The characters in Ender’s Game, most notably Ender, Valentine and Peter, represent different aspects of humans. Ender represents compassion. Ender has a very violent side to himself that the adults in the book bring like to bring out and abuse. Ender recognizes that they do that and hates that side of himself. He tries his best to stay away from hurting people and while talking to his sister Valentine he says, “In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him (238)”.
The act of crying and screaming by Brother for the death of his brother Doodle is a pure tragic scene and by such scene the reader makes the readers feel that Brother loves his brother Doodle and for such love he tried to protect him from an outside world. Such ending of The Scarlet Ibis is surprizing for both the narrator and the reader. In fact, the death of Doodle after growing up is unexpected by neither the narrator nor the reader. (Hamdi, DeAngelis, 2008, Page
According to them, his choice to represent Tom causes unnecessary hardship for Jem and Scout, such as the harassment they face in school and from their cousin Francis. However, when Scout comes home from school following one of these confrontations, he advises her to fight with her head, not her fists, and not to let the other children get her down. The very next day, when she backs down from a fight, she says “I can take being called a coward for him. I felt extremely noble for having remembered” (Lee 102). This quote shows that Scout is not, in fact, deeply hurt by her father’s choices and is actually proud of him.
Have you ever had a disagreement with someone about a difference of opinion? Sarah Vowell, in her book Shooting Dad, talks about how she has a very different viewpoint on guns. From a young age, she said that she does not like guns, while on the other hand, her father loves them. Vowell encounters obstacles with her father because of their differences but still learns to accept his passions, which proves how differences can be overcome. Vowell and her father express their own opinions very vividly to each other, which sometimes causes problems.
This shows courage because he made her life horrible and was very mean to her by trying to make her cry, but she still very nicely stood up to him. That is why this book shows courage. Although both stories have many things in common, they both also have many of things that they have that are differences between them. For instance In Making Sarah Cry she did nothing about getting bullied and she just kept (stupidly) coming outside. However, In don’t give up the fight she told her best friend and then her and her best friend told the principal.
In this book, Gerald gets abused by his drunk father. He wants to get rid of him, but Monique, the mother is very loyal to Jordan and defends him. This makes Gerald’s life miserable, and the only thing that brings a smile to his face is his step-sister, Angel, whom he possesses and cares for. Therefore, referring to some parts, and experience as a person, I can state that loyalty doesn’t always go both ways. Many people do not care if loyalty doesn’t return to them.
Aylmer wasn’t for sure what he was getting himself into because his mind stayed focused on his wife defect. The desire for perfection no only kills Georgiana, however it also ruins her husband. “Aylmer reached a profounder wisdom, he need not thus have flung away the happiness which would have woven his mortal life of the sesame texture with the celestial” the author stated, (Hawthorne 349). Georgina tiny mark is all he can see. It develops in Aylmer’s mind until the good sight of gorgeous Georgiana fade.
“You’re the Misfit! I recognized you at once!” (O’Connor 477). Instead of staying quiet like most people would when confronted by a dangerous person on the loose, she tries to charm the Misfit and ease her way out of danger. “I know that you’re a good man, you don’t look a bit like you have common blood, I know you must come from nice people” (O’Connor 477) it is evident that she is definitely responsible for her family’s death in a way. To begin, if she would have never screamed the Misfits name when she noticed him, he would not have seen them and felt like he had to kill the entire family and they might have gotten away.
Westley guards the honor of others; since Fezzik and Inigo are honorable and kind people who had been tricked into being a part of this, when Westley fights them he simply knocks them unconscious rather than killing them. He also tells them how he holds them in a high respect and he compliments their strengths. Westley respects the honour of Buttercup holding her in the highest respect. Westley promises her that he will always come for her no matter what. Finally when Westley goes to save Buttercup he agrees to fight Humperdinck even though he has little strength and can barely stand; showing that he never refuses a challenge from an equal and never turns his back upon a foe.
Scout held Atticus in the highest esteem. At the beginning of the novel Scout was a very headstrong, tomboy, who tried to solve everything with her fists but when asked by Atticus to stop fighting her respect for him made her walk away from a fight something that the reader knows took a lot of willpower and courage for her to do. “Somehow, if I fought Cecil I would let Atticus down. Atticus so rarely asked Jem and me to do something for him, I could take being called a coward for him. I felt extremely noble for having remembered...”(Lee, 77).