In Ray Bradbury’s All Summer In A Day, he tries to teach us that jealousy can change someone’s actions. There are three examples in the story of jealousy changing someone’s actions. The first one is the kids locked Margot in a closet. Second, when the kids were saying that the sun doesn’t look like a lemon.
In the first novel The Glass Castle, the father, Rex Walls is the one who creates the drama in his family. He is a negative influence for the children and his actions are unacceptable and because of his action are what creates the drama. For exam-ple at one point in the novel Rex tries to run Rose over with his car while she is pregnant and his kids witness everything, Jeanette states, “We shot forward toward Mom, who screamed and jumped out of the way. Dad turned around and went for her again” (Walls 43). Since Rex is not being sensible with the situation, and is acting poorly it creates a dysfunction in the family be-cause everyone is constantly fighting.
Moreover, The story says, “‘All a joke !’ said the boy, and seized her roughly. ‘Hey, everyone, let’s put her in a closet before the teacher comes!’” The other children were upset, because they had waited all of their lives to see this, and they knew that it was going to happen soon. They were getting restless.
The author Ammaniti uses contrast between Antonio Natale and Michele Amitrano through personalities, and the child world and adult world through challenges and obstacles. Contrast between Antonio and Michele is evident when Antonio demands Barbara Mura to show her genitals, as in Antonio’s perspective she lost the race, not Michele, so she must perform the forfeit. This is because Antonio has something against Barbara, so “his sadistic mind got to work” (page 19) and he decided on her to do something humiliating in front of all the other boys. This impacts the audience as they would feel disgusted with Antonio, and sympathy for Barbara.
but Mr. Brunner threw the pen or the riptide to Percy and when he uncapped the pen it became a sword and he swung the sword to her and then Mrs. Dodds vaporized. A.2 Refusal of the Call / Acceptance As always, in every story the hero always refuse because of the changes that might happen. In the case of Percy he doesn’t want to leave his mother especially with “smelly gabe” that the only thing he knows is to sit and gamble with his friends, but because of the attacked of the Minotaur and the disappearance of his mother, he eventually accepts the call. A.3 Supernatural Aid
A good example of this is when Arthur hears a sudden cry, he "listened hard." because now he is upset and he hopes for some explanation to calm him down but "Nothing" (p. 152) else was heard. Hill builds up tension and gives the reader unclear information, thus, invoking him to speculate about what the future holds for Arthur. Later, to leave the reader in a state of horror, Hill explains that someone is in the nursery and suddenly he sees "A woman." (p.162) Making the reader, assume it is the woman in black.
Mikayla has been afraid of clowns since birth. Her older brother Miguel used this weakness to his advantage by scaring her every chance he got. He would use any opportunity he could to scare her. She could be doing homework, washing dishes, or even using the bathroom, she had to watch her back at all times. Miguel’s friends were over one night planning the epic scare on Mikayla.
I went home that day very upset and my mom questioned me. I told my mom about the bully and she told me that the bully was only making fun of me because she was jealous of me. My mom used to tell me that if anyone was mean to me to ignore it because they were only saying mean things because they were self conscious and unhappy with themselves. Holden, in J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye, is a teenage boy who finds the faults in everything and everyone.
The biggest argument that Hamlet has as a result of his charade is the fight with his mother in the infamous chamber scene. In this scene Hamlet’s mother calls Hamlet into her chamber to discuss the way that Hamlet has been acting. Hamlet’s mother has noticed that Hamlet is acting differently, and tries to figure out why he is doing so. When Hamlet enters, he is immediately enraged, shooting back all attempts his mother makes to connect with him with insults. As the quarrel continues Hamlet goes from responding to his mother by saying, “Mother, you have my father much offended” when she says, “Hamlet, thou hast thy father much offended” to having to have his father’s ghost tell Hamlet to stop hurting his mother, and to collect himself (III.
“They surged about her, caught her up & bore her, protesting, and then pleading… back into a tunnel, a room, a closet, where they slammed & locked the door & saw it tremble from her beating & throwing herself against it… Then smiling they turned and went out & back down the tunnel, just as the teacher arrived.” (pg. 3) They don’t care what she says & they do it behind the teachers back. Therefore, she can’t do anything about it because she doesn’t know about it. The suspense at this point is tremendous.
Once Ferris is able to convince his mother and father he is sick, they don’t allow him to go to school. But once they leave, he jumps out of bed and speaks to the audiences and one of the first things out of his mouth is, “‘...that’s childish and stupid but so is high school,’” [all you need is one set of quotes here] [start a new sentence here]his distaste for high school is reflected right off the bat. Bueller’s attitude towards education is very similar to students in this generation and that is because education in the 21st century is a mess. Schools are focused on standardized testing, and regular testing which make up a large portion of the students grades.
He seated himself and looked at me with withering scorn”. Not even saying a word, this man has Jacobs uneasy and her children fearful. When he does finally open his mouth is it to mock her by saying her master is tired of her, laughing in her face, and ridiculing her in front of her children. Being told all of these horrible qualities that Jacobs apparently has with her children present is demening. Although her children know that the doctor is a terrible man, having those kind of thoughts ringing though her head must have been awful for her mental state.
Peer pressure can be as strong as the force in Star Wars because people can be bully someone into doing things. Peer pressure can make someone’s future really awful by making a terrible choice. Peer pressure is really bad for kids so young and teens since they make kids and teens have consequences of their terrible choice.
In the short story All summer in a Day By Ray Bradbury shows how jealousy can cause acts of cruelty and unfairness. There are many examples of Margot's classmates showing these kinds of actions. The students act this way and let jealousy cloud there good judgement. There are many different claims that could fit into All Summer In a Day, but There is more evidence to support that jealousy is the main claim in the short story. There are multiple examples of Margot’s classmates showing signs of jealousy to her.