“The boys looked at each other fearfully, unbelieving... Beneath them, on the unfriendly side of the mountain, the drum-roll continued”(Golding,46). In that moment the boys on the island were stained with sin, therefore washing away the innocence that they had left. As the birthmark boy dies, so does our innocence.
It starts out when the boys are eating the pig and it starts to rain. The little children get scared of the thunder and start running wild. In order to keep them together, Jack orders they start the dance. During this time, the children run wild and act crazy, but under Jack’s rule. Unfortunately, Simon comes back to the group at just this time.
During the fight, Jem yelled “run Scout, run”, in an attempt to save Scout. The unnecessary actions bob took to hurt Atticus reveals atticus's place as a mockingbird. In conclusion, when Mayella is treated unfairly or beaten, and when people hurt Atticus for no reason, their status as a mockingbird becomes
Fighting for his life, Jem wrestles with Bob but after crashing to the grund Jem’s arm breaks and he blacks out. Seconds later a mysterious man ends Bob life to save Jem and his little sister. Back at Jem’s home, Scout (Jem’s little sister) explains her view of the attack, “Then all of a sudden something’ grabbed me and smashed my costume….Jem found me.. Mr.Ewell yanked him down, I reckon They tousled
The boys viciously murdered Simon, without even thinking or discussing the matter, since they had all believed that the dark figure emerging from the forest, was a “beast” and not one of their own. Up until this point, fear had been corrupting the boys’ minds, affect their actions negatively, and cause chaos within the boys as it could not be contained. There were no adults on the island who could comfort the boys, or keep them safe. There weren’t any proper laws enforced on the island or any order or communication, which allowed fear to easily topple down
A large part of the novel is devoted to Ponyboy’s escape. Through that time the main character of The Outsider is separated from his older brothers and he has to face many dangers which involve hand-to hand combat, fire knives and even guns. Right after being separated from his siblings Pony is attacked by one of the Socs who grabbed him and hold his head under the frigid water of a fountain, Ponyboy almost drowns, when he wakes up, he finds out that Johnny killed the boy who almost killed him. This death will lead to more violence between the gangs who will fight in order to defend the honor of their own. Without meaning to, the two young boys started initiating events, and worsen tensions.
After this they call Dally and he goes picks them up and takes them to a Church outside of town. They hide out here for awhile until Dallas comes to check up on them. He tells them ever since Bob 's death the greasers and socials rivalry amplified and there is going to be a big fight the next day. Johnny and Ponyboy say they want to go for the fight and on there way back to town they turn around and see the church was burning.
Once he almost squeezed all the air out of him he was flung back onto the ground. When Scout heard a man breathing hard a coughing hard he went towards the person and asked who he was and there was no answer. That person that caused Bob Ewell to go flying back onto the ground was Boo Radley. No one ever sees boo he just lives in his parents house, everyone thinks of him as a monster that wants to kill or hurt everyone even though he is a heart warming normal person.
Once Jake discovers the body, he comes face-to-face with the tentacle-laced monster that caused all the destruction. Abe dies in his grandsons arms but not before muttering some last words about a letter and some bird. Jake has no idea what those last few words meant. Nobody believes Jake when he explains the monster he saw; the death was notarized as an attack of wild dogs. Jake deteriorates into a deep depression, as his grandpa was his best friend.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world (Harriet Tubman). Throughout the novella, Of Mice and Men, the author John Steinbeck displays that having a dream may impact one to make better choices. Steinbeck shows this through the motif of dreams, characterization, and imagery.
Bob Ewell feels that Atticus have made him look bad in front of the town, and he wants revenge. Ewell follows Atticus to Tom house and spits in his face. Days later someone takes Scout’s shoes and her dress, now she has to walk home dressed like a ham from a Halloween party. Jem hears something following them, and then Scout hears the same noise. Its Bob Ewell, he grabs Jem and hurts his left arm, then knocks Scout to the ground.
A big conflict in the story is if they should turn themselves in or not. The way this starts is when they are eating ice cream at dairy queen and johnny says that he wants to turn himself in to the police. Dally thinks that it is a terrible idea. The way it is resolved is that they don 't follow through on turning themselves into the police because johnny got hurt. Then they were talking about in the news and the cops came to investigate.
In chapter 5, Lennie was playing with the puppy in the barn, the pup bit him and he smacked and shook the puppy and the puppy died. Curley’s wife came in and her and Lennie talking and then Curley’s wife asked Lennie is he would feel her hair and he did but he was messing it up and then he pulled it so hard he snapped her neck. So Lennie ran to the brush.
Within Oneself Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses shows comfort is not always found in a place or in another person; sometimes comfort can be found within oneself. San Angelo, TX, where it all started to change. A boy whose only person he really grew up with had left, left him without a home as well. A new beginning awaits three young boys with different views of life, death, religion and love. But what awaits them can be a deadly comfort for the cowboys.