In the novel My Antonia by Willa Cather, Mr. Shimerda asked Jim to "teach, teach my Antonia." He showed Jim two alphabets, one English and one Bohemian. Mr. Shimerda wanted Jim to teach Antonia to speak and write English. I believe he wanted Jim to teach her more than that. He wanted Jim to teach her about life on the Nebraska prairie; how to work and live on a farm.
The main character in the short story “The Moths,” written by Helena Maria Viramontes, is a fourteen-year-old girl that can be considered to being labeled the outcast of her family. The only person the teenage girl confides in (her grandmother) dies a little each day before her eyes. In the beginning of the story, the character labeled as “Bull Hands” was a name her sisters teased her with because her hands were “too big to handle the fineries of crocheting or embroidery” and other dainty things she felt awkwardly obligated to doing. The girl often got whippings to the point to where she was “used to them,” and did not fit in with her sisters and their “girlie” ways.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a elaborate book, and a fast paced adventure between a slave named Jim and a young yet troublesome white boy name Finn who lives with his father Pap. Many critics write about whether or not this novel is an apposite piece of literature for students to be reading at the end of middle school or the start of high school. The quality of the literary devices used, including the use of vulgar words such as the “N” word and many others for example “here was a free nigger there from Ohio” (Twain 142). The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn should be influenced in the curriculum of grades eighth to twelfth ELA classes, and not before. Because of the actions of gruesome violence and intolerable racism,
Christ Created in Characters In Mississippi in 2011, twenty-one year old Joseph Dominick and others pleaded guilty to a criminal charge against a group of young teenagers and men because of racial issues and tortured them by actions such as using a slingshot to hurl metal ball bearings at them or running them over with cars (Mississippi 1). These African Americans were discriminated and assaulted because of their appearance and beliefs. Similarly, Jim in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain was disliked because he was African American, however, he became a father figure in the novel because of his actions. Regarding this, Jesus Christ was also disliked because of his beliefs and became a father figure because he guided
Discussion Post Week ten NURS 6501, N-21 Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are usually caused by bacteria and are common. Symptoms of both upper and lower infections are similar; therefore, it is important for advanced practice nurses (APNs) to be able to determine the pathophysiology of upper and lower UTIs. The purpose of this discussion is to evaluate the similarities and differences between upper and lower UTIs, clinical manifestations, treatments, and factors affecting all of these things. UTIs are infections that may occur anywhere in the urinary tract such as the urethra, bladder, ureters, and kidneys. Typically UTIs are caused by bacteria from the gut flora and are inflammation of the urinary epithelium.
The different kinds of freedom in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are being mentally free and literally or physically free. The main characters, Jim and Huck, experience these types of freedom. However, the ways in which they experience them largely differ. Jim was a slave and therefore was confined more physically rather than mentally. Jim was slightly allowed to express his ideology concerning witches, superstition, etc..
How I would justify Capitan Lashbrooke’s decision of stopping the attack halfway and almost leaving the Sergeant Major, Snell, Tom and the 3 other soldiers behind is by showing betrayal, disloyalty, and selfishness. Capitan Lashbrooke felt it was “ok” to leave the bugler, the Corporal, and the Sergeant Major along with some soldiers behind. He didn’t know value and importance of these people, and was willing would have left them behind. He didn’t realize how the battle would have gone without having the Sergeant Major. Throughout the book, Captain Lashbrooke always had orders for Jim, but if he wasn’t present, some things wouldn’t be the same.
“You need to see that life is not always perfect. We will not always get what we want. And though it hurt a lot, what should have happened happened. Who should have left, left, and whatever's thrown you off course will always bring you to where it is you need to be.” Jim Hawkins is the main character he is 17 years old when he writes about his adventure.
In this passage in Cather’s novel “My Antonia”, Jim has returned to black hawk for a short break. Soon after he arrives he begins to hear the talk around town. He hears about the tragic story of Antonia being as she took care of her then fiancée, Larry Donovan and as soon as the money was gone Donovan was gone. Jim goes over the next day to the Shimerdas farm, and nearly immediately after seeing Antonia he is reminded of all of the things he loves about her. As there time began to dwindle Jim tells Antonia how he feels about her leaving no doubt how he feels about her.
The inevitable fact that addiction is a harmful disease and the recovery process is lifelong that consists of various stages of relapse raises a serious question. What is the duty of an addict in the jurisdiction towards the society? In the light of the legal standard, patient who is competent and incompetent is evaluated through the relevant questions of his or her desires at the present time, a living will, and the legal capability of forming a will. Furthermore, drug-addicts may be currently not competent but were formerly competent, and to explore the variable of declaration of the desires with regard to extraordinary means of treatment, is necessary (Harris, 2008, p. 244).