Johnny encounters a truly unpleasant life all through the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. Johnny's guardians constantly beat him up and disregard him. On top of that, he doesn't motivate enough to eat and is even attempting suicide, the greater part of that makes him the gang's pet. "If you can picture a little dark puppy that has been kicked too many times and is lost in a crowd of strangers, you'll have Johnny." Johnny was terrified of his own shadow after he was jumped by the Socs when he was sixteen.
Despite Dally’s wish to keep Johnny safe, Johnny dies trying to save people from a fire in a church. After hearing about Johnny’s death Dally is devastated with grief and ends up getting killed by the police after stealing from a store. Darry says to Ponyboy, ”He’s just robbed a grocery store and the cops are after him.” (p. 153). There deaths are ironic because they both die trying to help someone else Johnny those in the fire and Dally in trying to help Johnny. If Dally had been close to others besides Johnny he would have been able to seek support and comfort from others perhaps allowing him to cope with Johnny’s death from the fire.
(evidence 1) In this scene, the reader would be made to side with Johnny or Dally’s side because they might make the reader think the kids that were in the church could have started the fire and not a lighted cigarette that Johnny and Ponyboy might have left in the church. This would make what Ponyboy or Johnny innocent to the church fire. (evidence 2) Also, Johnny or Dally could make the reader believe that the fire was caused by someone else who was in the church or in the area. Because of this, the reader would never see how Ponyboy felt about the fire, the reader would only see that the fire was caused by a lighted cigarette their either Ponyboy or Johnny
In the end Tom lost his battle against the Devil because he thought he could save himself, but he could not save himself from the devil(Irving, 1824, page 9). Along with his soul, the devil took all his money and everything under his name(Irving, 1824, page 10). The devil left no evidence to show that Tom ever existed to begin with. Because nothing on the earth matters in the end because it will all vanish, begin to focus on the important things in
Hinton’s classic young adult novel, The Outsiders, will end tragically unless he adopts a pet in which he grows and bond and cares for. Ponyboy has a very tragic plight, filled with violence and confusion. Ponyboy is mixed up at the church and cries to Johnny, “I’m just mixed up” (73). When Ponyboy is at the church, he is in a difficult situation because he is accused of murder and is there. Ponyboy is mixed up because of all of this.
Imagine living in a town that experiences horrific, ongoing natural disasters all the time. This issue is a perennial time loop that the citizens of Tangerine County along with Paul Fisher the protagonist in the novel, Tangerine written by Edward Bloor experiences constantly. Paul Fisher’s life is being uncontrollable risked everytime he goes to the unorganized Windsor Middle School. He doesn 't know when lightning will strike or when the ground will fall right out from under him. He has to be circumspect of the natural incidents around him and his evil brother Erik with his “Erik Fisher Football Dream” disease.
In the first novel The Glass Castle, the father, Rex Walls is the one who creates the drama in his family. He is a negative influence for the children and his actions are unacceptable and because of his action are what creates the drama. For exam-ple at one point in the novel Rex tries to run Rose over with his car while she is pregnant and his kids witness everything, Jeanette states, “We shot forward toward Mom, who screamed and jumped out of the way. Dad turned around and went for her again” (Walls 43). Since Rex is not being sensible with the situation, and is acting poorly it creates a dysfunction in the family be-cause everyone is constantly fighting.
“‘Don’t let me find him! If only I could get rid of this dead weight, so that I could use all my strength to struggle for my own survival, and only worry about myself,’ I immediately felt ashamed of myself, ashamed forever,” (Wiesel, 111). This is just one example of the internal conflict going on endlessly within himself. In Night, the question asking whether family is a blessing or a curse is the most significant theme because it highlights good and bad times, it shows the internal conflict between whether he wants his father around or not, and it illustrates the dehumanization Elie faces throughout the Holocaust. When thinking of family,
In the book, Black Boy, by Richard Wright, Richard had a terrible childhood causing him to have severe physiological effects on his life. While, this idea is showed throughout the book, there are three incidents that show this idea. These incidents were when Richard was severely beaten and then suffered horrible flashbacks, when Richard produces anxiety around his relatives, and when Richard falls into a major depression. The first incident is when Richard is severely beaten by his parents after burning down his own house. This was resonant to Richard, “I found myself lying in bed, screaming, determined to run away, tussling with my mother and father who were trying to keep me still.
In Deep Down Dark by Héctor Tobar, one will see how big of a role faith played for not only the miners but, the people above watching. Once faith is gone all things that surround you will all start crumbling down. Having absolute no control in situation involving a loved one is a very tough pill to swallow. Tobar writes, "Mario was forced to endure the sight of his baby boy in a box, with his impossibly tiny limbs and closed eyes, being fed by tubes, seemingly fighting for his life with clenched fists”(Tobar 113). In other words Mario was had no choice but to see his newborn son fight through his conditions.
That was impenetrable thing on them not wanting his dad go to the death march. In the conclusion of life in the sequence that they all go through can be devastating because knowing your family could vanish in the matter of a second and your life on the stake can be very frightening. In the story Night, Elie uses variations of different contrast between everyone at the camp. The story Night can tell you all the consequences and hard times that they had in their uneven life. Your mind going insane as you think of all the different types of ways
Because I cannot have another in my life!” and to rip up his confession paper, because he put a lot of respect to his name and did not want the confession hung on the door of the church. In the Crucible, John Proctor tries to save everyone from the vendetta of the afflicted girls by admitting his