There is no exact answer to our questions. Inside of “The Other Wes Moore”, two similar tales are told, however, there are two different outcomes. The author, Wes Moore, deals with a lot of obstacles throughout his childhood. The story seems to begin after the death of his father.
In the introduction “The Other Wes Moore”, Wes (2010) explains about two boys with the same name live in the same street and grows up in the same time. However, they have different luck in the life that is one of them is successful in life and is educated, and the other one is unsuccessful in his life and criminal. In addition, the successful boy gets on Rhodes scholar, and he gets the most prestigious academic awards in the world. After he finished the full scholarship, he read an article in the newspaper about armed men was shot and killed the police officer, and he saw two brothers did this crime. One of them has the same his name, Wes Moore.
“Casey Anthony had reported her two-year old Caylee missing on June 9, 2008, she later admits that she had not seen Caylee in over 30 days before filing the claim” (Casey Anthony Fast Facts). Upon receiving this news, the police arrest Casey on considerable suspicion of child neglect. The police begin to inspect Casey’s car where they find “traces of human decomposition and hair lying in her trunk” (Casey Anthony Fast Facts). August 5, 2008 is when Casey is officially charged with child neglect, but is soon released on a $500,000 bail.
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates is a New York Times Bestseller by none other than, Wes Moore. This novel features an intriguing tale of two boys who grew up under the same circumstances, under the same names, and with the same chances; and yet one manages to become a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader while the other grew up heisting and selling drugs until he received a life sentence for felony murder after shooting a police officer. The more successful Wes Moore, Wes Moore, began to visit the less successful Wes Moore, the other Wes Moore, during his prison sentence in order to write the book. Furthermore, the book turned out to be great.
In beginning, this study will compare the captivity narrative of Mary Rowlandson and Mary Jemison. These narratives of Indian captivity in the mid-17th century provide a way to understand the methods that both women employed to survive. The first similarity between these two women is related to their Protestant background, which was a normative part of colonial life in New England during this historical period. In this manner, Rowlandson utilizes the religious tenets of practical religious belief to define her captivity with the Indians: “Life-mercies are heart-affecting-mercies: of great impression and force, and to enlarge pious hearts in praises of God” (Rowlandson 10). This is also evident in the Protestant upbringing of Mary Jemison, which defines the foundations of their original cultural heritage that is shared in these capacity narratives: “For it was the daily practice of my father, morning and evening, to attend, in his family; to the worship of God” (Jemison 130). These are important cultural similarities about Rowlandson and Jemison protestant
After hearing that wearing the headset and reporting police would earn him money, Wes accepted the first offer he received from the boys without considering the numerous potential consequences. Furthermore, Wes proved later in his life that a quick pay day was worth risking jail time when he did not listen to his instincts about a undercover police officer trying to purchase drugs. These decisions led to the “fateful day” (xiv) where police officer Prothero was killed, consequently sealing Wes’s fate. In essence, Wes’s inability to think long term led to his
The Other Wes Moore is a story about the lives of two people with the same name, but it seems as though each of them has been led down a different path. They started out in similar situations, made good and bad decisions, had decisions made for them, and some way, somehow, one Wes Moore overcame all the difficulties while the other Wes Moore now has to live a life of difficulty in prison. The book is told in first person point of view by the Wes Moore that overcome life 's difficulties. In the Baltimore Sun, they ran a newspaper about the author and how he received the Rhodes Scholarship. In the very same newspaper, series of articles were ran about the other Wes Moore stating that the police were trying to locate him on charges of robbery and
In this quote, the author, Wes Moore is sitting in the back of a police car after his first arrest. Moore was arrested while “tagging” his signature “Kid Kupid” graffiti art. Once Wes was handcuffed, he immediately regrets his actions. Wes take responsibility for his action and has no intention of ever having his freedom or fate be determined by someone other than himself. When I read this quote, I felt it was a huge turning point in Moore’s life and a big factor for future
Roy Brown also was a suspect because he had made threatening calls to her before the crime. He was put in jail for 1-3 years. The crime that took place was at night by one person near her farm sted.
The plot of a novel is the basic structure of the story. It surrounds the chain of events and character actions that lead to the plot’s resolution. In “Is it Story that Makes Us Read?” by Christian Lorentzen, an editor at the London Review of Books, he writes on the effectiveness of a plot keeping the readers eager to continue reading the novel. Lorentzen was born in 1976 and grew up outside Boston. He graduated from Harvard in 1999 with a degree in Classics. In his article, Lorentzen explains how reading a plot backwards helps you understand the novel better and helps you discover new things from doing so. Throughout the article, Lorentzen explains how the way we view plots has changed over time in the form of epic poems to classical tragedies to Romance to Marriage plots and as seen today as a mixture of all themes that draws the reader’s attention. With plots having a frequent occurrence
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