A man named harry houdini loved his town and wanted to stay, so what did he do? He decided to become famous. How do we know this? He says two sentences that he said prove it ¨It is said that you know you are truly famous when the deranged imagine that they are you.¨ and also ¨It was this battle for supremacy that inspired one of his most dangerous illusions-the awesome Milk Can Escape.¨ Both sentences claims this approve the central idea because the first says no one can take someone else’s talent, and talent is one way of becoming famous. The second says that he will have to come up with dangerous tricks so people will stop trying to copy him any more, because you don’t want people to steal your spotlight.
Emma Arent Mrs. Aumann Honors English 9 Block 3BC 5 February 2017 The Great Man Odysseus When looking up the definition of a “good guy” you find the description being a morally correct person or character : a hero. In the book The Odyssey, translated by Robert Fagles, the main character Odysseus can be described as “good guy”.
Lennie is huge, sweet, caring, unsmart guy in the book. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie sympathetic because he cares about everything and will always be there for George but other characters keep sizing up to him and he doesn’t know how to fight. Lennie is clueless, kind, but forgets things easily. Others say that Lennie is useless at his job and should stay with George at all times. Lennie likes to make trouble without even knowing what he is doing.
Socrates said “An unexamined life is not worth living.” Johnny is a smart person, even though it takes him a while to think, but he tries to think about life and all that it
“Be Yourself”. Prince Humperdinck never really changed, but he needed to change because he was a nasty man. Westley was really himself the whole time, even though he changed his look to be the Man in Black, he himself never changed. Lots of people, including myself, try to be like someone else sometimes but if you be yourself and accomplish what you want to accomplish, you will eventually succeed and do great things.
In a life or death situation do you play it safe or take the gamble? Will starts by being naive but persevered through the attack and became more grateful and a stronger person in the end. John was a very strict business man and is competitive just like Will by the end he is happy with everything he has. The little asian woman, Ting, was weak and shy at the beginning but by the end of the book she was more tolerate and became friends with Will and his father. In the novel We All Fall Down by Eric Walters, during a crisis people become their strongest and best self.
Unlike Nanabush, he carefully plans on how he is going to revenge to his enemy, the Juggler. As Nanabush said, "I must think this out. I must think quickly, though. I may not get another chance as this rascal; besides as well as being my enemy, he's a Sorcerer and a dangerous one.” (McLeod, 13).
But Falstaff’s apathetic character shows that there may not be a good enough reason for anyone to care about anything, and this may be the lesson he wants Hal to learn before Hal loses himself in brainwashing royal duties. Falstaff is significant because he is the control in an experiment. There are characters who are in the heat of the moment, so driven by justice, fear, or honor; in reality, as Falstaff stands on the side as a mindless participator of this nonsense, he shows that none of it
They told Macbeth that he was going to be king, and told Banquo that his children were going to be king. With the knowledge that there is a possibility to become king, along with the selfish human nature, noble Macbeth was easily swayed by this prophecy. At first, Macbeth’s conscience took care of his ambitions, he was afraid he would betray the king, because he knew that he was “his kinsman and his subject” (1.7.13). However as the three witches continue to encourage Macbeth with carefully chosen words, he eventually pushes his conscience away and committed crimes that were dishonourable. Macbeth, easily controlled by his ambitions, loses his noble and heroic title in fear of losing his power.
The search of knowledge can help take away the doubt, but it can affect the ones around you. Victor doubts and knowledge cause the death of his wife, best friend, and his brother. Victor should have known that bringing something back to life would had consequences. His relentless search of knowledge did brought him suffering because he involved his family and didn't thought about the consequences. Victor’s passion about learning new things brought him to the creation of an ugly monster.
Manipulation was his trick to success. Due to his dedication towards his aspiration, his relationship with Kathy started to suffer. Money also became an issue resulting in Kathy taking a full time job. Later in the chapter, Kathy compares John to a door indirectly hinting him to open up to her which john brushes off. Tony later reveals his knowledge on John having “…some deep dark shit…”
The book If I die in a Combat Zone Box Me Up and Ship Me Home by Tim O’Brien is a brillIant illustration of World War I and the impact it had on Americans. O’Brien expresses his opinion that World War I was not America’s war to fight through his depiction of the effect the war had on Americans physically and emotionally O’Brien showed readers that many Americans were not in favor of America’s entry into the war. Apart from the concept of isolationism, which basically means that America stays out of the affairs of other countries, Americans had other reasons to justify their convictions. Some Americans felt like the war was immoral and unnecessary and that the war was a game to politicians at the price of innocent lives being lost. O’Brien was one them, he showed
The Things They Carried is a novel by Tim O’Brien, and O’Brien includes himself as the protagonist and implements his experiences as an American soldier going into the Vietnam War. In the novel, O'Brien's a soldier who has to confront his internal conflicts and must deal with his conflicting obligations and desires towards the war. The obligation occurs once he receives a draft requiring him to fight in a war he doesn't believe in along with social pressures. These two conflicts with his desire to listen to his moral judgment which tells him to resist the draft and to just flee. This clash illuminates the work by executing the themes of courage and shame, which occurs again and again throughout the novel.