The hand maiden’s punishment of hanging might have been a little less deserved. They were guilty of not respecting Penelope, Telemachus or Euryclea. They had not been the ones plotting to kill Telemachus but in betraying Penelope by not following her orders, only the orders of the wooers. But Odysseus needed to show that any misbehavior needed to be dealt with. Hence, they did deserve it when you look at what the wooers did and that the hand maidens supported their bad decisions.
Quitting his job was a spontaneous decision he made to protect his ego. Lengel calls out “you don 't want to do this” but Sammy keeps walking (Updike 5). Sammy’s stubbornness to admit he’s wrong can be interpreted by the quotation: “It 's true, I don ' t. But it seems to me that once you begin a gesture it 's fatal not to go through with it” (Updike 5).
Luella Bates Washington Jones is rough on the outside, inside she is truly empathetic because she understands the boy. As proof, she said that she had done things too, and she understands that it is hard not to steal things when you want them. In fact, she said, “Um-hum! You thought I was going to say but, didn’t you? You thought I was going to say, but I didn’t snatch people's pocket books.
So, first, if Charlotte had known who to trust she would have known that Zachariah could be trusted and that it was Captain Jaggery who was untrustworthy. Then Cranic wouldn’t be dead and Zachariah wouldn’t have to hide out in the brig. Finally, if Charlotte had known that Keetch could not be trusted and didn’t tell him about the plan, then she would have been able to start the mutiny again instead of being caught by Captain Jaggery.
Barret, upon doing her research about Ison and his situation can see that Hobart was doing the right thing, but did it in the wrong way. Yes, Hobart is outspoken about what he believes and his pride, but murdering someone is not how he could have shown it. It is important to tell this story and show people the lives of those living in Northern Kentucky. They are not poor, ignorant hillbilly. Barret saw it necessary to show that they are capable of handling themselves and do not need the extra help as they are strong enough to take care of themselves.
She treats Roger as her son. However, she is not perfect. She tells Roger that she has also made mistakes before: “I have done things too, which I would not tell you son, neither tell God, if he didn’t already know.” Roger also learns from Mrs. Jones. After having tried to snatch her pocketbook, he later tries to gain her trust.
Although Walter eventually does the morally correct thing he still has bad morals. Walter does the right thing by standing up to Lindner. When Lindner actually arrives and Walter is about to disgrace himself and the black community by begging Lindner for the money he can’t do it. Instead he says, “We don’t want to make no trouble for nobody or fight no causes, and we will try to be good neighbors.
Similarly, Rufus doesn’t ever take in to account Dana’s emotions, so the beatings and slave trade which are normalized in the 1800s are not normal for Dana, but Rufus ignores her feelings and does what he wants in order to keep power over her (Butler 214). Both Kevin and Rufus simply think that Dana is not used to the situation or is
This is a classic connection to O.Henry’s life because he had been the person who guilty of embezzlement of the bank O.Henry was arrested. Another style of writing used by O.Henry is moral characters. Moral characters are people who do the right thing, no matter what the context is. Another quote from After Twenty Years is shown in the note written by Jimmy to Bob. The note said, “Somehow I couldn’t do it myself, so I went around and got a
Atticus also thinks it would be hard to live without dealing with this case, “Said Atticus, ‘but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience’”(Lee 108). Atticus discusses to Scout, that if this case isn’t taken on by himself, he wouldn’t be able to live with such guilty consciences. He knows that no one else in Maycomb will take this case, and knows that he will be loosing. But if he doesn’t at least attempt to show Maycomb Tom 's innocent, he wouldn’t be able to forget about the moment.
Grandmother, on the other hand, values the idea of appearing to be a good person over anything else and can’t acknowledge that The Misfit would have different values. She is so focused on clinging to this philosophy that she barely notices when her family gets shot and continues with her ineffective argument
Protagonist characters are the main characters, that create the action, and cause the trouble. Even though there can be multiple different stories all of the strong characters in the story are linked together in similar characteristics. When you read a story you can tell the difference between strong and weak characters. Strong protagonist characters are the heros of the story they are motivated, strong, and helpful The protagonist in the story Thank you ma’am is Miss Luella Bates Washington Jones.
People go through changes, it comes with age or experiences, but either way it happens. In Gordon Korman’s The Juvie Three, three young criminals are given a second chance and put in a halfway house, and their leader falls of a fire escape a losses his memory. The boys went through changes especially after their leaders incident. “Thank You, Ma’am,” is a short story written by Langston Hughes, where a boy named Roger attempts to steal a purse from a woman named Mrs. Jones, and is caught.
By seeking vengeance against Richard Strout for the murder of his son Frank, Matt’s choice of murder was to compensate for his son’s wrongful death, and also for the overall sanity and protection of his wife, Ruth. Frank Fowler was a genuine human who caught an eye for the wrong woman, Mary Ann Strout, Richard’s soon-to-be ex. Ruth had always believed that Frank was in the wrong relationship. Matt and Ruth both had mix feelings about Frank and Mary Ann’s relationship. Frank had treated Mary Ann better than Richard had ever during their tenure of being a couple.