The use of diction, imagery and symbolism within the novel shows how great of a writer Faulkner was. William uses these literary elements to make his audience to understand what was happening during this time. Barn Burning supports Williams awareness of injustice and loyalty furthermore, it partakes the main focus of the story internal and external conflict within the protagonist. Setting paragraph: Themes paragraph: Society and class plays a major part in William Faulkner’s Barn Burning. By being poor tenant farmers Sarty and his family must contrast the difference between his family and all the privileged families they have worked for such as Major de Spain.
Mr. Morrison stood up for Papa and the Logan family, even though he could get hurt and face consequences. Mr. Morrison, Papa, and Stacy were heading to the house when the Wallaces came by. They shot papa in the head! Stacey stayed back in the wagon while Mr. Morrison wanted to make things right. He went over to the boy and picked him up and threw him on the ground.
This includes Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, MLK, and many more. In the book Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, by Mildred D Taylor, Stacey has to show courage to stand up for what’s right. Stacey is a 12 year old boy, in the 7th grade, and goes to an all black school. This book is set in the 1930’s in the South, where the blacks were not treated equally. Stacey had to show courage, when he tore up the cheat notes, he stood up for Little man,and he stood up for Mama, when she found out it was T.J.’s cheat notes.
This means that Cassie eve though she knew it might get her in trouble, she stood up for her rights and tried to convince Mr. Barnett to help her. In conclusion, Cassie stood up for her little brother at school, ran after Stacey even though it would get her in trouble, and back talked Mr. Barnett, a white man. Like Ruby Bridges were they were both young black girls being torchered by whites. Despite the challenges, Cassie is a very courageous character that we grow to
To show that Stacey is really courageous he did a series of courageous acts. For example, he got revenge on the white school bus, he admits to his mama about doing wrong, and he took T.J home Stacey’s courage matters because it showed his siblings and everyone around him, that no matter what happens to them. Ever since papa left to go and work on the railroad, Stacey had to prove himself to be a man. He has done multiple acts of courage to show everyone that he is capable to be the man of the
As I run down the hall to get to the bathroom, I knocked on my siblings doors, screaming everyone get up. Everyone then comes out their room. Now everyone began to fight to get to the bathroom. All six of us at 6:40am piled up at the bathroom door. Somehow I pushed myself through and made it in the bathroom.
In addition to tenacity another characteristic of a hero is courage. In the poem, Barbara Frietchie, John Whittier states, “she took up the flag and the men hauled down in her attic window she set the staff to show one heart was loyal.” In this statement, Barbara Fritchie means she wanted to show her loyalty to the country. In the story A soldier home after losing his leg in Afghanistan paragraph 8
Stacey By:Alanah Bible Courage is when you are brave and do what you think is right no matter what others think or say. In the novel, Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor she uses Stacey Logan. He is a very brave boy who has come up with smart plans so he can stand up for what he believes in and his family. Even though Stacey faced many struggles the main ones were when he came up with the idea to break down the bus, he walked T.J home even though T.J. had been a terrible friend to the Logans, and Stacey stayed and watched what happen when the Wallaces went to the Averys to make sure nothing bad happened to him. Stacey 's actions proved that he was a very brave and smart boy, who loved his family and that he was willing to fight for the land and do whatever he could to help save it even willing to take consequences for it.
He showed courage within his daily life constantly. He made it a point and a continuous effort to raise his two kids Jem and Scout to grow up with a sense of pride. When Judge Taylor approached Atticus on the porch late at night in chapter 16, I knew he was only being appointed because Judge Taylor saw something in Atticus that made him fit to defend Tom Robinson. It takes a lot of courage to willingly defend someone who at the time was looking down upon because of the color of their skin. Adding on to the fact that Atticus wanted to teach his children to grow up free of prejudice; Atticus gives Scout an important life lesson.
They are on their way into the school, when someone runs past them whispering “Freak the geek.” Someone only whispers this to the people getting “freaked,” this means that the whole school nominated a group of people to “bully” them for the day. They go to Lauren’s cars to find the “freakers” surrounding it with paintball guns. They run through the forest while being chased by the “freakers”. They slow down and go to a bridge. There they have a fight, but the fight was soon forgotten by the two girls.
When the child told the adult neighbor what happened, she called Mrs. Bryant; Mrs. Bryant told the neighbor she didn’t have time for that and hung the phone up. The reporter stated Lakirah called her grand father and he came to pick her up. Ms. Cullop stated that Lakirah stayed with her grandfather for the night and when her mother got off this morning she went to pick the child up. The reporter stated when the child and her mother got home, Mrs. Bryant whipped her with the same strap and Mr. Bryant, punched her down stairs, and threw a metal trash can at her. Ms. Cullop stated law enforcement was called to the school to take the child’s statement and they have also taken pictures of Lakirah’s bruises.
Per Reporter: Jackson is running up and down the stair looking for his father (unknown). Jackson is beating on the neighbor door and asking "have you seen my daddy?" Jackson 's father does not live in the state of Mississippi. Jackson 's mother (Jilian) is on crystal meth and any others types of drugs she can get. Jilian does drugs in the home.
In December, 2014, the actual day McClain left the University Hospital, the threatening / harassing phone calls began. She said the phone threats were accompanied by McClain physically following her. One evening while her daughter was cheerleading at Hickman High School McClain showed up and began staring at her daughter, then back at Brandy. She was so scared that she had to get an escort from the facility after the game because McClain was hanging around gymnasium. Another event occurred while she was shopping at Wal-Mart.
Her classmates stand in tight groups during school looking over their shoulders and whispering to each other and a neighborhood boy follows her home loudly chanting “Half-City Jiangs! Down with the landlord Half-City Jiangs!” Ji-li walks into the police station after a long moment of questioning if she really should. She looks in the directory for the household registration office and goes upstairs to where it is located. At first she does not see anyone but, after yelling a few times Officer Ma emerges from his chair with his chopsticks in hand. Upon meeting Officer Ma he seems impatient and not very helpful, but then Jiang Ji-Li tells him that she wants to change her name to escape her bad class status and Officer Ma’s demeanor changes completely.
The next day as I come sprinting around the corner of the store, I see this guy covered in makeup. The first thought racing through my head is “it’s Michael Jackson” ,but then I think there’s no way! As I’m galloping home through the park I see this person singing “I want you.” It sounds exactly like Marvin Gaye, but why would he be in town? At last I get home and I’m walking in my house and I hear Fred Astaire’s voice! I think maybe I’m just going crazy so I just go inside.