Throughout the play, she faces peer pressure, which affects her behavior. Abigail and Mercy quickly silence Mary’s urges to ‘tattle’ in Act I, and Mary is convinced otherwise. Later, Mary goes to court with full intentions of judging people fairly, but realizes they are doing “God’s work.” She begins to justify the hangings. Furthermore, she only tells the truth about the poppet because Proctor pressures her to do so. Once in court, the other girls accuse her of witchcraft, and she quickly changes her mind, pledging her allegiance to God, and calling Proctor the Devil’s man.
[the poppet]” (Miller 75). Soon after, Mary agrees to Proctors demands that she come clean about all of the false accusations made by her and the rest of the girls. However, she cracks again when interrogated about the pretense and the girls show up again and claim to see a spirit. Mary fears that she will be condemned by the girls and reverts her statement about Elizabeth and in the midst of it all, John Proctor reveals his affair with Abigail Williams. Mary went back and forth between the pretense and the truth, breaking free for in a moment into the right, but the heat of the lies burned her and caused her to repeal the truth she once
Addie Bundren is going to die?” to make him accept the fact that their mother will not live for much longer (Faulkner 40). Darl is seen as being atypical because he does not mourn, or pretend to mourn, as the rest of his family does. His words may come off as being a sadistic joke in light of his mother’s ill health, but he actually wishes to tell Jewel here that the situation will not change. Darl’s cognizance of Addie’s death when he is not near her is a sign of his attachment to Addie. He cares for his mother and for his brother.
In A Long Way Gone, Beah’s culture holds family very dearly, and their is much love and respect for one’s family. In fact, one main reason Beah keeps on his journey is in hope to see his family once more. Mister in the film however, has a very different outlook on family. His mother who doesn’t provide enough and is a drug addict, is someone who he does not respect. Mister calls her out on her actions, and gets mad that she has been saying she’s trying to get things together for a long time.
Because this book is a realistic fiction, it is very effective at putting its point across. Maleeka is bullied for being darker than anyone else in her school, but how it happens is what truly shocks the reader. Her new teacher Mrs. Saunders has a birthmark covering half her face. Despite being affected negatively by the mark throughout her life, she does nothing to stop a scene from unfolding in front of her. When she asks the class "What does your face say about you" one student darts out and yells "Maleeka's face says she needs to keep out of the sun".
But, little one, ain 't nobody 's respect worth more than your own,” (Taylor, 134). Cassie Logan embarks naively, unworldly, and oblivious to it all, but soon after she goes to school and receives filthy racist books that are required for her and all her peers to have, she then says she doesn 't want them when she shows her teacher the ignorant crude writing on the inside cover only to get a harsh beating in front of the class. Cassie later on gets her arm wrenched by a grown white man, has deceived little Lilly Jean, who is a pretentious devious child, and sees TJ, her brother 's best friend, plunge down a dark abyss to the wrong path. In Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor there are both static and dynamic characters, one of which is named Cassie Logan who out develops the rest by learning the importance of family, bravery and self respect, and love when maturing into a harsh cold reality of degradation. First off, the role of members of one’s family play an important impact on them.
According to them, his choice to represent Tom causes unnecessary hardship for Jem and Scout, such as the harassment they face in school and from their cousin Francis. However, when Scout comes home from school following one of these confrontations, he advises her to fight with her head, not her fists, and not to let the other children get her down. The very next day, when she backs down from a fight, she says “I can take being called a coward for him. I felt extremely noble for having remembered” (Lee 102). This quote shows that Scout is not, in fact, deeply hurt by her father’s choices and is actually proud of him.
In the story “Don’t Give Up The Fight” and the poem “Making Sarah Cry” there is a common theme of being different. In “Making Sarah Cry” the boys judge people based on their appearance, though in “Don’t Give Up The Fight” the boys on the team judge Ava because she is the only girl on the track team. They show the theme differently by their characters actions. In “Don’t Give Up The Fight” Amy doesn’t stand up to the bullies until her friend tells her so, in “Making Sarah Cry” Sarah stands up to her bullies when they bully the main character. In “Don’t Give Up The Fight” the theme is being different.
Unhappiness in One’s Life Can Lead to Finding Phoniness in Everything Else; The Catcher in the Rye There used to be a tall, mean bully in Pre-K that I went to school with. Everyone was scared of her because she was bigger than everyone else and she always made fun of her classmates. She would make mean comments about the clothes we would wear and the things we would do. One day, she made fun of my pink velcro shoes and claimed that they were for babies. I went home that day very upset and my mom questioned me.
Her grandma tries to warn her when she first meets Glen about the trouble he could be, but she ignores her saying that her granny doesn’t know him like she does. Glen and Anney get married, and Glen becomes quite skilled with hiding what goes on behind closed doors with Bone. He is not afraid to openly abuse her in front of Anney though, who then does nothing short of yelling. Glen grabs Bone drags her into the bathroom, and slams her shoulder into the frame. Anney cries for him to stop, but does nothing to stop him from beating her daughter (Allison