I think this sense of guilt and regret came from the benevolent guide, his conscience. After this, he starts to question whether he should search for this man to see if he is okay, and whether this person will commit suicide or whether he is mentally disturbed. The regret and the fact that D’Angelo starts to wonder about things like what weighed down the man so much that he burst into tears, shows that D’Angelo separated himself from the familiar social realm or the comfortable known world in to
An opportunity to show the selfless and caring side of one's self was lost. Separation is the beginning of the monomyth cycle, and is marked by ''a call to adventure''. Paul's separation began when he entered the elevator with a negative outlook on ''elevator etiquette''. He admitted to ''purposely ignoring his fellow passenger''. Suddenly, the mystery man in the elevator collapsed and began weeping, draining his emotions.
He thinks of the possibilities of approaching the man, of had confronted him. Playing situations throughout thought he thinks, what if the man did not want help? What if the man wasn't in need? On the other hand, thoughts like: what if all he needed was someone to talk to. Not being able to do anything the hero accepts regret and wishes he had shown some action as he would appreciate someone doing the same for his own son.
The next step is while you read, focus on what is written. Set some time aside to be in your ideal environment to read without distractions. Look for questions, and flag the answers. After doing the previous steps, muscle reading calls for a few steps afterwards. The first is recite what you have read, and review it many times to retain the information.
The protagonist begins to question the morals of the modern world; this is where the hero reaches his epiphany. The hero’s epiphany comes some time after the incident, when he has had to think and process what happened and the way he feels about it, he listens to the thoughts of others who tell him he ’did the proper thing, the best thing, by leaving the young man alone’ but he realizes that he should have helped the man in need even if it wasn’t the society norm as he states ‘Like so many things in life, I know now what I should have done then. I should have thrown caution to the winds and done the right thing. Not the big-city thing.’ He is deeply apologetic for his actions and makes a vow to change that in the future as he would not want the ones he loves to be treated that way in their time of need, ‘The thing I would want someone to do if they ever found my son crying in an elevator. I should have given him the opportunity to unload his sadness onto my
When the other passenger begins to burst into tears, the hero did nothing but wait for the doors to open to his floor; he pretended like nothing had happened. This is the step of struggle the hero has with himself. As the hero left the elevator his mind began to race with thoughts such as, “Should I go up to the 15th floor and check if he is okay?” or “should I search him out
Doing this work sheet allows the student to go back over what he or she read and reviews it for further study. In order for the student to really understand their assigned reading, they should find a quiet are, one with little interruptions. It is also helpful for the student to eat or have a snack before they start reading. This will cut down on distractions and they will be able to focus on the reading they have to do. I find that taking notes as I read helps me to retain what I read.
The way I approach a written piece has changed. When I started this course I would assess an author’s work by reading it once or twice and trying to grasp the general idea and the main points that support it. Now as I read an author’s work I try to always have a pencil with me to make notes as I read. This helps me to really grasp what is being portrayed by the work. I have also changed my thoughts about writing.
Paul's journey begins whilst sharing an elevator on the way in to work... “When it happened. A sudden strained gasp. Turning toward the noise, I was astonished to see the young man drop his brief-case and burst into tears” Rather than engage the young man, he takes the path of least resistance and exits the elevator. He stands in the hallway and questions his inaction This refusal to act brings about a mixed bag of emotions dominated by guilt and uncertainty. It's a this point that the benevolent guide intervenes, in Paul's case , his inner-self, representative of the pondering of the many explanations that could have justified the young man's breakdown.
Talk about your own process of writing as it compares to the process we have learned this session. The process of writing that I use is first prewriting. First I sit and decide on a topic to write about. Second I consider my audience thinking about who will be reading my written work. Third I think of ideas about the subject that I will be writing about and do research on the topic.