I am reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and I am on page 304. So far in this book, Tom Robinson is on trial for beating a white woman. Atticus is his lawyer, and Scott, Dill, and Jem go to the hearing. Tom is ultimately tried guilty by the jury.
Summary from chapter 8-10 Name:Dinora Delgado. In chapter 8 it talks about when Johnny’s mom went to the hospital to see Johnny. But Johnny didn’t want to see his mom, because he say “She’s probably come to tell me about all the trouble I’m causing her and about how glad her and the old man’ll be when I’m dead”. Also Ponyboy said “I have a bad feeling about this”.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is about a boy named Tom who's good behavior is overshadowed by his not so smart decisions. Some argue that “despite his successes and his charm, Tom is, in a very real sense, a bad boy.” Although that is true, he is a good boy at heart and all of his good actions outweigh his bad. Some will argue toms childish actions can be seen as bad, do not outweigh is good ones. They are wrong.
In this chapter, you are introduced to Floyd Knowles, a man the Joads meet while setting up tents for shelter, a Hooverville, as they are on the move along with many other families. Knowles warns them of how the police are treating certain groups with harassment. Casy decides to leave the Joads’ group because he insists that he is a burden to them, but decides to stay an extra day. Later, two men, one is a deputy, show up in a car to the tent settlement to offer fruit-picking jobs, but Knowles refuses which provokes the men. They try to falsely accuse him of breaking into a car lot so they can arrest him.
Sonny woke up to the noise of a lady cutting his leg with a chainsaw. As the nightmare went away he got up and walked around his house thinking about what the dream could mean. As that faded from his mind he began remembering last night. He remembers Rita and he were talking about their future. She brought up the topic of marriage which he denied, saying that he was only thirty and still too young to settle down.
In the first four chapters, we meet a boy named Miles who lives in florida. He doesn’t find his normal school life satisfying, so he decides to go to boarding school. Culver Creek boarding school is where is dad went when he was Miles’s age, his dad upheld the reputation of causing the most trouble and still acing all of his classes. When Miles and his parents show up on the first day, he has a hard time saying bye to his parents, but meets his new roommate. His roommate is a short guy but muscular, his name is chip, but he prefers to be called the Colonel, but no one knows why.
Marv and Harry are the robbers found within the storyline of Home Alone and they show themselves to be very similar to the kidnappers in the story written long before their time in “The Ransom of Red Chief.” Marv and Bill have similar personalities. In both stories there's always a stupid partner I think this because one of them plans everything out and actually thinks about what they should do where the other one doesn't. Marv and Bill both end up getting hurt by Kevin and Red Chief.
Looking through Someone else's Eyes “Always put yourself in others' shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too”(Rachel Grady). Rachel Grady, an american film writer wrote about being able to see things in someone else's point of view in this quote. If you were to put yourself in somebody else's viewpoint you would able to understand them better. Therefore you would be able to learn more things about them that you did not know before.
Courage Does Not Always Roar Atticus demonstrates courage when he goes through with Tom Robinson’s case and gives his best effort to help Tom win the case, even though everyone is against him doing the trial. Tom Robinson is a black man in the 1930’s who has been accused of falsely raping a white woman and Atticus is planning on representing him. Mr. Link Deas provides insight about the trial and tells Atticus, “You’ve got everything to lose from this Atticus.” Atticus replies, “Link, that boy might go to the chair, but he’s not going till the truth 's told… And you know what the truth is” (Lee 195).
One month later - Wednesay July 8th, 1992 (5.21 p.m.) Tom shifted uncomfortably in his seat and focused his gaze on Doctor Li’s left ear. Once again, they were discussing his rape at the warehouse and once again, he wished they were talking about something else. The memories were still so vivid and he was still unable to come to terms with the embarrassment and shame he felt. He had followed Ana like a sheep to the slaughterhouse and although part of him blamed Mosco, he also blamed himself for being so trusting.