Khang Nguyen Jasmine Le Ms. Brooks English 4 P4 February 6, 2018 Socratic Seminar Critical Questions 1.Why did Frankenstein run from his creation? Victor is the type of person that cannot handle responsibility well. We first see this in Chapter 3, after his mother’s death, “My mother was dead, but we had still duties which we ought to perform; we must continue our course with the rest and learn to think ourselves fortunate whilst one remains whom the spoiler has not seized.”
Throughout all of the places they went, Odysseus expects his men to follow him whether he is doing right or wrong. Odysseus’ men have clear tension with Odysseus, and almost never agree with him. After 20 years, Odysseus finally sees his home again. He soon discovered that he was not welcome, and the suitors of Ithaca are trying to replace him. Odysseus’ wife still believes he is alive, and will not give her hand to marriage to any of them.
Antonio, a character from Bless Me, Ultima written by Rudolfo Anaya, witnesses the demise of Lupito, as a six year old this causes him to mature. A reason that leads to him becoming mature is when Lupito is dying Antonio is unable to help him. Lupito is near the river bank, and above him are the men who plan to finish him. Lupito mutters, “Bless me─” (22). When Antonio fails, he believes he cannot be a priest, like his mother wishes.
Bayard puts distance between himself and his father’s legacy by leaving to go college as a Law Major. Since the day Bayard and Ringo killed Grumby and nailed his body to the old compress, Bayard has struggled with the reality that he took someone’s life. This event makes him realize how much death the war had caused. As well as the war, Colonel Sartoris was the cause of many deaths because of his vengeful nature. As Bayard is readying to leave Professor Wilkins' house he realizes he is the head of the Sartoris family.
Reuven while thinking about the situation with Danny says to himself “Poor Danny… your father with his bizarre silence-which I still couldn’t understand, no matter how often I thought about it-ia torturing your soul” (Potok 222). There are different connections between fathers
In Harper Lee’s classic novel, ‘’To Kill a Mockingbird’’, the protagonist, and father of the narrator, Atticus Finch goes through many issues in his attempts to overcome separate forms of adversity, for many different reasons. In order to prevent these difficult situations, Atticus would have to risk his safety, reputation, and life. Finch had a distorted family life. Widowed only a few years prior to when the story takes place, Atticus worked incredibly hard as a lawyer, in order to support his two children, Jem and Scout.
Throughout the story of The Kite Runner, Amir’s unstable relationship with Baba portrays the transformation Amir undergoes in the three central stages of his life: his childhood, his arrival to America, and his response to Baba’s death. Baba’s level of influence on Amir differs in these stages and because of the levels varying Amir’s change is clearly shown as his actions slowly start to conform to what he wants and not for being accepted by Baba. Also, Khaled Hosseini depicts the bond between a father and son as unbreakable because after Baba passes away, Amir begins to mirror Baba as his influence holds the most meaning after death. Therefore, as Baba’s influence lessens over Amir, he becomes a new individual that no longer needs Baba’s validation anymore but, because the fatherly bond carries so much meaning in any father-son relationship, Amir starts to mirror
This is the climax of Huck’s evolution to individual morality. Huck realizes that his friendship and loyalty to Jim is bigger than anything in or out of this world. Their friendship prevails through society’s morals. “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is an intense and frustrating roller coaster of emotions as Huck’s development rocks back and forth from following society’s morals and his own. He begins a product of society, but through his friendship and personal relationship with Jim, Huck’s journey to individual morality is eventually accomplished.
“ I could probably tell you what i did after I went home, and how I got sick and all, and what school i’m supposed to go to next fall, after I get out of here, but I don’t feel like it. I really don’t.” In a matter of three paragraphs Holden used “I” 18 times. This shows that his memories all circle around himself.
GEAS2103 Literary Appreciation Term paper Name: Lau Chi Yeung, Ben Student ID:15668495 Section:56 Title: Justice or forgive Introduction In most of the drama or fiction, the main character may facing betray. In Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, Chris feel betrayed by his father Joe because Joe have hidden his crime and cause some soldier dead. In Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Andrew also betrayed by his fiancée Natasha cheat with Kuragin.
A Long Walk to Water The effect of the Sudan war, spawned not only a revolution, but consequently the inspiration of Salva, one of the men who later receives the title, “The Lost Boys.” When Salva was 11 years old he was given the opportunity to attend school, and became emerged in his academics. His life was interrupted by the outbreak of the ongoing war within his country. He, along with the members of his village had to flee in order to find safety in bordering countries.
In chapter six, while bypassing a village they were captured by villagers because the boys were believed to be rebels; another boy from their home village, Mattru Jong, spoke out and said they were not rebels. Every page I turned, there was more shock, sadness, and a wanting to help that kept my eyes glued the pages and my mind wanting to engulf more of the story. One of the most saddening parts of this book was when Ishmael was at one of his lowest points: He had lost the other five boys journeying with him, including his brother Junior, and two months later ran into six other boys from his village. Him and these boys were walking to a village which a lot of Mattru Jong villagers were at.
“Night Essay” The tragic tale first two chapters of “Night” by Elie Wiesel is about a young boy named Eliezer and how he is forced to deport from his own home. Our story begins with Eliezer talking about an old man named Moshe the Beadle, Who was his religious teacher and how he eventually fell into “madness” after being forced to leave their small town in Transylvania. As the story progresses there are several hints as to what age the main character is and what time of season it is along with how often the world slowly revolves around the war that would be continuing throughout the remains of his childhood.
The main character Zits in the novel “Flight” by Sherman Alexie, struggles with where he belongs in the world. He is trapped in a system of greed and trapped within himself by confusion and anger. Zits, as he calls himself, begins to have several jumps into other characters, where he is a part of the body and mind of these characters at different times in history. Each character that Zits inhabits lead him through a journey of life lessons and to his expansion of perspective and ideology. The most significant jumps are into the bodies of the little Indian boy, Jimmy the pilot, and his father.
(AGG)War forces individuals to change(BS-1)Najmah is more mature because of the war.(BS-2)Dressing as a boy forces Namah to be more independant.(BS-3)Najma makes more of her own decisions after meeting Nusrat.(TS)Najmahs experiences during the war cause her to become a more responsible person. (MIP-1)The experience of having her home being destroyed by the war caused her to be more mature.(SIP-A)When Najmah’s father and brother were taken by the Taliban and she had to take care of her mother.(STEWE-1)Mada-Jan was so upset that baba-Jan and nur were taken by the Taliban that she wouldn 't even get up to eat so najmah has to make her want live again by saying “you may choose not to live, but the baby and I need you. And the flock needs food. I don 't want to die”(staples 38).