Secondly, the issue of having to conform due to pressure is explored in both the movie and the novel. For starters, there is a difference in in the way this issue is exhibited to the audience and the difference is situated in how the pressure originates. In Destroying Avalon, one of Marshall’s diary entries talks about how Todd pulls his pants down in front of the ‘tough’ or ‘popular’ guys during Phys Ed. He mentions: “I think he’s trying to impress the popular guys. He’s like that showing off and sucking up when the tough guys are around.” This quote reveals to the reader that Todd has participated in harassing Marshall just so that he can be liked by the group of boys who were popular and so that he too could become popular.
Besides, the film also mentions to sexuality and masculinity are basically related, but the problem of oppressive is dismissed. Therefore, the result for this movie about being a real man for all boys is too general for audiences. But it is really good connection to popular issues such as offensive, and
He is acting as any other mediocre person would. It is not possible to classify someone an insane person when he is acting or reacting like any other modern person would. The wise Hamlet is viewed more like modern day men. Modern day men are sometimes unhinged but make intelligent choices as well. For example, Hamlet is a wise man or a boy.
The author uses character traits to introduce Vinny and Joe-Boy. Joe-Boy and Vinny are best of friends but in the end they are not friends. Joe-Boy’s trying to get Vinny to do something and when he’s telling him to do it he’s being kind of mean. Vinny and Joe-Boy are different in many ways. Joe-Boy has a girlfriend and Vinny doesn’t, Joe-Boy isn’t afraid of heights but on the other hand Vinny is.
The Outsiders is a great book focusing on loss, grief, and to be strong to move on in life, and the book was eventually turned into a film, however a movie can only be so long. Movies based off books are usually not everything the book was, for instance books let you go into the character’s head and some scenes that don’t further plot have to be cut, however no movie is perfect and neither are books both have to constantly be judged on what makes it on the final product and what doesn’t. Sometimes though people can make the wrong choice. Especially when a book is turned into a movie with the plot being cut or something 's changed to help fit budget or timing. The Outsiders is a great example of this; do to entire scenes being taken out and some things are changed.
Although Lennie acts childish, people can still learn from him. He has been exceedingly nice to some people like Crook and doesn 't care about what skin color they have or their previous reputation. He cares about people and can be very helpful. But all in all, Steinbeck was successful by making Lennie sympathetic and someone to look up to
However, others believe there are various other skills one can possess while being just as successful. Acquiring artifice is very beneficial to one’s success as it helps them create a personal and appealing narrative, however it is not the most essential tactic of success as the skill of perseverance is the most essential to success. Possessing artifice is beneficial to success as it helps to create personal narratives that emotionally connect with others. A showcase example of someone who has mastered this trait is Frank Abagnale, who hoaxed his way to success. Abagnale acted as several different characters; a doctor and a pilot, just to name a couple.
In a Separate Peace , it tells the story of Gene’s change from being innocent and making atrocious decisions, to adulthood. At the beginning of the novel, Gene is guiltless and unconcerned, he is an exemplary student with few preoccupations such as studying and being friends with Finny.However, as the novel advances, Gene cultivates another side of his personality. One with dark motives and a great deal of jealousy. One choice, a
Talk to one or two “If it doesn’t CHALLENGE you, it won’t CHANGE you.” In this story, you will see how Stanley has changed. Stanley changes from shy to bold because of how Sachar describes him in the beginning and the end. In the beginning of the novel, Stanley is a very shy kid. He doesn’t want to get embarrassed “When he doesn’t let the boys see him writing his letter.” (Sachar 74). I think this shows great text evidence because he scared to show the boys about his letter.
For one to be innocent they are free of corruption from the outside forces. Once again, this person also tends to the world in a generally good light. Innocence is a good trait, as these people see the good in life, but are often times ignorant as they refuse to acknowledge the bad in life. For example, when Lennie wanders into Crooks’ room, and Crooks begins to explain to Lennie what racism is. But to no avail, Lennie does not understand the concepts and still views the world as a good place.