Even though no one knew what was going on in Gang Lu head, there is still a general idea that he did this shooting out of guilt. He felt guilty because he disappointed his sister. When someone is in a bad mental state of mind like Gang Lu, they tend to go off their emotions rather than thinking clearly. When the gunman finally pulls the trigger, he not only has to live with the guilt that he killed someone, but he also has to live with the pain that he will cause to his family as well as the decease’s. For example, when a shooting happens whether if it’s at a work place, school, or even at home there is always an outcome that affects everyone around them.
He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people? Ronald Gene Simmons was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 15th, 1940, to Loretta and William Simmons. Ronald’s father passed away on January 31st, 1943, just five months and a few days prior to his son's third birthday. His mother married not to long after to a man named William D. Griffen, who was a civil engineer for the U.S
What do you think a hero looks like? In the novel, Freak The Mighty by Rodman Philbrick, it shows that heroes come in all shape and sizes. In the novel Max and Kevin are the main characters. Max’s father killed his mother so other kids gave Max a hard time and bullied him. Freak was also given a hard time in school because he was born with a health problem that causes the inside of his body to grow but not the outside of his body.
Death is a determining factor that turns the main character, Holden Caulfield’s, life upside down. Death is also a recurring theme in the “Catcher in the rye.” You’d think that Holden, a seventeen-year-old boy, would be more interested in sex and friends than death. Holden’s brother Allie died of leukemia a few years back and Holden also witnessed a young boy named James Castle committing suicide at the prep school. Allie’s death was one of the most fundamental changes that happened in Holden’s life so far. At points in the story, Holden can’t stop thinking about death.
Movie Review of American History X American History X is directly related to racism as a social issue. The film is about a day in the life of Danny whose brother Derek was the leader of a Neo-Nazi group. Derek was sentenced to prison for 3 years because of killing two black people who attempted to steal his car. In his prison years, he was raped by the Neo-Nazi’s, changed his world view with the help of black man who was working with Derek in laundry service of prison and had a transition from blind-hatred to enlightened man who is trying to steer his brother back from being controlled by racist beliefs. The underlying reason of why Derek was the leader of the Neo-Nazi group and had problems with anger management is that his father was murdered by black drug dealers.
In the book “Dawn” written by Eli Wiesel, the main character is called Elisha, an eighteen year old orphan who had joined a group of terrorist known as The Movement, which has captured an English Officer by the name, John Dawson. The Movement is retaliating because the English have captured David ben Moshe, one of their members and have sentenced him to die. In retaliation, they warn the English that their officer will be killed if they continue with their plan. As the story continues Elisha tries to deal with conflicting thoughts about his first face to face murder. In his mind, he struggles with guilt in going against his moral values instilled by his parents and Master.
Not only is Young Goodman Brown betraying his own loved ones and beliefs but the ones he cares for are disregarding him right back. This plot is quite frankly like a train of dominos; one does bad, the same receives bad. Each example of betrayal helps move along and set up yet another example. Hawthorne gives his readers a harsh reality of betrayal in all types of relationships and the penalties that come with it. The message behind this story may be hard to discover but it needs to be widely
Does being a hero means to become a murder? In this eye opening novel The Night Trilogy, by Elie Wiesel, Elisha is a young eighteen-year-old survivor of Buchenwald concentration camp. However, with his mother and younger sister dying first, then his dad next, all of the hope that he seems to have left….is gone. He is convinced by Gad (a soon to be mentor) into a terrorist group that becomes a great cry out for help from many English civilians. Just when he thinks all hell is over, nether less he is forced into a situation that could ultimately change his life forever.
(Source A and F). Within days, Capone was forced to testify before a jury of the federal Prohibition Law. The families of Capone’s victims were horrified that someone would kill their loved ones. Capone’s victims were killed in the space of 7 years (1923-1930) , which were also the years that he was the leader of the powerful Five Point Gang. He wished o take revenge on all the people he hated and those who stole and hijacked him from his illegal liquor business that he ran during the 1920s.
Betrayal can leads to Change In the novel “Flight”, Sherman Alexie goes through the life of Zits, a boy who had lost his mom when he was 6 years old by cancer and knows that his father was indian and left when he was born. Having lost both parents, had made his life a total mess. He runs away from his foster homes, gets drunk, steals and gets caught by Dave, the police officer who almost always catches him. Dave knows almost everything about zits and has given him many chances to put his life together. He meets Justice, who is a 17 year old boy who teaches zits how to be violent and messes everything up.