Jean Louise and her brother Jem play with Dil throughout the novel. “Routine contentment was: improving our treehouse that rested between giant twin chinaberry trees in the backyard, fussing, running through our list of dramas” (Lee 9). Not only did the children in the book rely on playing with other kids for entertainment so did the kids who lived in small towns during the Depression. “Our main entertainment was having the neighbours over to play ball” (Ames 4). Kids would come up with all types of games.
What sparked my interest in the environment, and nature in general was getting lost while on a family hike when I was seven. While my parents consider it a horrible family memory, I found enjoyment in spending time in the calmness of the wilderness around me. When I came to college it was almost inevitable that I would study environmental science, but I was too intrigued by all aspects of science to know what I truly had a passion for. This quickly changed during a lab my first semester of college. For the lab we were sent out to record the amount the types of trees in forested parts of campus.
There plan is to get the Cyclops drunk and stab his eye out, so he cannot see and they can escape. Once they got him drunk on the floor, Odysseus and his men drive a piece of tree into Polyphemus's eye. The Cyclops was screaming in pain. He eventually becomes calm and falls back to sleep. Morning comes and Polyphemus moves the stone slab that barricades the only escape.
Marty knows that Judd kills deer out of season, and he hates that Judd chews tobacco and tries to spit it close to people he doesn't like. Marty can't stop thinking about Shiloh. He decides that he has to buy Shiloh from Judd. Marty starts collecting cans and bottles to try to make some money, but realizes it will take him forever to raise enough money to buy Shiloh. Before long, Shiloh runs away from Judd again and ends up at Marty's house.
After the boys in Jack's tribe catch and kill the pig they thought was the beast, they put his head on a spear. "Jack held out the head and jammed the soft throat down on the pointed end of the stick which pierced through the mouth. He stood back and the head hung there, a little blood dribbling down the stick." (Golding, 136-137) This is an example of how Jack's tribe react violently towards what they perceive is the beast, this act of putting a pig's head on a spear is a very violent and cruel. In the beginning when they killed a pig they never displayed the head, but do to the savagery that the beast has caused them to take on they are more cruel and deadly.
On Saturdays the boys like to sit out on the fire escape and watch the street below and the people that walk it. Their father, Gabriel, always got off of work early on Saturdays and soon the boys knew they would have to come inside. From the window the boys could see the bridge that spanned the Harlem
Victor had said goodnight to Elizabeth and let her rest. As he was leaving he heard a shriek come from Elizabeth’s room, he realized the monster had killed Elizabeth. The monster killing Elizabeth, which is Victor’s wife, causes Victor to be hurt and very angry with the monster. Victor then tried to kill the monster by attempting to shoot him with his pistol. When Victor misses, he shows the guests which way the monster ran and they all hunt for him, he was not found.
I never imagined my life away from the home and the people I grew up with. Moving away from my hometown was one of my biggest challenges in life. I grew up in Wellston, Ohio and lived in the countryside about fifteen minutes from town. My house was a home to me and it wasn 't the greatest, but it was special to me. My big backyard consisted of many fruit trees and a grape vine, it was where I had bonfires with my family and friends, and it was where I ran free with my brother.
When things happened in the town, they blamed Boo for it. For instance, " when people's azaleas froze in a cold snap, it was because he had breathed on them." No matter what the situation was, he was the one to blame. Even Jem, who has never seen him, was judging Boo because of all the rumors that the town people said about him, like how Jem says he "dines on raw squirrels and any cat he can catch." He even goes on to say how he looks like, "a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time."
BOb drowns pony in the fountain and Johnny kills him because he was protecting Pony boy., They run and hide in an old church in windrixville. IN chapter 5, the two boys change their appearance by cutting and bleaching their hair so they don't match the descriptions in the paper. They believe it's safe enough to go get food in town while dally informs them in that the two gangs are in a war. In chapter 6 Chery agrees to testify against bob and say johnny was acting in self defense. As they are on their way back from Dairy Queen, they spot a church on fire and they heroically jump in and save the lives of many children.