When Danforth gets to the near end of the questions that he was asking he asked John questions about others. Danforth asks John if he saw anyone with the Devil when he met him but every time he asked a John denied it and said, “I did not” (1331). I believe that John did this to kind of prove a point to the court and sort of embarrass them for having hanged innocent people. John’s intent I think was to try and stop the stupidness that was going on in Salem at the time. He was trying to change the world by using the power of him as an
One night Christopher John Francis Boone finds his neighbor, Ms. Shears ' dog, Wellington, lifeless, with a pitchfork in his stomach, outside her house. Throughout the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, Chris makes it his objective to find out who killed Wellington no matter what consequences he might face along the way. This murder mystery explains not only the complicated relationship with Chris and his father, but leaves the readers on the edge of their seat wondering how much his dad is keeping from him. The novel was analyzed with family dynamics and problems between Chris and his dad which can be explained when reading through a psychoanalytic lens. Many things reoccur in the novel but one aspect that
8.Explain the irony in Frankenstein's actions Even after Victor’s mother dies, and she wished for him to take care of the family and to wed Elizabeth, Victor spends his time in science and neglects his family, shutting off contact for 2 years and not returning home until 6 years later. A bigger show of irony is Frankenstein’s constant return to isolation. Even after becoming somewhat mentally insane, Henry restores his friend and rehabilitates him back to his previous health. Although not fully recovered, Victor returns home and decides not to tell his family, but rather go back into nature for more isolation, He did not learn from his actions and after the monster pays him a visit, Frankenstein continues his mission in isolation. (Takes place in chapter 9 and 10) 9.What does the death of William symbolize?
He later expects his mother to “tell him to come [into her room], to allow him to dig his head into her blankets and tell her about the terror” (8), and does not understand when she turns him away. Arnold’s intimacy with his family is such a large part of his identity that when they shut him out, his entire demeanor changes. Before, he was innocent and open, but he slowly shuts off his emotions and becomes wary of others. Although he was perfectly comfortable being naked a single day ago, he now feels that “his nakedness [has] become unpardonable” (9). Arnold is beginning to close himself off to the world, and is not nearly as carefree as he was before experiencing the betrayal of his parents.
This suggests that her dad is a single parent and he doesn't understand change. In contrast, in Tortilla’s Sun in paragraph 18 it states that the daughter has to move to New Mexico for the summer while the mom finishes school. In paragraph 46 she gets upset and storms to her room and she gets her dads baseball and this means that she misses him and needs him. In the story the Confetti Girl the main point
Christopher Boone is the main character in the book “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time”, a book about an innocent boy with a mental illness, living with his father in England. The story begins when Christopher is taking a walk down the road when he sees his neighbour’s dog on the front lawn, with a gardening fork through its chest. Christopher walks over to the dog to see what happened and Seconds later, Mrs. Shears came out onto the porch, and said “What the hell have you done to my dog?” She called the police and had Christopher taken away from his home, having not done anything wrong. Meanwhile, Christopher’s father had been keeping a big secret hidden.
“Things Fall Apart” Ch 8 tells of how Okonkwo doesn’t eat for two days following the death of Ikemefuna. He doesn’t sleep either at night. On the third day, he asked his second wife Ekwefi to roast plantains for him. When His daughter Ezinma brought the food to him, she said “You have not eaten for two days.” “So you must finish this.”
When he denies them and Mayella’s father comes into the yard tom runs away because he knows something bad will come from this. After tom is gone Mayella’s father forces her to say that Tom Robinson abused her. Mayella is powerless because of her gender, the class she lives in, and the respect she gets from those around her. Mayella has never really been respected before. When in court she is examined by Atticus and he does nothing but call her “ma’am” and “miss Mayella” and she sees it as him mocking her.
Another example is when Telemachus stood by his father’s side against the suitors. From the very beginning, Odysseus presents perseverance. Even with Poseidon’s whole-hearted grudge and torments, Odysseus remains determined to reach home once again to his tall house and lovely family. Also, the purpose of his journey back home helps him drive his determination. His yearn for survival and the ultimate goal of homecoming to kill the suitors courting his wife help Odysseus stay persistent.
Abstract The movie “50 First Dates” is a comedy in which Drew Barrymore (Lucy) was in an automobile accident to where she lost her short term memory. Adam Sandler (Henry) falls in love in with Lucy but finds out the hard way that he has to start over every day to become her love interest. Lucy’s father and brother basically tries to keep her from knowing her condition by continuously covering up the fact that she has memory loss. Her father and brother reenact the same day over and over.
In the movie "Big Daddy" a lazy law school student try's to impress his girlfriend by adopting a kid but everything does not go as planned and he becomes an unlikely foster parent. The movie stars Adam Sandler as Sonny Koufax a layabout that won $200,000 in a lawsuit after a car that runs over his foot. Sonny shares an apartment with a lawyer that is played by Jon Stewart that is doing very well it seems since the place they occupy would sell or rent for a serious amount of money. But Sonny's girlfriend that is played by Kristy Swanson and tells him to get a real job.