Murder is quite a big deal and would definitely go under as being the bad guy. She also feels superior to everyone so she sticks her nose up to everything and treats others below her because of her family’s former position in the town. But on the other hand, she is the protagonist because one, the town is part of the reason of her killing Homer and always pitying her and saying that she would live alone forever and two, because her dad had raised her that way. Her dad had kept her sheltered way too long and when any guy would try to get with her, he would turn them down because they were not "worthy enough." She is also the major character in the story and there would be no one else to be the protagonist.
Title: Of Mice and Men Author: John Steinbeck Date of Publication: 1937 Genre: Tragedy, Realism Narrative Structure: Point Of View: The story is told from the point of view of a third person omniscient narrator. The narrator can access the point of view of any of the characters as required by the plot. Tone: The tone of the novel is tragic, doomed, fatalistic, sentimental and realistic. The book depicts the harsh and tragic life of American migrant workers in the 1930’s. Steinbeck juxtaposes the idea of freedom, friendship and wealth with the harsh stark environment of the impoverished America of the 1930’s one in which poverty, human intolerance and violence where daily struggles of most people.
Josephine feels guilty of visiting her mother because she can 't do anything for her. She sees her mom suffer and starving, which makes her sad. Josephine feels helpless because the madman was not living in a good condition in the prison. She has to hold the bread and water for a long time because if Josephine 's mother wants to eat, she needs to save the food for another day. In the story " Nineteenth Thirty-Seven," she states that "madman pulled the meat and plantains out of her pocket and started eating a piece to fill the silence.
Moreover, the whole idea of watching kids die and kill each other in a game just to entertain themselves is very inhumane. In the districts, everyone is forced to watch The Games, but no one likes watching it, while the Capitol people like and enjoy watching The Games. If the audience in the Capitol does not like it, the sponsors will not give money to the tributes, and this will make The Game boring. As a result, The Game will lose its effect on Panem, which might lead to stop The Hunger Games. The dehumanized people of Panem ironically feel excited about a love story, but does not give sympathy to those who are being killed each year.
No one understood me, and I understood nothing But then you were born!”(75~76). In the quote the Jack’s mother mentions that she was 10 year old orphan for six years. Until she met her “American” husband which is Jack’s dad. Jack’s Dad could not understand her until the birth of Jack. Since she had no friend and the family, she felt more Lonely.
This is shown by the way Sammy acts towards the different women he comes in contact with throughout the story. Towards the house wives that are in the store before the young girls come in Sammy is mostly indifferent to but refers to them as sheep and house slaves which shows how much he doesn’t value women in society. The old woman who he is checking out in his line he calls a witch and talks about how she would be burned at the stake if they were in Salem during the witch trials. I believe that to Sammy the women of the time were only supposed to marry, have children, and raise said children and because of that he didn’t believe that those women were important to him or to society. When Sammy sees the 3 girls come inside the store in their bathing suits it doesn’t take him long to soak every part of them in.
Twain 's novel is a realistic representation of the cruelty of slavery and racism at the time. Twain wrote Huckleberry Finn in the late 1870s and early 1880s to reflect upon a time before the Civil War when slavery was conspicuous to someone looking from the outside in. However, those whom were involved in this society were unable to decipher the injustices at the time. Huckleberry was an exception in a few ways because he gets to know a slave, Jim, and befriends him. When he befriends Jim, he begins to see Jim differently than the community.
Throughout “The Devil in the White City,” author Erik Larson uses contrasting descriptions to portray the sharp differences between the magnificence of the fair and the harsh and cruel reality of Chicago. The awe-ing descriptions of the fair and the dark interpretation of the streets of Chicago comments on the beautiful facade that the Gilded age produced. The temporary and shallow grandeur of the fair masked the poverty stricken city and gave a false sense of elegance to a city deep in despair. Larsons vivid descriptions of the beauty and elegance of the fair serves to reinforce the idea of its temporary masking of the city. He describes the fair as an art piece, a historian calling it, “no more the white city on the lake… it is dreamland.”
There, Twyla did not want to get along with the other girl. In fact, when "the big bozo" introduced them each other, she said "My mother won't like you putting me in here." (Morrison, 1983, p1). With those words she meant that she did not want to share the room with Roberta. She used very aggressive words toward her like "The minute I walked in and the Big Bozo introduced us, I got sick to my stomach" (Morrison, 1983, p1) or even "If Roberta had laughed I would have killed her" (Morrison, 1983, p1).