The main character in the short story “The Moths,” written by Helena Maria Viramontes, is a fourteen-year-old girl that can be considered to being labeled the outcast of her family. The only person the teenage girl confides in (her grandmother) dies a little each day before her eyes. In the beginning of the story, the character labeled as “Bull Hands” was a name her sisters teased her with because her hands were “too big to handle the fineries of crocheting or embroidery” and other dainty things she felt awkwardly obligated to doing. The girl often got whippings to the point to where she was “used to them,” and did not fit in with her sisters and their “girlie” ways.
When a person goes on a Call to adventure they will experience a new way to see the world. In A&P the main character Sammy quits his job and leaves. He does this cause Sammy sees that his future would lead him to be like Lengel. June from two kind when on her call to adventure by rejecting her mom wanting her to be prodigy. Which allow her to come to terms her mother action the end of the story.
MEMORANDUM To: Instructor From: Sheryl Townsend Re: English – Assignment 1 Round characterization is one way in which authors of short stories develop their main characters. Round characters are well-developed, dynamic and experience change over the course of a story.
Trapped. She was trapped in a cage of poverty; a poverty cage. It was almost like she was incarcerated, she sat alone in a small metal cell. Bored and underprivileged, she was desperate to find a hobby. This woman picked up sewing.
“We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common - which is - we all want to be happy,” (Ellen DeGeneres). There are all of these ideals of having an equal and happy society; however, there will never be one because of our differences in many different areas. Some of these areas can be found are in the differences of class, gender, and education. An examination of “Ponies,” “Honor to Us All,” “Lamb to the Slaughter,” and “Flowers for Algernon” reveals that people make others feel inferior to them because of the differences we have.
Have you ever been around someone that is so judgmental of other you wonder what makes them that way? You know they’re a good person, but maybe they don’t realize how crucial of other’s they are being all the time. Just because someone looks different from you and I, does not mean that they are a bad person or a slob. That person that you were so judgmental about could be the one saving your life one day. Most people I know today don’t really care to be the center of attention.
Humanity If you ask a random person if they are racist, then most likely, they will say no. If you ask a random person if they are sexist, the chances are that they will say no. So why do so many people act differently toward others based on their skin color and gender? In The Biased Eye it says "what matters is less what's going on in our heads and more what's going on out there in the wider social world of which we are a part." So people don't want to just expect the worst and judge others, however because of what they see on the news or hear from friends and family, they are biased and have a stereotype in the back of their mind.
I don’t like that kid, he has everything easy for him. Have you ever thought that about someone? Why do we judge others just by appearance or social status? Ever since mankind first roamed the planet, judging people based on an outside perspective has been far too common. As this new generation rises there has been many misjudgements about people who have different aspects in their culture.
Bullying can change your life, but you can change it back “Tuesday of the Other June” by Norma Fox Mazer is a realistic short story about how bullying someone, can easily come right back at you. In the beginning, June was called names by a bully she met at swim class. Soon, June gets physically hurt by her bully. But she hides it from her mom. In the end, June stopped her bully.