It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do” (Lee 149). Atticus’ quote of courage foreshadows the results of the trial, he knew the end result of the trial, but he fought against it anyways, although he did not win. Another act that justifies Atticus’ courage is keeping Calpurnia despite Aunt Alexandra’s strong disagreement. Atticus said: “She’s a faithful member of this family and you’ll have to simply accept things the way they are” (Lee 182), this reveals Atticus’ courage because he kept Calpurnia even though there are controversies of having an African American house member as shown by Alexandra.
Hardships are: tests that show your worth. They are occasions to show who you truly are. You are either a person who succeeds in the attempt or fails. In life with no struggles there's no gain because we learn from our struggles. Some people do the most to avoid problems however, in Enrique’s Journey, Enrique is risking his life to reunite with his mother.
A quote by Elizabeth Edwards supports this definition and ties in with Jeannette Walls’ personal experiences. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that's good.” An important recurring event read in the memoir is when the Walls family moves to a new area and
When people study the story enough they can see their favorite characters through thin veils. On the whole, The Odyssey is a story of wit, bravery, and determinism. This story teaches people to think outside of the box and to persevere no matter what they are trying to do. “survive alone, bereft of all companions, lost for years”(Homer 973), and to, “make a fair sacrifice to Lord Poseidon”(Homer 974). Tiresias told Odysseus what he had to do to survive and he guided Odysseus, set him on the right path and told him of the hardships he would have to face.
Now it’s time for the last test. To escape.” (Dashner, 301) The quote is important because it states the reason they need hope. Hope is significant in a number of ways it is what helps develop the climax of the novel. Hope leads them to complete the maze which is the purpose of the maze. Similarly in Nineteen Eighty Four the book written by Goldstein is a representation of hope when winston reads the book he get a sense go hope that every lie that Big Brother has told is not proven wrong.
Courage was a leading value taught throughout the novel mainly by Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose and Boo Radley. Mrs. Dubose tried her hardest to end her addiction, even though she knew she would not survive. Boo Radley came out of his safe home to save Scout and Jem, where he put himself in both physical danger and at vulnerability to gaining public attention. Loyalty was another important value conveyed by Jem Finch and Atticus Finch during the story. Jem Finch was loyal to his father, Atticus.
“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.” Paulo Coelho’s theme suggests that we must trust the process even when we are completely blinded, including both Fences by August Wilson, and A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen. Reasoning for this can be stated through the steps one takes when fueled by passion, love, and the lengths they’d go for the ones they hold closest to their heart. Rose Maxson’s actions in the play Fences involving undivided faithfulness with her husband Troy had proves to be truthful and straight from the heart.
Perhaps the biggest thing to look for in your significant other is that they can take care of themselves. Another key factor in your love is that you must think of what will happen when you're gone. Will they wither into nothing but sadness and depression or will they continue to keep living without you? Epinine was raised by the Thenardies family her whole life, not taken and raised by a rich businessman at the age of 6. Because of this, Epinine will know what to do when things get hard.
Friendship In the book, “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson, and the book, “Raymond’s Run” by Toni Cade Bambara, I believe the theme is friendship. Friends are one of the most important things in life, your friends shape you and make you who you are your true friends are the people who are always there for you and always back you up.In the book “Bridge to Terabithia” Jesse finds a true friend and in “Raymond's Run” Squeaky finds out that she needs a friend and that she needs to stop pushing people away. My first reason why I think that the theme is friendship is because they both lost their friend in different ways. Like in the book, “ Raymond’s run” she lost her friend by pushing them away while in the book, “Bridge to Terabithia” he lost his friend in a tragedy of death. Both lost their friends in different ways but they both still had a strong friendship.
For instance, in the article by Lauren Tarshis, Coffin makes the claim, “Receiving a pat on the back, a thumbs-up from the coach, any show of appreciation is what keeps kids coming back.” Kids won’t stick with sports because they are bestowed with a deluge of shiny medals, but they will do it if they feel acknowledged and supported for their hard work. Furthermore, in the article “Losing is Good for You” the author Ashley Merryman states, “If children know they will automatically get an award, what is the impetus for improvement? Why bother learning problem-solving skills, when there are never obstacles to begin with?” She asks valid questions. Kids who are given awards think they’ve already won, so why should they try to improve? They have lost the will to succeed, to push themselves to improve.