Lennie’s Experiences with Animals Foreshadow Death Lennie's experiences with animals foreshadow later events because the actions with animals are negative. They show that Lennie is out of control and careless. For example, Lennie has killed mice by only petting them, which was said in the passage. Next , when Carlson wants to shoot Candy’s dog right in the back of the head, Candy is hesitant because he has had the dog for a very long time. This foreshadows Lennie’s death when he is shot right in the back of the head by George, who really does not want to because George has been beside Lennie for so long and how innocent and benevolent Lennie had been.
One issue being how fragile their marriage was and that it was all based upon the pickle dish. It made it clear to people that something was not right when the pickle dish was brought down from the shelf. In a way Mattie symbolized the cat when the pickle dish was destroyed. The cat knocked over the pickle dish, which symbolised the destruction of their marriage. This shows that when the cat destroyed the pickle dish, Mattie also destroyed Ethan and Zeena’s
After Granny discovered Ella reading Bluebeard to Richard, she screams in disgust and Richard interrupts , “ “But, granny, she didn’t finish,” I protested, knowing that I should have kept quiet. She bared her teeth and slapped me across my mouth with the back of her hand.“You shut your mouth,” she hissed. “You don’t know what you’re talking about!” “But I want to hear what happened!” “ (39) . By employing a violent tone in the dialogue , Wright emphasizes how loud and angry he argued against Granny because he felt irritated by her interrupting the story . Granny’s angered tone demonstrates how negative she felt about Richard being exposed to violent books due to her religious beliefs that disapprove of them.
In the beginning of the book, Jem has a prejudice against Arthur/Boo Radley. Jem and his friend Dill, would make up stories about Boo eating cats, stabbing people with scissors and being a “monster” even though they have never met him before. In chapter 7, Jem goes into Arthur Radley’s backyard to spy on him, but then losses his pants. When he goes back later to retrieve his breeches, they are folded over the fence. Jem thinks that Boo left them for him because they were sewn together “all crooked.” This evidence might prove that Boo isn’t crazy or a monster.
In this story, there are two cats, Madame Phloi and Thapthim, and a fat man who hates the cats and always threatens the cats. There is no idea of revenge in the story until the fat man lures Thapthim to the edge of the window and makes him fall. While it is not said in the story, it can be inferred that this is when revenge starts. The fat man then tries to lure Madame Phloi to the edge of the window, but Madame Phloi moves away when he lunges at her and he falls to his death. In this story, revenge can be said to be used in an innocent way.
At first, Socks was loved and cutey to the family. But Mrs. Brickers was having a baby, he was unloved as a family and he was badly, mistreated. He was sad, and when grandma came, she said he has to be on a diet, so Socks was very hungry. So he need attention, so he bit Mrs. Brickers So he was out at the family. But one rainy day, Socks had a fight with a strong, tough cat.
While settling down for the night near a pool of water as George and Lennie embark on their journey to their new jobs, Lennie sulks as George takes away Lennie’s deceased mouse from his pocket. After his separation from the rat, George and Lennie reveal in a conversation how Lennie was known for killing mice quickly because of his brute strength and love for feeling soft things. Even though Lennie is known for his frequent killing of mice, this motif shows how Lennie does not intend to be violent. Instead, he reacts to the mice out of fear and surprise and accidentally kills them in the process. Demonstrating how Lennie is unaware of his strength and simply years to be able to pet his mice.
In the beginning of the book Stephanie Crawford, the town gossiper, justifies that she knows everything about Boo Radley. Scout and Jem are frightened by Boo Radley because of all the stories they have heard. Scout is terrified of the Radley place and calls Boo, a “malevolent phantom.” According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, Boo Radley was sitting in the living room cutting some items from the newspaper and when Mr. Radley had passed by him, Boo drove the scissors into his leg. They also learn that the reason Boo Radley’s hands are bloodstained are because he eats any squirrels or cats he finds. Jem also describes him as a horrific scary monster, but these are only based on facts that Stephanie Crawford has told them and the town.
When things happened in the town, they blamed Boo for it. For instance, " when people's azaleas froze in a cold snap, it was because he had breathed on them." No matter what the situation was, he was the one to blame. Even Jem, who has never seen him, was judging Boo because of all the rumors that the town people said about him, like how Jem says he "dines on raw squirrels and any cat he can catch." He even goes on to say how he looks like, "a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time."
“And all of a sudden I'm crying in front of everybody. I wish I was invisible but I'm not.” (Cisneros, 3) said Rachel when she couldn’t do something but wore the sweater that smelled like cheese while the teacher was blaming her for lying. Similarly, at the time when the prostitute and Maurice jump into Holden’s room and took the extra money from him; he wasn’t able to stop them, therefore started to cry: “All of a sudden I started to cry.” (Salinger 56). Crying in inappropriate places makes them feel weak and defenceless, which worsens their traumas and leads to turn in upon