He is nervous his friends will find out he is not allowed to go there. Joe-Boy is impolite because he told Vinny, ”You prob’bly stepping right where his foot was.” He is daring because he jumped off the fifty foot ledge with no hesitation. Vinny and Joe-Boy have some similarities for each other. Vinny and Joe-Boy are both fifteen years old and know about the dead boy.
Between sections 180 and 190, Joe-Boy jumps off a 50 foot ledge like it is not scary at all. On the other hand,Vinny does not jump because he is scared and cowardly. Just before line 330, the story says that nobody talked to Vinny after he didn’t jump. Joe-Boy is also very childish. He keeps teasing Vinny about the dead boy.
Vinny is scared because he is thinking that he is going to find the dead boy’s body in the water. Joe-Boy is childish because on page 4, Joe-Boy says ‘’ Hey, maybe you gonna be the one to find his body’’. On page 8 it says that Vinny held his breath because he thought Starlene was going to die. Vinny is doubtful of jumping because on page 11 Vinny whispered to himself ‘’ I can’t .” Joe-Boy is mean but Vinny is weak.
“As Mr. Dolphus Raymond was an evil man I accepted his invitation reluctantly, but I followed Dill” (Lee 267). When they began to talk they found out that what he was drinking was coke and not alcohol, like people assumed he was and that he was a really nice man who just didn’t want to deal wiht the world around him. Scout’s neighbor Boo Radley had never gone outside before and shown his face. This made the town talk and they made up stories about why he never came out. Scout heard these stories but her friendliness persisted her on finding out what he was really like.
It was Paul Berlin’s first day as a soldier. He was very scared because it was his first day being unaccompanied at war. “He could not remember what they’d said about how to stop being afraid; they hadn’t given any lessons in courage-not that he could remember-and they hadn’t mentioned how Billy Boy Watkins would die of a heart attack” (O’Brien 200). Paul later giggled about what happened to Billy Boy Watkins to keep him from being scared and crying. War was also a very intense time.
James Hurst, the author of the short story, “The Scarlet Ibis,” uses the scarlet ibis to symbolize Doodle. Both the bird and Doodle both stand out in their own ways. Doodle was born with a bad heart, and his parents were told, when he was first born, that most likely he wouldn’t live and if he were to live, he would never be able to walk. Doodle’s brother is ashamed of having a crippled brother, that he can’t play with, and tries to help Doodle learn how to walk for his own pride and ego. After many months of constant success, Doodle’s brother tries to push Doodle a little more than Doodle can endure by leaving him, after he has fallen, on the way home during a strorm.
The Scarlet Ibis The central problem in the story is the Narrator (the brother) not able to deal with Doodle’s disabilities. The narrator is motivated to teach Doodle to walk because he is embarrass that his brother can’t walk at the age of five. Doodle is brothers with the narrator and was born with a heart condition He died when he was six (before his seventh birthday) and was expected to die really young.
In the novel entitled The Outsiders, written by S.E. Hinton, fourteen year old Ponyboy Curtis is faced with the deaths of his beloved parents. Now under the care of his oldest brother Darry, Ponyboy and his other brother, Sodapop, are forced to stay out of trouble to avoid being taken away to a boys’ home. However, these brothers are members of a gang referred to as “greasers”, which poses a threat to their good reputation. Throughout the novel, Ponyboy struggles to determine whether or not it would benefit his brothers if he were to be taken away to a home. Though it is difficult for the family to live a somewhat normal life, Ponyboy deserves the opportunity to stay with his brothers.
Gene would grieve for a long time without getting Finny’s forgiveness, for he felt very guilty. He got Finny’s remission before he passed away sadly. “Now I knew that there never was and never could have been any rivalry between us” (59). Gene realizes that the accusations in his mind about Finny trying to sabotage him were false. Gene has accepted both his own guilt and the gift of Finny's friendship.
You would not if you truly cared which Brother Armstrong did. Knowing that Doodle could walk made Brother Armstrong cry tears of joy then when he had showed his family they also were shocked and happy even Doodle was. All the time that the two brother spent together was mostly doing fun activities together. Brother Armstrong and Doodle had went and done many things together after Doodle had learnt to walk like going down to the pond and Brother teaching him how to swim. To kill or harm some is physical and you'd have to plan or cause something to happen.
Blue Skin of the Sea takes place on The Big Island of Hawaii during 1953-1966. The story focuses on a boy named Sonny Mendoza who lost his mother when he was born. His father is always gone because of his job being a fisherman. Sonny stays with his Aunty Pearl and his cousin Keo which he is somewhat of a bully. The stories in this book show Sonny grow up as he has to face several different challenges.
The author shows the similarities and differences between characters traits of Joe-Boy and Vinny that helps us know about them, and “The Ravine”! Salisbury Is the author of “the Ravine”. The point of this essay is to talk about the differences and similarities of Joe-Boy and Vinny. Vinny and Joe-Boy are best friends. Vinny’s Characters traits: Vinny doesn’t have a girlfriend like Joe-Boy does.
In the story “The Ravine”, Vinny and Joe-Boy have many similarities and differences. They are both best friends, but Joe-Boy is mean and Vinny is nice. Joe-Boy and Vinny are different in many ways, here are just a few of them. Joe-Boy is impolite and mean, when he says,” You going jump in water and go down and your hand going touch his face, stuck under rocks.” Vinny didn’t say anything to that remark,which shows that he is more polite.
The Outsiders is a book by S.E Hinton about two social classes called the Soc’s and the Greasers. The Soc’s are wealthy and powerful people with a lust for power and give no sympathy to anyone, not even another Soc. Greasers are the lower class and are viewed as being thugs and horrible people. Most Greasers care for both themselves and others that are Greasers. The Outsiders have both a book and a movie.
The Friendship of George George is a hard working man who relies on mental acuity to get the job. He has a natural leader feel to him because he commands all of the people around him. George is described as small man with dark undertones and strong and slender physical features. Despite his dark facial features, George is a man with a caring attitude and helps whoever needs him. George’s best friend is Lennie depends on him to know what to do and tell him what to do.