During Book II, Telemakhos straightens up and sets up a resolution to get rid of the suitors. He starts by telling the suitors his resolution to rid them from his house, as they are consuming his supplies and suiting his mother. One time, instead of shaking the hands of the suitors and going back with them, he refuses to shake it, symbolizing his objection to their influence. He begins by assuming a commanding attitude and acting as the true ruler of Odysseus’ home. He affirms his position in power like a prince although many suitors laugh and ignore him.
The truth he thought he covered up about his involvement in the My Lai Massacre came out bashing him the newspaper, and Kathy was left happy that the campaign was over but also struggling to get along with John (22). After a short time at the cabin, John had a creepy meltdown where he said the most vile thing he can, “Kill Jesus”, and then proceeds to boil water and ruin all the plants in the house (49). John woke up to find that she was no longer there and proceeded to think about how he will explain the situation (77-78). Kathy never came back because the amount of issues and the intensity they carried through their relationship had peaked and she committed
All of the sudden, Rye was once again alone with three dead bodies, she understood some of the man’s urges of jealousy to kill everybody else, she discovers two young children who is capable of speaking and took them under her care. Octavia Butler’s Speech sounds were inspired by a losing a close friend to a disease, and have to go through trouble on the bus she took to see her friend reflected on a society that has never grown up. 2) Analysis First, the mood of the story is depressing and hopeless.
Quotation: And he said, “I killed Wellington, Christopher.” (pg.20) Response: I figured towards the middle of the book that his father had killed Wellington. The way his father always got anger when Christopher wanted to figure out who killed him and when Christopher found his mom’s letters to him I thought it was a bit suspicious.
However, when the clerk came to see why Gregor did not go to work that day and after seeing Gregor’s transformation the clerk ran away which shows how society does not approve of the idea of changing one’s sex. All Gregor wanted to do was be free and accepted, however because of how his family and society saw him as, he would hide in his room and stare out the window longing for freedom. “His father clenched his fist with a pugnacious expression, as if ready to push Gregor back into his room… covered his eyes with hands and cried, his mighty chest shaking with sobs.” (page 217) His father was angry at what had happened to Gregor which made Gregor feel ashamed of who he is was.
Oedipus goes to a prophet to find out if he is adopted and who his real parents are, but learns about his curse instead. Frustrated and devastated, he leaves his adoptive parents whom he thinks are his real parents. On his journey, he bumps into an old man, who unbeknownst to him is his biological father. Describing the event, he says “The man out front and the old man himself began to crowd me off the road. The driver, who’s forcing me aside, I smash in anger.”
Seconds later Lt. Kotler walks in and angrily asks Shmuel where he got it. Shmuel says Bruno gave it to him, but Bruno explains he doesn’t know him and walked in on him eating it. The lieutenant forced Bruno upstairs and he didn’t see Shmuel at the usual spot to meet up for a few days. While his parents frequently arguing his sister, Gretel and him realize it is a camp for the Jews and Bruno describes how it is a terrible idea, but his sister believes it’s only bad for the Jews. Bruno feels some relief after watching a propaganda film made by his father to make the concentration camps seem like a better place than it really is.
Evil is timeless. It feasts on four year olds and forty-four year olds. It comes in the forms of greed, sloth, gluttony, lust, wrath, envy and pride. Though, no matter which inculcates itself in the mind of a human being it is always fueled by a lack of understanding and the absence of a greater appreciation for oneself, for the world and the other lifeforms in it. One of the most notable presentations of evil in all of human history lies within the workings of a single German man, Adolf Hitler.
"P-please don 't kill me!" Sayu cried as she was shoved into a see-through exchange push-panel. " Wh-where 's my dad? Mom! " A low-rank mafia grunt laughed maniacally as he stalked away from the girl, fulfilling his job of containing the hostage in the trading center.
Elie Wiesel in Night says to take care of one another is consequential for survival. Elie shows this during the sickness of his father. He cannot bear to see his father die, so “[Elie] fought [his] way to the coffee cauldron like a wild beast. And [he] succeeded in bringing back a cup. [Elie] took one gulp.
After that he then finds out that basically the whole building is mad at him for telling JT and Ms. Baker everyone 's daily salaries. A few days later Sudhir is at a barbaque with the whole building when somebody performs a drive by shooting on them shooting JT’s uncle. JT immediately responds with trying to find the men responsible. After that Sudhir gets invited to a meeting with the cops at a bar to talk about the gang, Sudhir finds out they are mad about how the drug dealers make more money than them and a lot of dealers get taken down. Sudhir attends a big meeting with JT after all this went down about the future of the smuggling and the gang.
In the story he says, “ I gave him what was left of my soup . But my heart was heavy.” In the book as his father started to get sick Elie had to take full responsibility over him. From making sure he had something to eat to even, making sure that he was comfortable. Eliezer even had to exchange his bread for a cot next to his father so that he could watch his father at all time.
“Mainly I remember arguing with him… and being told that I couldn’t do anything as well as he could,” Art tells his therapist. “No matter what I accomplish, it doesn’t seem like much compared to surviving Auschwitz” (Spiegelman, “Maus II” 44). Learning about Vladek in Maus and the experiences that made him who he was, it’s easy to understand the strained relationships that Vladek had with his son and second wife. Maus I and II are infamous graphic books written by Art Spiegelman that draw out the story of Vladek living through the Holocaust. In the book, Vladek tells his stories to his son, explaining not only his life, but of the life of his friends and family, and the life of others living through the Holocaust and World War II.
When you hear the word civility, you associate it with manners, and remember those moments when your parents nagged you about putting your napkin in your lap and saying your thank you’s. These skills are not naturally known, they have been taught over the years throughout history. Take that all away, and what would you have? The answer is in William Goulding 's Lord of the Flies, when a group of boys get stranded on an island with no rules, parents, or civilization. Over time, their previous life begins to disappear, and with that comes this barbaric side that brings chaos and destruction.