On December 24, 1914 the European men in the muddy trenches of WW1 were at an all time high in morale as soldiers expect their country to achieve a glorious victory, but According to their home countries the war was supposed to be done by now and people were promised to go home. Most of these young men were pressured into joining the war, or tricked by propaganda. Thinking it was a game they went into war prepared for the worst, but got them into the worst. Unfortunately people were still on the frontlines, forced to spend their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day stuck in muddy trenches, hoping not to get shot and die to hope to see their families for another day. Propaganda and leaders tricked the soldiers of WW1 men into fighting in WW1, they tricked the young men into hating each other for their differences, and they didn’t want them to socialize because they knew how similar they were because of the different perspectives they had on each other.
The butler then cut his limbs off one by one and put them under the floorboards, this gives a sinister and menacing mood during the story. In Don’t ask jack the kids were going insane as there was a talking and moving toy. The toy had a small or no personality during the day but at night he was scary and created a menacing and sinister mood. In the Sandman the parent wanted to get food for his children. The food was the little boys eyes.
The Devil In The White City had many plot lines that took place in Chicago around 1893 at the World's Fair. The first plot line focuses mainly on Daniel Burnham constructing the World's Fair with his partner John Root. It tells a story of struggle for the men, how they had such a hard time constructing the large Farris wheel, to having to open unfinished, then having trouble getting attendance up. Then the struggle is over for the two guys for a short amount of time. Not long after they gather up just enough money to pay off their debts, the Fair had to shut down, as the mayor of Chicago had been assassinated, honestly a more positive reputation for Chicago.
Since the book came out in 1939, everyone has had a opinion on the ending to John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. It has a very controversial ending, that Steinbeck thought would name the last nail into the coffin, so to speak, on how bad the dust bowl and moving west really was. The ending starts when the Joad family is threatened with a flood, so they make their way to a old barn where they find a boy and his old father. The boy says his father is starving, and that he can’t keep anything solid down. He needs something like soup or milk.
Although Esther is in a constant pursuit of exploring herself in New York, there are quite a couple of hilarious situations in New York amongst the frustrating and terrible experiences Esther goes through. One of them, for example, is the satirical scene of Esther’s craving for crabmeat and ‘passionate taste for caviar’. She says, “The joke was that at my wedding my grandfather could I had all the Caviar I could eat. It was a joke because I never intended to get married, and even if I did, my grandfather could not have afforded enough caviar unless he robbed the country club kitchen and carried it off in a suitcase.” (p. 24, The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath) There are many other instances in the text where the reader finds straightforward humour in serious situations. One of them, for example, is when Esther and Betsy are suffering from food poisoning and both of them have been feeling terrible and have puked a couple of times, she remarks, “There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.” (p. 41, The Bell Jar, Sylvia
His 19 years in prison for stealing bread for his sister’s dying son made him grow hateful of the world around him, as he has said in his soliloquy “for I have come to hate the world, this world that always hated me.” When he was finally sent free on parole, he spent nights being beaten, driven out, and rejected until he met the bishop who offered food, and a place to rest to Valjean who immediately accepts desperately. Despite the bishop’s family’s hospitality, Valjean commits another crime by stealing their possessions while they were sound asleep. However, Valjean is caught by guards the next morning and is brought back to the bishop who spares him, giving him mercy. In addition, the bishop hands him 2 prized candle holders saying “but remember this my brother, see in this some higher plan. You must use this precious silver, to become an honest man.” The tune sung in this scene is again sung
Jem describes his image of Boo, “..Six and a half feet tall,....he dined on raw squirrels and cats he could catch, that 's why his hands are bloodstained-if ate an animal raw you could never wash the blood off. There was a long jagged scar that ran down the side of his face: What teeth he had were yellow and rotten: his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time.”(Lee 16) Boo is judged like a monster even though Jem and Scout have actually seen him before. Boo is a mockingbird because he is treated like a monster even though he remains unseen. As the story goes on we get to meet our first encounter with Boo. Boo is the mysterious savior who killed Bob Ewell to save Jem and Scout.
