The author used the symbols of James Maxwell being the president and Gerald Adams to follow their dreams despite the warnings of failure. James chose to do the sensible thing in not following his dreams but he regretted in once her looked back and realized how boring her life was. No matter how many people say achieving goals are impossible, there is always a way. Gerald is proof of that. He got it live the dream life.
When he thought of people who actually lived, he thought of people who followed their dreams. Regret can be caused by many things, but James’ came from his decision not to follow his dreams. In the story, the author used the symbol of James Maxwell being the president to show that no matter how far one gets in life, they will always have some regrets about what they chose to do with their life. James was one of the most influential people in the story. Most kids looked up to him and wanted to be him, but that wasn’t enough.
I think that George and Lydia are to blame. early on in the story, the parents were telling the children that they were gonna turn off the house for some time. Wendy was still crying and Peter joined her again. "Just a moment, just one moment, just another moment of nursery," they wailed. "Oh, George," said the wife, "it can 't hurt.
As an example, she remembers the story of when her second daughter was born, and Emily got the measles and was not able to share that moment with her family for two whole weeks. The narrator regrets the neglect towards Emily while even her thoughts about her regrets are being interrupted by the cry of her infant son. She understands that it was she who influenced her life choice: “My wisdom came too late. She has much to her and probably little will come of it. She is a child of her age, of depression, of war, of
Christopher tells his mother that his father said she was dead, and she's horrfied to know this. Christopher's father tries to find him and succeeds but his mother demands that he leaves, and insist that Christopher should stay and live with her and Mr shears. But Christopher is scared of Mr shears and is really eager to go back to school home and do that important exam that would help tremendously with getting him into university. After about a week passes he and his mother decides to go back home, and of course in time for Christopher's exam. Even though he hasn't been eating or sleeping for a few days on end he still decides to do it.
My second semester of school I decided that because I already knew where I was going to college I didn’t have to try as hard in school and work as hard for my grades as I had before. I began slacking off inside as well as outside of the classroom. I stopped doing homework to my best ability’s, stopped studying for tests, and worst of all I was lying to my mother. For almost four months I treated my mother poorly. I constantly lied to her face about how my grades were.
This played a major role in the writing of American Psycho. Whenever he was writing American Psycho, he had one major thought in his mind, his father. Since his father was such a poor role model for him, he wanted to use that unfortunate circumstance and finally turn it into some good. His mindset when writing this book was not focused on how many books would sell or how much money he could make, he just wanted to give people who were going through the same situation a book to read and feel like they are not alone. Lucky for him, it did both.
Because of Great Depression, parents have a tremendous pressure, supporting their family, feeding their children. As the price of survival, they are forced to abandon time with their children which means the child grow up with loneliness and unloving. "Can 't you go some other time, Mommy, like tomorrow?" she would ask. "Will it be just a little while you 'll be gone?
Eventually when Finn comes he does not trust anyone because he has a mission. Eventually in the end Finn and Petrel create a strong bond and are happy together with Mr. Smoke and Missus Slink by their side. Who is the protagonist and antagonist? Defend your answers with examples from the book.
Here is a example of the theme from the book “He barely liked his family-and by family he meant his older brother. Tom.” The conflict is that Benny and Tom do not have a good relationship and have grudges against each other. If you hold grudges against your family or do not have a good relationship with your family, you will have no one to fall back on and you will be by yourself. Another example of the theme from the book is “Sorry, Benny- I forgot. Point is, you got family of some kind, right?” This example shows that you will always have some type of family, even if you don’t know