For example, in the book “The Outsiders” Ponyboy was born being a greaser which had him at a disadvantage already; furthermore, he had obstacles coming his way because of the socs. Consequently, the socs were guys who would beat up greasers for the fun of it, and since Ponyboy was a greaser he had much to worry about. This affected him to an excessive amount, for his life would change much after getting into a fight with one where a soc ended up dead. As a result, Ponyboy had many obstacles which cause him an abnormal amount of pain, Johnny’s death, Dally’s death, being a greaser; however, he didn’t let this stop him. As you can see, Ponyboy who was born into such a horrible life didn’t let that stop him from changing into someone who could be
In conclusion, Okonkwo is a tragic hero because, in the beginning of “The Things Fall Apart”, there is a rise in the action of Okonkwo and sets the climax. After that it is observed that there is fall in his action, where Okonkwo commits a crime by killing 16 year son and this lead him to suffer. Moreover, it is seen that Okonkwo realizes his mistakes and at the end of the novel, he commits suicide. Considering all the reasons, there is no doubt that Okonkwo is a tragic hero like Hamlet or Oedipus, is typically a man consequence brought down by an insuperable conflict, or through his own
The full of experience always makes him to be a rational person. Pony boy start to want to the fight between Socs and Greasers to stop, here are basically three reasons that why he thinks so: They got psychological damage, it cause the death of his friends, and their gangs are very dangerous. First of all, one of Pony boy’s changes throughout the novel is influenced by fighting. Johnny was for self-defense, so he killed Bob. This passage in the novel shows us the psychological change of Pony boy : “A panic was rising in me as I listened to Johnny’s quiet voice go on and on ‘Johnny!’ I nearly screamed.
George has to go from one job to the next and take care of Lennie all the time. He can not do what he wants because he has to make sure that Lennie is not causing any harm. George has to cover for Lennie if he does something bad, and can never do what he wants. Overall, George’s consequences for being loyal to Lennie are to get in trouble and have to look after Lennie all the
Then, he was always worried about everything around him, which also led him to his fate. After, another characteristic that led to Okonkwo’s fate was how he was always self-centered; everything had to go his way. Finally, the last reason that led to his fate was Okonkwo’s lack of acceptance; he could not take on something new. His fate all starts with his harsh childhood. The first reason that led to Okonkwo 's fate was that he struggled throughout his entire childhood.
Piggy was bullied all the time, because of his physical appearance. On page 42 it says, “[Piggy] got the conch-“ Jake turned around fiercely. “You shut up!” This showed how people weren’t drawn to him and therefore didn’t care what he said. For this reason piggy, in a way, became selfish. Piggy no doubt was the smartest and had the best ideas, but he would keep his ideas to himself in fear that if he ever said anything he would get hit or made fun of.
Violence was much more powerful than we imagine not only because it led tremendous dis- aster, but also due to the deep impact on individuals. In the book of the Outsiders, the violence of Johnny’s family, the other greasers, and their opposing gangs, the Socials, strongly affected Johnny. The Violence of Johnny’s family impacts Johny’s natural instincts, which means that some of his characteristics were already fixed since he was born, and influenced him in daily life. Johnny grew up in a family without care, love, and understanding. From his parents, he barely gained the warmth of being in a complete family.
In the beginning of the novel, The Outsiders, written by S.E Hinton, the author portrays Johnny Cade as a weak and helpless character in the book. He`s seen as a dynamic character that has gone through extremely tough times that are difficult for him to handle alone. ``He was the gangs`pet, everyones` kid brother``, if it hadn`t been for the gang Johnny would have never felt love nor affection. He always seemed to have an anxious and suspicious look in his eyes, he was a nervous wreck. He struggled in the areas of self-confidence and loving himself, that even the idea of suicide popped in his head.
Trevor Noah’s mother tried so hard to save him from reality, but it could never be enough as many dangerous people threatened his life. In the first chapter of this memoir, Trevor tells of how he had to jump out of a bus and run for his life with his mother; if the bus driver caught him, he may have died that day (). The environment that Trevor grew up in was unsafe specifically because many men in South Africa abused their power, one of these men was his stepfather Abel. Particularly, Abel used to beat Trevor and caused him and his mother physical and emotional pain. In addition, Abel spent all of his money on alcohol, and he shot Trevor’s mother.
Sid is mischievous in his own ways and he likes to make sure Tom gets trouble even if he was part of the action. Sid always tries to get his brother Tom in trouble and because of this, it makes Tom want to do the same right back
He was constantly getting in fights and not doing well in school. He was once quoted admitting that during this time in his life he began to get addicted to fighting, because he was so good at it. His family noticed that Louie was getting out of control. To help sway Louie away from this bad road his old brother Pete got him into running leading to Louie 's’ turning point in life.
The war traumatized him and left him with permanent scars in his brain. This is portrayed by the text, "Along Way Gone," when it states, "A memory of a town we had attacked during a school dance had been triggered. I could hear the terrified cries of teachers and students, could see the blood cover the dance floor." Any person who witnesses this will obviously be affected. He has seen countless people slaughtered by war.
This causes sadness in Harry, leading him to get in a fight with Craig Randall over the snide comments made about the house, "even though I [Harry] agreed with every word." This exchange shows how Harry must face the challenge of whether to go along with what everyone else says, or defend his family 's honour. Another example of the challenges faced through growing up from childhood to adolescence is of Harry 's classmate Johnny Barlow. Johnny’s family consists of a drunk father and a brother who has ended in jail many times, leading to the people in the town thinking that Johnny himself is, “Good for nothing.” Due to all the gossiping, Johnny feels that he must leave the town temporarily for he feels alone and disconnected. However, the gossiping about the growing youth extends to such a state that Harry, after listening to all the ugly little voices of the town, decides that he, “wants to run away too, just like