…… and I went down into a peaceful darkness” (Hinton 93). Johnny considers Ponyboy’s security as the most important thing, so he pushes him out first, and gets burnt terribly. Moreover, Dally saves Johnny without hesitation as a big brother would do. There are a lot of similar cases in the novel that show the great care among the greasers. It is social divide that forms different gangs, while gangs are units that closely stick together.
They had fought in the same wars, travelled with him and were just as homesick, yet he had not given them anything. Another example of his selfishness is when he stays for a year with Circe. He does not take into account that his men, although are being supplied with material things want to go home. He had to be reminded that their final destination was home, which he agreed by saying, “my proud heart was persuaded” (164.460-475). He was so comfortable with Circe that he had to be persuaded.
Johnny is the kindest, brightest, coolest out of everyone in the book The Outsiders. It even says in the book that Johnny kept the group together, and stopped everyone from fighting all the time. So basically they were together because of Johnny being there, and when he died none of them would be fine on their own so he kept them together by his death too. Johnny should’ve been sad, alone, scared because his parents weren’t the best. But he didn’t give in to their hate, he was almost always happy.
As Johnny proved it throughout the novel. As he killed someone he ran away but was not in fear, so decided to go back: 'We're goin' back and turn ourselves in." Moreover, when the fire arose Ponyboy and Johnny were not in agony so they had nothing to lose: "I'll get them, don't worry!" I started at a dead run for the church, and the man caught my arm. "I'll get them.
He is the reason I will never do drugs or give up in life. I will remember his words during tough times and be inspired to keep going. He is very supportive of me and will be for the rest of his life. Robert Lenox was born in Pierre, South Dakota and raised in Spirit Lake, Iowa with three sisters, two older and one younger. Throughout his childhood and teenage years, he and his family moved around a lot due to his father’s inability to keep a job after his service in the military.
This quote show that not only that Salva stubbed his toe and made his toenail fall off but also the first time we see him in tears from agony and lagging behind from the group by his discouragement and his agony. Another important survival factor that Salva had to do to survive was to be stronger physically and mentally. Salva was getting stronger physically and mentally by not only his friend and his uncle dead but also the attitude that the group give to Salva which made Salva to feel physically and mentally stronger “Marial was gone. Uncle was gone, too, murdered by those Nuer men right before Salva’s eyes. Marial and
Matthew Burch 3/16-24/17 Literary Essay ELA/4 In our lives, we will meet a lot of oppressive people, but you still have to have your own voice. In the narrative, “Everything Will Be Okay,” by James Howe, the idol, a passive caring boy named James, learns that you have to stand up for yourself and don’t get persuaded so easily, and by only saying no you can lead a better life. At the start of, “Everything Will Be Okay,” we see just how caring and passive James is. He is soft. He found a kitten that was going to die, but James is so caring he
In the picture on Document B it shows a dead horse, a man going insane, and another man being helped from the ground after he fell over.. In Document B it says, “George Washington presenting Congressional Committee to soldiers at Valley Forge.” People were probably jealous of the congressman and many of them were overworked this caused them to get sick or die. Because of Because of illness, harsh conditions, and overworking and jealousy I would not stay at Valley Forge. That's like saying you would rather stay outside in the zombie apocalypse than inside a safe haven. You’d rather die than be alive.
An incident occurred between a father and his son, where the son murdered his father for a ration of food. Also a Gypsy had attacked Elie’s father when he asked where the bathrooms were. Sadly, Elie doesn’t escape this horrific fate. When his father had grown sick, he had to stay in a cabin with others who were sick as well. Elie tried to help him, but he soon grew tired of helping his father and felt relieved when his father had died; he felt free.
His dreams came to an end when his country geared for the war that he was forced to participate in. War crushed many people 's dreams and possible futures they may have made for themselves if they weren 't compelled into doing something they didn 't accept, especially something that would 've likely cost their lives. Even during the war, most of these soldiers had a hope of surviving and even returning home after the war to their families, but sadly those hopes got crushed by injuries and diseases that caused them to die. Dozens, sometimes even hundreds of soldiers were killed and wounded every day, these living conditions completely changed each and every one of the soldiers character and perspective of life