Okonkwo’s worst fear was to be the kind of man his father was, so he tried his best not to let his fear become a reality. With a father like Unoka, Okonkwo didn’t get the start as most young men in the village; however, he worked his way to the position of leadership of the clan. There was only one emotion that Okonkwo showed, and it was anger. This was his only emotion because it was how he expressed his feelings. Okonkwo had to leave his fatherland, but after returning home, he found his home unrecognizable.
Being on the island everyone is contsantly faced with the fear of the unknown the younger boys need someone to protect them from the fears on the island. Although nothing manages to scare the boys as much as the beastie does. When a little boy with a mullberry birthmark informs everyone that he has seen a beastie. The older boys emitiatly belive its his imagination but even later in the novel the boys start to question the exsitance of the beast. After the killing of simion, jack is belives ut was simon disguised as the beast, and that the beast is not dead.
The boy had repeated nightmares of the “beastie” but no one took into account, which Piggy argues about, that a monster is about them. The boy symbolized safety for the group which they ignored showing stupidity and arrogance among the group since they slowly process what to do to get off the island. Lord of the Flies by William Golding Chapter 3 “Huts on the Beach” 1. “Meetings. don’t we love meetings?
The story’s resounding theme is that the Boy’s crush isn’t worth losing the opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime. Because the story is told by the Boy, we know what his struggle is between choosing the fish or to keep his date going with Sheila Mant. The story’s main conflict is that the boy doesn’t know whether to catch
How Doodle 's brother was only thinking of himself. First, he was embarrassed of having a brother that couldn 't walk. Second, he didn 't want to haul him around everywhere. Finally, he wanted someone: to race with, to climb with, and to swim with. Why Doodle 's brother isn 't responsible for his death.
He refused all the treatment for the doctor and believed he could cure himself by water therapy. His stubbornness was deteriorating his condition and eventually brought him to fatal. Washington Roebling, son of John, was taking over his dad’s duty as a chief engineer after John was dead as he was promised him to finish the construction of the bridge. Being a responsible engineer, he worked and supervised in the caissons for a long time to ensure the safety of the workers and the progress of the construction. When meeting with setbacks, he was determined and did not give up easily.
Surely, immediately after the plane crash any survivors would be fretful for their life. Rosenblatt claimed that this ‘man in the water’ had a duty that needed to be fulfilled, and that duty was to put others before him. This man wouldn’t have even imagined that an ordinary flight such as Air Florida Flight 90 would end up in a disaster generating a duty for him to save others. Rosenblatt uses specific language that effectively explains the significance of the man’s actions. He said that the man felt an unnerving fact that if he continued to give the rope to others, he would die in the river because of how frigidly cold the Potomac River naturally is.
Odysseus does not show any respect for his men after everything they have been through. This is after the Cyclopes after they sailed away. He does not take any responsibility for what happened at the cyclopes land. Even though a mature person would have already taken responsibility for what happened. This pride of his is what got him and his men into their situation in the first place.
Odysseus’s use of the words “no peace” and “wear away” imply a tone of annoyance at a perfectly reasonable request; Odysseus’s men want to go home, but Odysseus is displaying reluctance to leave Kirke’s island. The entire crew wastes an entire year on the island, living out an easy life, but are away from their families; Odysseus is in charge of the men, so they can not leave without his orders. If Odysseus is truly a hero, he would put the needs of other people ahead of his own, but he doesn’t. Odysseus is not necessarily selfish, but is not responsible enough to consider the right decision for the men, as leader. Another aspect that may not be noticed at first, but lies within the psychological mindset of the crew; they haven’t seen their families in an incredible amount of time, and therefore must be in an noticeably frantic to return home.
The Boat shows the audience the burdensome process of the protagonist choosing whether defers to carry on the family's tradition of fishery or follows his own heart and get an education. The plot of the story develops through the internal conflict of the protagonist with his own maturity. In the protagonist's youth, he views life in a state of innocence without consideration of his duty as the only son. As he grows up, he gets to know that his father’s desire to attend university was thwarted out of his responsibilities to support the whole family as the protagonist says:''...I thought it was very much braver to spend a life doing what you really do not want rather than selfishly following forever your own dreams and inclinations.'' (Macleod) The protagonist is trapped between two forces which control his life: his desire to strive for an education, and his duties to carry on the family tradition.