By the end, Holden has compassion and is matured. As one can see, maturity is an important process in a person’s life. Growing up is inevitable because life is full of eye-opening experiences and life lessons that helps one
The idea of the American Dream is indicated through out the novel, especially through the characters Lennie and George. They talk about their dream so much that it becomes a ritual between them and often they can finish each other’s thoughts and sentences. This is quite amazing, because Lennie is mentally challenged and has trouble thinking for himself. The dream gives both men purpose in a time when life is harsh and cruel.
The hero’s journey is a common theme in many mythological novels that convey the adventures the protagonist experiences as they resolve their conflicts in attempt to become their own savior. As the novels go about the hero’s decisive crisis and victories, the protagonist is often subjected to develop as he grows mentally from learning from his problems. In the novel, Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya, the story of Antonio exhibits how coming of age can be difficult. As Antonio grows older, he learns that there are many obstacles he must face and surpass, and to aid him with these challenges is his mentor, the curandera, as she brings about the mythical aspects.
The Coming Of Age Many people struggle to grow up and, being adults, but many do grow up. Phoebe and Stradlater teach about coming of age to Holden. They teach him things like not being childish and growing up, and how it 's okay to grow up. In the book Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger, Stradlater, and Phoebe help develop the theme of coming of age by teaching Holden that he should himself and not be childish, accordingly how it 's okay to grow up. Holden struggles to grow up so Phoebe and Stradlater teach him some things about maturity and the coming of age.
In an interview, Chbosky explains that The Perks of Being a Wallflower will allow readers to relate with the issues and find a common ground with Charlie and his friends and the problems that they face in the book. Charlie, a teenager has suffered from many problems including clinical depression, bullying, being a victim of sexual abuse and the loss of loved ones. All these problems ‘introduced in the book’ affects Charlie’s psychological state which eventually made him unable to continue living his life as a teen his age supposed to be. Chbosky’s character development within the book will make the readers relate to every aspect in Charlie’s character and his journey from adolescence to adulthood. At the beginning of the story he was broken, friendless and troubled teen eventually developing to a better person achieving his inner peace by the help of the people around him.
The changes struck before Kumalo had even noticed. In the book” Cry, The Beloved Country” there is a major dynamic character, the protagonist to be exact, this male is titled “Stephen Kumalo”, this wonderful man has experienced various changes throughout the amazing novel. Kumalo has affected the run-on themes and taught the readers quite a few life lessons. However, along with these teachings the readers have caught on to, some main concepts the readers have noticed was his amazing change.
This story made me realize some things about humanity and the real world that I hadn 't thought about. Mainly it taught me that even the toughest people have a breaking point. In this essay im going to talk about: Dally, how it’s written and the ending. My favorite character of the story was Dally. Dallas Winston was a tough-looking, dangerous, cold and mean 17-year-old, that saw the inside of jail at the age of 10.
There are some major themes that occurs in this story. These major themes the characters experience, they occurs in their life story, and they learn them as life lessons. Some of the major life lessons and themes from this novel can occurs in our life’s were we can experience them, they could occur in our life story, or we could either learn them as life lessons. One can be even the best things fall apart. Another can be don’t judge a man until you see how it’s like in their shoes, and sometimes we have to accept the worse in life.
People have experiences on a day-to-day basis, some small, some large, but they all shape who they are, and in turn affect their values for the good or for the bad. They are best shown through literature, since it allows for realistic life experiences to be created in fictitious worlds. Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Judith Ortiz Cofer’s “Abuela Invent the Zero” both demonstrate the protagonist developing more appropriate values from important life experiences. In each of these classic stories, the main characters, Tom and Constancia, both have life experiences that shape them to cherish new things and value ideas that cause them to become more suitable, and rational people.
Holden expressed a love of everything that is related to kids, and the whole book shows us his doubt between grow or maintain his infancy. J.D SALINGER X HOLDEN After discovering more about J. D. Salinger's life, his education, personal life etc. It is possible to build a "bridge" between Holden Caulfield and his creator. Both of them jumped from school to school, had an interest in writing and had difficulty to make friends.
People of all walks of life became themselves by their upbringing, the people they associate with and how they deal with day to day situations. Some may have advantages depending on their financial and educational backgrounds. In my case, I was fortunate/unfortunate enough to have grown up in two different countries. Having to teach me a new language at a young age, as well as having to learn how to interact, read, and write as a young adult.
The first event was a consistent thing which was teachers correcting my essays . Every time I would receive an essay or an assignment I would always have an error with using the words " their and there" and using the right conjunction words. The problem that I had was when I was younger I wasn 't taught how to use those words. For an example instead of using the word your correctly I would use it "You 're a pretty cool person. " When in reality you 're supposed to use it with the word "you 're."
Throughout this semester, I have learned a lot from this class about my strengths and weaknesses in my writing and my preparation for in class writing. From the writing opportunities that were available in this semester, I have understand that my technical skills, like grammar are one my strengths in writing. Moreover, another strength of mine is that I am willing to revise my work, so it can be free of errors. However, I have realize that I have many weaknesses in my paragraph and essay writing, and this is mostly caused by lack of development in the ideas that I put in my writing. On the other hand, I realized that my writing has improved when I compare my recent assignment to the first assignment that I did in this class, I can clearly see
“Over 180 research studies to date have proven that phonics is the BEST WAY to teach reading to all students. They also have shown that phonics is the ONLY WAY to teach reading to students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.” (Child Development Institute). Phonics is “a method of teaching people to read and pronounce words by learning the sounds of letters, letter groups, and syllables” (merriam webster). Some say it is better to learn this way than the method of just seeing and then saying.
An English drummer named Michael Lee once said, “Follow your heart and happiness will follow.” This is what Santiago experiences throughout his journey in The Alchemist when he finds his treasure. In the novel, The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho, Santiago learns, “Remember where your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” First, Santiago finds that he should listen to his heart instead of running away from it. Second, Santiago realizes that by listening to his heart he will come to find his treasure.