I had to arrest him. You understand that, don’t you? That I had no choice?’ He looked close to tears” (Watson 102). Wesley was torn up about this decision to the point of tears, yet he did the right thing and even went out of his way to explain it to David. Wesley’s compassion, strong moral code, and sense of duty are something that anyone can look up to and aspire to be like.
The women who is suppose to love him not matter what critiques everything about him. Dale tries to cover up is momsexual feelings with Vera so he is putting up with her, but Dale stops everything when his wife critics him. Vera has the power to control Dale and she has gained it by insulting him over the
She does not let anyone make fun of him, especially Ryan. On page 31 it says, “David waves out of the car window. ‘Hi Ryan!’ ‘Don’t say ‘hi’ to him.’ I tell David.” After the event where Ryan has made fun of David on the bus, Catherine has been really protective when Ryan was around David. In her mind, she is thinking that Ryan will make fun of David again. It is shown that Ryan bullies David again, on page 108, “But when David opens the wrapper, there’s nothing inside.
By the end of the story, Jen died fighting for her freedom and with the help of Jen’s father, Luke was able to get a fake id. These events have caused Luke to develop as a dynamic character. He was more
"Ohhhh," she squeaked. She tore a book from the suitcase, hurled it at him - "Here!" and dashed into the school.” This phrase clearly makes Amanda look like a caring character. Another way that the author develops Amanda to be caring is by using the actions of the main character Amanda. In the story, Amanda can be seen doing a caring action.
The Characterization of Lane Dean Jr. David Foster Wallance’s short story, “Good People”, portrays the main characters issues while pondering the difficulties of spirituality during an emotional event. The main character, Lane Dean Jr. and his girlfriend are faced with a life changing decision: whether to abort the child Sheri is pregnant with or raise the child. Throughout this decision, Dean is faced with many psychological and spiritual dilemmas. While the couple originally decides to have an abortion, Sheri becomes unsure of the decision. While the pace of the story is slow, it emphasizes the emotional distress that both Dean and Sheri are going through.
The antagonist, Angela, suffers from this. In the beginning, Angela cares for Bridget and takes her under her wing (2). About Angela and her German boyfriend, Ohlin writes, “They liked to make a fuss over people and put on elaborate dinner parties, and then they’d get drunk and spend the night bickering. It was tedious, and yet you had to indulge them, because you could see how much they enjoyed it, this performance of adulthood” (2). By this, Ohlin shows how Angela, initially, is aware of how she portrays herself to others; she puts on an act and pretends to be an adult.
Dave shows throughout the story how he isn’t ready for adulthood in many ways. One way is that he lies often. Dave’s lies prove the fact that he isn’t ready for the responsibilities of adulthood. In the story it seems as if he didn’t care that he was a man in sense of maturity- just the perception of being a man to everyone else. Throughout the story, Dave tries to twist the truth in his favor so that he can buy a gun and avoid punishment.
When people think little old ladies they often image sweet, nice and wonderful, but people are not always what they seem. Adela Strangeworth was a sweet, nice and a wonderful old lady until they found out her dark secret. Adela Strangeworth, is a character in Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Possibility of Evil”. Adela Strangeworth is not your typical grandma; by day she is sweet, nice and loving but by night she is evil, deceptive and condescending. Strangeworth is no saint.