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. Last, when the kids kept Margot from having fun it shows jealousy.
‘What’re you waiting for?’ Then, for the first time, she turned and looked at him. And what she was waiting for was in her eyes. ‘Well, don’t wait around here!’ cried the boy savagely. ‘You won’t see nothing!’ “ (Bradbury). This evidence makes clear that the kids got very angry and frustrated at Margot.
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.
Worry and anxiousness have a way of overwhelming the mind, and making people do things that they would regret. 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. Their restlessness kept growing bigger.
Motif is shown throughout the novel by the repetition of imagination and fear. 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.
And his call to Adventure started when his pre-Algebra Teacher, Mrs. Dodds told Percy to come with her and without knowing it Mrs. Dodds turned to be a fury and attempted to kill Percy 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 The supernatural aid in the story is his friend/satyr/protector Grover Underwood. Because even in the start of the story, Grover is there with him and protecting him in every challenges.
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.