This incident shows the reader that she wants to be taken seriously by her colleagues. It also displays that Hilly deeply treasures her reputation because of her reaction towards the situation. On the other hand, Aunt Alexandra has also shown the reader signs that she values her family’s reputation. In chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra did not allow Scout to play with Walter Cunningham because of his poor background. She said, “Because-he-is-trash, that’s why you can’t play with him.
Odysseus was very kind to Tiresias, understanding that he may not like him after what he did to Zeus. Odysseus demonstrates his kindness by saying “How, / lord can I make her know me for the man I am?” (11. 164-165). Odysseus is talking about him talking to his dear mother in the underworld because he wants to show her how far he has made it. By doing this Odysseus shows that he can keep himself together and be nice to people even when he might have to work harder for
As the story carries on, their friendship strengthens as they begin to work as a team. The Captain also begins to teach her English to serve a way for better communication. It is clear that they are getting comfortable at each other’s presence. The evolvement in their friendship also reveals some of their characteristics. For example, the Captain proves to be a genuinely nice man who wants the best for Johanna.
She is also upset because Walter is giving in to racial tension and calling Mr. Lindner back to negotiate taking money in exchange for not moving into the white neighborhood. Lena immediately snaps back and calls out Beneatha for not learning to care for her brother. In this scene Lena’s maternal instinct really shines through. Even though she is disappointed in Walters foolishness and lack of pride, she knows that Walter is at his lowest point and that persecution and ridicule will not help the situation in any way. She also understands that his pursuit of money wasn't for self interest but to make things better for the whole family.
Jeannette and husband talked to their neighbors every day, because if they had not then they would dream of the horrors. Similar to Jeannette, even though they can no longer trust a soul, Francine does not wish for revenge against her attackers, because God will catch back up to them. It is impossible to forgive these men for what they did. It takes a great mind to not want to wish vengeance on the interabamwe, but that would require reliving their past, so they don’t dwell on
Otto Frank is an example of survival because he was a natural leader, selfless and caring. Otto was a natural leader because he made his own company and was the director of it. This could be shown as leadership because he made something out of nothing and also managed to control several hundred to thousands of people. Not only that, but Miep Gies thinks this way too, describing him as: "The calm one, the children’s teacher, the most logical, the one who balanced everything out. He was the leader, the one in charge.
In act five of the play Hamlet, Hamlet’s mental state is sane and becomes temporarily insane at the end of the act. Hamlet as he arrives at Ophelia’s grave begins to talk to Laertes telling him that he will “fight with him” over who loves Ophelia more (V.i.252). Hamlet is sane because he talks about how he is willing to fight Laertes over who loves her more saying that he will not back down until all his strength is depleted. As Hamlet and Laertes are pulled apart by Claudius, Hamlet shouts at Laertes how even “forty thousand brothers” with their love towards Ophelia would not be able to match Hamlet’s love for her (V.i.255). Hamlet is sane because he talks about how he had truly loved Ophelia and that his own love for her would be unmatched.
Edna’s family which consist of leonce and her two children are vacationing in La Grande Isle for the summer. Edna and Leonce marriage is one sided, Leonce loves Edna but Edna does not like him back. Leonce is focused on his job because he wants to be an ideal husband for his wife who does not return the favor. When she decides to do life on her own that troubles leonce into a frustration. An ideal husband, Leonce is admired by his peers and other people around La Grande Isle.
All night he was camp fire hopping reassuring all the soldiers that the battle they were about to fight wasn’t ultimately suicidal, transferring the little bit of hope he held to his soldiers, leaving him with nothing but his own thoughts and with that’s his doubts and uncertainty’s, we hear his deepest thoughts and although he has accepted his role as king he wished he could be a common man because if he was he wouldn’t be holding all the guilt of leading his army into a battle that at this point he thinks will kill his friends and fellow soldiers “Must kings neglect what private men enjoy, and what have kings that privates have not to “ After we see all of his insecurities and that he too has come to the realisation that he and his men may live not one other day he must go reassure an army of men who don’t only doubt themselves but also their king that they must fight and that they can win “ the fewer men, the greater share of honour” by saying this this almost states that he is confident in their chances. In this speech is not only convincing his army but also himself he uses this speech to unite his army in a way unthought-of of at the time,
Bosses applaud us when we do a good job. Co-workers become a kind of family we feel we fit into.” Generally the theme of the story was well portrayed by the
Joe goes as far as to ordering her what to wear when he says,” Her hair was NOT going to show in the store. It didn’t seem sensible at all. That was because Joe never told Janie how jealous he was”(55).Joe is concerned about other men admiring his wife because he is afraid that Janie will no longer listen to him, and then leave him. It is very important to Joe that he possesses complete ownership and dominance over Janie, so when Janie resists, Joe becomes worried. When Joe couldn’t find the order for the pig’s feet, he says, ”You ain’t put it where Ah told yuh tuh.
Mr Stalas is a man that is not to positive. He keeps saying things like “have they gotten between your legs?” (Sepetys 135). Her mom wants to make Lina realize that she should still be nice to people even if they do not do the same in return. At the end of the story she begins to get this. Because she begins to get this she begins to get hope herself for one reason “a guilty conscience is not worth extra food” (Sepetys 122).
2. In this quote, Ismene is telling Antigone that she will not help in the illegal act of burying Polynices. Antigone becomes offended by her unwillingness to help her, because Polynices is Ismene’s brother as well. The reason why Ismene won’t help her, is because Ismene does not want to go against Creon’s law and be killed. However, Antigone does not care if she gets executed, she is willing to bury Polynices no matter life or death.
This encouragement has helped my family and I appreciate the school’s tradition and value of worth. Just as God finds ways to pair us to his delightful ways, I’d like St. Thomas to consider my strengths with a prevalent simple minded fact, principles are chosen and given freely to those whom are willing to accept the
However after a few chapters it is obvious to the readers that Nick’s perception of Gatsby has changed. Nick disapproves of his drastic actions to win back Daisy. An example of this is the quote, “He wanted nothing more than that she should go to Tom and say: ‘ I never loved you.’” This is obviously a drastic measure to take for Daisy and is unreasonable. However throughout the whole novel Nick stays with Gatsby and even facilitates him have Daisy cheat on Tom, and he remains Gatsby’s only true friend throughout