“I went on walking home, thinking about the movie, and then suddenly wishing I had some company. Greasers can’t walk alone much or they’ll get jumped” (S.E. Hinton 2). Thus resulting that Ponyboy is left unsupervised by Darry, when Darry could have have came and picked him up. For the most part Darry knows what could happen to Ponyboy but dosen’t bother to even go out and look for him.
Guy Montag and Captain Beatty used to have similar beliefs and opinions on society, but Montag’s views change, and his and Beatty’s beliefs come into conflict. Thus, Captain Beatty is the antagonist in the story, opposed to Montag. Even so, while there are many differences between Beatty and Montag, Beatty is just as wise as Montag in his own respect. For example, Beatty is able to tell that when Montag does not come into work, he is hiding something. Although he never says it, Beatty suspects Montag for stealing a book, and he warns him that he should return it or burn it himself.
To sum up, the author in “Of Mice and Men” uses symbolism through animals, characters and places to make readers understand the exploration of different themes such as dreams, innocence, discrimination, and friendship, among others. Moreover, Steinbeck by using these key symbols transports us into the context, which is during the Great Depression, giving a deeper meaning to the novel. In the end, what the author wants to express is that people should always be realistic; it is a fact that they would not always get or achieve what they want. This is not because people gave up on their dreams, but because no one can know or control the situations and things that may happen as the world is not only roses but has cruelty in it. In the 1930s, during the Great Depression that was exactly what happened, people do not trust each other as men were trapped in this tense environment.
Sometimes our attitude or mood changes within time. Just like in these two fictional stories, the characters both start looking at the positive sides throughout the end. In “Drawing Horses” Marisa is stressing out because she doesn’t know how to illustrate horses like someone who she strives to draw like. Even though Marisa keeps on messing up, she still has hope in herself. As well as in the “Excerpt from The Black Pearl”, the narrator’s dad tells his son that he can’t go with him to the seas.
A complicated relationship between a father and son can be very frustrating for both people. The complications, however, generally dissolve or resolve themselves over time. In the novel Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, the main character, Will Halloway, and his father, Charles Halloway, share a troublesome relationship. The complications come from when Will tries to protect Charles from dangers and when Charles doesn’t believe he is a good father to Will. As the story progresses, the relationship changes from where it was at the beginning to the middle, from the middle to the end.
Pushing other for success can be harming to them, although you may not see it because you are blinded on only helping them rather from just enjoying their presents instead of thinking and caring of what other people say. For example, A short story by James Hurst “ Scarlet Ibis”. Hurst tells a tragic story of doodle a disabled child and his brother. Doodle’s life is like a series of love and complication. Doodle doesn't give up because he is shown desirement although he goes through occasional cruelty by his brother.
The Crucible Essay “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.” In the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller many characters make life threatening decisions to either lie or tell the truth. These choices signify rather or not the character are strong enough to admit the truth or weak and lie. Some might say the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller deals primarily with human weakness; however, the truly dominant subject is clearly courage because of John Proctor tries to tell the truth about Abigale and the girls, Elizabeth Proctor supporting her husband choice even though they have children to raise, and Giles Corey rather be pressed than lie about being a part of witchcraft. The first way it is clear that this play deals with courage is John Proctor when he tries to tell the truth about Abigail and the girls. Although, John Proctor has a risk of being hanged he rather save his wife and innocents.
Geoffrey Chaucer includes in his tales the importance of love, greed, and friendships and how those feelings should not come together for inference. First, The Miller’s Tale explains the significance sin of adultery and how men and women can be naïve based off soft spoken words. The main concept and idea that should be grasped from The Miller’s Tale is to not fall in love with another’s man wife, no matter how beautiful she looks or how sweet her personality might be. The Miller’s Tale symbolizes the importance of how greed or wanting something that is not of your possession could end badly. John, a carpenter, is older with not much of education;
In despair, he gave in to the sentence and the insult, and acted like a hog in his jail cell, while waiting for the execution date. However, after regular visits by his godmother, the pastor, and Grant, Jefferson realized he needed to bear the weight of his death with dignity not for his sake, but for the sake of the people who cared about him and for the sake of people who were in similar situations. This realization leads to Jefferson accepting his death, and walking to the chair as a man, not as an animal. Due to Jefferson’s actions and his nobility, he not only made and strengthened with his community, but proved a point to the majority who labeled him and others like him as animals rather than people and died at
In the nonfiction novel Night by Elie Wiesel, Elie battles an internal conflict of his actions whether he should help his family or not. Elie ultimately resolves this conflict by not taking part in helping his family at all in the end; however this choice illustrates his true character as both caring and stoic. Elie’s decision to care about his family before he also reveals the universal theme that he should help himself before others. Elie is willing to obey the concentration camp rules and discard his own thoughts and he has to an internal conflict that he has to overcome and obey the rules and not be scared. In the situation in the quote I am going to be talking about a man that comes inside their camp and he is holding a gun to people that are not obeying him and if you obey then you don't get the gun pointed to him.