He considers carrying things through the streets undignified, and refuses to do it himself. On Christmas morning, Malachy and Frank attend Mass with their father and go to collect leftover coal strewn over the Dock Road so that their mother can cook the pig’s head. Pa Keating meets the boys on the street and convinces the landlord of South’s pub to give them a bag of real coal. They drag the coal home through the rain, passing cozy houses. Children laugh at them from inside the houses, taunting them and calling them “Zulus” because they are smeared with black coal.
Summers tells the crowd all the rules. Every time he said a name, the family heads came up and draw a paper. Nobody was allowed to look at this paper until everyone went. Mr. Summers then finishes saying all the names. Everyone says that Mr. Hutchison got the paper and Tessie states that the lottery wasn’t fair because he didn’t have enough time to choose the paper.
The lady of the house asks that they please leave because De Spain is not home. The father takes one last look around the room before pivoting on his good foot and leaving the house with Sarty on his heels. Much later, a man arrives on horseback toting a rug, slung over his shoulder. Sarty recognizes this rug as the one that they had been standing on when they talked to the woman in De Spain’s home. The black man carrying the rug tells Sarty’s father that he has ruined the rug with the mud from his boots and De Spain asks that he either clean it or pay one-hundred dollars.
However he had a tragic flaw but him confessing leads up to his tragic death that causes the audience to feel sympathy. John Proctor’s downfall is initiated by a human flaw which was his inability to control and resist his desire. When his wife Elizabeth got sick began to catch feelings for Abigail. When John Proctor stated “but I will cut off my hand before I’ll ever reach out for you” (page 15, act one) he shows how at one point he was having an affair behind his wife back and this lead up to all the madness in the town of Salem. When Abigail was talking to Proctor she says “She is telling lies to about me!
They go find Dally and he gives them clothes, fifty dollars, and a loaded gun. Ponyboy and Johnny take a train to Windrixville where they can hide in an abandoned church on top of Jay Mountain. Chapter 5 Johnny gets supplies for their hideout, including bologna, two loaves of bread, a box of matches, a copy of Gone with the Wind, a deck of cards, and peroxide. They cut their hair and use the peroxide to bleach Pony’s hair to disguise themselves. For five days they read, play cards, and talk about poetry.
Alaura Bouvier Bouvier 1 Anna Wauthy English 091 January 30, 2012 The Lottery In the short story, “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, a horrific tradition occurs every June 27th and no one in the village tries to put an end to it. Every year an innocent person, or child, names are entered into a black box. This box is made from an older black box and it contains relics from the past. Then someone’s name is drawn and then killed by the villagers. Everyone in the village is okay with allowing a murder to happen because of this tradition.
The aim of the race to see who get deliver eggs unbroken to the finishing line first. Squizzy and Dasher placed their bets on some of daboyz. Page 46-47: The significance of this is when Dolly gives Charlie the shoes in order to be a part of the criminal underworld now, and is a symbol of how he is progressing on towards a minimal contract that it is. Page 51: He wears the new boots in and around the criminal underworld during the day, but then he uses his father’s old boots to wear around the house to make sure that his Ma doesn’t question him and so he doesn’t want his Ma to know about these
One day while digging Stanley finds a lipstick tube with the initials KB on them, we previously found out the history of the site and know realize what the warden is searching for. Stanley’s friend Zero runs away from the camp and Stanley follows to help his friend survive. After surviving a week away from the camp they return to uncover a suitcase, in the same hole as the lipstick tube, which contains many valuables that belonged to Stanley’s great grandfather. Stanley is proved innocent in his crime and is allowed to leave the camp with the suitcase and the family curse is
He tells him that the train he was on stopped short of the border, and they told were that the Americans would be in the next town and they would take them. When they got to the next town, they were met by a German patrol that took them to the forest and planned to kill them. The Germans ran away and Vladek and his friend Shivek went to hide out in an abandoned house where they found milk and chickens to eat. They are met there by Americans who let them stay and clean for them. Art’s father then gives him a box full of pictures of his family before the
The family has the “winning” paper put their paper back and whole family draw again. The family member draws the paper with the black mark wins the lottery. And in the end the winning family member is sentenced to death in