One night Ponyboy goes out with his buddies Johnny and Dally were they sneak into a drive in movie, where they see 2 girls. Ponyboy starts talking to one of the girls cherry who tells him”things are rough all over.”(35) Ponyboy doesn't believe this though because he thinks money can solve all their problems. Cherry was trying to tell ponyboy that everyone has problems even ones he has never heard of before. This didn't make sense to Ponyboy yet. After running from the police when johnny stabbed Bob a soc they find themselves in an abandoned church.
Don’t get your hands dirty by dealin’ with darkies” (78). Hence, Polly sees the slaves as below her and is appalled when she is expected to live with them (91). Through her actions, Polly demonstrates that she is jealous of the slaves because of their ability to find work and does not realize that the slaves do not choose to work, but are forced to work. Polly wonders, “who could compete with someone who worked for free” (75) and thinks that the slaves “ought to be grateful” because they were saved from savagery in the jungle (76). This leads Polly to see herself as more intelligent than the slaves, though in the later half of the
At the first part of the story, there are some conflicts between Ponyboy and Darry. Though Ponyboy’s narration he though his brother is strict and stiff, sometime he even believe Darry doesn’t love him at all. When Ponyboy wen home late, Darry was very worried about him. As a family leader and a austere person, he was mad at Ponyboy. After Darry yells at Soda, who was try to stick up for Ponyboy, Ponyboy explored.
He redeems himself and realizes how badly he acted towards those who cared about him and how having great expectations changed him. By the end of the novel, Pip saved all of his relationships and being a gentleman taught him a lesson about what wealth and class can do. In the novel Great Expectations written by Charles Dickens’, the main character, Pip, develops into a better person through his interactions with Herbert, Magwitch, and Joe. As Pip displays unselfish behavior towards Herbert Pocket, it shows his moral development in the course of the novel. The first time Pip and Herbert met was at the Satis House on Miss Havisham 's birthday.
The first time brotherhood appears is when Ponyboy gets jumped by the Socs. The second time brotherhood comes up is when Ponyboy and Johnny flee the scene after Bob's death. The final example is the rumble between the Socs and the Greasers. Brotherhood played an important part throughout the book and shows the readers the importance of having good
One moment in particular when Johnny and Ponyboy were walking these two social girls to a friends house to drive them home. On the way over there they find the girls drunken boyfriends and the girls are forced to go with them. When the girls go behind them the guys go and start drowning Ponyboy until he goes unconscious. When he wakes up he is lying next to the corpse of Bob one of the girls boyfriend. Johnny says if he wouldn’t have killed him than they would have drowned you aka (Ponyboy) and beat me up.
He is surrounded by poverty and any luxury is scarce. It is not until he is called to Satis House, he is given a chance to alter his fate. Unlike Pip, Estella has grown up with wealth but she has received little to no kindness and has endured a cold world of decay and dust with Ms. Havisham. On first meeting Pip, Estella scolds him for being “coarse and thick”, this leads to Pip becoming ashamed of his social background. Alfred Adler claims that this interaction gives Pip a feeling of inferiority thus allowing him to adopt a submissive role towards Estella (Adler), their conversation also fuels Pip’s desire to establish social class even greater.
Just remember that I wouldn't hurt you for nothing in this world” (78). Fonny knows that because Tish is a black woman, that she has been an object of sexual dominance by white men, so he tries to console her. When Fonnys tells Tish that he belongs to her and that he would not hurt her, he is telling Tish that he is not going to treat her the same way that white men have. Then, when Tish and Fonny are in the act of intercourse, Tish, “held him by his nappy hair” (79). The word “nappy” is used to describe the texture of the hair of black people.
Pap is so concerned that Huck was not to be better than himself or other family members, that he forbids Huck from continuing to go to school. On contrast, Jim is very caring toward his own family. He cares for their well being and hopes the best for them. Several times in the novel he was caught weeping as he missed his family. He also is much more caring toward Huck.