“Things Fall Apart” Ch 8 tells of how Okonkwo doesn’t eat for two days following the death of Ikemefuna. He doesn’t sleep either at night. On the third day, he asked his second wife Ekwefi to roast plantains for him. When His daughter Ezinma brought the food to him, she said “You have not eaten for two days.” “So you must finish this.” As she takes care of him, Okonkwo thinks repeatedly that she should have been born a boy. Okonkwo is ashamed that he has been affected by Ikemefuna 's death.
Holes A 1998 young adult mastery comedy novel written by Louis Sachar, and all sow a novel who won the 1998 U.S National Book Award Holes a very interesting story about a corset poor boy who was always in the wrong place in a wrong time. The story started with a pair of sneakers foliage on the starring Stanley Yelnats the grandson to the no good dirty rotten pig stealing great,great great father Stanley yelnats the first, on his way home. The sneakers who fald weren't any sneakers it was the famous sweet feets sneakers who was don indeed to the home last kids and hi ended up in a Camp Green Lake. The place where the “bad boys turned up to a god boys” by digging holes in the dry desert. By reading the book and see the movie, you could find many differences but also similarities like their names are all the same and the story line is
Ralph mumbled, "They let the body fire go out" (Golding, 68). Sam and Eric were supposed to watch the fire and instead, they went to go hunt a pig with Jack. Doing this, the fire had burnt out and there was no smoke signal left. Ralph was upset because no fire meant no rescue, Jack
Candy’s physical disability limits him to making only thirty dollars on the farm. At an early point in life, Candy’s dog was a champion sheep herder, but he became old and no use to anyone. Candy’s dog was shot by Carlson, another worker on the farm, because the dog had lived beyond its value. When George and Lennie were going on about their dream house, Candy stated “They’ll call me purty soon. Jus’ as soon as I can’t swamp out no bunkhouses they’ll put me on the county” (Steinbeck 60).
While Chris was adventuring out in the turran, the the river he crossed to get to the trailer (where he lives) started to get higher and was fericing flowing with water, making it impossible to cross. Chris started to run out of food and realized his simplicity might be the death of him, however, he did have a shotgun and a edible plants book and was able to carry on with eating meat he caught and plants he found. Sadly, even though Chris had a book of what not to eat and what to eat, he ‘misstepped’ and ate the wrong plant. A plant he thought was edible was actually a plant that would make it impossible for him to digest anything, furthing leading him to starve to death. Chris and the man were both simple men that travel into the
Nala ran back to the living room and saw that Reuben had received a bone-shaped rubber toy that made an ear splitting, high pitched noise when squeezed. This bothered Nala so she went to the garage to hunt for rats, but was too annoyed to do anything The days went on and, to Nala’s disliking, the dog stayed. Nobody ever played the red dot game with her anymore since they were out playing fetch with Reuben. Even when the boy played soccer Reuben would interfere and end up tackling Nala, so she just left. During the day when the girl and boy went out to school was the worst for Nala.
Emmett was only a 14 year old boy, that had this whole life ahead of him, but died in a unconsiderate way in 1955. Till had gone to the market to buy a refreshment after working in an excessively, hot day. Their is where he “either whistled at, flirted with or touched the hand of [a]...white female”(source 8), “unaware that he had broken a time honored Jim Crow law”(source 2). He was just doing what any other boy his age did, try to be a lady’s man. Roy Bryant and J.W Milam abducted Till from his house.
I’d grown up seeing those home kids at school. The sadness, the marks of angry hands on their faces, the hopelessness that curled their shoulders forward. I could never let that happen to Prim.”(28)[Katniss] In this excerpt of the book the hunger games, Katniss takes over the family at a young age because her dad dyes of a mine explosion, and after that her mom had just zoned out and was no longer capable of taking care of Prim and Katniss. When Katniss took over in order to feed them she had to go against the rules of the capitol by hunting in the forest outside of the districts. Katniss not just has to survive in the hunger games but also in everyday life in the districts.
