A major turning point for Tom Joad in this story is at Hooverville, when the policeman begins to go after a man named Floyd Knowles, Tom would trip the policeman. Jim Casy, however, would take the blame for Tom arguing that Tom leaving the state of Oklahoma is against his probation. Fast forward to where Tom and the rest of the Joad family are picking peaches. There is some picketing outside of the farm. Tom wants answers, so he sneaks out of the camp, and finds Jim Casy.
Eddie, Smitty, Morton and the captain blew up the mine from where they were held prisoners. Eddie thought he saw a child in the barn that they were also burning. He wanted to go save but got shot in the leg. He found out from the captain that he was the one who shot his leg. The captain had to make a choice either have him burned in the fire or get a leg wound.
Battle of the Windmill March 13, 2013|Volume 1, Issue 1 Mr. Fredrick and his men Vs. The animals of animal farm The rumor that Animal Farm is going to get attacked is no longer a rumor anymore, it really happened! Mr. Frederick of Pinchfield Farm has attacked Animal Farm! The animals came to conclusion that they would sell the timber to Mr. Fredrick and he bought it. Three days after they sold the timber and got their money, it was discovered that the money Fredrick of Pinchfield gave in exchange for the timber was forgeries!
Fred Phelps and his members picketed in a public land adjacent to the funeral. Fred Phelps had informed the law enforcement beforehand and the police lead them through the steps to take for the picketing. Fred Phelps and his members held signs that read, “God Hates the USA,” “Thank God for 9/11,” “America is Doomed,” “Don’t Pray for the USA,” “Thank God for IEDs,” “Thank God for Dead Soldiers,” “Pope in Hell,” “Priests Rape Boys,” “God Hates Fags,” “You’re Going to Hell,” and “God Hates You.” Lance Corporal Snyder’s father had seen the tops of the picketers’ signs when driving to his son’s funeral, but he didn’t realize what the signs had said read until watching the news broadcast later that evening. Snyder’s father brought civil suit against Westboro Church claiming compensatory and punitive damages, due to resulting in emotional distress, intrusion upon seclusion and civil conspiracy. ((2010, October) SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES SNYDER v. PHELPS
O’Brien then talks about a soldier named Ted Lavender who died in Vietnam who would take tranquilizers to calm himself and was always asked “How is the war going?” , and would always reply “Mellow”. At another moment, Mitchell Sanders, a soldier, asked a dead body how the war was going and someone else had answered for it, “mellow”. O’Brien gave the example of how stories animate bodies. O’Brien then goes back to talking about the movie date, which was a movie about World War 2, and he would always remember the dead bodies that were shown in it as a child. After the date, they went to Dairy Queen to have ice cream and said goodnight to each other.
The engine house was built years after the battle over top of a battlefield where men died. When it was being built and dirt was being removed skulls were found in the hill side. This disruption is believed to have lead to the activity, as well as the metal in the railroad tracks is believed to conduct energy that brings the entities to the area. Current employees say it is a normal thing to experience activity every night. One employee states that one night as he was working fifteen confederate soldiers came out of the woods on the hill side and through the Engine house.
Chief Big Foot and his followers were on their way to the Pine Ridge Reservation in hopes that they could persuade those at the stronghold to surrender. The group had stopped along Wounded Knee Creek, and James W. Forscyth intercepted them during the previous night. At daybreak, Forscyth ordered the Indians to surrender their weapons and move from the "zone of military operations" to trains that would take them away. The medicine man of the tribe, Yellow Bird, began urging the tribe to defy the demands of Forscyth, and one Indian, Black Coyote, raised his newly bought rifle and declared that he would not give it up. When Forscyth's troops surrounded Black Coyote to disarm the man, Black Coyote's gun fired off and caused the troops to fire their weapons at other Indians, thus triggering the massacre.
Trident University Billy J Shults Module 1 Case AssignmentENG102English Composition II Professor Peter Nezafati February 24, 2014 “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” This is a discussion of “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”. In this story we are set at the sight of a hanging by the Federal Army. Peyton Fahrquhar the southern sympathizer has been caught, moments from swinging at the gallows. He is in a state of reflection. Peyton is aware he has moments left, yet surprised at the way he has trailed off from the current affair.
While Billy was still with his group traveling behind enemy line, a shooting occur, four shot was fired at Billy’s group. “The third was for the [Billy]”, it missed so “Billy stood there politely, giving the marksman another chance.”(33) Billy is giving a shooter another shot because he felt bad for the shoot. The war scar Billy so much that it had strip away Billy’s will to give and left sourless in a field of death.Also when Billy have been captured and sent into a concentration camp, a place filled with dying Russian, he was given a new coat to keep warm. The coat he got "had a fur collar and a lining of crimson silk, and had appartently been made for an impresario about as big as an organ-grinder’s monkey”(90) And he worn pretty dress though the camp filled with the dead and dying. Again it shows the confusion of the war that has taken away Billy’s sense and strip away who Billy is.
The authorities set the barn they are sleeping in ablaze, but the trio quickly escapes with the help of Wash's son. When they pass a congregation on the banks of a river, Pete and Delmar are enticed by the idea of baptism, to the immense derision of the skeptical Everett. As the journey continues, they travel briefly with a young guitarist named Tommy Johnson (King). When asked why he was at a crossroad in the middle of nowhere, he reveals that he sold his soul to the devil in exchange for the ability to play the guitar. Tommy describes the devil as being "White, as white as you folks ... with empty eyes and a big hollow voice.