Rumors say that most crimes are done by him, mostly nocturnal events like mutilated chickens and pets. Jem had never seen Boo. Dill, a friend of Jem, dared him to touch the Radleys House so Boo Radley would come out. ‘Jem threw the gate open and sped to the side of the house, slapped it with his palm and ran back past us, not waiting to see if his foray was successful.’ At first he was scared, but since his pride of never backing out on a dare was too big, he did it anyway.
Don't blame me when he gouges your eyes out."(pg.17) Is what Jem thinks of Boo Radley a mysterious, and isolative person who hides from everyone inside the walls of his house. Boo Radley is another character who shows courage throughout the story To Kill a Mockingbird. Such as when he saved Scout and Jem from Bob Ewell killing them. He took on a knife-wielding man when instead he could have remained behind the walls of his house, and for a person who is always hiding, it takes a lot of
“Do not judge my story by the chapter that you walked in on.” Nobody knows who wrote this quote however it is very good nonetheless. This quote shows that one should not judge another without first learning about their past and holds great significance in the novel To Kill a Mocking Bird. More specifically this pertains to Boo Radley. Over the course of To Kill a Mocking Brid Boo is seen as a maniac but as the story progresses the readers view of him changes from a crazed psychopath to simply a misunderstood boy.
Growing up Jem and Scout they heard of a man named Boo Radley. They heard rumors about how Boo was a murderer and that he is locked up in the basement of his parents house. The Radley’s house was just few houses down from Jem and Scouts and being kids they were very curious. They created games, but out of those games held their true opinions of how they felt about Boo. Jem describes his image of Boo, “..Six and a half feet tall,....
Then one night he comes home intoxicated seizes the cat and cuts out one eye. The cat begins avoiding him, which angers him more and he ties a noose around its neck and hangs it. That morning his house burns down leaving one wall with “...the figure of a gigantic cat. The impression was given with an accuracy truly marvelous. There was a rope about the animal’s neck.”
For example, readers can imply that Jack is a bright boy due to the strategy it took to get rid of the robbers that had infiltrated the house Jack was planning on sleeping in that night. The text explicitly states, " Jack went back and told them to wait till he gave the word, and then to make all the noise they could. So when they were all ready Jack gave the word, and the cat mewed, and the dog barked, and the goat bleated, and the bull bellowed, and the rooster crowed, and all together they made such a dreadful noise that it frightened the robbers all away. And then they went in and took possession of the house. " This example, provided from the text, displays Jack's quick thinking and strategic traits.
These two men, Perry Smith and Dick Hickock, showed this family no remorse whatsoever that resulted in killings of Herbert, Bonnie, Nancy, and Kenyon Clutter. They had it all planned out I'm sure... go in, tie them up, find the money, and then take off. Flee the city or hell even the state. The killers were under the impression that there was a safe in the house and when they realized that it was not, they could have left. Nobody had to die that day, especially in a brutal way like
Raphael and Gardo approached Rat, without them approaching him he would still be without family and lonely. Rat started off as an alone unnoticed boy at a dumpsite. The consequences are that Rat will find it harder and longer to warm up to the boys, he hasn 't experienced people around him before as he has been alone for most of his life. Another example of change is when Olivia said “The fact that three little boys could break my heart one minute and flatter me the next.” I understand from this that Rat found friends for a lifetime and the change is so crucial for him to have a good life.
He is so disturbed that he confesses and tells the police where to find the body. Another reason why this story shows suspense is because One night, the narrator slips into the old man’s bedroom, removes him from his bed, and drags the bed over his body to kill him. He cuts him into pieces and buries the body under the floorboards. And the third reason why this story show’s suspense is because he opened the bedroom door and felt a sense of exhilaration at the thought that the old man did not even dream that a foul deed was afoot. The Monkey's Paw" is a classic, even amazing, story of supernatural suspense.
When confronted about the children’s believed meddling on the Radley property, he lies easily, telling Atticus and his aunt, ‘We were playin' strip poker up yonder by the fish pool.’ His white lie still elicits a scolding, but not the type of punishment they would have gotten if they'd been discovered sneaking around the Radley place! Dill seems like a static character, just a young kid with a creative imagination. But because he is only with the Finches in the summers, we are not privy to how much he develops. When he comes to Maycomb, the kids play and that is mostly what we see with Dill.
The film I chose to review this week for journal six was Lone Survivor. The plot of the movie follows four Navy SEALs, Marcus Luttrell, Michael Murphy, Danny Dietz, and Matt Axelson, on a mission to kill a notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shah. The ultimate goal of the operation was to dispose of the target, Shah. Gathering intel on the enemy was imperative for a successful assignment, but provided complications for the men. In a particular scene, the team is spotted by an elderly man and a group of teenage boys herding goats.
I have always wanted to serve my country. Since I was 15 years old I wanted to serve my country, but it couldn’t happen in my birth country. I moved to the United Stated when I was 17, and since the United States became my country, I wanted to serve here too. I served four years in the Marines Corps. It was a great experience, and I learned a lot from them.
Brutal Dogs In the book “Number the Stars” written by Lois Lowry a brave girl swings into action as a mysteries packet is left on her doorstep. Will Annemarie risk her life to deliver the package to her restless uncle and save her beloved friend? Annemarie should not have transported the mysterious and inexplicable packet to the anxious uncle Hemrick. Annemarie should not have convoyed the packet to her uneasy uncle hemrick for these three reasons.
This novel by S.E Hinton, The Outsiders shows a crucial point that everybody is special in some way and should be known as who they are individuality not as a group. The Outsiders is a book that describes 2 gangs , the luxurious Socs, and the hoodlum Greasers. While they have conflicts with each other, the protaganist, Ponyboy, finds his identity outside of the gang. The important message of the story is that everyone has a unique personality that are developed by being in a group of people away from home, this identity can shape anyone’s way of life and the path they may take in the future. First of all, Socs and greasers have a trademark that showed who was part of their gang, Socs are know for Mustangs, Madras, and leather jackets;