To people of this town, nothing here changes. The dull air in the morning with the strange lights, the eerie silence of the noon, and strange yet normal creatures and voices of the night. People believe this ghost of a town to be the line between insanity and reality, things seen here are normal to the people of the town, but to outsiders it 's unexplainable. So I advise you to be aware of your surrounding when reading because something to your dismay, just might be lurking in the shadows.
Christopher has changed in his confidence to be independent throughout the book which makes him a dynamic character. Before he decided to go on his own to London, he has never been anywhere ‘apart from the shop at the end of the road (161).’ This shows that Christopher really has not had much independency and always rely on someone. He even said that the thought of going somewhere by himself is frightening which I can’t blame him for feeling. Also, Christopher decided to go around his neighborhood and converse with his neighbors when he tries to find who the murderer was. This is new for Christopher because he doesn’t talk to strangers and has never talked to his neighbors.
Have you ever get angry because of someone didn’t know your purpose of doing something or don’t know what you are thinking? Most of the time it happens because people didn’t put themselves in your situation and think about the pros and cons of this movement. In the book “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee, The main characters, Jem and Scout, who were just kids about ten years old, learn that they should “stand in other people’s shoes” and think for other people. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a book about Scout growing up learning new thoughts, values, moral, and compassion. The story take place in the 20th century in a southern place called Maycomb County.
I have never been in such a tense situation before. After two hours of sitting in near silence, we were relieved to hear that the bomb threat had been a hoax. Everyone simultaneously let out a sigh of relief. Even though there was never any real danger, the rest of the homecoming activities -excluding the parade and game, were cancelled. Everyone was exhausted and still reeling from the fear that they had felt an hour earlier when we loaded the bus to head to the town square.
Things can happen out of nowhere and it can happen to you. Just like how Ponyboy and Johnny got jumped that night at the park, right after Darry scared off Ponyboy. (Nobody was around at two-thirty in the morning, and it was a good place to relax and cool of, Hinton 47). Everything seemed to be going smoothly for them at that moment, but "Nothing Gold can Stay". ("You could use a bath, greaser.
Although some people support them, there is a lot of family members and students that will scorn them. Even if they were a kind, smart person before their pregnancy, people will only see them as the teen mom. The teen parent’s Scarlet Letter is represented through the 9-month baby bump that people will always seem to remember. In the book, all the citizens of the Puritan county disdained Hester and they always thought of Reverend Dimmesdale as holy. Dimmesdale reveals himself, “...Ye, that have loved me!—ye, that have deemed me holy!—behold me here, the one sinner of the world!” (Hawthorne, 196).
As we grow older, most of us learn not to judge others until we understand their lives and how they live them. However, the younger population is generally not accustomed to this and usually believe that almost everyone lives life like them or similar to them. A massive part of aging is learning, which is just what the main character of To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout, is beginning to understand. In the given excerpt, Scout’s father Atticus teaches her to look through the eyes of other people before judging them or their situation. In the first paragraphs of the excerpt, we learn about Scout’s deep resentment towards her new first grade class.
In the past years women have been fighting for equal rights, however in the year 1933 it was pushed on to young girls to be a “proper lady” meaning to serve the husband and have a woman’s first interest in the well being of men. The novel To Kill a Mockingbird is about childhood and growing up with Scout. The narrator, Scout has been taught like an adult by her father for her whole life and gender was never a problem with Atticus, he taught her and her brother Jem the same way, yet as she grows up she is pressured to become a proper lady by her peers. We can gather that gender roles are a major part in Scout’s life by the several symbols of women, such as flowers, that show, the theme of gender roles that Harper Lee weaves into To Kill a Mockingbird. The motif of flowers is very important not only because flowers are always associated with women, but it shows the presence of women in scout 's life.
Pleasantville, a place where nothing changes. A place where no one has ever seen rain, feelings are little to none, the high school basketball team wins every game and makes every shot, firefighters save cats because there is no such thing as fire, beds are separated, books are blank pages, and the streets loop right back to themselves. Everything is pleasant in Pleasantville. 1958 and present day has changed tremendously. One thing that has changed over the years is relationships.
For example, some participants claimed they kept relation with peer, even peer’s parents, as parental characteristics can be found from these people, so that they can earn sense of security from others. Religions able some participant get mental healing as well. It is also showed that lots of participants become more independent and mature after the death of parent. They would like to bear more responsibilities that they would not undertake before such as looking after younger siblings, even surviving parent. Moreover, more participants treasure the life and time than the past after the death of parent.