This shows Bob being treated equally by being killed because he wasn’t a nice person. He threatened Atticus even though Bob won the case, Atticus just made him look bad so he's trying to get him back. The book also says, "Atticus fetched the remains of my costume. Mr. Tate turned it over and bent it around to get an idea of its former shape. 'This thing probably saved her life,' he said.
Wonder what can cause violence , greed. Greed can be so strong that it makes someone do things that they may have never done before or do evil and crazy things. In this book there were a lot of greed going on. In the fiction novel The Pearl by John Steinbeck, Kino and Juana child Coyotito was bitten by a scorpion. They needed their child to be cured, but they didn’t have the money to pay for the treatment.
Upton Sinclair wrote the Jungle in 1906 during the time of progressivism to portray the horrors of the labor conditions and non existing sanitary conditions of the meat packing industry. Jurgis and his family, immigrants from Lithuania, came to America expecting a prosperous life. The family dreamed of coming to America for a better life full of success and opportunity but as they began working in the stockyards they were exposed to the terrible quality of life experienced by the factory workers. The Jungle tells the story of a family of immigrants coming to America to gain freedom and portrays the dehumanization of the stockyards through the political corruption, inhumane child labor practices, and the horrific working conditions. Jurgis
Lennie has done so much to ruin his world in the book. When Lennie gets to a new place to live, he accidently kills mice, a puppy, and a person, but says he 's sorry which makes him seem sympathetic. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie sympathetic because he cares about everything and will always be there for George but other characters keep sizing up to him and he doesn’t know
In Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, a main theme would be greed and selfishness brought on by cultural and economic pressures. The Grapes of Wrath is set in the dust bowl era and depicts a time period in which jobs were scarce and homelessness was prominent. The story is centered around the Joads family who are forced off their land due to the money hungry businessmen. In addition, one of the men driving a tractor for the land owners happens to be a former tenant farmer. When asked by the Joad’s family why one of their own is working for the banks the driver explains, “I got damn sick of creeping for my dinner- and not getting it.
In Of Mice And Men, George and Lennie were very close due to the fact that George looks after Lennie. They form almost a parent and child bond. Lennie does not know his own strength and continuously kills small animals that he wants to care for and pet. Lennie not knowing his own strength is developed further when Lennie accidentally kills Curley’s Wife. Lennie was stroking Curley’s Wife’s hair to the point that she became alarmed and panicked and when she did so, Lennie broke her neck by shaking her too hard, he wanted her to stop yelling.
The youngest traveler say, “Lord, to think I might have all that treasure to myself alone!”(Pg 149) He intentionally killed his teammates because of his love of money. The bible says “ For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have emed from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many snow.” (1 Timothy 6:10) Nowadays, THere are a lot of crime because money. Many people are willing to do anything to achieve their own interest. Because of the love of money, and now we have lost respect, friendship and love. The beatles says “ For I do not care too much for money, for money cannot buy me love.” (The Beatles) Money and greed really will adversely affect a person’s life.
A Mockingbird is considered for someone who displays innocence, kindness and does not want any recognition of the good deeds they do for others. The factors that classify Boo Radley is his morality and his sentiments. In the beginning of the novel, everyone misjudges Boo Radley as a radical and violent man, including Scout and Jem. There were many false allegations made that Boo Radley was in power of killing his father with scissors, poisoned the pecans in his yard, and is chosen to blame for all the “stealthy crimes”, in Maycomb County. For many years Boo has cared dearly for the Finch children.
(Years later I finally found out that he actually flung my lizard into a bush). So, I decided to throw a tantrum in the pool and everyone just stared at me in horror and my grandpa said he would only give my favorite lizard back if I stopped crying. Surprisingly, that was not the only thing that was dreadful about that day. When I finally stopped crying, I decided to poop in the pool. As soon as someone saw that, they immediately swam away.
The Misfit sprang back as if snake had bitten him and shot her three times through the chest” (367). Besides everything the grandmother tells him, he decided to kill her. Also, you can see how the author compares the grandmother to a snake as if The Misfit did not want her help. He never showed compassion for
Uptown Sinclair’s book The Jungle was originally written to expose the working conditions within the meat packing industry. Sinclair shocked millions as he bore what it was really like behind the scenes. Employees worked with contaminated and rotting meat, which was not a health violation at the time. This eventually led to new food and federal safety laws. Most of the labor force was an immigrant, who moved to the United States with hopes of the “American Dream.” Most would say that they did not find what they were looking for.