It didn’t hurt my physical being but it really smashed my pride. I have never ever been treated like a dog. Mr. Lyall knew how much I hate being treated like a wild animal so he was cautious with his punishments but she went way over the line. Not sure on how to react to the current situation, I start to cry and run down the stairs, locking the door behind me. I hear Mr. Lyall yelling his head off upstairs but I put my favorite song on the loud speaker to drown out his voice.
He is terrified of being alone in the chamber he is in when the poem takes place. The "sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain thrilled me-filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before" (731). When the poem opens, he is reading over books of "forgotten lore" (731). His imagination is probably already running wild. His surroundings are conducive to the situation he finds himself in.
He took the money and didn’t leave anything behind. Since her marriage and her life, after not having her husband, was not that great, she only talks about the time she actually felt happy. The only time she felt as if she was living her life to the fullest. The time when she had the attention of many young men. In the beginning of the play, we instantly see how Amanda cannot stop talking about her younger years.
You would not think that war cause change such a kind good hearted person in such a matter of time.In the beginning he descibes her as ‘’She had long white legs and blue eyes and a complextion like strawberry ice cream.Very friendly too.’’ (89) before she started to change Mary Anne was bubby and always smiling and laughing,she was to never thought kill a person let alone be in the army. As time went over O’Brien starts to write how she changes emotionally and somewhat physically. She was changing completely it was surreal you would never have guessed it,’’ Really,nothing. To tell the truth,I’ve never been happier in my whole life.Never.’’ (95) I do not really believe that the place she is now is like a kid going to Disneyland ‘’The Happiest Place on Earth’’ they are happy they are there.’’Mary Anne walked off into the mountains and did not come back. No body was ever found.
The bubbliness was gone. The nervous giggling, too. When she laughed now… was rare.”(95) She changed entirely and completely. “To tell you the truth, I’ve never been happier in my whole life. Never.”(95) Mary Anne came to Vietnam with “ … a bubbly personality, a happy smile.”(91) The entire war area changed who she is and how she acts, especially with Mark.
Mr. and Mrs. Little would discuss Stuart quietly between themselves for they never recovered from the shock and surprise of having a mouse in the family. Mr. Little made sure that there would be no reference to ‘mice’ in their conversation for he did not want Stuart to get a lot of notions in his head. He made Mrs. Little tear from the nursery songbook the page about the “Three Blind Mice, See How they Run. I should feel badly to have my son grow fearing that a farmer’s wife was going to cut off his tail with a carving knife. It is such things that make children dream bad dreams when they go to bed at night.
In fact, while engaged to Mike, she had slept with Brett and Pedro, and had a desire to run away with Pedro, one of her countless lovers. It is also revealed that she loves Jake, but loves intimacy more than she loves him, and would not give it up for him. She chose pleasure over love, and did not look back or even think twice about her decision, leaving her seen as a cold and ruthless woman who loved nothing but herself and her belief of what enjoyment
A few blocks down, there is a young man lying on his bed, contemplating weather his parents would notice him missing. Then there is an empty house, filled with only memories of a family torn apart by hate. Each household has different scars but the same cover up story. The wife telling her neighbors that she tripped and fell; and the child laughing with their friend, talking about how great life is. Even the empty house tells the future buyers that it is a place to raise a family.
“So, I take phosphates or phosphites whichever it is, and tonics, and journeys, and air, and exercise, and am absolutely forbidden to "work" until I am well again. Personally, I disagree with their ideas. Personally, I believe that congenial work, with excitement and change, would do me good. But what is one to do? (l.42) The husband decides everything for the protagonist and thinking it’s for her own good, but eventually his methods proves to worsen her illness, she can’t even write.
"Well" he sighed "We will figure out some time" "Now get some sleep" He yelled. I layed my head down on the cold dark ground as the rest of the Germans layed down for bed. I lifted my head up and realized there was a soldier guarding me, he had his gun pointed at me but he was hunched over sleeping. I slowly got up and looked around everyone was sleeping I began walking as slow as a turtle. "The prisoner is escaping!"
They are lucky to have each other to come back to. It doesn 't matter how long they 've been away from each other, they treat each other like they never were apart. “‘She can’t touch anyone except for you’...’That seems awfully convenient.’ James narrows his eyes” (Mafi 232). Adam and James being able to joke around and mess with each other keeps their relationship alive. Them being so close shows how much love they have.
I smiled at her as I jumped on Joe. Never have I been so strong, so overpowering then in those few seconds it took to steal the gun and point it at him. He did not even put up a fight at this point he just laid and stared right at me. He knew I had no mercy. No feeling of regret.
You simply told him to stop and ignored him, even when he drew a heart with both our initials on it. When I told that kid off, he said that it was for his other friends. Really? Come on, we are nowhere near that stupid. I finally stopped after I ended up winning a heated argument against him, but still, he silently shipped us
The boys write their memoirs depicting these scenes with humor, since they are reflecting on how comedic their actions seem to them several years later. However, the bigger aspect amongst their entries is how awkwardly nervous they felt on the plane ride to America. They have never even set foot on a plane, let alone travelled on one. They felt like a fish out of water. As a reader, one can vividly see how reflective and excited they were, that they did not even think about their actions.