Khang Nguyen Jasmine Le Ms. Brooks English 4 P4 February 6, 2018 Socratic Seminar Critical Questions 1.Why did Frankenstein run from his creation? Victor is the type of person that cannot handle responsibility well. We first see this in Chapter 3, after his mother’s death, “My mother was dead, but we had still duties which we ought to perform; we must continue our course with the rest and learn to think ourselves fortunate whilst one remains whom the spoiler has not seized.” This can only make sense if he stays with his family, however, he decides to run to Ingolstadt. He later isolates himself at the school. This indicates that his nature is to run from the problem.
Pavel's own mother would not look at him.” This statement even shows how betrayed the town had felt towards the two men who threw a couple to their death. The final symbol, rattlesnakes, represented the past, respect, and pride. For Jim, killing a rattlesnake gave him pride and respect for the past. He had even described the snake as, “the ancient, eldest Evil.” However, the snake also caused Antonia and Jim’s elders to respect him for his actions and bravery. They couldn’t believe what he had done to a snake as large as the one that was lying dead in front of them.
(Shelley) 14) Since Victor denies the monster social acceptance, the monster is left to self educate himself which leads to isolation issues which cause violence. 15) Victor began to think, “When I reflected on his crimes and malice, my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation. I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I when there have precipitated him to their base…”(). 16) When the monster began to tell of his tale with the cottagers we can see a new fatherly Victor, however, he never gained insight into the monster 's tortured psyche. 17)Victor wasn’t prepared to be a
The dehumanized people of Panem ironically feel excited about a love story, but does not give sympathy to those who are being killed each year. In addition, Katniss’ team proves this point again after the games when Katniss mentioned how they described the games. They were telling their own story, “what they were they doing or how they felt when a specific event occurred,” (354) not the story of the games or the boys and girls who were forced to fight to death to send a message to the districts and
He defends her because she's interesting and brings something new into his life. (p54 l 362-403)”George Washington had egyptian blood from his grandmother?...Gengis Khan, had 40 horses and 40 women killed on the site of his grave.” She talks about crazy things and at the beginning of the story, he explains that he has a boring life and it’s very average. She blabbers on again in the story and everyone listens to her. She skipped reading or arithmetic just to talk and tell the kids “secrets” of the universe. She’s not your everyday teacher that does the same thing over each day.
In Henderson the Rain King Henderson tells his first wife, Frances that he wants to become a doctor and she just laughs at him. In A Raisin in the Sun Walter has a business idea that he thinks will make him a lot of money but no one believes that he could or should do it. My final comparison is in Fahrenheit 451. Faber and Dahfu are alike because in Henderson the Rain King Dafu helps and talks with Henderson about the things he is struggling with. In Fahrenheit 451 Faber helps Montag with understanding why they burn books and what are in the books.
While in the chapter “Ambush,” O 'Brien show the reader how even after the war is over, he still feels ashamed and guilty over the death of the soldier . In Ambush O 'Brien 's daughter Kathleen asks him if he 'd ever killed anyone. She thinks that he must have because he keeps writing war stories. O’Brien, however, insists that he has never killed anyone. Reflecting on his lie, O’Brien pretends Kathleen is an adult and imagines that he tell her the entire story of My Khe.
This is shown when Victor's monster escapes from the lab and the individuals the monster faces are negatively affected. Any time Frankenstein’s monster came in contact with another individual, people would either be too scared and run away from him or attempt to kill him. For instance, after the monster was brought to life, he describes how disoriented he was; how we had to understand the basic of being human and grasp standard knowledge of how to read and write; this way, he could be socially acceptable. Moreover, in seeking guidance, the monster first visited a random man who later ran away in terror, and after that, he wandered into a village, which also proved that individuals will not accept the monster, primarily because he is far too grotesque; and so he was ostracized by the people. Enraged by the fact, Victor’s creation begins to have little regard for the people around him, especially those who reject him.
Once Jake discovers the body, he comes face-to-face with the tentacle-laced monster that caused all the destruction. Abe dies in his grandsons arms but not before muttering some last words about a letter and some bird. Jake has no idea what those last few words meant. Nobody believes Jake when he explains the monster he saw; the death was notarized as an attack of wild dogs. Jake deteriorates into a deep depression, as his grandpa was his best friend.
Yea I really feel bad for the seeing Frankenstein desemble the female monster and his whole life not being loved and stuff and being rejected, but to make another monster is just not the best idea. If he were to make another monster all these reasons I made I said could have happened. I think the best thing to do in this situation is Frankenstein must love the monster and be his greatest friend in the world and bring introduce the monster to his family and still not say who killed William. So I think this is really going to be Frankenstein 's choice and the creature 's fate really depends on Frankenstein so hopefully he could make good choices for his
During football season, some of the guys that I thought were my friends would talk about how I wasn’t any good or couldn’t save the team from a big play at any given moment. The only thing I could do was ignore those voices and move on to prove them wrong and that is exactly what I did. “Carrying the sword Hrunting, Beowulf goes to the lake where Grendel’s mother has her underwater lair. Then, fully armed, he dives to the depths of this watery hell” (page 39, in italics). After Beowulf and Grendel’s outcome, Unferth realizes he was wrong and even offers a truce, by giving him a sword, Hrunting, and supporting him against his next great battle.
He showed her the gun and bullets, but she did not tell the police what Chapman planned on doing. On the day of the shooting Chapman met Lennon outside of the hotel Lennon was staying at, he even shook hands with his son and got him to sign his copy of Catcher in the Rye. While meeting Lennon Chapman was too starstruck to pull the trigger and waited hours outside the hotel for Lennon to return that night. The assassination of John Lennon was unjust because he was an innocent musician who was killed by a mentally unstable man; however some believe that because of his outspoken personality he deserved the animosity he received (History.com 1). Chapman explained that Lennon was the target “because he was very