Home is where people get comfort, but that’s not the case for Aphonso or just “Zo”. He lives in an unsafe community where there are burglars. When the burglars are at his front doorstep he is terrified. He doesn’t know what to do, but eventually he stands up for himself and fights his fear. In the short story “Fear” by Terry Trueman, Zo, the protagonist, is completely terrified in his house, alone, but he has a spark of confidence to stand up for himself and take action.
Abstract Judith Guest’s Second Heaven (1982) deals with the major conflicts between the son and father relationship. The author introduces her protagonist who is always against his father’s wishes and stubbornly refuses to bend to him. The fact is that he has a close relationship with an unknown Lady and her lawyer friend. They willingly offered to help the boy who is in trouble with being severely punished by punished by his father. The protagonist, Gale Murray is a school going young boy who was forced to come out of the home without informing anyone in the family due to his father’s harsh treatment.
The evidence also proves that Jem wasn’t aware of what could happen when they planned to make Boo come out. Jem wasn’t really aware to why Boo might actually want to stay inside away from the problems of Maycomb. Another quote says, “Jem threw open the gate and sped to the side of the house, slapped it with his palm and ran back past us, not waiting to see if his foray was successful.” (18). As this evidence suggests, that Jem hadn’t yet matured and never took the time to consider why Boo Radley stayed inside. This shows that he wasn’t really mature enough and is still in the
At the end of the store, these secrets are divulged. Whenever Amir lets Hassan get rapped by the bully, Assef, readers realize that Hassan isn’t the person portrayed at the beginning of the book. This is especially shown whenever Amir keeps this as a secret for the ongoing years. If he would have tried to help Hassan, then readers would be able to sympathize toward both characters, not just Hasan. The reasoning behind Amir’s innocence in the situation is because he was “scared,” he didn’t want to “confront” Assef.
In The Outsiders, after Johnny had killed Bob, Ponyboy and Johnny had to go on the run because they didn’t want to be caught, but Johnny says later on that he doesn’t want Ponyboy to have to live this life, and he is willing to turn himself into the police. Johnny couldn’t gain anything from this, and is willing to sacrifice the rest of his life because he doesn’t think it’s fair that Ponyboy has to live his life in hiding and away from his family. In the text, it says, “Johnny nodded. ‘I 'm sure. It ain 't fair for Ponyboy to have to stay up in that church with Darry and Soda worryin ' about him all the time.’” Johnny decided that he was going to turn himself in to the police because he 'd rather face the consequence than force Ponyboy to face the hardships of living on the run with him.
Henry became fascinated in pyramids, especially King Tuts. Henry had the urge to visit King Tut for years, but his parents never understood why. They think Henry’s dream is pointless and should have given up on it already, but Henry never did. With the years of anticipation to visit King Tut, he finally left his home and started out to King Tut’s pyramid on foot. He tiptoed out of his house with a slight creak from the floorboards,
Caulfield also changes in his philosophy of being “the catcher in the rye” when at the carousel, he says that he feels children should be left to grab the gold rings at the carousel. These and many other reasons are why Holden Caulfield is a dynamic character in The Catcher in The Rye. Early in the book, it is evident that Holden is very indifferent when it comes to academics. He wrote in a letter to Mr. Spencer, “It is alright with me if you flunk me though as I am flunking everything else except English anyway,” which shows his obvious lack of interest into succeeding academically. Holden also tells the reader that he has been to many different schools because of his academic
But for some reason he'd always accidently kill them. ¨ You gonna give me that mouse or do I have to sock you?¨ ( Steinbeck 8). George would never let lennie have a mouse, which made lennie feel like he was alone and wish his aunt was there.. Even though lennie and George, all George did was control him. George had specifically told lennie not to talk to anyone, but sometimes people get a little bit lonely.
97 Moreover, when he gets a spouse and able to get children, he will not able to tell them about the books in the annex because of the rules, plus he won't be able to share his feelings at the dinner table.It’s easy to think that since some people might say this, “Very frightening. I can’t even imagine it. We really have to protect people from wrong choices.” pg. 93 But when you look at the facts, his job was to hold memories to protect the people from choosing wrong, but it stops him from living like the others do. He has to hide things, and lie when he knows the truth because they can't handle the
Ponyboy and the greasers fight against the Socs in Tulsa Oklahoma. Ponyboy is an outsider because he doesn’t believe in fighting. During the course of the novel, Ponyboy becomes enlightened on how he views the world. In the beginning of the novel, Ponyboy has a dark view of his oldest brother Darry. He feels Darry doesn’t care for him the same way as Soda does(Soda is Ponyboys other older brother).
However, he finds out the twin he was asking was not Winston, but Kenneth. Winston and Kenneth both struggle to carry the trunk up the stairs, explaining that it keeps falling down one flight whenever they got tired of carrying it. After placing the trunk in her room, Gilbert steps over it to get out of the room, but Hortense is unsatisfied and explains that the trunk is valuable and explains that Gilbert shouldn’t be climbing over her valuable things. Gilbert argues that he doesn’t want to be the one not sleeping anywhere, and explains that he wants to know what 's in the trunk because he doesn’t think that the stuff in the chest is as valuable then he think it is. He tells the audience that he been resting on the dock and explains that he works a late shift at an office.