And those Zooks will be sorry they started this game. “We’ll dress you right up in a fancier suit! We’ll give you a fancier slingshot to shoot!” The author is trying to show that everything that happens is the others fault and is making fun of it by saying that he gets a better weapon and a better suit .Then he will win but he never actually used the weapons. The book states “Grandpa leapt up that Wall with a lopulous leap and he cleared his harse throat with a bopulous beep. He screamed, “Here’s the end of that terrible town full of Zooks who eat bread with the butter side down!” This was written to show how over exaggerated the Cold War was.They fought over who was right and each side wanted to get rid of the other
The next day sam n eric came to ralph and piggy and said that jack wanted the survival knife and ralph said no they couldn’t have it and that night jack and his tribe came and raided their shelter for the knife. Then when they killed another pig their fire had gone out and they stole piggys glasses and ran off. Then when ralph and piggy went to get them they killed piggy with a giant boulder and broke the conch shell and then they started throwing rocks at ralph and ralph ran of into the forest. Then sam n eric came and warned ralph that jack planned to light the island on fire and smoke him out and that he sharpened a stick on both ends and planned to kill him the next day. The next day they lit the island on fire and hunted down ralph and sam n eric saw him but said they didn’t see anything then on of the choir boys looked and saw him and the tribe started chasing him down and he ran out to the beach and the tribe was right behind him and ralph ran out there and fell at the legs of a naval soldier and he asked what they were doing out there and they said that their plane had been shot down and that why jack didn’t kill ralph and the boys were finally saved and were able to go home besides the ones that were
Young Thomas Edwards was given orders by his strict mother to run to the farmers market and pick up some eggs from their dear friend Charles. On his way down there he notices people complaining all around him. He chose to ignore it; he thought nothing of it. He continued on his way minding his own business. Thomas finally reaches the farmers market which took him a good 20 minutes though the village since he lives on the outskirts of the village.
The McCourt face many economic problems throughout the story. One of them is when Angela presents the butcher a ticket that gave her a free meal for Christmas and instead of having steak or duck like other families, they get a pig 's head. The kid 's then had to go pick the streets for Coal, because they did not have any at home to cook the head. Even though the family had so many economic problems Frank 's mother always told Frank to make something of himself, that he could do it. Frank wanted to move back to the United States, so he started working as a paper boy.
“I won’t be getting into any trouble Ma, he said, wrapping some bread and cold potatoes and half a roast chicken in some tow cotton. Plus they will be paying me, I hear they give eleven dollars a month.” These were the words Charley Goddard used to convince his mother joining the Union army was the right thing for him to do. Although he was only 15 years old, too young to join, he decided to lie about his age when asked by the Union army officer questioning him; He was very dedicated to fighting for what he believed in and helping his mother after the loss of his father. After his Pa died he had been struggling with the responsibility to help his family that is why he made the decision he did. Also, his hometown of Winona, Minnesota was abuzz
Ponyboy and Johnny stay at the church for about a week, during which time they cut off their long Greaser hair as a disguise and ate mainly on baloney. Dally comes to meet them eventually, and takes them out to get burgers. While they are out, Johnny decides to turn himself in, but when the characters get back to the church, they find it 's on fire. A school group had been having a picnic there, and some children are trapped inside. Ponyboy and Johnny run in and save the children, but Johnny is caught across the back by a burning piece of timber.
Harris and Me is about an eleven year old boy, who has to spend the summer with his relatives on their family farm. He goes to his relatives because of his parents issue with alcohol. After two days of being at his relatives he feels like he has ate more food than he has in the last two weeks. He has a lot to learn about living on a farm, like when he was behind Vivian (a very mean cow) and he got kicked in the face. Harris is a rude person that likes to make fun of people, he made his cousin wrestle pigs in the mud and called the pigs commie japps.