In Night, even after Elie’s loss of faith, innocence, and family, he never gives up. In the end, he is drastically changed from his experiences but he has hope in his future because he manages to carry on. Ultimately in The Alchemist, Santiago learns that change is necessary for success and that he must overcome his own fears. In addition, he learns that his heart and soul are just little pieces of the Soul of the World. Both of these books convey the message that hope provides a person the strength and the will to
The book focuses on a young boy named Arnold Spirit who shows persistence and bravery as he defies all odds and strides towards a happier more successful life than his parents and ancestors before him. Arnold is a bright, inspiring young boy who grows up with little fortune and is destined to continue down the path of a poor, misunderstood Indian. However, his fate changes for the better when a spark lights the fire inside of him to strive to pursue a better, more flourishing life as he makes an extraordinary decision to transfer to an all-white school for a worthier education. However, the drastic change of schools puts a burden on his family to get him to school as well as leads to extreme bullying from not just kids at his new school but also from his fellow Indians in his hometown. In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, I learned that it doesn 't matter what your situation is and what you are expected to accomplish in your lifetime or what standards have already been set for you because you can be whoever you want to be with hard work, ambition, and confidence.
In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye a teenager, Holden Caulfield, faced many problems at a young age, such as his brother’s, Allie’s, death and being kicked out of schools. As these events occur, Holden is conflicted between choosing childhood and adulthood. However, no one can choose between childhood or adulthood, but Holden feels like he must.
After reading the biography of Louis Zamperini’s life by Laura Hillenbrand, it’s obvious that Louie’s concrete determination remained strong despite doubt and countless struggles attempting to chip away at its foundation. Louie, determined to conquer insurmountable odds and remain unbroken proved to audiences
He realizes it is not such a bad place after all. Not only is he getting support from the community, but his dad is starting to act like a real parent. Doug doesn’t just realize Marysville is a great place, but he also has a more positive point of view on life. Even though there are still things wrong in his life, like Lil having cancer, he focuses on the positive things in life instead. When he knows Lil only has a one in four chance, he tells himself stats don’t matter, even though he made it seem like they were important earlier in the book.
A whole new world has been opened for Percy. He now has options and is more confident. He has learned to be a warrior and that he can solve his problems. Percy took on a task that would unbeknownst to him, make him a hero. He had set out on a journey unaware of the person he would become and unaware at how he would change the
Appreciating individuality and self worth is a victorious reckoning in a person 's life also shaping the course of their destiny. Equality was once indifferent compared to others and would suppress his hopes and desires to fit in. A pivotal change occurred in him when he accepted who he is and embraced it blocking out dismissive opinions. Nonetheless, he has established his own set of values which are influenced by his experiences. Equality has come such a long way in his personal development that he now identifies
Conclusion Horace’s comparison between your past and your character is very reasonable, whether you have had hardship or you have not had hardship it still shapes your views and how you perceive your goals. Martin Luther King Jr portrays how you can have plenty of hardship in your life but still do great things and make a difference in the world. Brock Turner shows how having an easy life and not having to deal with much can lead to not caring for others and doing only what you want. The divide between the two shows that no matter your hardship or lack of hardship it still shapes your personality
They both went through the same childhood, but handled it differently. The narrator was more mature and had set goals. While Sonny, fell into the depth of his feeling and influences. The narrator cares for his brother and feels as if he has failed him. While his brother feels like he could never truly explain anything to the narrator.
Summer Reading Essay: The Color of Water James McBride turned out to be a very good man although his outside influences growing up would encourage the opposite. Growing up with more than one father figure in his life and many older brothers and sisters sent his life spiraling out of control but eventually came to a calm and quiet hault. A father is someone who is supposed to teach his son to be a man; not every man has the same beliefs or teaching, so having many different views in and out James’ life was probably hard to balance. The many men that took on the role of his father as he went through life had major effects on him and made him who he is today.
but it took him a long time to do so. In the end it doesn’t matter what you want to do in life is long is your happy doing it. As Anh’s father Lee says (Follow You Heart and Be True To Yourself) “Anh Do or Lee”. This makes me strongly think about his quote in order to find success and happiness in life one must find a career you enjoy.
A survivor 's eyes sees purpose to look into a brighter future. When one has a purpose in life it helps them move forward and not just sit around and keep living in a bad circumstance. One can focus on their bad situation a little too much but if one has a purpose to succeed and thrive it helps them change the present and have a better future. Kayla montgomery, a teenager surviving with M.S, has a purpose in life to be a good runner and keep on going even when she falls, she says, “ I 've trained myself to think about other things while I race, to get through. But when I break the motion, I can 't control them and I fall” (Crouse).
[H] The author of the article describes the film as centered around the idea of being fully present as well as a small fraction of the things that Mitty partakes in during the story. Hope is described as the will and the ways of achieving goals/dreams which Mitty does with self discovery. [I] By creating the goal of finding the negative and becoming peaceful with himself, Walter is able to do things he would have never imagined doing. The effect of his adventures leads Walter Mitty very confident, proud, and simply happy at the end of the film. [J] A
There are two sides to every story—conventions and archetypes manifest depending on the angle dystopians and post-apocalyptics are viewed at. In John Wyndham’s The Chrysalids, a common held belief is that the novel is merely a post-apocalyptic dystopian novel much like most of the books that share the same genre around the time of the Cold War. At first glance, the story shares the narrative of an isolated post-nuclear civilization situated in Labrador and Newfoundland, Canada, where the mutated citizens of the region are sterilized and abolished by the religious government if found; the mutants thus endeavor on a journey to escape the injustice. However, upon taking a closer look through the archetypal lens, one can attest that there are archetypal