Willa Cather writes, "…Tiny Soderball was to lead the most adventurous life and achieve the most solid worldly success" (142). This quote once again expresses the theme of human spirit triumphs over adversity because Tiny was only a young hired girl at first who just wanted to help provide for her family, but later grew successfully despite the poor
Overall the people preferred Jackson over Adams because Jackson was able to relate to the people better, and because he was a symbol of the American dream. The upbringing of Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams, were very different. Andrew Jackson’s parents were immigrants form Ireland who were forced to raise him in poverty, but through this Jackson learned very important lessons in hard work. The only schooling that Jackson received, was in a local elementary school and than later reading about law to become a lawyer. On the other hand, John Quincy Adams was born into a wealthy family, and his father was John Adams, a founding father of America.
She survived the death of her first love and even though afterwards she loved again she was a changed person, colder and more focused on personal gains that anything else. What would she have been like if Caesar wouldn’t have been murdered? How would History look like if Octavian’s Admiral Agrippa would have worked for the opposite side? We will never know but what we do know is, that Cleopatra is one of the most well-known and inspiring Women in history. The myths and secrets that surround her make her and the courage that she showed during her lifetime even more
In conclusion, Clark Griffin is a great role model for millennials for many great reasons. Many people look up to her from her group sent to the ground and it is justified because of Clark’s will to keep everyone alive and safe. She proves that women can lead just as well as men and she shows her true bravery and intelligence through her leadership. Clark is not perfect and she makes mistakes, but that only makes her human; she does her best to learn from every one of her mistakes and to not make it again. She is a great influence to her people and to anyone else looking up to
After being told multiple times a day that he could not stand to look at her she figures out that when she compliments him she receives compliments in return. This shows that she is actually intelligent not a dumb girl. Throughout the entire time her husband, Aylmer, is experimenting on her she knows exactly what is going on and what it can and very possibly will result in, death. She is a strong woman that can be mistaken as weak by how devoted she is to her husband, but all she wants is for him to be happy which is why she follows through with his
Although she is lying, Adeline says this because she cares about Victor and is a kind person at heart. Yet Adeline 's life could be described as harsh and problematic, she made the best of it and cherished every good moment. Only after she endured all the highs and lows of life did she truly understand that “you can vanquish the demons only when you yourself are convinced of your own worth.” Her memoir will continue to teach many great life lessons throughout time and will always
Scholars argue that heroic qualities change with the times, but dictionaries of the last two centuries include definitions such as a brave man, or a great person” (Hume, 9). People admire heroes because they embody popular virtues. During a majority of American history, a woman was characterized as a hero by living by male standards of morality. If she did not go by these standards, she was labeled as unladylike (Hume, 11). Antigone told her sister Ismene that, “and even if I die in the act, that death will be a glory” (Sophocles, 769).
What does it take to be the greatest young female operative agent in European history? Violette Szabo did this by accomplishing a life 's worth of achievements in just 23 years, and also being a trustworthy, and positive impact on others. Born on June 26th, 1921 in Paris, France, she spent her entire life helping others. Her journey ended too soon when she was executed by the Nazi Party on February 5, 1945. Although she was known for having her own agenda and disobeying the rules, she is the greatest young female agent in European history because of her selflessness, dedication as an agent, as well as her rebellion against people 's expectations.
His hard work and dedication eventually paid off and he became one of the most astonishing presidents America has had. By reading this story, those of a younger audience are influenced by the actions of Richard. If others were to learn about Richard Nixon, they would understand that persistence played an important role in his life. From when he was a child to the accusation of the Watergate Scandal, Nixon always worked to his limit to become the best version of himself and to achieve the position he was in. Nevertheless, due to the Watergate Scandal, many lost trust in Nixon but he continued to portray himself as innocent.
“Behind every good man, there is a good woman.” This well-known phrase means that all successful men had a woman helping them to become successful. This expression originated sometime in the first half of the 1900s. People use it to try to give recognition to the wives or mothers of successful men. This is because the women often helped the men in their lives a lot, but their work went unrecognized. A great example is Juan & Evita Peron.
Its just one of my goals to give back to them especially my mom because of all the things she went through and wants me to be a better man when I’m older. Overall I praise my mom because she has to put up with me even though we have some bad agreements at times but at the end of the day I love her no matter what because she is doing all this for my sister and I. She is an amazing woman and I am thankful to have her as a mom because of all the things she has done for me and I hope later on when I get my degree I would make her proud. I also praise her for all the things she has overcome like the war that went on in here country, making it to the US so we could have a better life, and for being an amazing mother that I love no matter