Charisse Koscal Ms. Kramer World Humanities September 9th, 2014 Reader Response on Chapter 2: “Fire on the Mountain” Throughout the first chapter in Lord of the Flies it was not made known the origin of any of the characters. In Chapter two Golding begins hinting at where these lads have come from. At this point in the novel there is a quite important event that helps readers understand more about the characters within. Piggy, one of the main character’s, had mentioned tea-time. With the mention of tea Golding had insinuated that the boy was of British decent, due to his fondness of tea.
Alaska explains that the person was talking about the pain, the pain which is brought to people who have done something wrong and in return something or someone wronged them. I find the passage extremely insightful and very deep. To me it is a key scene in the book, seeing as the mystery of his last words is finally unsolved. During the scene, Alaska and Miles are laying down very close next to each other. It’s a very personal scene between the two of them and not much is
From this we learn that even innocent little Scout, Atticus’s daughter, went along with the judgement of the town and did not even get into Mr. Raymond’s skin. Mr. Raymond resolved why he lives and acts the way he does, “Wh-oh yes, you mean why do I pretend? Well, it’s very simple,” he said’. “Some folks don’t-like the way I live. Now I could say the hell with ‘em, I don’t care if they don’t like it.
He proves this when he says “There you have it, Montag. It didn 't come from the government down. There was no dictum, no declaration, no censorship, to start with, no! Technology, mass exploitation, and minority pressure carried the trick, thank god,” (pg 54-55). Beatty must have been aware to know this, maybe he pieced the information together himself or he could have had a conversation with someone to find out.
Despite his claim in the first page of the book that the characters are fictional but only the city is real, in an interview in 1977, when asked if the Alexandria in the Quartet is not the real Alexandria, Durrell admits: “Yes – it’s terrible. I keep getting letters from people asking for their money back because they can 't find it. Joyce on Dublin is relatively exact, but they can 't find my Alexandria because it never existed. I reconstructed it like a child who reconstructs by ear. I sat in the very cafes just empty of the
The reason I came to reading this book was that the plot of " The Great Gatsby " was described fascinatingly to me in the book. " Mister Nightingale " which I read ; The factors that the main character of the " Mister Nightingale " were ravished with " The Great Gatsby " was an utmost love and passion of Gatsby, a sense of emptiness due to the worthless death by an unforeseen accident and the transience of life as a result of that . I, as reading " The Great Gatsby" seemed to focus on such parts of the book , too . Having focused on such parts as I did when I perused the book , I felt Mr. Gatsby was totally different from the main character of the "Mister Nightingale". Let 's take a look at the synopsis I unfold my feelings on this book .
Thus, Bonner demonstrates that the defence lawyers did not seek advice from any specialists or pathologists. They didn't look for witnesses; didn't converse with any of Mrs. Edwards' neighbours; didn't question Mr. Holloway, who had discovered the body. They didn't even read the police interrogation with the witnesses" (p.49). Additionally there was the omnipresent jailhouse informant. James Gilliam, Jr., was placed in Elmore's cell two prior days the trial and afterward sent a letter to the prosecutor in the case, showing that Elmore had conceded to the homicide in discussions with him.
Ultimately, the couple reveals their deep, hidden secrets, which had them wept, together. The author uses a motif about the absence of life and passion to illustrate the theme that acknowledging the truth about life necessarily causes pain. When the couple started
Albert Camus is a writer who has taken up with more decision and clarity, than any other writer that I have read till now, the intellectual and moral implications, as well as the human poignancy, of the absurdities of life (despair, rigid to accepting general solutions, evil inside every human). I loved the simplicity in which he dealt with an otherwise much complicated subject. The book has a voice which anyone can connect to some way or the other but somehow if it does not it will at-least resonate like a siren in your head. I connected to the voice; the voice of the anti hero’s assessment of the world, the meaningless life, the absurdities of a human being and the coldness towards the society ‘laws/solutions’. “Mother died today.