Abigail employs strategies of emotionally charged words and phrases that only a mother can say to her son. In her letter she opens the letter with the phrase, “MY DEAR SON”. This phrase is notable because of the effects that it is intended to give to the audience, her son John Quincy Adams, she is setting a mood and tone of a loving and compassionate mother. She is using the position of her authority as his mother to push him her love for him is why she knows this trip is great thing for him. The reader can see that Abigail loves her
Adams proposes that adversity will come in life, but it will make him a great leader. Abigail Adams uses rhetorical devices such as pathos and allusion to get her advice to her son John Adams. Adams uses pathos throughout her letter to show the support and tender love a mother can have for her son. Adams wants to let her son know that he has a support system from his family when adversity comes at him in
In paragraph 5, Adams states that “ ... you have a parent who has taken so large and active a share in this contest…”(Lines 52-52). Adams uses this sentence to show her son that she and her husband have put a lot of work into her son, and they expect great things. This should make her son feel like he truly needs to succeed. This shows pathos because it will make him feel guilty if he doesn't succeed. In lines 21 and 43, Adams uses the phrase “my son” to establish their deeply personal connection.
We are all protective of each other but we also are have much fun together. The Odyssey shows loyalty like a family too. Loyalty in The Odyssey is extremely important and prevalent virtue as it is shown by Penelope’s hopefulness, Odysseus’s perseverance, and other characters’ almost unrecognized acts of homage. The largest act of loyalty is shown by Penelope with her hope for the life of her husband, Odysseus. One way in the story that Penelope
Not only does he feel so much empathy that he attacked someone but is also there for her emotionally. The empathy he feels for her brings them closer together and strengthens their friendship. When Sophie is hurt David still helps her despite her toe, even though he has learned that abnormalities make someone a monster. “ ‘You’re a good boy, David. You were very kind to Sophie.’ ” (Wyndham, 12) This is what Sophie’s mother tells David after she learns he helps her daughter when she was injured.
The story is not only called “The Metamorphosis” because he is an insect, but it symbolizes the change in his life from this process. Gregor’s life entirely changes when this transformation happens to him. Despite Gregor’s appreciation for being alone, he constantly would listen in on his family’s conversations (Kafka 480). This shows that Gregor was hurt by his isolation, and that is was not such a great thing anymore now that it is forced on him from his family (Kafka 491). He has no choice but to remain unseen in order to please them and avoid
Twain mocks those who idolize people that have passed. This is a way of many when trying to cope with difficult situations. People also have a tendency to go with their instincts about trusting others. For example, Mary Jane and the rest of the Wilks family, including the town they lived in, trusted the duke and the king for their word and believed them when they introduced themselves as Peter’s brother. In fact, Mary Jane trusts the king so much that she gives him the bag of money and tell him to invest it for the family (129).
This shows that George is disposed to give his whole life to help Lennie. This also shows that George is prepared to take care of him even if he gets in trouble. All of these quotes prove that George and Lennie care about each other and make sacrifices for each other. The true meaning of friendship in of mice and men is shown by George and Lennie’s relationship. The first support point is that George and are really good friends because they take care of each.
The sin in the past was affecting them now and they were not taking it good. When Abigail beseech him to return to her, he replied with, “Abby, you’ll put it out of mind. I’ll not be coming for you more”(1.22). John Proctor is very guilty for this and should be punished for his actions. He will be sorry he did it and needs to confess his sins.
I also noticed how worn out and drained the mother looks as she is sitting on the floor. When I started the interview with Margaret she stated that, “I can’t deal with this anymore. Something has to change.” I tried to get Cedric involved, but he was too unfocused to participate in the interview session. Cedric seemed angry and screamed to me that, “Everybody thinks I’m stupid. Why don’t the kids at school like me.
If I were you, I’d sleep with one eye open jack.” It was obvious losing was a crushing, devastating blow. He had had a bad haircut day. Sherlock heard him and his threat and couldn’t help but wonder if Coz had connections with a Death Cult. The man was a ‘gaga’ or ‘soft in the head,’ a complete danger not only to other people but
Troy loses the dignity, respect and even love that was once given to him by his friends and family. His own selfish needs are fuel for the destruction of the life he once knew. By cheating on Rose with Alberta, he may have found short term happiness but in the long term he caused Rose more pain. And of course this pain seeped through to other people, leading them to lose their respect for Troy. The downward spiral of Troy life proved to be through his decisions and his actions.
Both of these cats showed flaws of each owner in their story and resulted in death for both owner. The grandmother selfishly hid Pitty Sing without telling her son Bailey. The main characteristic she shows is selfishness and later the cat springs onto Bailey causing him to flip the car over. Bailey did not like bringing the cat with on trips, and the grandmother brought him knowing that because they would miss each other too much. Pluto showed his owner was unreliable and dangerous because he would switch from loving animals to hurting them.