8.Explain the irony in Frankenstein's actions Even after Victor’s mother dies, and she wished for him to take care of the family and to wed Elizabeth, Victor spends his time in science and neglects his family, shutting off contact for 2 years and not returning home until 6 years later. A bigger show of irony is Frankenstein’s constant return to isolation. Even after becoming somewhat mentally insane, Henry restores his friend and rehabilitates him back to his previous health. Although not fully recovered, Victor returns home and decides not to tell his family, but rather go back into nature for more isolation, He did not learn from his actions and after the monster pays him a visit, Frankenstein continues his mission in isolation. (Takes place in chapter 9 and 10) 9.What does the death of William symbolize?
Purple Hibiscus begins with reference to Chinua Achebe, "Things began to fall apart at home when my brother, Jaja, did not go to communion and Papa flung his heavy missal across the room and broke the figurines on the étagère." The novel tracks this family as the chilly, icebound order begins to break down, and something new replaces it. Visiting their aunt and her three children, Kambili and Jaja get a chance to see how a more ordinary, relaxed family functions. They come to know their "heathen" grandfather, whom Eugene will not see because he insists on practicing his traditional Igbo
After Ender has his monitor pulled out of him, the doctor tells the nurse, “They leave these things in the kid for three years” (33). The government puts these so called ‘monitors’ inside children to study their behavior and surroundings after Earth was attacked by ‘the buggers’. Families give up their personal lives at home so that they can feel protected from the peril in the outside world. When Graff is explaining Ender the laws, he tells Ender, “You know the sanctions, Ender… Only the first two children had a free education. Taxes steadily rose with each new child” (52).
Yeonmi Park was born in Hyesan, North Korea on October 4, 1993. The year after birth, the founder, Kim ll-Sung died at the same time the Great Famine occurred. Even though Yeonmi’s father was able to keep his family from suffering the worst of the famine, Yeonmi still witnessed horrific scenes. She saw, in particular, the bodies of the people who were starving. In 2007, Yeonmi and her mother went over the border to China to search for her sister who escaped years before and her father chose to stay behind.
To point out that, Rip Van Wrinkle crosses the Katshill Mountain, so as to escape from his tyrannical wife, but automatically he moved twenty years forwards. When he left the village, it was the pre- revolutionary period, and at that time he has to face the constant disputation with his wife. But when he awakes from his sleep, he moved to the post- revolutionary period, and consequently his wife died. However, he does not realize that it has passed twenty years but only one night. The character does not live the events of the revolution, and he moved towards to the result; however the revolution for Rip is, in fact, the restoration of his lost patriarchal authority after the convenient death of his wife.
I’d grown up seeing those home kids at school. The sadness, the marks of angry hands on their faces, the hopelessness that curled their shoulders forward. I could never let that happen to Prim.”(28)[Katniss] In this excerpt of the book the hunger games, Katniss takes over the family at a young age because her dad dyes of a mine explosion, and after that her mom had just zoned out and was no longer capable of taking care of Prim and Katniss. When Katniss took over in order to feed them she had to go against the rules of the capitol by hunting in the forest outside of the districts. Katniss not just has to survive in the hunger games but also in everyday life in the districts.
He was very scared to spend his whole life behind bars, and far away from home because he realized that the consequences of his acts lead to a life without freedom. He regretted the get away from his family; he regretted to take advantage of every person he fooled. For good behavior, he was given one chance by the Swedish judge which gave him his American passport back and sent him to the United States where authorities were waiting for him. In the United States, Frank was given twelve years to serve in Federal Correction Institution in Petersburg, Virginia where he only served four years and then was release with a parole in Huston, Texas. Even that he was observed twenty for hours seven days a week, his outlaw life died on France.
Anne Frank and her family spent over two years hiding from the Nazis during World War II. Anne was around the age of fourteen when she and seven other people had to leave their daily lives and live in a small space just to avoid being killed during this period. Anne Frank’s diary was written with journal-like entries, which started the day she received the diary and ended a couple of years before the war was over. Everyone in the "Secret Annexe" get found by the SS which would lead to everyone dying except Anne’s dad, who published his daughter’s diary. This source supports my question by allowing the reader to see a different perspective throughout time.
Rob goes to school but isn’t in school for most of the story because he has a rash on his legs and the parents of the kids in his school were complaining that the rash could be contagious, so he was sent home for a few days to let his medication work. Another character in this story is Willie May, a maid who works at the Kentucky Star and who is like a mother to Rob. Throughout the story, Rob and Sistine get into many altercations over telling someone about the tiger and letting it go. Nearing the end of the story a man named Beauchamp, who owned the hotel where he and his father were
In the rising action, George and Lydia decide to shut down the house as well as the nursery for at least a month. When the children return from the carnival, they were questioned about the veldt. Peter asked Wendy to check the nursery and when she returned, she had changed it to a beautiful forest. George and Lydia decide to shut down the house, whereas Peter and Wendy lie to their parents about Africa in the nursery. The children lie to their parents when their technology might be taken away.