THE TEMPEST – SHAKESPEARE 1. How does Shakespeare indicate the level of chaos in the first scene of Act I? This opening scene certainly contains spectacle, in the form of the howling storm tossing the little ship about and threatening to kill the characters before the play has even begun. The play begins with a “noise of thunder and lightning”. The first word, “Boatswain!” immediately indicates that the scene is the deck of a ship, and the characters rush frantically in and out, often with no purpose.
Chris was not only socially isolated, but he was also physically isolated from everyone he loved. Chris was struck by disaster multiple times, and that resulted in heartbreaking notes detailing how he felt. Krakauer includes these notes because it makes the audience feel bad for Chris. For example, when the river floods and Chris is trapped, he wrote “‘Disaster…rained in. River look impossible.
Imagine living in a town that experiences horrific, ongoing natural disasters all the time. This issue is a perennial time loop that the citizens of Tangerine County along with Paul Fisher the protagonist in the novel, Tangerine written by Edward Bloor experiences constantly. Paul Fisher’s life is being uncontrollable risked everytime he goes to the unorganized Windsor Middle School. He doesn 't know when lightning will strike or when the ground will fall right out from under him. He has to be circumspect of the natural incidents around him and his evil brother Erik with his “Erik Fisher Football Dream” disease.
The adolescents in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone are entangled in chaotic situations that placed them in vulnerable positions to commit dangerous acts of violence. In Golding’s novel, a cluster of boys are trapped on an unknown island caused by a fatal plane crash that leads to the lack of adult supervision. The need to survive on the deserted island causes two leaders to emerge and clash: Jack and Ralph. Although Jack seemingly submitted to Ralph’s authority in the beginning after Ralph was announced chief over the boys, his manifesting desire to conquer thrives as the plot continues. The thick tension involving Jack and Ralph is ignited when the party of youngsters split up into two individual tribes:
The removal of positively valued stimuli for him was losing Terrence to prison and his two friends to death (Kotlowitz, 1991). For Lafeyette, the presentation of negative stimuli would be having an overcrowded household, having to duck and cover when random shootings between gangs happen on a daily basis, and watching his father come in and out of the apartment drunk (Kotlowitz, 1991). Lastly, Lafeyette’s environment, Henry Horner, and financial strain would be the prevention keeping him from obtaining his dream. Not only is strain objective and subjective but it can also arise from anticipation. Despite everyone experiences multiple strains, the impact of the strain differs by its magnitude,
Odysseus was haunted by all the things that happened to him during his journey. For example Odysseus had horrible memories of Poseidon torturing him while we was on his journey at the ocean, he was really stressed. Sometimes when soldiers come back from war they have post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Post traumatic stress disorder is a mental health disorder that can be triggered by seeing terrifying events; such as war or in Odysseus’ case, monsters, and being away from his family for an extended period of time. Odysseus being haunted by all these things could symbolize PTSD, which is found in most
“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell gives a distressed mood throughout the short story, by using figurative language and making Rainsford seem very nervous and unsteady, while trying to get to safety after falling off of his yacht. When Rainsford falls off of the boat he realizes happens to him, “the wash from the speeding yacht slapped him” (9) making him cry for help with no one hearing him or helping him. This making the reader feel anxious and on edge waiting to find out what happens to Rainsford .Rainsford is thinking to stop swimming he hears a gunshot, that gunshot giving him hope that he isnt completely lost after 10 min of vigorous swimming he heard “The muttering and growling of the sea breaking of a rocky shore” (9). The
Eventually, however, many of the children run off to go swimming, playing, and hunting. This later goes way out of hand, so much so that they miss an opportunity at rescue. Ralph, angered, calls another assembly to set matters straight. The assembly, unfortunately, goes haywire with children spreading around rumors of a “beast” lurking on the island. The fears start a fight that ultimately gets to a point where another rival tribe is started by Ralph’s friend/rival, Jack.
Matheus DeSiqueira W. Commons English 1302.C20 4 February 2018 Where the Wild Things Can Go From Here In the film Where the Wild Things Are, eight year old boy Max feels distanced and alone when he is bullied by his sisters old friends and scolded by his mother. After feeling he has had enough of life at home he runs away to the land of the Wild Things. When Max runs away from his home where he reaches a pond with a boat at its edge, max jumps in the boat and starts to sail away the pond eventually turns into an ocean. Max eventually reaches an island where he encounters seven large monsters. One of the monsters in the middle of a tantrum and Max tries to join the destructive tantrum and but is quickly noticed by the other monsters.
I think the Spirit Bear was the most important story element because it is the one that starts the most important climax. First Cole has always been beaten by his dad , put down, and ignored by his mom. So Cole goes through banishment to a island after going to Circle Justice. But while he is there he sees something the Spirit Bear. Now Cole has made some bad and some good choices.
Brian 's Winter is a book about survival to be specific the survival of Brian the main character of Hatchet and the main character of this book to. Themes of this story are loneliness , ancient people , and survival. Books like this are interesting to read they keep you wondering how he is going to make it what will he do next to be able to survive will he get rescued. These are a few questions you will keep asking yourself while you read this book. At the end of the book Brian finally gets rescued it is worth it.
Because police brutality has increased to such extremes, misconduct has had many impacts on society and the law. Currently, there is great mistrust between citizens and police departments. Just as the King attacking caused riots in the L.A community, the recent brutality reports have caused major issues in cities nationwide. Some of these reports include the 1999, Amadou Diallo case when he came home from work and was shot at 41 times by the police and died. There was also the Eric Garner quandary in 2014 who was choked to death by police.Also, there was the John Crawford accident in 2014 who was on the phone with his mother of his kids when he was shot and killed by police for being suspected as a dangerous shooter.
The storm causes chaos in the environment as well as in the people. The paralleled behavior of the storm and the people reveals that humans are mechanistic. So when storm is causing horrific environment events, the people are breaking as well in mechanistic responses to the
Bone may seem like a reckless teenager to many at the beginning, but, in actuality, is the product of his parents mistakes. Falling victim to an alcoholic mother and abusive stepfather drives Bone to act out. His father addresses his failed parenting by saying, “the kid doesn 't know right from wrong”(21). Without parental guidance Bone begins to get into trouble and eventually decides to move out of his parents apartment and into a new one with his friend Russ alongside a motorcycle gang. After his parents confront Bone about the situation at hand, Bone refuses to move back in after realizing that “They would’ve let me come back if I’d wanted but only if I could be a different person than I was which was not only impossible but unfair”(18).