In the words of Jessie Owens, “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” Reb Saunders, Mr. Galanter, and Mr. Malter live that out extremely effectively. Reb Saunders exhibits dedication in a couple ways throughout the book. Clearly, Reb has displayed that he loves his family very much. He cares especially about his eldest son Danny.
Brotherhood, defined by me is when a guy is willing to put his life at risk to save mine. Brotherhood is knowing that even in the worst situations, I will have the person standing by my side and fighting along with me. Brotherhood is when I am in need, the person is there supporting me, guiding me to success. Brotherhood is important because it creates a bond. This bond cannot be broken by girls or small problems,
The main character is busy barricading the house to make it safer, Mr. Cooper is in the basement waiting for Ben to do all the work and take all the risks, much like slave owners did many years ago. Correspondingly, throughout the movie Ben is betrayed and held back by the white people around him, just as the African Americans have been for many years. The ending of this film is graphic and symbolic, as it shows the African American character being murdered and treated like something other than human, he is shot, but there are no repercussions for the shooter, instead he is praised by the sheriff. After Ben is shot the hunting party is shown sinking their meat hooks into him to bring Ben’s body to the fire to be burned. Meat hooks are used by butchers not only to move meat, but to hang it as well.
Your whole life's in the hand of God". This track hits home the main ideology of the album and summarizes it all cleanly. While life may be falling to pieces around you, it is critical to stay true to who you are. You cannot lose faith in that concept, or you might actually break. Home roots and your core values have to stay above every other event or change in your life; yet above all, faith is the most
And these challenges will be shown. George had always fought his temptations hard, but there will always be consequences hanging as a challenge. George had always thought of leaving Lennie for his own benefit. George thought that by leaving Lennie, he would have a much better life and would go on living and having
This highlights another main idea, that life is a gift and there are always people who have it worse. This same concept returns in the last line of her speech when Rowling finishes with, “I wish you all very good lives”. This statement is directly related to the prior words of the young man. As well as this, Rowling repeated this to her audience in hopes of keeping the cycle going. To Rowling, aiding in others happiness as well as helping those who cannot help themselves is important.
The connection between the relationships of Hassan and Amir and then Amir and Sohrab thrive off of the conflicts and the recurring motifs throughout the novel. Amir lived his redemiton and his loyalty through Sohrab, trying to make what he did to Hassan feel like less of a burden on his shoulders. There are many different ways for one to redeem themselves, but there is no better way to show loyalty than to be present in a time of
Each of these characters tried to convince a different character in the book to help them and all scenarios defended another character significantly. These characters were being selfless and made sacrifices because they wanted their families to be happy and the only person keeping them from that, was Creon. Making a sacrifice to protect family allows relationships to grow which is what is needed for a loved one’s happiness to exist and problems to
From a certain perspective the term loyalty is similar to Isaac Newton’s third law stating that for every action, there is an equal opposite reaction. For millennia, people have always perceived the importance of loyalty and the need to have it in one’s life. Loyalty could bring in support and love, but on the other hand, it could also prompt pain and sorrow. Many social institutions in modern society have always demonstrated the shining side of loyalty, without making people aware of the extreme measures loyalty can do to an individual. Khaled Hosseini, an Afghan-born American author explores the dark side of loyalty and its effects on the individual’s life in his most popular novel.
This song has made me fight for what I believe in no matter if I lose some people on my journey. I can connect with this song emotionally not only because of its strong message but what it stands for. In the song Rachel talks about how if no one else believes, she still has a fight left in her. This message makes me feel like I will always have a fight in me no matter how hard life will get. This song is a perfect song for me, because sometimes I forget that my voice matter and it makes me realize that it does