He states “I hope you will believe that my delay in answering your letter could proceed only from my unwillingness to destroy any hope….”. Johnsons begins this letter using emotion tactics because he knows that it will be hard for the mother to accept the fact that he is refusing her request. By beginning the letter in such a manner he is not pampering her for the rest of the letter but also letting her down softly as possible. Oppose to accusing her of being wrong for having this feeling and attempting to change her son’s fate, Johnson defines hope as being “a pleasure immoderately enjoyed” and as an “expectations improperly
Neither of these authors has any experience of oppressive regimes but both feel morally outraged by the Stasi and Stalin’s rule. Orwell is inspired by Stalin using the USSR. Post war Germany had the Stasi to make sure it remains a communist country and not get influenced by capitalism. The third person limited narrative favouring the point of view of Winston the protagonist. On the other hand, Funder who has a first-person narrative, but Funder’s text is polyvocal because she uses a lot of direct speech from her interviewees and she has narrative commentary which influences the perspective
Throughout the beginning of the short story, Antigone shows herself as a stubborn intuitive person towards the separate characters. First, Antigone does not fear King Creon at any point; Antigone only worries about her brother Polyneices. Proud, and strong, Antigone says, “Creon is not strong enough to stand in my way”. (Sophocles, Act 1). Determination basically describes Antigone as she will not let Creon stand in her way as she will bury her brother, Polyneices, even if Creon tries to stop her from doing so.
Instead, Sylvia stays silent when asked, not wanting Miss Moore to know she has learned something. Sylvia will never admit it; she’s too stubborn. Not only does Sylvia not want to admit she learned a lesson, she doesn’t want her friends admitting it as well. As Sugar starts answering Miss Moore’s question, Sylvia “[stands] on her foot so she don’t continue” (Bambara 5). Sylvia does not want Miss Moore to believe she is right and her teachings are effective.
Rhonda Byrne wrote a very interesting story about a secret revealed to the word in her book entitled " the secrets". she describes the triangle of the creative process consisted of ask, believe, and receive. she also explains how the positive thinking process can be life changing and transformational. Success for Rhonda can be achieved trough a learned process with positive thinking that will be eventually mastered and controlled " the secret". Rhonda is a positive thinker and convinces us to be positive as we become what we think about most as our mind is the center of our destiny and we are the masterpiece of our own life.
When Churchill went into the House of Commons he said “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat” verify his devotion and hard work (Commire, Klezmer 251). The fact that Winston Churchill overcame a difficult childhood and helped shape the world proves his greatness. Though both Henry the V and Winston Churchill were great men, Churchill was a greater man. The killing of prisoners by Henry the V was unnecessary and cruel. Granted that the killing of prisoner at times is necessary, and some deaths aren’t his fault such as “the 12,000[elderly]”that belonged to the enemy (Commire, Klezmer 611).
As time goes on, Nora talks to Mrs. Linde and tell her about what happened with Krogstad and what he is planning to do. Mrs. Linde tells Nora to just be honest and go tell Torvald the truth before he receives the letter. Nora feels that if she is to tell the truth she will be kicked out of the house and being kicked out of the household meant leaving with nothing. Nora understands that she will be caught sooner or later, but she just doesn’t want to tell the truth just
Despite of being right in my accusations of her sister’s ingenuine behavior, every time I demand that my wife tries to see the true side of the story, she keeps quiet and avoids confrontation. As follows, I become extremely irritated and annoyed by her withdrawal from the conflict. According to the book, the person using the avoidance conflict style wishes the problem or conflict would go away by itself and appears uninterested in managing the conflict or in meeting the needs of the other person involved in the disagreement. As a positive side of her conflict management style in this particular situation by withdrawing she does not allow me gunny-sacking, that only leads to increasing tension, escalating emotions, and reducing listening effectiveness, as mentioned in the textbook. However, by not resolving this issue the tension in relationship with my spouse builds
She says she “wants time to function as a power wash”, and remove the memory of the ride from her mind before she enters her house. This stanza shows how distressed the narrator feels about the comment, proving that her method of coping is not viable, and that she cannot let go of the small instances of racism she experiences. Her attempts to ignore times when she is offended do not work, and in that regard, are little better than John Henryism. She still does not confront racism, which would allow her some closure on the matter, but rather than fight against