Soon after the narrator and his friends get involved in a violent fight, striking the big greasy guy with a tire iron, which caused the guy to fall to the ground unconscious. His spontaneous actions caused him to run into Greasy Lake when he heard a group of cars heading their way. As the narrator is hiding in Greasy Lake he comes across the dead body of Al, a missing biker. It is at this specific point in the story that the narrator has a moment of enlightenment when he says, "My car was wrecked; he was dead (Boyle 534)." Seeing the dead body floating in the lake, the narrator came to conclusion that being "bad" may result in death and that he one day could end up dead, floating in a lake somewhere.
Just as the water buffalo was tortured to death, most of the men in Alpha Company feel helpless in their situation. Kiley lost his friend and to escape the pain he choses to take it out on the buffalo. This scene also sparks the theme of revenge, and as you read other sections you begin to realize the primitive nature these men have devolved into. In the chapters Friends and Enemies, you see the evolution of emotional trauma through Lee Strunk and Dave Jensen.
I couldn’t stand this” (59). This discovery shatters Gene emotionally because he realizes that all of his feelings of resentment towards Finny are caused by all of his own misperceptions and insecurities. All of the pent-up jealousy inside of Gene releases itself and pushes Gene to commit the ultimate betrayal, jouncing a tree limb that causes Finny to fall into a river bank, an action which leads to Finny shattering his leg. At first, Finny believes that this was all just an accident and even denies that Gene is responsible for his injury when Gene tries to confess to him. Near the end of the novel, though, the relationship between Gene and Finny has been restored by Finny’s realization that Gene was the cause of his injury and his unconditional forgiveness for that wretched deed, but Finny dies soon after.
Katherine’s life is turned upside down after she is caught having a romantic relationship with the Negro onion man, Sam. She is traumatized when the school is later attacked by the townspeople and Sam is shot. Katherine then becomes an outlaw and kills the sheriff and gives him a kiss. This is how she gets the name Kissin’ Kate Barlow. After these event, Katherine’s attitude changed completely.
Title of Your Report In the “Scarlet Ibis” James Hurst uses indirect characterization, mainly through the narrator's own actions and feeling toward his brother, to communicate the main theme that pride is constructed upon selfish thoughts whether it’s for good or bad intentions. Early in the story, the narrator expresses his feeling towards Doodle, a child who was born physically disabled and incapable of activities such as “Running, jumping, and climbing the vines in Old Woman Swamp”, as a downset and a disappointment that only death could fix. No longer being able to hold back dealing with an invalid brother, the narrator has thoughts of murder. “I began plans to kill him by smothering him with my pillow”(3). This act of cruelty and inhumane behaviour displays that the narrator is shameful of his brother to the point of death.
As the book goes on, Paul starts to overcome his fears by confronting Erik and Arthur. He overame the fears that dominated his life. For once Paul wasn’t afriad, instead showing courage and bravery. Others might dissagree and say that Paul reveals fear because on it says “... I felt afraid for the first time, afriad that we might all get sucked down and drwon in the mud”, Even if Paul was sacred, he forgot about that and saved multipul kids from the sinkhile in this quote, “My glasses were so caked with mud that I couold no longer se anything clearly.
Johnny and Ponyboy had planned to run away, but decided to go to the park to cool off. At the park, Johnny and Ponyboy run into the some troublemaking Socs. The Socs begin to drown Ponyboy in the pool. The Socs “...shoved [Ponyboy’s] face into the fountain...A red haze filled my mind and I slowly relaxed” (56). The Socs would’ve killed Ponyboy, if Johnny was not there.
One example the author gives is the doomed situation a farmer found himself in, and how his coworker instinctively tried to help him, and found himself in the same fatal situation. When his mother and sister saw the danger these two men were in, they tried to rescue them and found the same fate. This is a prime example of what the author calls the “Domino Effect.” This effect is a result of our innately need to help others in moments of danger or distress. “A teen jumps from a dangerous waterfall and disappears; his buddies follow, one after the other, until they all drown” (Wise, 410). This example from the author
The vivid thought of dreams illustrates Amir’s outlook on personal issues. When Amir witnessed Hassan get raped, he felt guilty for not helping, and his guilt grew on him. In correspondence with the haunting experience, Hassan had a dream of himself and Amir in Ghargha Lake. No one swims in the lake because a monster is said to be in the lake. Amir jumps into the water and Hassan follows; “”But no one was swimming because they said a monster had come to the lake.
Both Dulce et Decorum Est and Mametz Wood present the incompetent results of war. Dulce et Decorum Est indicates the horrible facts and deaths in war. Moreover, Mametz Wood highlights how precious life is and how easily it can be lost as a result of battle. In this poem “Dulce et decorum Est”, Owen portrays the deadly effects of conflict through the use of metaphor: “as under a green sea, I saw him drowning”. Here, he describes the pain of the gas attack.
Torres had beaten her with a baseball bat, abducted her, and dumped her body into a lake. Torres was arrested shortly thereafter, and now faces numerous years in prison. This horrific incident has left America shattered, and is greater fuel to political controversy.
He talks about Grendel’s ancestry in disgust; he states that his family is hidden within ghosts and demons and they dwell within the trenches of the lake. He expresses his dislike by telling him where she lives he tells Beowulf to becareful because he knows how dangerous and strong Grendals mother can be. He makes
All of the loneliness causes the monster to become unhappy, and because of this a lot of people die. People in the novel don´t understand that he has good intentions. At one point the monster was trying to save a young girl from drowning. ¨ ´She continued her course along the precipitous river, when suddenly her foot slipped, and she fell into the rapid stream.´ ¨ (101) Even though Victor had many citizens mistreat he did not let the girl drown. ¨ ´I followed speedily, I hardly knew way; but when the man saw me draw near, he aimed a gun, which he carried, at my body, and fired.´ ¨ (101) Ultimately he was punished for his good
Me: “I don’t want to live anymore, I am a bad father for my son. This is my time to finish now…” I fall from a bridge and drown myself into the lake. Me: “Where am I?” I saw a person with a gun and handing a dozen of bullets. Me: “Is that a gun?” This person hand me the dozen of bullet and I notice that it was God. He was shooting me over and over again with the dozen of bullets.
As the monster progresses in the story, he eventually begins trying to befriend multiple people, just by knocking on their cabins only to be attacked by them and chased away (Shelley 78). This shows him being misunderstood as he only wanted to become friends with anybody he could, but he was just assaulted instead. The monster eventually begins to become self-destructive and says he will get revenge on all mankind and he will kill all of Frankenstein 's family, even after he caused the death of four others (122). Eventually, Frankenstein dies and the monster goes to see his dead body. The monster is immediately filled with regret and explains how he is truly sorry for everything that he has done and that he knows there is no way for him to fix all the mistakes he has made (180).