For example, “Well,” said Rikki-tikki, “marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?”(para 25) This shows that, Rikki-tikki is truly acting human because he is standing up for others. This proves the theme, don’t be afraid to protect the ones you love because Rikki-tikki cared for Darzee and his family so he stood up for them. Secondly, “If I don’t break his back at the first jump,” said Rikki, “he can still fight; and if he fights—O Rikki!” (para 56) Therefore, this is personification because Rikki-tikki was planning everything out, like humans do. This shows that, Rikki-tikki loves Teddy and his family so he had to plan everything right or Nag would kill them all, he couldn’t let that happen. In conclusion, the use of personification in this story helps demonstrate the theme, don’t be afraid to protect the ones you
Boo made it eminent to the kids that he had all along been watching out `for them when he runs out and saves their lives; returning Jem home safely as well as Scout in the process. Finally in chapter 31 when Atticus and Heck Tate are outside talking and Scout and Boo are in the room with Jem; Scout makes a point to allow Boo to touch Jem’s head and get close to him. “You can pet him, Mr.Arthur, he’s asleep. You couldn’t if he was awake, though, he wouldn’t let you… Go on, sir, he’s asleep.” (Lee 372) This quote shows the prominence between how Scout was able to allow Boo into their lives so quickly knowing he overall was a good
Bruno says that the next morning he will come and disguise as one of the boys in the striped pyjamas to help looking for Shmuel’s father. Shmuel is delighted with that idea. Before the next morning, they both cannot wait for what they are about to do. This is one of the most brave actions Bruno does. He has no idea what is actually going on behind the fence and what might be the consequences, but despite all the risks, he is still doing it.
This is important because this shows the different types of heroes that are across the world. One characteristic that Okwonkwo has is that he was very brave. In the beginning of the story, Achebe says that, “He brought honor to his village by throwing Amal Inze the cat.” (Achebe 3) which shows that he is brave by overthrowing an individual that many people thought could never be beat; he is not troubled by a
Curt Lemons could handle any war scenario that was thrown at him, however, he hated going to the dentist. When the whole platoon went in for a routine checkup, Curt became overwhelmed and fainted instantly. This tore him apart on this inside as he believed this act was cowardly, as a man should have no problem seeing a dentist. To verify his courage, Curt goes back to the dentist and gets a perfectly good tooth pulled out. This idea of courage that Curt has isn’t real courage, but rather courage as to not look foolish.
The voice Eminem raps in is very aggressive and this shows he truly cares about what's going on. Stan when thinking about Eminem says “ I loved you Slim, we coulda been together, think about it! You ruined it now! I hope you can’t sleep and dream about it!” In the beginning, Eminem speaks in a softer more caring manner but then becomes aggressive and hate starts to fill his mind and this is vivid in his voice. Internal conflict is seen in both Tim O’Brien and Stan because they both can’t accept their situation and deal with it either with silence or aggression.
Proving Personal Morals Disaster is inevitable, but how a person copes with their woes never fails to unveil their true identity. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, almost every single character battles some \kind of hardship. Jean-Louise “Scout” and Atticus Finch, as well as Arthur “Boo” Radley are all challenged with with being true to themselves after an affliction. When an individual combats social adversity, then they become valiant and intrepid, because they want to prove their personal integrity. Arthur Radley, better known as Boo, is viewed as the very origin of evil, an umpteen amount of times throughout the novel, although it is gradually shown that is not the case.
Red Badge of Courage Before the war Henry has romanticized ideas of glory and courage but when he nears war his courage falters and he tries to validation of his fear in his peers. When confronted with violence Henry is like a machine fighting off the enemy. This courage Henry had to stand his ground and fight disappeared at the second battle and Henry fled during the battle. The Red Badge of Courage follows Henry’s changing ideas of courage until he finds a lasting form of it. Henry search for courage leads searching for answers in his peers, through his imagination, and the dead bodies he comes across.
Throughout the book Atticus faces many conflicts that he handles very well, making him the hero of the story. When responding to conflict, Atticus Finch shows to be a very responsible man. Atticus states “...if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that’s something i’ll gladly take. He had to take it out on somebody and i’d rather it be me than that household of children out there.” (Lee Page 218) Atticus knew that beacuse he had humiliated Bob Ewell in court that Bob would be very angry. He knew that
He displays a heroic trait of fortitude, such as the event when he foresaw the approaching monster, Scylla. For every ship, the creature abducts six men to be devoured by its six heads. Furthermore, Odysseus showed to be undeniably brave in the battle against the hundred suitors Some believe Odysseus is not a hero because of his excessive arrogance. However, this claim is incorrect because Odysseus also shows kindness when he picked up three of his men and took them back to the ship because they were under the effects of the lotus flower (Homer 373). This action reveals Odysseus as being a compassionate hero because he obviously did not wish for his crewmates to stay behind with the rest of the Lotus Eaters with no chance of returning home, and even cared enough to carry all three full grown men on his
Rikki ´s determination has helped his family out of harm and safe in their home. Bravery is what helped Rikki the most “Rikki-Tikki had sprung, jumped on the snake’s back, dropped his head far between his forelegs, bitten as high up the back as he could get hold, and rolled away.”( Kipling, 127) This brought out his inner courage to go out and fight a 5 foot cobra and think he’s going to come back
Not a choice between his own grisly death and an even worse murder. I’m a murderer, even when I play. Peter would be proud of me.” (65) Ender struggles with his perception of his humanity. By unintentionally killing the Giant, he begins to believe that he is a murderer inside and out. This begins Ender’s paranoia of becoming like Peter.
He stood up to people he knew would be able to make his life miserable. He did all of this while remaining calm. Doing that takes a lot of courage and bravery because he knew there was a chance of something terrible happening to him. “‘If you make a move, they’ll have to change your name from Assef ‘The Ear Eater’ to ‘One-Eyed Assef,’ because I have this rock pointed at your left eye.’ He said this so flatly that even I had to strain to hear the fear that I knew hid under his calm voice” (Hosseini 42). In this quote, Hassan is pointing a slingshot at Assef’s left eye, ready to shoot him after he knocked him over with a rock.
He is a kind, innocent man that loves Jem and Scout as if they were his own. The town views Boo as a monster, but as he leaves gifts for the children and mends Jem’s pants, the reader begins to see his true nature and learns that he is misjudged by society. Boo also saves the lives of Jem and Scout. In the process of saving the kids, Boo had to kill Bob Ewell. By killing Mr. Ewell; Boo Radley killed his innocence.
Its Bob Ewell, he grabs Jem and hurts his left arm, then knocks Scout to the ground. Boo Radley come out of the darkness and saves the children and stabbed Ewell during the struggle. Boo carries Jem back home where he tries hides behind the door while the sheriff is in the house. In order to protect Boo, the sheriff tells Atticus Ewell tripped over a tree root and fell on his own knife. Also