The students started to make fun of me, calling me an “African booty scratcher”. I went home crying to my parents about how kids were making fun of me because I was African. I was so confused at the time because I didn’t know it was a bad thing to be African. A couple of months later it was summer time. I was so excited that I didn’t have to see those kids again because I was moving to a new school.
Throughout the entire course of English 101, I have had a surprising amount of successes. My writing overall has become significantly better; even to the point where my parents and others have seen a noticeable changes and complimented me. This says a lot about the opportunities and development you can receive from taking this course if you take it serious. Prior to this course I have always struggled to understand the contexts and learning processes associated with english. All of the brief lessons accomplished in class have shown to be successful by providing me with a complete sense of better understanding.
In Paulo Coelho's “ The Alchemist” there is a emphasis on the value and importance of personal legends, the ability to overcome challenges, and love. Throughout Paulo Coelho's “The Alchemist” there are situations present which shows the reader the importance of finding one's personal legends. For example “ The boy did not know what personal legend was. It is everything you have ever wanted to accomplish. Everyone when they are younge know what their personal legend it At this point in their lives, everything is clear and everything is possible.
Lennie is oppressed for having a mental disability. Many people take advantage of him for his lack of intelligence, including George. When George explains to Slim how he knows Lennie, he mentions how he used to play jokes on Lennie for being so slow. He says, “‘Used to play jokes on ‘im ‘cause he was too dumb to take care of ‘imself. But he was too dumb to even know he had a joke played on him.
He put ketchup on the dock and in the water and then put some of his clothes in the water. When his friends arrived he quickly hid in the reeds, then let out the loudest scream. His friends were now in shock and they were really worried than Chet jumped out of the reeds and said “I got you good”. Chet’s friends are furious for pulling such a terrifying prank on them and he regrets pulling a prank on them and Chet is upset and worried because his friends are the only friends he has had in a long time and he thinks he blew his
Throughout the novel, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Ponyboy 's perspective of Dally, Darry, and Sodapop changes. At first, Pony thinks Dally is rude and mean but he later realizes he is gallant. Ponyboy thinks that Dally is mean because of the way he acts to others. When Dally got mad at Johnny for yelling at him Johnny said, “You just didn’t tell Dally Winston what to do.
Paul has made bad and good choices that have changed and affected him greatly. Some got him into the Tangerine crew while others got him in trouble. Paul’s choice to confess to Tino affected him because he had gained Tino’s trust, he got a new friend and that meant a lot. Stated in the book “Hey? Do you remember when you guys got busted at the carnival?” “Yeah what about it?” “Well I’m the one who ratted you out.” (pg.175).
Robert, being unable to swim, starts drowning and screaming for help. He drifts into unconsciousness, to laughter echoing all around him. When he wakes up, he finds himself on board a ship, Captain’s Revenge, with many seamen in eccentric and elaborate costumes. After much effort in trying to communicate with them, he realised with much consternation that he had somehow travelled back in time to 1695. The pirates, having seen him appear in the sea out of a flash of light, saved him out of curiosity.
The myth called “Narcissus and Echo” indicates how selfish some people are. In this video version of the myth made by IvlagnetoTwo it states “Narcissus was a very beautiful young man”. All of the fairies loved him but there was one particular fairy that was beautiful named Echo. She was in love with Narcissus but he did not love her back, while she was stalking Narcissus, she forgot about all of her duties ordered by the goddess Hera. Hera was angry at Echo so she cursed her to only be able to repeat the last words of anyone 's sentence.
Yet, even after the divers left, the children were still goofing by the river. Again, the first child shoved the second one into the river. Realizing that his friend was desperately struggling and nearly dying in the water, the first child dashed to find help. Unfortunately, before help arrived, the second child had already drowned. When I told my dad this preventable tragic anecdote, he told me his old secret swimming story, which was almost another tragedy.