Bayard puts distance between himself and his father’s legacy by leaving to go college as a Law Major. Since the day Bayard and Ringo killed Grumby and nailed his body to the old compress, Bayard has struggled with the reality that he took someone’s life. This event makes him realize how much death the war had caused. As well as the war, Colonel Sartoris was the cause of many deaths because of his vengeful nature. As Bayard is readying to leave Professor Wilkins' house he realizes he is the head of the Sartoris family.
It also emphasizes his ignorance ,since the scars are the keys to figuring out his identity. Another example is, Oedipus killed his father at crossroad which symbolizes the moment of choice in his life. Also, Tiresias is physically blind while Oedipus is symbolically blinded by his pride. Tiresias tells Oedipus “ There is, but not for you. You don’t have this since you are blind in your ears and mind and
There is no legitimate reason to make anyone touch their own coffin, other to be cruel, mean, and spiteful. That was exactly what the narrator did, and if his brother would not touch it he was going to leave him there. At that point in the story Doodle did not know how to walk so he would not have been able to get down at all. The narrator is also needlessly cruel to Doodle when Hurst writes “The knowledge that Doodle’s and my plans had come to naught was bitter, and that streak of cruelty within me awakened. I ran as fast as I could, leaving him far behind with a wall of rain dividing us” (360).
One of the many themes in the novel, Bless me, Ultima is Antonio’s “loss of innocence” throughout the months upon the arrival of Ultima, the curandera. At the beginning of the novel, Antonio is an innocent boy, protected from reality thanks to his age and parents. As the novel progresses, Antonio becomes aware of the bad and the good in life. Antonio’s transition from innocence to experience is shown through particular events. The first time Antonio feels the loss of innocence is through the death of Lupito, a mad man shot by a mob for killing the town’s sheriff.
The council talks to one another about how he should be punished and that they should destroy it, so Equality grabs his box and runs to the Uncharted Forest. At the end of chapter seven, Equality says, “We have lied to ourselves. We have not built this box for the good of our brothers. We built it for its own sake.” (Rand, 76). Equality, after his disastrous show and tell, seems to realize he wasn’t inspired to create for his brothers after all.
In the book, after Dally was chased to the park by the cops he pulled a gun on them before they start firing causing Dally to fall from the impact where Pony says “he was dead before he hit the ground. But I knew that was what he wanted”(154). This is introduces imagery but doesn’t show the emotional trauma that is shown in the movie. Although it is shown in the book with Pony’s thoughts the movie still adds more emotion as he looks up at him and says Pony’s name. ust after Dally was shot, Pony was thinking to himself about which of his friends died gallant and then says “He died violent and young and desperate, just like we all knew he'd die someday”(154).
Andy, a 16 year old gang member in the short story ‘On the sidewalk bleeding’ by Evan Hunter, wanted to just be looked at as a regular 16 year old boy, but instead he gets stab by a guy from another gang. So as he laid down on the floor in a long dark black lonely ally on a raining night, he struggles to call/yell for help because he couldn’t talk or move, than he did by bleeding to death. Hunter describes Andy’s inner struggle to show that some lessons are very difficult to learn. One way Hunter show’s that Andy doesn’t learn a lesson by saying ‘he had fallen to the sidewalk, clutching his stomach, trying to stop the flow of blood’, this mean that he just had got stabbed and he really doesn 't know what 's going on right at the moment.
Some of the boys moved at once, ducking their heads and hunched over. Others sat frozen, their eyes and mouths open wide Salva covered his head with his hands and looked side to side in panic.” (Linda Sue Park pg.5-6) This made Salva more brave because he had to leave his village due to war. He has no idea where his family is or if they’re even safe. Salva was very brave for being able to do this and keep walking farther away from his tribe every day. Another factor that made Salva more brave was when he had to watch his uncle be killed.
Instead of wanting whiners, they want doers so they could get the job done. The text says, “Better for a man to avenge a friend than much to mourn.” Everyone dies, and when we do, we need respect before we go. However, respect doesn’t just come, instead, we have to go out and get it ourselves, in other words, earn it. Beowulf wants to be remembered and looked up to before he goes. He wants that earned respect before he dies.
GEAS2103 Literary Appreciation Term paper Name: Lau Chi Yeung, Ben Student ID:15668495 Section:56 Title: Justice or forgive Introduction In most of the drama or fiction, the main character may facing betray. In Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, Chris feel betrayed by his father Joe because Joe have hidden his crime and cause some soldier dead. In Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Andrew also betrayed by his fiancée Natasha cheat with Kuragin. But Chris and Andrew choose different way to face the problem. This essay will discuss about Chris in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, why Chris cannot accept his father do these crimes and punch him.