He said he wasn’t going to let anyone jump/scare him again like that ever again. “Not over his dead body were they ever going to scare him like that again.” This tells us that whoever it is who jumps him will be the next one dead. Which is evidence to why he killed Bob. Bob didn’t actually jump them, but Johnny was afraid that he was going to get beat up again the same way he was found last time. Meaning that since Bob was there and Johnny wasn’t going to let anyone scare him like that ever again, he killed Bob.
Some decisions Johnny made that were influenced by the gang members were killing the Soc, wanting to turn himself in, and saving the children in the burning church. A clear sign of the gangs influence on Johnny was when he decided to prevent the Soc’s from drowning Ponyboy and defending himself instead of letting the Socs beat them up and have them possibly drown Ponyboy. More specifically, after finally fighting back and killing Bob, he says to Ponyboy “‘I killed him’ he said slowly. ‘I killed that boy”’(Hinton 56). Here the author is explaining how shocked Johnny was once he killed the Soc.
He was then tricked by ivy when she “proceeding” to fall into the hole but she quickly moved out of the way for him to fall instead and died. The third and last reason why Noah had played such a role that had madness is when he had skinned the animals. The animal should be killed by one of the elders but he would skinned them for fun and leaves them out on the in obvious places such as outside the school and on corn field. He had also killed and skinned the pig and hung them on the porches of the villagers when the wedding of ivy’s big sister kitty was interrupted by a couple of boys who were scared. The boys had seen the creature hanging the pigs on the
Don't let hardships or deaths define who you are or who you want to be. The first big choice was when poor Johnny was forced to kill a socs. Because Johnny feared for Ponyboy's life, Johnny killed a socs to save Ponyboy from drowning in the water fountain. In the text it states, “I killed him,” he said slowly.”I killed that boy. (56)” After Johnny killed a socs, Johnny and Ponyboy ran away to not get caught by the police.” We gotta get out of here.
Eurylochus said, “But if he flares up over his heifers lost, wishing our ship destroyed…” (Homer), so he guessed that Helios would punish them, but he did the deed anyways. Next, Eurylochus shouldn't have killed the cattle because of the promise. Eurylochus and the men promised before
Johnny has gotten jumped once and he said that the next person that tries to jump him he will kill. The murder was `caused because they were frowning Ponyboy and Bob was gonna beat up Johnny. Johnny killed Bob because Bob was gonna beat up Johnny. I 'm defending Johnny because he did not murder no-oe he was just self-defending . Johnny and Ponyboy went to the 2 blocks away to cool off.
When George tells Lennie to meet him in the bushes if anything bad happens this is foreshadowing to the ending of the book when Lennie has to meet him there. Also, Candy telling George that he regretted not killing his dog himself leads to the end where George kills Lennie because he didn't want to live with the same regret as Candy. Lastly, all of the times that Lennie kills animals by petting them foreshadows to when Lennie kills Curley’s wife. The ending of John Steinbeck’s book would not make sense without him putting examples of foreshadowing in the
I gotta. We gotta’" (Steinbeck 106). George kills Lennie to save him from suffering in misery. Crooks wanted to kill Lennie by shooting hum in the gut, leading to a slow, painful death. Their dream will never come true because without Lennie, George has no dream.
Although Jem and Scout have their theories and alleged stories about Boo, he ends up saving their lives in a plot twist. However, in the act, he killed Bob Ewell. Due to the fact that he was only trying to protect Jem and Scout, Sheriff Heck Tate decides not to report Boo in the incident, saying Ewell fell on his own knife. Scout understands exactly why he does this. When discussing why he wouldn’t be put on trial, Scout says: “‘Well, it’d be sort of like shootin’ a mockingbird, wouldn’t it?’” (Lee
You must hide us, my brother’ ” (65). As Kino’s house burns down the neighbors wonder whether r Kino and his family are inside, Kino can even hear all of the worried voices. If the same circumstance would have taken place at the beginning of the story, when Kino was a more honest man, he would have come out from his brother’s brush house and said that he and his family were fine, and maybe even take responsibility for killing the dead man next to the brush house. However, because Kino becomes corrupted by the power that the pearl gives him, he becomes dishonest, hides and runs away. The influence of the pearl degrades him, from a state of honesty to a state of corruption and he ends up bringing misery to himself, to his family and even to his
Would you kill your best friend? Many people have mixed emotions about what the outcome of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck could’ve or should’ve been, here are some main things that happened in the story. Lennie has a mental disability so he can’t think for himself, he snapped Curly’s Wife’s neck and ran away into the bushes where he was told by George to go if he got in trouble. Curly would’ve tortured and killed Lennie anyways. Yes, killing Lennie was George’s best option.