After the commotion of Gregor first day of becoming a bug he had awoke to the smell of food from which his sister made this shows that his sister Grete has accepted the fact that Gregor is not himself and he wont be able to work again if he doesn’t change back. While Gregor was still a bug he started to get the hang of his new bug like abilities like climbing up the wall this is similar to the supernatural talent of some heroes in the
camps; he made it through the war. After the war Louie found someone to fall in love with; her name is cynthia. Soon after returning home Louie developed a drinking problem since he was usually going somewhere to talk to groups of people; he used it for his anxiety. Nightmares of the bird haunted Louie in his dreams but that did not stop him from living his life, and showing off his skills. It was his skillfulness that got him married to cynthia and you can find this out by reading; “‘ Along came Louie.
Doug 's father got a new job that was far away from his own town so, Doug has to adapt to the town that he moved to. His family life is hard on him because his dad is abusive and his mom is loving but, flounders sometimes and she has to work hard to keep Doug 's dad happy. When Doug was compared to Ponyboy from The Outsiders is by S.E Hinton, Spider Women from Gods, Goddesses, and monsters by Shelly Keenan, the Father in the story, Pinocchio by Margaret Hillert. It is clear through their words and the way other characters react about them that these characters share a troublemaker, wise, and thoughtful character traits. Doug from Okay for Now and Ponyboy from the Outsiders both share the same character trait, troublemaker.
For example, “Well,” said Rikki-tikki, “marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?”(para 25) This shows that, Rikki-tikki is truly acting human because he is standing up for others. This proves the theme, don’t be afraid to protect the ones you love because Rikki-tikki cared for Darzee and his family so he stood up for them. Secondly, “If I don’t break his back at the first jump,” said Rikki, “he can still fight; and if he fights—O Rikki!” (para 56) Therefore, this is personification because Rikki-tikki was planning everything out, like humans do. This shows that, Rikki-tikki loves Teddy and his family so he had to plan everything right or Nag would kill them all, he couldn’t let that happen. In conclusion, the use of personification in this story helps demonstrate the theme, don’t be afraid to protect the ones you
Published in 1915, Kafka’s The Metamorphosis is a tale of a salesman named Gregor Samsa who one day wakes up to discover that he has quite literally transformed into an insect. Unable to support his family as an insect, he is only able to stay in his room and eat the rotting scraps of food that his sister brings him. Over time, Gregor’s transformation into a large bug begins to affect the lifestyle of his family, and they slowly become resentful of him. His family secretly wishes Gregor would leave, and knowing this, Gregor willfully dies in his room. His death marks a new, brighter future for the rest of his family.
Bilbo Baggins would make a great friend because he is clever. Throughout the book, Bilbo makes up riddles and rhymes on the spot to help save himself and his friends. There is a point in the novel when Bilbo has to distract giant spiders so they don’t eat his friends. He does this by singing out “Old fat spider spinning in a tree! Old fat spider can’t see me!
A similarity we can see in both stories is that both Odysseus and Don Quixote are fighting against monsters for the people they love: Odysseus is fighting against monsters for his home, his wife and son. He stayed many years traveling and defeating mythological creatures just with one objective: return home, to his so loved Penelope and his beloved son. Don Quixote, as Odysseus, is fighting against monsters and (sometimes) defeating them to prove to Dulcinea,, his most loved woman, that he is worthy of her, he deserves her love, and he will do everything for her to see it. An example of his effort for love is when Don Quixote almost kill the Biscayan, and the ladies that were watching the fight agree to tell Dulcinea Del Toboso of his victory, even not knowing who she is (English 1A book page 253). However, more than fighting for their love, both protagonists
As they continue on, Huck endures various challenges and achievements as he transforms through the Hero’s Journey, a concept by Joseph Campbell. Because Huck must encounter several trials, the relationship between the two optimistic travelers is tested by blunt jokes, lies, and sacrifices throughout the novel.To begin, Huck’s attempted practical joke on Jim backfires on him. His Temptation is triggered by the overall enjoyment he projects to receive when Jim fearfully finds the dead snake in his bed. However, the snake’s mate ends up slithering into the Jim’s bed too. As Jim craws into
Actions in which the child family exhibits in Eric Rugara 's ‘The Snake’, advocates for the fact that no matter what the circumstance, families display a type of unity when complications arise. The continued efforts made by the father focus readers on the bond that brings this character’s family together, along with the Mother doing her best to ensure they had access to the proper equipment, whether that be a long wooden pole, or a lighter to burn the remains. Following the snakes defeat, the family comes together to bond over their accomplishment of eradicating the snake, “A fresh thermos of tea was brought in and everyone poured it into their cups and chattered about the moment, the emotion, the action and the aliveness that they felt” (Rugara).
This book is about a bird who is scared of men standing over him. The plot is exactly like Max’s own life. At the conclusion of “The Standover Man” Max realizes that Liesel is his closest friend, “It makes me understand that the best standover man I’ve ever known is not a man at all…” (235) This first book contributes to the overall plot by highlighting
She does this to show why the scientists involved acted the way they did for HeLa cells and why the Lack’s family was constantly being taken advantage of, even after Henrietta’s death. For example, George Gey, the scientist who immortalized HeLa cells, described himself as “ the world’s most famous vulture, feeding on human specimens almost constantly” (30). This small snippet of information already establishes Gey as a man who will do whatever it takes to further science. The audience will be better able to understand why scientists like Gey would take advantage of patients like Henrietta, and use her cells without her knowledge or consent. By also, characterizing the Lack’s family Skloot highlights why people like Henrietta’s family were easy targets for scientific experiments.
With this on page 9 the reader starts preparing for the “scary” Indians to come in the story. When Saknis and Attean do arrive in the story they not only save Matt from drowning, the save him from hunger and isolation for several months and ensure his well-being by teaching him how to use things from the environment to survive. Yet all Matt can do is think of the competition between himself and Attean, and how he could do better than the Indian boy. Attean and Saknis speak in grunts and out of order English. P.26 “Good.” It was half word, half grunt.
I choose to view the video clip, Maggie Simpson in “The longest Daycare”. There are some entertaining pieces in the clip one being in the beginning when they test Maggie’s intelligence with the equipment manufactured by Often Wrong Technologies and going through the security check in the beginning. However, the video reveals how society often views people’s intelligence without often knowing how smart that person maybe. Maggie shows her intelligence when she encounters her first case of bullying. As she watches a little boy smash butterflies on the wall with a hammer, she sees a caterpillar crawling by.
Ender was also caring. He showed this trait when he told the Queen bugger, “I’ll carry you… I’ll go world to world until I find a time and place where you come awake in safety,” (321). By performing this act, it showed that he was caring because he is willing the search his entire life for his “enemies” new home. It also exhibited leadership because it revealed devotion and it gained respect of the buggers. Although he is bright and compassionate, he could also be hostile.
Dragonwings, by Laurence Yep is an amazing book about a family overcoming obstacles, and fulfilling dreams. Moon Shadow is the son of Windrider. They were separated when he was born, but when the family’s cousin comes for a visit, Moon Shadow’s whole life will change. Although it is very dangerous, Moon Shadow wants to move to the demon land where his father works so they can be together. When he arrives to the demon land, he moves into his Uncle’s laundry mat so they can live and work together.