When Amir first witnessed Hassan’s rape, he stood by idly, too cowardly to interfere (put quote here). He valued bringing the kite home to his father as a trophy more than saving his friend from immense psychological trauma. At this point in his life, Amir thinks that he is nothing like his brave and courageous father, who fought a bear. He imagines the story of his father fighting the bear many times, with it clearly leaving an impression on him. Later in his life, when Amir is an adult, he has a dream about that very story.
“Scouts Honor”, by Avi is a realistic short story about three kids that go camping all by themselves in the country.In the beginning, the three nine year old kids worried that they weren't tough enough,so they joined boy scouts.They all wanted to get to the next level in boy scouts, so they went camping all by themselves.Soon they discover that they didn't bring the right things to go camping with, they brought things like canned beans, with no can opener.A dull hatchet, and a whole mattress.In the end, they were all very hungry,cold, wet, and tired.The main character finally said, “Let's go home”.And no one objected.The characters change from being tough to changing their minds about being tough. One way the characters change their minds about being tough is, in the beginning, they are all trying so hard to act tough.They are all saying that they want to go camping, because they wanted to prove that they were tough.For example, the main character says, “Look, I don't know about you, but I don't intend to be a tenderfoot all my life.Anyway, doing stuff in the city is for sissies.Scouting is real camping.Besides, I like roughing it.”in paragraph twenty two.In paragraph thirty, the character realized that he had made a mistake, because now he really does have to act tough because his friends are coming with him.And it was too
Eventually Doodle did learn to walk, but Brother was still not satisfied, he wanted his brother to be able to run and swim like all the other kids. Time was running out on Brother’s plan, so in the middle of a thunderstorm he started running away from his brother. Because of the strain on his heart Doodle died. His last words were “don't leave me Brother”. I believe The Scarlett Ibis is the best story because
The last situation that create the indelible friendship is when Stanley refuses to leave the camp without his best friend, Zero. Stanley's lawyer helps Stanley to go back to home. He is extremely tired. He has experienced lots of situations that may kill him. His body and mental almost reaches the limitation.
To show that Stacey is really courageous he did a series of courageous acts. For example, he got revenge on the white school bus, he admits to his mama about doing wrong, and he took T.J home Stacey’s courage matters because it showed his siblings and everyone around him, that no matter what happens to them. Ever since papa left to go and work on the railroad, Stacey had to prove himself to be a man. He has done multiple acts of courage to show everyone that he is capable to be the man of the
The fire is the only hope that they have at living a normal life. When the fire is first made, it fills the boys with hope; however, like in the modern world today, the boys soon lose hope in being rescued. You can see the boys stop tending the fire, building shelters, and working together. This is because the boys have condoned themselves to being stranded forever. It is also here where conflicts spring up among the
They doubted if the machines would be successful because “ The machines were new and it was [they] who were to prove them” (208). Nick liked the boy who was wounded the first day on the front “because perhaps he would not have turned out to be a hawk either” which made Nick feel better about the uncertainty of his own bravery (208). The uncertainty of life was shown to the major when his wife dies even though “no one expected her to die”
Importance of Being Prepared “Scout’s Honor” by Avi is a realistic fiction short story about three boys who go on a camping trip by themselves, in a different state, for Boy Scouts. In the beginning, the main character doesn’t feel brave enough, so he goes on a camping trip with his two best friends. Soon, they realize they don’t really know what they are doing and where they need to go. In the end they all admit they aren’t brave enough, which made them braver. The boys were not mature enough, though.
In The Odyssey, Odysseus makes many stops on his journey home, delaying his trip even further. Homer tries to make Odysseus out to be some hero, but on his mind set is throughout the book is that he can do anything he wants. Even if his actions do hurt other he still will not have any repercussions. One of the only times in the epic that Odysseus actually shows his dejected state is when he 's cries on Calypso 's Island during the day and sleeps with her during the night. A quote to support this is “Off he sat on a headland weeping, there as a always, wrenching his heart with sobs and groans and anguish, gazing out over the barren sea through blinding tears...But lustrous Calypso shuddered at those words and burst into a flight of indignation.
People may want other things besides animals such as family or reading materials. George finds Lennie by the lakeside where they arrived and begins to tell him their dream but then the inevitable happens. George shoots Lennie is the back of the head, mercy killing. He had no choice because it was either torture for Lennie for the rest of his life or be killed to save him from the suffering. Curley and the others arrive driven by anger and Slim goes over to George and tries to reassure him.