The story begins with Liesel Meminger, a traumatized nine-year-old girl who starts off as a rather weak-willed child, but over the course of the war she turns into a feisty, courageous young lady, who isn't scared of tackling anyone or anything. The story begins 1939 after she has just witnessed the death and burial of her younger brother on the way to her new foster family, The Hubermanns. During the burial Liesl picks up an object she finds in the snow "The Gravediggers Handbook" which sets up her love of books, even if she has to steal them. Her foster father, the kind accordion-playing Hans Hubermann, teaches her how to read, and together the two of them pass many hours reading the pages of the gravedigger's handbook. Later, when the family takes in a Jewish man, Max Vanderburg, and hides him away, Leisel shares her love of words with him, too.
Hester, who is overjoyed by the thought of her future with Dimmesdale, calls Pearl to Dimmesdale. As Pearl walks slowly and cautiously towards Hester and Dimmesdale, Hester becomes impatient and decides to walk over to Pearl herself. Concept: The mood during Hester and Dimmesdale’s conversation in the forest is relieved and satiated as Hester and Dimmesdale are finally able to free themselves from the sin and secret they had been hiding for years. When Hester took
Soon after, the mother hears the sound of a bomb explode and rushes out to make sure her child is ok. She goes to the church that is now “bits of glass and brick” and does not find her child, but finds her little girl’s shoe. The first thought that occurred when reading this poem was how dedicated even little children were to free their own people and how life was like in the sixties. The little girl wanted to march the streets of Birmingham instead of going out to play. The little girl had no fear even when her mother said there would be guns and jails, clubs and hoses, and dogs that were fierce and wild. She went on saying she wanted to make our country free.
Miss McCarty decided to create a scholarship fund because she regretted that she never went back to school, she always so busy, and she wanted that the children had not had to work like she had done. This reason tell us that McCarty is very kind and empathetic. This essay includes evidence to show that people in the community and throughout the nation are impressed with and supportive of Miss McCarty. Specially, grandmother of Stephanie Bullock, the 18-year-old honors student from Hattiesburg shock her head in wonder “I thought she would be some little old rich lady with a fine car and a fine house and clothes” In short, Miss McCarty is the person that we respect and admire so
In the beginning of the story, Miss Brill has a conflict between choosing which kind of fur she would like to wear to go to the park on an early Sunday morning. She takes out her old faux fur from her box and fluffs it to look brand new again. As she cherishes her fur as her “dear little thing” (86), she pretends like it is an actual fox and she wants to stroke in her lap. This is a symbol of her isolated mental state. She is kept entertained by fantasizing that her fur is a cute real animal that can be petted.
The old Negro woman in “A worn path” of Eudora Welty, Phoenix Jackson, is just a normal one, but her special characters. In spite of the old age, she is very brave, strong and optimistic. Besides, she is an old woman who gives her grandson a great love. In order to meet a doctor to take medicine for her beloved grandson, with her brave, strength and optimism, she overcame the extremely difficult journey to go to faraway town. A path she had to go was a worn path with so many troubles.
On the other side, Winnie’s parents became more disturbed as they searched endlessly for their missing daughter. As time goes by, Winnie discovers there was a secret behind the lives of the Tuck family. She discovered that the spring 2 water on their property was magical and anyone that drinks from it will never grow old and never die. The Tucks decided to reveal the secret to her and explained why it should remain a secret. All along there was a man in a yellow suit, who has heard stories told by his grandmother about the spring
She immediately gushes over the young boys’ cuteness and gives him the name of Squeaker. She rushes him home and begs her mother to let her keep him, only to be met with the response “Lucielle Beatrice Bear! Don’t you know that children make terrible pets?”1 (Brown, 2010, pg. 9) Of course after Lucy begs again, her mother lists the responsibilities of pet ownership, to which Lucy quickly agrees to. Lucy and Squeaker begin their days of unscathed friendship until Lucy discovers it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.
The first person to knock on one of Gregor's doors is his sister Grete who chides him gently for not getting out of bed. She needs him to get up so she can continue to have an easy life, with her violin lessons paid for. At the beginning she seems to care about Gregor by feeding and cleaning up after him, but when it seems her brother cannot ever again be useful to her and the family, she disregards him. The mother is next to knock on the door, pleading with Gregor to get up and go to work and covering up for him when the Chief Clerk comes knocking at yet another door. The father stands outside the third door ordering his son to get up.
Then she opened her eyes and she was safe on the other side.”. The symbolism in this excerpt reveals a sense of blind faith that Jackson’s character has about the world and her capabilities of managing in this world. She never doubts that she will make it to her destination or that she will successfully return with medicine for her grandson. This clever use of symbolism continues as Jackson slowly makes the long journey to town. She talks to the animals such as coons, beetles, and wild hogs scaring them away.