The short story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst illustrates how if someone is too selfish it can result in bad consequences. In the beginning, the narrator or Brother is introduced as a man recalling memories of his little brother doodle. Doodle was a boy who was not born normal. When he was born he was a red, shriveled, disappointment. He wasn’t expected to live very long, but did, so after two months they decided to name him.
A boy named Johnny in the book The Outsiders By SE Hinton is mistreated by his parents. They do not set boundaries for him and in result he makes bad choices. In the book Johnny makes a decision to run away from home into the unknown eventually leading to Johnny killing a boy named Bob. If Johnny had more boundaries he may have stayed safe and not killed Bob. Another reason that boundaries are important, in the book The Outsiders.
A year after his father passes away, Oskar goes in his father’s closet and finds the key that sends him off on his journey. Every time Oskar goes to look for lock, he feels like “[he] [is] getting closer to [his] dad” (52). Consequently, it also means he also feels like he is “getting farther from [his] mom” (52). The key makes it harder to accept his father’s death, since it gives him false hope that at the end of his quest, he will be further connected to his father. The key’s journey does not help him heal from his trauma and takes him away from people who want him to heal, such as his mom.
The boys had been walking for a year and a half, in the dark of the night through fighting and bombing. Once they got to the refugee camp, it wasn’t the nicest place, but more than 1,200 boys arrived safely. Salva helped them do this by being the unspoken leader. He coaxed them to help do work, and sometimes had to yell. But overall, those boys who had been through terrible times just like him, arrived to a new place in a new, safer country.
When Doodle and his brother were playing one day his brother carried him up to the barn and made him touch his coffin that had been prepared for him. Doodle’s Brother was embarrassed by him because he was five years old and could not walk. Doodle’s brother did not want Doodle to go to school and not be able to
In the novel “The Outsiders” Ponyboy and his brothers struggle between fighting too much with them and the socs and leads Ponyboy to runaway and hide In a abandoned church .The problem is that If Ponyboy doesn’t behave he and his brother Sodapop go to a system for boys and live over there meanwhile they are staying with their big brother Darry .What should happen is Ponyboy and Soda should stay with Darry because Darry always works and takes care of them and buys them food and helps Ponyboy with school and cares about his education. In the novel,Darry always is worried about what time ponyboy came home and where he went. In the beginning,Ponyboy went out with Darry and Johnny Cade To the movies and came back really late. One quote from the story
Once Trayvon made his purchase at the gas station he began his journey back to his father’s house. On his walk he walked into the land of a “Troubled Man”. The troubled man is referring to George Zimmerman the head of neighborhood watch. “A water person of old who grew troubled by the strange singing floating in the dark.” Zimmerman was “frightened by Martin’s unknown presence.
Jacob had found an old suitcase under the bed, but it was empty. Jacob stared to feel empty too because he missed his grandpa Abe so he started to cry. It started to raining outside even though it was sunny out. There was a trunk under the bed he tried to pull it out but it was supper heavy so he could not get it out from under the bed. Jacob pulls the trunk down to the basement and used his cell phone as a flashlight.
Good Will Hunting The Five stages of change By Charlotte lynch Will Hunting was looked upon as a normal kid who had be in and out of the system. His parents abandoned him when he was very young. Leaving him at the hands of abusive foster parents. While working as a janitor at MIT, he solves a problem that took Professor 2 years to prove.
He later expects his mother to “tell him to come [into her room], to allow him to dig his head into her blankets and tell her about the terror” (8), and does not understand when she turns him away. Arnold’s intimacy with his family is such a large part of his identity that when they shut him out, his entire demeanor changes. Before, he was innocent and open, but he slowly shuts off his emotions and becomes wary of others. Although he was perfectly comfortable being naked a single day ago, he now feels that “his nakedness [has] become unpardonable” (9). Arnold is beginning to close himself off to the world, and is not nearly as carefree as he was before experiencing the betrayal of his parents.
In the scarlet ibis there is a narrator who gives brief descriptions throughout the story, although he is not officially named but simply called "Brother”, recalls the life of his younger brother, William Armstrong, also known as Doodle, later in the story. Doodle is born a sickly child who is not expected to live past 2 months because of complications at birth that resulted in drastic birth defects. Therefor his family decides to have a small coffin made in the case of his death. Doodle ends up surviving into his childhood, but for most of his babyhood, he is unable to move or respond to his surrounding environment filled with his loved ones.
Gregor Samsa is a traveling salesman working to pay off his parents’ debt. One morning, Gregor wakes up and discovers he is a “monstrous verminous bug.” He thought he was dreaming, but everything in the room appeared to be the same way he left them the night before. He tries to go back to sleep but cannot get on his right side because of his abnormal shape. He wakes up again and looks at his alarm clock, it is six thirty.
In 1967 police were called to investigate the missing child report of Edward and Mary Snipe’s son, William. After a long day of work Mary came home anticipating to ask her son about his day at school, but she came home to find an empty home. She became frantic just thinking about the boy being lost in the woods because he was a skittish child. Mary called her husband’s work to inform him of their missing son, but was informed he had already left for the day so she anxiously waited upon his arrival home. Three hours have passed and she has not seen or heard from her husband nor son.
The boy, Philip Malloy, who wished to sing in the spirit of patriotism, was then forced to remain home alone, since both of his parents work. English Teacher Margaret Narwin, who brought about the suspension, maintains the boy was making a nuisance of himself.” The people that call in to the radio station to give their opinion were totally on Jake’s side. Jake
But through time, his brother, the narrator of the story, helps him along the way. On page 4, Doodle and his brother show up to breakfast with a surprise for their parents, “There wasn’t a sound as Doodle walked slowly across the room and sat down at his place at the table. Then mama began to cry and ran over to him hugging him and kissing him. Daddy hugged him too” (Hurst).