The Cathedral short story and the film went two different routes when telling the story. In the reading, I felt as if the husband was being a jerk, jealous, and ignorant about the blind man and the relationship between his wife and the blind man. I could tell that the husband was not too fond of the blind man by reading the first three paragraphs. The way the husband started off the first sentence with “this blind man” as if the blind man did not have a name and. On the other hand, in the beginning of the film the husband seems a little bothered that the blind man was coming over and spending the night.
Sherman Alexie writes the story “Indian Education” using a deadpan tone to build and connect the years of the narrator 's life together in an ironic way. Alexie is able to utilize irony through the use of separate, short sections within the story. The rapid presentation of events, simple thoughts, and poetic points made within the story enable the reader to make quick connections about the narrator’s life to draw more complex realizations. The art that Alexie uses to write this very short story is poetic in nature through the meaning and structure of his writing. By the fact that the reader can draw deeper conclusions about the narrator 's life from Alexie’s writing is evident that his writing is poetic.
The last symbol is the ice on the boys car. He races out of the house after he is told to choose and clears the ice off the car. He then decides to go back inside and spend time with his family. Using this information the reader can determine that the act of clearing the ice off the windows is a symbol for a moment of clarity for the boy and his decision to become committed to his family. Symbols such as these aid in the development of the plot and
As time progresses, he becomes confined to his bed and cannot move. Eliezer brings him soup and coffee, but at the same time he regrets it and thinks to himself how he should leave his father and conserve his strength. The other prisoners beat his father and steal his food. His father had dysentery so he is always thirsty, but it is dangerous to give it to him. Eliezer tries to get medical aid, but the doctors will not help him because he is an old man.
Throughout the story, David’s conflict of the Tomkeys not having a television generates a discomfort towards them and he thinks of them as wicked. Even though David’s family does not believe in television, they “watched the news, and whatever came on after the news” (850). No matter how much David’s parents did not agree on watching television, they still sat down and watched their shows as a family; it was the only activity that they knew how to do. On the other hand, the Tomkey family did not own a television; they sat at the dinner table, laughed and went on family vacation every weekend to the lake house. David tried to ignore the Tomkey children, but “it was impossible to separate him from his celebrity” (851) making David envious.
This shows that Huck can’t stand it for very long to be under someone’s roof with rules that keep him in line. Civilization seems boring and unnecessary to him. He dislikes it so much, throughout his adventure he has to lie his way through every situation he gets into. When he had to lie about being a girl so he could get the news in the town and he talked to the lady in the quiet house
George then finds Gatsby, and kills him. At Gatsby’s funeral, “No one arrived except more police and photographers and newspaper men.”(Fitzgerald165) And after all this time, after all the parties Gatsby hosted, the entire time, we come to realize Gatsby never had any real friends, except Nick.
For example when the charity men came to Scrooge’s office, he ushered them away and rudely asked them to leave him alone because he didn’t want to talk… which is basically what Scrooge is always like. Secondly, he doesn’t attend many social gatherings or parties unless it’s for money, and even turns down his own nephews request to share dinner with his family! Finally, Scrooge doesn’t talk or greet anyone, and when he is greeted in the street, Scrooge just snarls, or growls back. When Scrooge is walking back after a long and tiring day of work, Israel Horovitz tells the audience, “There will be occasional pleasant greetings tossed at him. Scrooge in contrast to all will grump and mumble.
For example, Darl the one brother that got taken to a mental hospital for being different and more kept to himself was singled out as crazy. Another example is Jewel who by the end of the novel finds out that his life believing that his father is someone else despite everyone else in the family being connected by now the dead mother. Should the ending be determined by how the characters might have felt like, or the satisfaction/ feeling that the author what to convey to the reader? Then everyone’s idea of the book would be different. In only the case of the character there would only limited to who actually got a happy ending in the novel: only two characters out of the 15 or so had a happy ending.
Rack talks about winder boxes and gardening, but it ends up with Iron arguing against him because he does not find the topic useful. After that, Rack apologizes for talking about an irrelevant topic. A master appears and takes Snatch with him. After leaving them, he tells the students that he does not know if there is any teacher that is prepared to give them class that day. After the master is gone, they start talking about if they had forgot
Her relationship with her father doesn’t cope well with their busy lives as neither of them appreciates what the other is trying to do. Weller and Peter Cossar who plays her father bring this to the stage using relationship and the tension it creates between them. Their relationship is affected by a work/home life imbalance in both their lives, the father is only home at night and Jenny is working two jobs. The tension of relationship is shown by the actors as they never stand close together and are snappy and raise their voices quickly. This space shows the divide between the characters and as the play progresses and they learn more about each other the space decreases.
In the story "Popular Mechanics" the tension and actions in the story let you know what to expect. The author of "Popular Mechanics" made sure to include clues to let the reader know how the story develops. " Popular Mechanics", a story about parents who want custody of their one child. In the beginning of the story the author develops a gloomy theme that reveals a bad situation of divorce and violence because the parents want their one baby.
Another thing that led the narrator close to insanity was basically being isolated in the house. She spoke many times about wanting to see cousin Henry and Julia but John said he would only let her see them when she gets well and anytime before that he would rather "put fireworks in her pillowcase" than let her see those "stimulating people." After awhile she thought it was "discouraging not to have any advice and companionship." John spent most of his time in town because of serious cases and Jennie let her be alone when ever she wanted to be. When she was alone she said she would always cry I 've nothing and started to imagine things is the wallpaper.