David is awfully friendly to everyone he approaches even if he knows that they can jeopardize his and the telepaths safety. When he first meets Sophie, he presents a welcoming atmosphere about him which puts Sophie at ease and convinces her to go and play with David. They quickly become friends and continue to entertain each other with their presence. David displays positive emotions when interacting with others. When David and Sophie are playing in the river, Alan approaches them.
Pap is a free man who takes it for granted especially when he takes his anger on African Americans and his own son. He isn’t well educated but this quote by Huck is a hint towards Paps good side. “For what you want, above all things, on a raft, is for everybody to be satisfied, and feel right and kind towards others”. Huck never had that great of an education so how is this coming from his mouth. His dad must’ve told him about these things, since Pap has made many mistakes in life he has a good side to himself.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
An addict attempts to keep their problems unknown and this was the first he had heard of his brother in ages. The narrator didn’t want to believe his brother had fallen down such a dark hole. He saw all the signs and odd behavior, but still convince himself nothing was wrong. When one loves another their faults are harder to find, one will ignore flaws in favor of viewing them in the best light. His blinding love kept him from seeing the path Sonny was headed down.
It doesn't matter if you rich or poor, this was the key into making a perfect world. The puritans were surviving, comparing this to the pilgrims in Doc 6 Captain John Smith wrote the colonists were barely surviving in the Virginia colonies “Our ordinary food was but meal and water so that this little relieved our wants, whereby with the extremity of the bitter cold frost…more than half of us died”. Gold was a very huge factor into why these people came to the new world,but they could not find gold because the landed and settled on a swamp biome. The search for gold and becoming rich consumed these people, which turned this colony into a nightmare. The differences also come in the supplies, they had different types of lands, crops, and water.
While it is easy to live in an era of economic stability and beat down somebody for wanting to escape the harsh reality around them, the fact remains that alcohol is the primary reason for Francis living as a bum. His problems with alcohol are first highlighted by Helen who says, “Francis wouldn’t stop drinking and then we couldn’t pay the rent” (53). This rare glimpse into a time in Francis’ life when times were prosperous for himself shows he drinks whether things are going good or bad. Nobody is a better character witness to Francis than the woman he has been friends with for nine years who has seen him at his highest and lowest points in his life, the time when the true character shines through. Or in Francis’ case, flees.
He has become friends with store owners and employees who let him use the private and clean bathrooms. Jackson introduces us to his Indian friends, Rose of Sharon and Junior, the other main characters. It is around lunchtime on this particular day. Jackson, Rose of Sharon and Junior have been pan handling for about two hours and through their efforts have come up with five dollars. They head to the 7 Eleven Convenience store to buy themselves a bottle of alcohol when they pass a pawnshop.
With the money, Lena wants to buy a new house for the whole family to live in but everyone else in the family sees a different type of opportunity. Being the man of the household, Walter dreams of owning a liquor store and plans on using Lena’s money to do so. Walter is always after money and believes that the only way to succeed in life is with money. For example, when Walter is talking about the check, he says, “Mama, sometimes when I’m downtown and I pass them cool, quiet-looking restaurants where them white boys are sitting back and talking about things, turning deals worth millions of dollars, sometimes I see guys don’t look much older than me” (992).This shows how Walter wanted something more out of life and not just be a poor black man. Everyone in this family had dreams but no one supported each other dreams.
He is always in powerless stage, especially the dollar bill scene. There are three people come for the lost dollar bill. After return it to the young lady and gives own dollar to the old lady, the appearance of the strange man, the protagonist gives up to hands the reminded bill to him. The man rejects and finds a wallet from the trash. In reality, he is powerless and foolish victim, so that he is always dominated by other people, for example his rival, his boss, and his girlfriend’s father.
While his brother feels like he could never truly explain anything to the narrator. Although both characters were different they found an understanding by trying to feel what each other were feeling. Also by coping with their tough childhood and feelings together without directly communicating. Sonny wanted so desperately to please his brother, but couldn’t find a way to avoid Jazz but still get that feeling he craved. Sonny was clearly disappointed and embarrassed by his choice of actions and despite what anyone said, he realized the choice he made was poor and it was time to follow his dream.
I was was the youngest brother and I was the driver when we would haul it seemed like we stopped around every corner but we were the best in the valley and everone wanted a taste of what we had. We thought our little operation was good but we were just some rough ole country boys, we had heard the some gangsters in the city were havin liquor hauled in by the truck load and selling it at top price, but we didn 't wanna have no business with no gangsters. Soon enough me and my buddy cricket made a run in to the city and sold a load of 100 gallons of pure white lightnin and 105 gallons of crazy aple to a gangster named Mad Dog Floyd Banner, I sold the whole load for 5 dollars a gallon which was twice what Forst was gettin for it. When me and cricket got back to the house Forst was upset but I think he wasnt to mad about me selling the whole load in one haul for 5 dollars on the gallon. When I took my share from that money we made I went and bought myself a car I ended up buying a Ford v8 Roadster when we loaded up shine in it and put that souped up carb in it we could out run
Another factor that plays into the atmosphere is the friendly waiters. Mary said, “out of all the times I have been to Buffalo Wild Wings, I have never had a waiter that acted like he or she did not want to be there” (McKinney). When people have a waiter that is friendly and acts like he enjoys working there it makes the dining experience that much better. The final key component in the atmosphere at Buffalo Wild Wings is all of the entertainment centers. Buffalo Wild Wings said, “If you want to watch it, we’ll put it on thirty plus flat screen televisions and we have endless games” (Buffalo Wild Wings).
Everyone knows Joe doesn’t need a mule for anything, yet he insists on buying the mule off of Matt for no more than five dollars. Matt complains “If you wants tuh rob uh poor man lak me uh everything he got tuh make uh livin’ wid, Ah’ll take de five dollars” (57). Before Joe hands the money to Matt, he “deliberately changed his shoes before he reached into his pocket for the money” (58). Joe shows off his wealth by changing his shoes in front of matt because they weren’t comfortable. Here is a man who just lost his life work and is figuratively slapped in the face by having to watch the rich man change into his “black gaiters”.
Throughout her character Walter Younger we see him struggle to achieve better quality of life by opening a liquor store which was going to provide him finicial support. From ten thousand to zero dollars the Youngers have learned how important each member of the faminly is no matter what the circumstances and that standing together they could fight any problems even racial discriminiation. Another thing the Youngers have tough the readers are that dreams and visions are very important. Even though Walter lost all the money he still became a man like his father and took the responsibility of making up for it. He did just like his momma raised him to do and that was to fight for what he believed in.
In the story “The Gold Mountain Coat,” By Jody Fong-Bates, Sam Sing is a stingy, demanding and controlling man, whose actions posed the question, was Sam Sing capable of compassion? Each evening, after his restaurant had closed, Sam, a tall and bleak Chinese elderly man with many wrinkles wearing gold rimmed glasses that matched his gold teeth, would be found sitting alone in a booth in the back, carefully calculating his daily profits of his prosperous business. If the day’s profits were successful Sam would feel generous and he would cheerfully invite his sons to share a glass of whisky, but, if the profits were meagre, Sam would sullenly drink alone while his sons diligently finished their duties. Sam Sing who wore his thick black hair to the side was not exactly a sociable or considerate man. He had the ability to make others feel insignificant and often left people feeling uncomfortable.