Detective Jasmine Steele has an obsession with death trying to connect the dots believing that somehow every case that comes across her path is connected to Officer Garrison. It doesn’t matter he is dead since she is sure there is more. In her basement a wall stands as she strings the lines to connect the dots determined to solve the death of her brother and all who may be involved in shooting her. Her girlfriend, friend and therapist Frankie is afraid she’s losing her again determined to hang on to raise Jazz’s brother’s son Chase hoping for children of their own and their future. Jazz has more than an obsession as revenge plays on her mind.
Therefor, the local police love to harass the poor residents. After a period of time, Alonso's mother receives multiple death threats from terrorist, but she doesn't give in. During a celebration of the clinic being open for 15 years, 3 masked men kill Alonso's mother inside the clinic. This leaves Alonso's family in disarray. Due to the shock, it leads Alonso to do things he normally would not do!
In the beginning of Den of Thieves, Paul, a recovering thief, who is helping Maggie quit her stealing habit when her ex-boyfriend Flaco shows up with a new girlfriend and a plan for the perfect crime. However, their operation was failed and they were caught by mobster Sal and his young boss, Lou “Little Tuna.” They were forced to make a decision of sacrificing one person’s life to save the rest of them. When Lou takes pity on the gang, Big Tuna shown up and made them to speed up the decision. Unbelievably, Sal was killed, although he is Big Tuna’s nephew because of his greed of money.
As a result, she changes by becoming an independent young lady. 3. The passage in Farewell to Manzanar that stood out most to me is, “When your mother and father are having a fight do you want them killing each other? Or do you just want them to stop fighting?” (64) This quote means that Jeanne wants her parents to stop fighting with each other, and her father to stop being so violent.
However, several times in the novel Lennie uses violence to solve his problems because he does not know what else to do. Unfortunately, his actions have consequences, the most crucial being when he accidentally kills Curley’s wife, which culminates in Lennie's own death. George also solves his problems with violence; his solution to the death of Curley’s wife is to kill Lennie himself. He believes that if he just kills Lennie his problem will be solved. However, he would have to spend the rest of his life thinking that he has killed his best friend, and that he can never atone for it.
When Medea finds out she and her children are being banished by Corine, she comes up with a plan. Her plan is unusual instead of being rational and deciding how she will move on with her life and how she will provide for her boys, she decides to focus on what is more important to her which is revenge. Medea begs Corinth for one more day in Creon, and he agrees to let her have one more day. With in this one day Medea kills Jason’s loved one she says she does this to hurt him but arguably this hurts her.
When Jem and Scout Finch are ambushed by Bob Ewell as an act of revenge, Jem risks his life to save his sister. Before getting his arm crushed, Jem tries multiple times to bring his sister to safety, potentially risking his life even more. When recalling the events of that evening to the sheriff, Scout clearly depicts Jem’s act of heroism, “Jem found me and started pullin' me toward the road. Some- Mr. Ewell yanked him down, I reckon.
He had nothing to do with the killing and the rape.” The noose was removed from his neck, the crowd began to break up, and Cameron staggered back to the jail” (Lowe n.pag.). This one woman stopped an entire crowd of over fifteen thousand people awaiting his death and she stopped the lynching because of her brave action. The woman knew the risks of saying that, the people could have reacted strongly and might have been angry with her and wanted to kill her as well, she still knew it was the
At last when the men return he seems to be seeing ghosts and runs from the house, and the girl deceives her family with a quick lie about his "fear" of dogs. First, When the girl gets her answer and understands he has no idea about her family she starts the theme of deception with a well crafted lie. She explains how her mother is waiting for her husband and two sons who have been gone for three years and she always waits for them, when in reality they had left earlier that
Should someone be let out of jail if they killed their child to stop their suffering? In Daughter by Erskine Caldwell, Jim Killed his daughter because she was starving, he worked hard but his money was taken away and couldn’t afford food. Jim killed her because he could watch her starve anymore, many outsiders supported him. Readers either agree or disagree that he should be let out of jail. I agree he should be let out, he did it out of love.
On March 5th 1770, British Soldiers shot and killed five colonists and injured 10 of them. The tragic event was nicknamed “The Bloody Massacre”, but the colonists were at fault because they were the ones that provoked the soldiers, they attacked the soldiers, and they created a chaotic scene. First reason why the colonists were at fault is because they are the ones that provoked the soldiers. (Paragraph 2 of page 155 from the book United States History Colonization through Reconstruction written by Michael B. Stoff and James West Davidson) “A crowd gathered…colonists shouted insults.”
Emily Gantt Dr. Seymour Eng. 113E October 31, 2016 Boo Radley: A Monster? Arthur Boo Radley had always been a surreptitious man, per the people of Maycomb. Not only were rumors about him spread by the town, but words started to float around among the children, too. Jem Finch described Boo Radley as a man “about six-and-a-half feet tall, with yellow and rotten teeth, and popped eyes.”
Student, Ross Taylor, author of “Paintball: Promoter of violence or healthy fun?” writes for all ages about the game of paintball. He claims that paintball could be a fun and healthy and not a violent game. His audience for this passage is people who haven’t played paintball but, could also be for those who have played. Taylor produces a well put passage using common ground, psychic space, ethos, pathos, and logos to show how paintball is a fun, healthy sport.
The novel Sophia’s War by Avi begins with a twelve year old girl named Sophia. During this time was American Revolutionary War. Sophia’s life was changing drastically as her father was missing, her brother was captured, and the city where she lives was burned. A young man named Nathan Hale was caught being a spy and was sentenced to be hung. Sophia and her mother were there when his hanging occurred.