“Stand up for what is right, even if you are standing alone” is a quote by Suzy Kassen. This is a major theme in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. Many people in life find it extremely hard to stand up for what is right because they may be going against peers and family. For a person, it takes great courage to do this but it gives them a sense that they are doing the right thing. The author, Harper Lee, disseminates the importance of standing up for yourself and what is right in many different ways. She describes many characters doing this. Jem, Atticus, and Scout each represent the theme ”Stand up for what you believe is right” in the book To Kill a Mockingbird.
Myths throughout history, within different cultures, have shaped many types of beliefs and customs. One such nation that has traditions rich in mythology is the Japanese culture. Where a number of influences come together. Japanese mythology is an important standard for spreading Japanese culture from one generation another. The myth gives the Japanese people a better understanding of their connection to nature. It also gives them an understanding of their connection with the past. The myth holds historical importance by providing the Japanese with a description of their ancestry. The mythological story of Amaterasu, a sun god, is just one of many myths in Japanese cultures, that shows how these people connected to the world and life around
Cass Howell English IV Sister Christa Marie 2-21-17 Pride in Beowulf and Hamlet In the Anglo Saxon and English Renaissance eras, the theme of pride or hubris had played an important role in the development of literary works like Beowulf, written by an anonymous author, and Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare. Pride was an important aspect in the Anglo Saxon culture. Some may say that the main character Beowulf had shown excessive pride, his hamartia, which lead to his unfavorable death. However, others may say that Beowulf did not show any hubris, and that pride shown by Beowulf was a necessary act for a warrior. It is believed that in order for a warrior to gain the trust of his people, the warrior must boast. During the English Renaissance
Nagaina, a character in the story “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” by Rudya Kipling, is an vicious cobra that wants everything for herself. She never listens to anyone and carelessly does anything she wants no matter what happens to the people around her. Nagaina would cause harm to anyone at any good time just for her enjoyment. She is very imperious, strong, and irresponsible for everything.
Does society outcast those who defy its norms? Are unique and special individuals tossed aside in favor of rule following drones? By looking at different literature such as To Kill a Mockingbird, Boy Erased, and The Handmaid 's tale it is clear that people are often treated as outcasts when they defy societal norms.
In Esperanza Santiago’s autobiographical novel When I was Puerto Rican I learn about the lifestyle of a Jibara/o. Esperanza Santiago’s nickname, Negi, can be considered a sign of endearment which adds cultural meaning to the whole. The whole as in the Puerto Rican estate ravaged by the imperialistic grasps of the United States like many other Latino countries. Negi takes me through a journey looking through her eyes as a Jibara and how it transitions over into something else when she’s forced to move to the US. I will try to understand just what it means to be a Jibara and what it means for that gender role?
Sometimes the youngest people with the slightest amount of knowledge can be the significant role models to others. Jerry Spinelli openly displays this in the novel Milkweed by creating the protagonist, who happens to be one of the youngest characters in the novel, a character who creates some of the greatest impacts on others. Misha, an orphan has very little knowledge yet teaches those around him some of the wisest and most valuable things. Jerry spinelli truly exemplifies, People teach others so that others can teach people.
t get afraid. Courage means you don\\\'t let fear stop you”-Bethany Hamilton this quote represents people in war they are always afraid but it never stops them. Courage of the Fallen Angels For some people in war they they just follow and for some people they are the leaders but some are the ones that see their buddy fall right next to them and are to scared to run back and save him they just follow. But for the people that show courage the ones that doesn\\\'t let fear stop them they are the heroes the ones that take more risks to save a buddy from being killed. In the book Fallen Angels Peewee shows that kind of courage. The book never said peewee was drafted it said he enlisted himself because “this Is the first place I ever been in my life where I got what everybody else got”(Myers 15) this shows courage because he doesn\\\'t let fear defeat him and he wants to be equal with everyone and kind of prove himself to everyone else That he is just as good and during the war, especially at the end both peewee and perry show courage by climbing out of the spider hole finding Monaco surrounded by Congs waiting for a chopper to come so they can kill as many
One simple pearl can ruin many lives. There are only good and bad things in the book. The theme in John Steinbeck's book, The Pearl illustrates how good and evil affect the plot, how Steinbeck prompts good and evil, and how good can turn into bad.
Rikki Tikki is a challenging character in the story. He is a challenging character because in order for him to kill nagaina and nag he had to challenge them. What if he didn't challenge nag and nagaina, what would happen? the only reason rikki
When Rikki-tikki was asking why Darzee was so sad, Rikki-Tikki found out who Nag was. As Nag was talking to him, Nagaina (Nag’s wife) charged at Rikki-Tiki from behind, but Rikki-Tikki jumped out of the way. Rikki-tikki became very angry after this. When Nag and Nagaina left, Rikki-tikki didn’t even care to go after them, but he want to manage two snakes. This makes sense of why he had to do this action, sometimes characters just have to or let go before getting the things they need.
“Told you what?” “H’sh! Nag is everywhere, Rikki Tikki. You should have talked to Chua in the garden.” “I don’t-so you must tell me. Quick, Chuchundra, or I’ll bite you!”’(pg.12)This is an example of Rikki Tikki being resourceful by saying he will do whatever it takes to get that information.This demonstrates the theme by showing that Rikki Tikki scares Chuchundra even though he is smaller than him. Using personification, Rudyard Kipling demonstrates how Rikki Tikki is a leader, it also shows how Rikki Tikki is resourceful by gathering information from
In the beginning everything was fine Medea and her family were welcomed with open arms but it was until Jason had left them and the house was filled with hatred because Medea was upset that he had left after all that she had done for him. She refused to eat , she stood in her room, cried the days away , sometimes she would call out for her father, her country and her home: all abandoned and betrayed for a man who now abandons her, betrays her honor and her love ( pg 6, line 32-34 ). So now she wants personal revenge to punish him for his actions only to get the delight that revenge brings to herself. Jason left from Medea ‘for a royal bed’ is said by the ( pg, line 22 ) which shows the audience to look at Jason as a selfish man. Medea did
Raskolnikov could not deal with the guilt, he felt like he had to confess to someone, therefore he opened up to Sonia and told her what her had done. Sonia begged Raskolnikov to confess to the authorities what he had done. Sonia was very religious and she believed anything could happen with help from God. She gave Raskolnikov a crossed and asked him to “cross [himself] and say at least one prayer” ( Dostoyevsky 470). The cross would allow Raskolnikov to earn forgiveness from God and Sonia. With the forgiveness of God and Sonia he felt as if he could leave in peace knowing Sonia was still there. As he left he recalled Sonia telling him that he should go to the crossroads, kiss the grounds where he had sinned and say out loud “I am a murderer”
Rikki Tikki is a courageous and loyal character in the story. In the text it states, “But