Quotation 1: “...and yet there it was- a black book with silver words written against the ceiling...) (Zusak 29)
Hero: A person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities; however, heroism is not synonymous with perfection. Man can be a hero in spite of having some flaws. This is apparent in The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, a story about the Salem Witch Trials in which Abigail Williams accuses dozens of innocent people of witchcraft. Despite being flawed, John Proctor, Reverend Hale, and Elizabeth Proctor can demonstrate their heroism in The Crucible.
A hero can be anyone such as your friend, your next door neighbor, or even your sibling. A hero is a person who will risk their life or defend others from harm’s way. In “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton, Ponyboy is a hero. Johnny is a hero because kills someone to save an innocent person. Cherry teaches Ponyboy lessons about her experiences which also makes her a hero. Ponyboy and Johnny are heroes, including Cherry. A hero is wise, brave, kind, and a just person.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be living your life in fear? Constantly being wanted, and living on the run and in fear only because you are a divergent? I have read the chapters 1-27 in the book Insurgent, in the beginning Tris and Tobias were on their way away from the city and away from the erudite, who were taking control. After they find out that the erudite are searching for them, they decide to take a train back to the center of the city and stay in the warehouse with a bunch of other divergent. This is where Tobias meets his mom, which he thought was dead. Now they are threatened by the erudite who wants to capture all the divergent and exterminate them, Tris and Tobias must find a way to survive. Being a Divergent in the world on ruling Erudite definitely is not opulent, you must have fortitude in
Knowing is good, but knowing all is better. Based on an actual incident, Gary Paulsen's book Nightjohn showcases this life lesson. In the story young Sarny, a slave, is taught to read and write by a fellow slave, John. She knows that as a slave that reading is dangerous. But she takes that chance, because she knows wisdom is sharper than any weapon.
A hero is someone that saves the day, or makes a person better. A twisted hero does the same thing, however, their heroic actions are not as obvious. Om from Our Twisted Hero could be considered a twisted hero. Throughout the novel, Om was depicted as a vicious dictator that nobody had ever challenged. When Han moved to this school, however, he was keen to notice all of Om’s flaws, and was the first one to challenge his rule. Om taught them to stand up for themselves, to endure things when they get hard, and taught them to defend what they think is right.
Have you ever heard the calls? Buck sure has.In the novel The Call of The Wild by Jack London, Buck is a large st. Bernard that lives in the beautiful Santa Clara Valley with Judge Miller. As the story goes on Buck gets dognapped and sent to the man in the red sweater. The man in the red sweater is also known as the crack dog doctor.Then Buck gets sold to Perrault and Francois, who work for the Canadian government. Then Buck spends a short time with a scotch half breed. Buck then gets sold to the worst owners he will ever have. Their names are Hal, Charles and Mercedes, they are city slickers. Down right horrible masters. They lead Buck to the master of his dreams, John Thornton. John is everything Buck wants, he is loving and cares for Buck.
Rick Riordan’s word choice includes the use of several colloquialisms.This makes the characters seem more down to earth and seem normal and characterize them as carefree by using language that is not stiff and rigid and by appealing to the vernacular. One such example would be the use of” gonna “instead” of “going to”
My idea of a hero is a someone who takes on large tasks and shows great bravery in his/her character. There are many characteristics that make up a hero. For instance, many hero’s are known to be very brave, courageous and motivated people. Many people have different ideas of what they think a hero is, but no who idea’s are ever alike. Some people when they get asked “What is a hero?” they
Deadly Unna by Phillip Gwynne explores racial issues directed at the Indigenous Australians. Gwynne’s story is based on events that occurred in the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. This book clearly shows that Australia is not the land of the fair go for certain demographics, while other demographics do experience Australia as the land of the fair go. People who have money will experience Australia as the land of the fair go, but the people who do not will not be able to experience Australia as a land of equal opportunity. Indigenous Australians are also included in the demographic of people who cannot experience Australia as the land of the fair go.
If your civil rights were taken away, would you fight to protect your rights or watch and let your civil rights drift away? Marcus, a main character in the book Little Brother, was near the bay bridge in San Francisco when it was blown up by terrorists. He was blamed for it by the DHS (Department of Homeland Security). Due to the bombing, the city was put under heavy watch by the DHS and everyone was treated as a potential terrorist, especially Marcus. Throughout the book, Marcus fought against the DHS for the rights to privacy of himself and the civilians of San Francisco. During his fight, Marcus is targeted by the DHS who both spy on him and torture him. However, many San Francisco citizens feel as if Marcus is the one who is disrupting their lives, rather than the DHS.
Tom Robinson is a mockingbird in that he doesn't do one thing wrong. All he does is provide help to the people he interacts with. That is exactly how he got in trouble. Tom Robinson was helping Mayella with some chores. He was humming a melody and when he chopped up the dresser drawers. He was giving of himself help. He was in no way harming anyone. Then when Bob Ewell came home and found Tom Robinson, he set out to ruin his life.
“Eat my shit.” This quote is an example of revenge that may have gone a little too far.. Revenge is a common theme in The Help with many main characteristics partaking in getting revenge. Even helping Skeeter write The Help was an act of revenge by the maids against the wives of Jackson who mistreated them. Most people seek revenge for closure against someone who committed a wrong, but in reality revenge usually just adds to the bitterness between two people.In The Help revenge is the fuel that escalates the segregation issue in Jackson and leads to Skeeter writing The Help.
“When you're up in life, you get to know who your friends are. When you're down in life, you get to know who your friends are.” -Anonymous This quote fits perfectly with the novel. First of all, in the novel Freak the MIghty, Max and Kevin demonstrate a strong friendship. Especially, when they were there for each other in the good times and the bad. For this reason a good friendship includes teamwork, trust, and having adventures.
Superman, Gandalf, Jay Gatsby, and Harry Potter. All of these character have something in common, all of them are heroes. Heroes are common in many literary works. They help portray messages and feelings in ways the reader would understand. There are three main archetypes of heroes. “These heroic archetypes pop up all over Western Lit. They are: Stereotypical/Classical Heroes, Everyday/Everyman Heroes, and Anti/Un Heroes” (Bunting). Each type of hero is used for certain reasons; not all stories use the anti-hero and the classic hero is not always the way to go. There are many reasons why an author would choose to use a certain type hero in their work.