He begins to work harder on the World's Fair. Burnham urges all the architects to work together to build a structure to match the Eiffel Tower, a Ferris wheel. As they begin to build, the buildings around them begin to be damaged by rain and snow. One architect suggests to paint over the damaged buildings white, getting the name "The White City." They don’t just want one good attraction, they planned to have many things visitors had not experienced before.
It shows Jeanette believes she and her father share the same dream. In later dialogue, Jeanette tells her father that the hole she and Brian built is for the Glass Castle, not garbage. Jeanette’s father responds by saying that the situation is temporary. Yet, the foundation disappears and becomes a garbage dump. Walls uses the dialogue to prove that young Jeanette’s faith in her father is continuously tested as her father fails her.
Inside, rather than providing the order and simplicity that the modernists worshipped, Venturi’s design chose to surprise people with its contradictions. The interior design played with concepts of scale, with an oversized fireplace, and an undersized stairway which leads to nowhere. While the Vanna Venturi house is widely considered to be the first postmodern building, Robert Venturi insists he wasn’t trying to create a new movement. Maybe it was just ‘art’ and that “sometimes, rules are meant to be broken.” (Robert Venturi, wttw.com).
A brave leader gives hope to his people in times of need and does not hide behind walls in seclusion and lets his people suffer and perish. It is unfortunate that Prince Prospero, because of his great fear of death, tries to thwart it by building a fortressed castle and hiding behind these impenetrable walls. He must have thought that hiding and secluding inside his castellated abbey with his chosen friends could have protected him from the Red Death. However, his “castellated abbey” fails, because death is inevitable. As a noble prince, Prospero could have used his wealth to help his people to find a way of fighting the dreadful plague; but instead, he hides from
Consequently, the civilization is not as ingenious and advanced as we were precedent. The story's main character referred to as John, (son of a priest) was on an expedition to become a “man” (also a priest). The rules that were fundamental are simply as follows: never go east and cross the river. The reason being is that the gods, (as referred to in the story, they were just humans with knowledge) lived there. John was patiently lingering for a sign to unravel where he should go so he can commence his journey.
Many were unsupportive of war, especially the Civil War, and when it erupted writers attacked the ideology and logic of the violence. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce, follows the imagination of a Confederate citizen who is executed for attempting to burn a bridge. The story captures his final thoughts and outlines his plan for escape, though it is never enacted. Bierce advises his readers to stay out of dangerous situations which do not affect their personal lives, in particular, events that only serve to boost their ego. In An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Bierce uses figurative language to highlight his disapproval of military and war, meanwhile critiquing the main character’s decision to be involved with violence.
Joseph Grand is a municipal clerk in the town of Oran when the plague hits. He is never promoted from his job throughout the novel, yet the narrator calls Grand a hero. Dr. Rieux, the narrator, and Grand talk about a novel Grand is currently working on, and during this conversation, Rieux realizes how much of a hero Grand is. After talking about the great deal of effort Grand put into his work, Rieux calls Grand a hero, “...and if it is absolutely necessary that this narrative should include a ‘hero,’ the narrator commends to his readers, with, to his thinking, perfect justice, this insignificant and obscure hero who had to his credit only a little goodness of heart and a seemingly absurd ideal” (Camus 137). Rieux commends Grand as a hero due to his selfless acts throughout the novel.
He fears of getting his letter censored, so the only way he believes he can save his letter is by getting involved with the government. In fact, Juan decides to apply for a job as a censor. After getting the job, he works cautiously to get promoted to the next level, closest to his letter. While working cautiously, Juan did not consider the lives of the innocent soldiers he censored through his job. He became so obsessed with his job that he didn’t realize he was a part of the cruel government.
In chapter five, Equality says, “We must bring it into the sight of all men. We need all our time, we need the work rooms of the Home of the Scholars, we want the help of our brother Scholars and their wisdom joined to ours.“ (Rand, 60). Equality convinces himself that he wants to help his brothers, but this isn’t actually what he wants. Later, when finally Equality arrives there, he presents to them his invention, and they are not only shocked, but they are frightened of it. 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.
Believing the excessive heat is result of volcanic activity, he then asked his boss Paul to send a team to conduct more studies about the mountain. The team arrives with Paul but never do they corroborate Harry’s fear and concern to evacuate the city for there is a little concern and politics and economics would gravely affect the town when the eruption never happen. But later do they regret that all of