The story opens in China 1903, moonshadow is 7 years old. Moonshadows mother keeps on warning him that the land of demons is a harmful place. Grandfather was lynched when he was in the land of the demons and filled. Moonshadows dad is very creative and creates kites which he only lets his son Moonshadow fly them. Moonshadow always thought the land of the demons as fields, more fertile, sick was finer, and rice was sweeter but it was never like that.
And those Zooks will be sorry they started this game. “We’ll dress you right up in a fancier suit! We’ll give you a fancier slingshot to shoot!” The author is trying to show that everything that happens is the others fault and is making fun of it by saying that he gets a better weapon and a better suit .Then he will win but he never actually used the weapons. The book states “Grandpa leapt up that Wall with a lopulous leap and he cleared his harse throat with a bopulous beep. He screamed, “Here’s the end of that terrible town full of Zooks who eat bread with the butter side down!” This was written to show how over exaggerated the Cold War was.They fought over who was right and each side wanted to get rid of the other
The play also talks about how society in the 19th century are the ones that identifies the meaning of “duty” therefore they put women in a mold that they have to follow. The following scene is in act three. This scene takes place at the Alving’s house when Oswald came back after the Orphanage was burnt. In this scene, Oswald knows that he is going to die from a disease that he inherited from his father and has no hands in it and this makes him lose hope and interest in life. This is seen when Oswald says about Engstrand’s home to Mrs.Alving “It’ll burn just like this one/ Everything will burn.
When he arrives to the demon land, he moves into his Uncle’s laundry mat so they can live and work together. Moon Shadow is very nervous about the world around him, so his father would often tell him stories about his ancestors. Windrider also told Moon Shadow about how he used to be a dragon in a past life. He would then be ashamed that his ancestors saw
Exposition-Flint Lockwood, a failed inventor creates this machine to stop the crisis in his town DUN DUN DAHH!!! !.Everyone in his town including himself were sick of sardines,they hated sardines.Flint 's dad wanted him to come work at the tackle shop every since he was a little lad.Flint always wanted to be an inventor he tried and tried and tried Rising Action- One day flint has an idea to end the crisis in his town. He comes up with a machine that could make it rain food. he tells the town about his idea and the all laugh with humor.Flint Lockwood makes this machine that turns water into food, so it rains food. People love it because they don’t have to eat sardines anymore.
“Get inside your house, monkey!” “Get inside and then we’ll burn it down!” “And once that’s down, you can join your wife and son!” “Nigger!” James cringed as the javelins plunged deep within his soul. When he was young, his father had told him that times may change, but ideals are traits handed down from daddy to son. He solemnly hoped that these kinds of traits would not exist in his lifetime. Although he couldn’t be sure who all the men were, the short heavyset man’s gait, reminded James of his neighbor, Oliver, who lived about a mile down the gravel road. “Oliver!” “Oliver is that you?” James boomed.
Listen my grandchildren, to the story of my past, the good and the bad, how your grandfather and I met, and the cruelty of the world around us. It was the date November 9, 1938. I was playing at my best friend, Rebecca’s house. Her house was a part of her father’s shop, which sold everything from shoes, to toys, to makeup, to clothes, anything you could ever imagine. It was getting late and I thought heard the sound of anger, I knew it was my father.
The school year progresses and Kenny keeps us up to speed on the highlights, which mostly involve Byron getting into trouble. He beats up Larry Dunn, he sets things on fire, he kills a bird with a cookie (no, we 're not kidding) and then gets really upset about it. At this point, we 're all a little confused about what exactly is going on with this kid, and Momma and Dad are pretty frustrated. Then Byron gets his hair chemically straightened without permission (in the Watson family this is a big no no, so dad shaves Byron 's head ball, and that is the last straw.