be the same as to Tuohy family. His intrinsic motivation has altered from protecting himself to protecting his “family.” His love for his adoptive family also applies as he decides to commit Ole Miss. However, NCAA questions Oher about a possible bribery in Tuohy family and manipulation of his athletic skills. Oher clearly states that he wants to go Ole Miss because his family also goes there.
The reason that I decided to choose the movie, The Blind Side is because it deals with a lot of different forms of communication and shows communicators from both sides of the spectrum. The movie, The Blind Side, is a true story that revolves around Micheal Oher, high school student, who is going through an insanely tough time. He was taken from his mother, due to drug addiction, and his father was killed recently, and he keeps leaving the family’s he stays with. That is until the Tuohy family comes along and takes him in as their own, and convinces him to join the high school football team. He begins to excel in football and keeps his grades up, so he is scouted from all different schools throughout the country.