Already, Robinson did not have a jury of his peers, as guaranteed by the Constitution just like the Scottsboro Boys. Tom knew how bad it would look if he was caught with Mayella, which was why he ran away from the situation with the Ewells, even though he was innocent. He was terrified and knew something bad was coming. The prosecute questioned Tom about these particular actions. “‘Scared of arrest, scared you’d have to face up to what you did?’ ‘No uh, scared I’d hafta face up to what I didn’t do.’ ‘Are you being impudent to me boy?’ ‘No suh, I didn’t go to be.’” (Lee 265).
Roy’s shirt was torn and just then, an empty tin can flew out of the air and cut him above his eye. As he lay bleeding on the ground, Roy yelled out for his mother. Elizabeth ran downstairs to get him and a man was waiting with Roy in his arms. Once they got upstairs the blood was washed away and Roy’s cut was treated and bandaged. Elizabeth’s company, Sister McCandless, looked at John with scorn and wanted to know why he allowed his brother to go downstairs and why he did not inform his mother.
These items that we carry with us all have a significant meaning in our lives and incorporates an interpretation. The bracelet from my mother and the past that I grasp onto is something that I will continually carry. These things individually represent the bond and the love that my mother and I share, and the determination to continue to push forward in my life and make superior choices. There is always a meaning to the things we incline to hold onto. In the reading “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien shows us that there is more to others than meets the eye, and that there is always more to an individual’s story than what may be
People said he existed, but Jem and I had never seen him” (Harper Lee 10). This quote helps explain that Boo is locked up because Scout and Jem, as well as most people in town, have never seen Boo inside of the house or outside of the house. They also will not meet Boo because they are scared of him. During the story they explain that when something happens in the town, Boo is to blame. This quote helps explain some of the crimes or scary acts, “People said he went out at night when the moon was down, and peeped in windows… people’s chickens and household pets were found mutilated” (Harper Lee 10).
At 9:33 p.m., the night of Buck’s disappearance, Judge Miller came in the two-stories mansion, to the living room to read the today’s newspaper. He noticed there was something not thats right in his mansion, but there was a missing dog, which is Buck. Judge Miller looked everywhere in his mansion and his woody property. Toots and Ysabel were still in the kitchen, the maids were sweeping the the black and white pattern tiles in the the same room with them. Judge Miller asked the maids where is Buck and they did not answer.
Do people think about the true meaning of being human? There is more to being human than having legs and the ability to breath. Every human understands loss, emotion, survival, relationships, choice,and morality. These six traits are known as shared humanity, the one concept that connects all humans to one another. Shared humanity can be displayed through literary works such as, “The Scarlet Ibis”, How I Live Now, Night, and the film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Despite experiencing an adverse environment during development, people have the potential to become healthy individuals in the psychosocial sense of the word (Duncan et al, 2003). Erikson does not refer much to the resilience of humans in his theory, except to state that people can go back and positively resolve stages that were previously negatively actualized. (Louw et al, 1999). An example of human resilience would be, despite many South Africans having lived with political, racial and educational oppression from childhood, some of them have risen above their circumstances, educated themselves and gone on to lead successful lives financially, socially and emotionally as adults (Jordaan & Jordaan, 1998). As quoted in Freeman's article "The fact that so many people have managed to survive abominable circumstances is, as Straker et al.
To understand how literature accurately reflects the human condition, you must first understand what the human condition is, and, of course, how it is affected. Essentially, the human condition is; “The characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth, growth, emotionality, aspiration, conflict, and mortality.” The human condition is commonly defined as the positive or negative aspects of being human, such as birth, growth, reproduction, love, and death. The human condition is, concisely, what events of your life, what has affected you to make you unique, idiosyncratic. The human condition has been studied by many different scholars, professors, and teachers. Each religion has different views and distinctive sets of beliefs about the human condition.
If more people can acquire the time to actually befriend or even just talk to someone that is undergoing a difficult time in their life, then humans can live in a much more pleasant world. If society can realize that some individuals lived difficult lives or even a miserable one, then they might be able to understand what they were required to endure through and the pain they also had to endure to reach where they are