Equality is defined as the state of being equal. That’s exactly why the students in Adkin High School in 1951 decided to walkout. The Adkin High School students demanded equality until they got it. These students wanted what local white high schools had. Local white high schools had books with no pages ripped out, new sports equipment, a large gym, and more.
The stories Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote and Don’t Give Up the Fight they both have a theme of perseverance. In Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote, she won’t give up the fact that women can’t vote and keeps trying to let women vote. Ava from Don’t Give Up the Fight tries to prove to her team that she’s a fast runner. Although they have the same theme they both are different because they both handled their situation differently. Susan B Anthony protests, but Ava raced one of her teamates.
Even though August is disfigured, he is still brave and a great person. He is brave because of all of the surgerys that he has been through and how he hasn’t been scared of hiding from the bullies. August is a brave person, who wants to show the world what he can do. For this reason, Chapter 14 of, How to Read Literature Like a Professor, relates to the novel, Wonder. Both books teaches readers that some people who are disfigured are the greatest people of all.
Ruby went to a all white school because Judge J. Skelly Wright ordered schools to integrate. Black children had to take a test and the top five scores were asked to integrate. In the 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges changed America by walking up the steps of a white only school to gain an education. To survive this experience, Ruby had to rise above the prejudice, face her fears, and find the strength in her faith. Ruby overcame abundance of prejudice.
Night written by Elie Wiesel, who survived the Holocaust. Wiesel had narrated Night to share an important part of history, He wanted to leave behind legacy of words, memories with hope to prevent history repeating itself. Eliezer Wiesel shares his personal experience from the beginning. In 1941, Eliezer was twelve year old Jewish boy living in the Transylvanian town of Sighet. Eliezer had a peaceful life with his family members, in 1944 Eliezer and his family were taken from their home to the Auschwitz concentration camp which results in the lost of his mother and sisters and altering his view of his religion.
She was always the sister who pointed out flaws if something didn’t seem right. She also influenced most of the sisters to be more confident and independent than social norms of that time. If she ceased to exist, the thought of creating some sort of revolutionary group would have never crossed any of the other sisters mind. Each sister had something holding them back. For Dede it was her family, and for Patria it was her religion.
In this novel, the character Minny Jackson comes across many obstacles. As the novel, goes on she eventually begins to find herself more, and gets the courage to finally free herself from the power of her husband, Leroy, as well as Miss Hilly. When you find you find confidence and strength, you can get out of a bad situation. Minny Jackson was a strong lady, who everyone would look up to because no matter what was going on at her household or in her life she would never let that affect her interaction with anyone. Although, Minny had a sassy mouth and sassed everyone.
Even after she was threatened and attacked she never stops fighting for what she believed was right. It got to a point so bad that she had to leave her home country and travel to the United States. With the attack on her, it made her even stronger. To this day, she is still trying to fight for female education rights around the world. In the end, both Odysseus and Malala showed significant signs of perseverance towards their goals, which make them a leader that many can follow and trust.
Peter Gays and his family lived under Nazi rule before it got to the point were people were being put into ghettos and shipped off in trains. They were a typical German middle class family that really had no reason to leave once Hitler and the Nazis came to power. They knew very little about whether or not they would even be under the category of Jews because they didn’t practice it. Peter gay writes, “we German Jews had to live
In both Night and Max’s book to Liesel The Standover Man, the dehumanization of Jews took place. Night tells of an autobiography told straight from the voice of Elie who went through this process. The Standover Man was a story within a story that also told about how Max felt with Hitler. Dehumanization was a very difficult process to endure, and in the end, many did not
Mama believes that students should attain knowledge about racism, slavery, and segregation even though it’s not taught in the book. She calls these subjects “radical” subjects as they relate to most of her student’s lives. Mama believes that learning about their true past is more important than learning the biased version taught in the books. This act gets Mama caught and fired. Even though Mama had gotten fired for the subjects she taught her students, she did not regret her actions.
His mother always steered him into the right direction and always warned him of avoiding outsiders. Every chance James got with his mother as a little kid was always a “high point of my day, a memory so sweet it is burned into my mind like tattoo (12).” She was a resilient and a loving woman to James. She always cared for her children and did not care what anyone did to her, but if it was towards her children she would do anything to protect them.
Lynn isn 't like any other Hybird that people have seen. She can be gentle and kind, Just like her mother she can be naive about things that others understand better then she does. Since her mother died Lynn is determined to become strong like her mother, she can be strong-willing when it comes to battles. When her friends or loved ones are in danger she is willing to do whenever it takes to taken them down. Even if it 's her own life.
Later in the novel Scout learns to restrain herself from fistfights which shows a great deal of respect for others, because she puts herself in their shoes. She learned from Atticus that there are other ways to solve your differences and get out your anger. These are many things that have contributed to the development of Scout’s maturation. Scout matures through the duration of the novel,
Aibileen Clark from The help is my most favorite character because I realize that Aibileen is one of the strongest women that I ever known. It is not easy for everyone to control their own emotion when they were disdained and Aibileen proved it for me. I can see that to be maid is very hard and torture but she can distinguish that Mae Mobley(A baby) is innocent, so she take care Mae Mobley very well while Mae Mobley’s mother always ignore Mae Mobley and hit her. Aibileen is brave too. She dare to share her bad experience with Skeeter for Skeeter’s book even she knew that it can do harm for her if other white people know about this