Also, Darry encourages Pony not to fight and to ignore what the Socs say about the Greasers. The author states, ¨I do not know if you ought to be in this rumble, Pony.¨ Darry did not want Pony to fight in the rumble because Pony looked terrible. Also, Darry was trying to protect him. Most of the time Pony listens, but in the future Pony´s perspective might change about fighting. In conclusion, living in a foster home may be the best choice, but being with your family is way more important.
Before the rumble Ponyboy realized the difference between his gang and the Socs.“That was the difference between his gang and ours- they had a leader and were organized; we were just buddies who stuck together- each man was his own leader. (Hinton 138)”. The Socs were just a group of adolescents together for social reasons and were engaging delinquent behavior. The greasers stood up for more than that; they stood up for Johnny, for the hard times they’ve been through, for their respect. Even though Johnny was going through his last hours alive he did not want to see his mother, he wanted to see his family: the gang.
Atticus Finch says empathy is based on sympathy, on being able to see another person 's point of view and comprehend why they act the way they do even if it 's hard to agree with it. He is allocating fatherly advice to Scout by telling her that Miss Caroline was probably just trying to do her best in a new environment. This piece of advice supports Scouts development throughout the novel by making her not as agile to judge. Although Atticus is crucial to his children 's growth, he can’t give a “feminine” input which sometimes flaws his parenting, but Lee proves that good parenting requires a person to do the right thing, no matter the circumstances through fairness, perspective, and integrity. Atticus’ fairness displays he is a good parent because he considers that everyone deserves a chance to be understood and have motives for their actions.
Mccandless sense of self confidence while trying to find his identity helped him to progress in life, but was also his greatest downfall; Into the Wild demonstrates self confidence as not an unacceptable trait to have, but the significance of the negative or positive effects it can possess. Confidence played a big role in Mccandless life, so much that he created relationships with his family and other people that caused him to go on his adventures. Throughout this book Mccandless expresses his hate towards his parents. When he was old enough to realize that his dad had cheated on his mom this particular aspect changed him. He wanted nothing to do with his parents.
Many people would argue that Ponyboy is the hero in the Outsiders. Primarily because Ponyboy didn 't even think before he went into the church to save the kids. Johnny may have paid the price, but ponyboy went first knowing he was going to save those kids. Also when Johnny killed bob Ponyboy could have run away with Johnny or stayed home with Darry but he went with Johnny because he was scared for him so most of the reason he went was to protect Johnny. When Johnny and Ponyboy ran away together to windrixville.
George protects Lennie more than once in the story. He knows Lennie can't live on his own and he cares about him. On their way to the new ranch, Lennie forgets where they're going and asks George. George reminds Lennie about the time they went to Murray and Ready's, where they were given work cards and bus tickets. Lennie thought he had lost his passes, but George explains to him that he would never let him carry it knowing his past experiences of forgetting things.
To help Augusten Burroughs in his dilemma, stability could help Burroughs live a normal teenage life, without struggling and dealing with unstable parents. For example, while Burroughs is staying at his new adopted family, the Finches, in a simile, he declares, “I felt like a trapped animal” (120). Obviously, Burroughs was not a trapped animal, because his adopted family, The Finches, allowed Burroughs to do anything he wanted to do, like not attending school. Burroughs felt trapped, because he was not happy and did not know what to do with himself and his new profound life. Stability could help Burroughs figure out what he wanted in life and help him not be confused with switching back and forth of the houses of his mother and new family.
Leading her to revert to a childlike nature and live in a life of reclusion, even after his death. Regardless of his behavior, he had good intentions for his daughter. He was a protective father who enforced a policy of exclusion around Emily, because he believed that no one in Jefferson is good enough for her. Emily’s father just wanted to protect her from shame, dishonor, and from those who lie beneath them. He is responsible for what becomes Emily’s permanent habit of solitude.
Matthew Burch 3/16-24/17 Literary Essay ELA/4 In our lives, we will meet a lot of oppressive people, but you still have to have your own voice. In the narrative, “Everything Will Be Okay,” by James Howe, the idol, a passive caring boy named James, learns that you have to stand up for yourself and don’t get persuaded so easily, and by only saying no you can lead a better life. At the start of, “Everything Will Be Okay,” we see just how caring and passive James is. He is soft. He found a kitten that was going to die, but James is so caring he
People find the right path to life if and only if they undergo hardships. We may not learn to cherish the beauties on our long journey if we don’t know the pain of losing something important. We need comparison to find out the hidden treasure surrounding us. In the book “The Outsiders”, I find the best instance to illustrate the benefits from a critical situation, which is the social divide. Although the social divide restricts how the Socs and the greasers behave towards each other, it is beneficial to show Ponyboy the strong care from his gang, the importance to stay gold, and how precious it is to have his brothers keep him company.