He is telling Miss Kinnian that everything is good, but when you really analyze the text, Charlie is only doing that so she will feel better. Another example of how he does not truly show that he’s glad he got to be smart is in his progress report on July 24th: “I dont know any work but the job I used to have at Donnegans Plastic Box Company. I dont want to go back there because they all knew me when I was smart and maybe theyll laugh at me” (Keyes, 304). Again, with evidence from his previous progress reports, his note to Miss Kinnian was just a facade, merely trying to make her believe that he was fine. This is significant because Charlie seems to have lost his confidence in
This causes Elie to question if his father worth it because if Elie save the gold crown, then he well have money if he does end up getting out. Finally Franek keep picking at Elie not until he broke. “ That day, Franek burst into savage laughter : ‘ I knew it, I knew that I would win…’ “ ( Page 56 ). This ultimately shows that with Franek and the Kapos Elie got mental damage with all going on in his life/ being in the concentration camp. It most likely give Elie post traumatic stress order and that is not good for anyone.
Why Catcher in the Rye Should be Banned Catcher in the Rye should not be included in the English department curriculum at North Quincy High. In Catcher in The Rye the main protagonist Holden Caulfield is portrayed as an emotionally unstable high school student who has been kicked out multiple schools for his behavior and poor grades. This book has already been banned in multiple schools for its use of inappropriate language, sexual implications, and Holden being an unfit model for adolescent readers, and for these reasons it should also be banned from our curriculum. Throughout Catcher in the Rye there were multiple instances in which inappropriate languages was used from various characters and Holden himself. Profanity was used from Goddamn to F*** ***.
I—I RUN OFF" (37). This quote is showing where Jim ran away from his masters home and town so that he can free himself and his family. The town is also keeping Huckleberry Finn “captive” to. Throughout the novel Twain talks about how Huckleberry Finn feels trapped in the town and how he wants to escape civilization and his father. “Every little while he locked me in and went down to the store, three miles, to the ferry, and traded fish and game for whisky, and fetched it home and got drunk and had a good time, and licked me.”(Twain 34).
In 145th Street, the author Walter Dean Myers based his ten stories off of his experiences in Harlem. Issues like domestic violence, drugs, death, and poverty are present in both of these books. An example of one of those issues from each book is that in The Other Wes Moore, Tony, the other Wes’ brother beats up his brother because he began getting involved in selling drugs and was making money off of it. Tony was trying to prevent Wes from falling into this trap like he did. but he became so overwhelmed with anger after spending so much time and effort in trying to keep Wes from getting into the drug business and failing that he began beating him up.
This quotation shows that John admits to his affair, which will ruin his reputation, but will hopefully save Elizabeth and his friends wives. Not only is John honest with the court, but he is also honest with Elizabeth, before the trials. In the article “Why Be Honest”, the author talks about why it is important to be honest with your spouse even they don’t want to hear it. Lickerman states, “Or is better to make a habit of being tactfully honest so she can trust you…” (Lickerman par. 7).
Why is To Kill a Mockingbird banned? Many people have come to realize that the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird was banned and challenged countless times. Although there are several offensive scenes in the book, very many people are outraged that their child cannot read this award winning novel. The question is, why is this novel banned? By examining the profanity, racial content, and references to rape, it’s deemed inappropriate for teens to read and is banned from several school libraries and lessons in school.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, is a book about a boy’s adventures down the Mississippi River with a run-away-slave. In the book, the boy, whose name is Huck, is seen with three different family structures; the Widow Douglas, his father Pap, and the run-away slave Jim. Jim is the best family for Huck because of numerous reasons. First, the Widow Douglas lives a life that is not preferred by Huck and it is one that does not suit his personality. Second, Pap is an alcoholic, racist, and abusive father who puts Huck’s life in danger.
When you keep silent about something this significant it only escalates and blows up into something that could have been prevented. Racism is a very serious issue that involves everyone’s attention and without serious intervention this will create animosity in the generations to come. Racism needs to be squashed at the source, that is within people’s mindset (the way they see others). For so many years the issues of racism have not been dealt with and it is consistently being hidden and coming out at various times infiltrating our society and rearing its ugly head. Implementing policy changes within the educational system can help, but how does that affect the community as a whole.
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. So, this traumatic experience led him to become a passionate racist and naturally his brother, Danny inspired by him. Danny wrote a paper about Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf to his black Jewish teacher, Sweeney. Dr. Sweeney wanted him to write a new paper which is about his brother and his history. However, after learning what happened to Derek in prison and the reason of why he changed his ideology of being racist and rejected to be the leader of united Neo-Nazi group, Danny