In the poem “Ode to a Large Tuna in the Market” Naruda is speaking on behalf of a tuna, now dead, that has shown up in the market and the adventures he must have had with the sea. The poems may address different victims fallen to death, but they both have similarities such as: use of metaphors, personification, Tone and mood. The poem “Ode to a Large Tuna in the Market” is very choppy in its structure with the use of a lot of similes and repetition. In contrast “Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes” uses rhyme scheme and relies a lot on its vivid imagery and diction to tell the story. Both poems are obviously about death and they may contrast in some respect, but they have a lot in common.
Tangerine: it’s not only a citrus fruit, but a county in Florida, a middle school, and the title of an amazing book: Tangerine, written by Edward Bloor. The protagonist Paul Fisher “Eclipse Boy” or “Mars” has to fight through being kicked off the soccer team for being visually impaired, being bullied in school and not only in school, but by the antagonist, his dissolute brother Erik Fisher. He also has to constantly hear about how opinionated his dad is about his brother Erik and the “Erik Fisher Football Dream. In the beginning of the novel the readers can sense character traits that are different between Erik Fisher and Paul Fisher. Erik is very rude, disrespectful, dissolute, sneaky, and egocentric, versus his brother being very kind and caring to others.
In the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the protagonist, learns basic manners and expectations of society and religion. However, his drunkard father, who is rarely ever home, returns home only to abuse Huck. This led to Huck faking his death and running away from his dad and thus running away from society. During this journey, Huck is skeptical with many taught norms of society and decides to believe in superstitions. Lawrence Kohlberg developed a theory about the three stages of moral development, pre-conventional, conventional and post-conventional morality.
In the novel “The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963” by Christopher Paul Curtis, between Kenny and Byron I think Byron changes the most on both the inside and the outside. For example, Byron goes from throwing people at fences, to risking his own life to save his brother’s. In the beginning of the story, Byron is a rude jerk who doesn’t care about anyone else. However, towards the end of the story Byron becomes a kind, strong-willed person willing to save his brother’s life by risking his own. At the beginning of the novel, Byron makes some pretty bad choices.
Mark Twain will often add slavery elements into his writing and hint at how wrong slavery really is. Since Twain’s writings are made in the late 1800’s early 1900’s, no one realized what he is really getting at with certain writings, such Mark Twain’s brilliant novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, featuring the two boys escaping society; Huckleberry Finn and Jim. In the novel, a country boy raised by Widow Douglas, Huckleberry Finn, is brought back to his abusive and drunk father, who left him when he was younger. Huckleberry then proceeds to escape his father by taking his canoe to the isolated Jaxson’s island, where he meets an African-American slave that had also runaway; Jim. Huck and Jim then leave Jaxson’s Island on a raft and start their long trek towards freedom from society and slavery.
We learn that, “A long,long time ago he’d been the governor of Florida.”( Hiaasen 16) and “Then, one day halfway through his term of office, Clint Tyree flat-out disappeared from the governor 's mansion. This adds mystery to Skinks past and makes his character more interesting to follow know that we know his past, making him not just a crazy old man. Near the middle of the novel when Richard is driving up Florida to find Malley when “I got the shakes. It was a tall brown UPS delivery truck.”(Hiaasen 103) Then Richard explains how his dad died when he crashed into a UPS truck and ever since then he had begun to fear them because it, “...is the last sight dad saw.”(103
His big brother took many risks that eventually caught up with him, leading him to his death. Robert is left alone with the responsibility of taking care of his parents who are devastated by the loss of their first born. Through the writer’s use of literary symbolism by associating maturing with life experiences, readers are able to visualize how life
Summary: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore explores the journey of two men by the same name who grow up in similar neighborhoods, but end up with different endings. The book shares the stories of both men who highlight significant events in their life that led one to be a businessman, while the other a convict in prison for murder without the possibility of parole. When Moore discovers Wes’s story he begins to correspond with him and it is their correspondence that inspired this book. First of all, Part One explains the childhood of the two boys and how both had an absent father. However, Wes loses his father because of a virus that goes undetected by doctors, while the other does not have a father because he chose to leave his child.
Greetings and Salutations Reader, Tangerine; a citrus fruit, a type of tree, a middle school, a county in Florida, and a fantastic book by Edward Bloor. Though, this is not just a random county, this is the town in which our protagonist, Paul Fisher, now lives his day to day life. Paul doesn’t have a normal life though. He deals with visual impairment and, as a result, endures tantalizing at the hands of his dissolute brother and classmates, who refer to him as eclipse boy. The bullying isn’t even the last of it, Paul also undergoes other troubles.
He then shows his wife and she asked him where he had found it. He explained under the refrigerator. She then took the knife and placed it on top of the kitchen table. Going into the next room she continued to clean. As he continued to clean, he remembered how the knife got under the refrigerator in the first place.