The beginning stages of “Fifth Business” takes place in rural Ontario in a town called Deptford. Deptford is a typical small town where everyone knows each other and what everyone is all doing. Dunstan Ramsay (aka Dunny) grew up as an ordinary boy and as he grew up through his experiences in the war, teaching, pursuing of saints, world travels and interpersonal relationships he has a knack for playing an influential part in those he encounters. The theme of “Fifth Business” is what drives and sets the plot of the novel. Fifth Business is one who isn’t necessarily a main character or figure but rather is more of a secondary figure that plays a paramount role in those who are main figures in society.
He blames himself for having broken her spirits and is assured that he is the cause of her “saintful” suffering. For many years Ramsay believes that keeping Boy Staunton’s dirty secrets is a duty of honor. However, when he meets Liesl, he is shown an alternate path and befriends
Hero In Jack Schaefers novel Shane, actions and attitudes develop the archetype to important characters in the book, and portray them as either a hero or villain. Through his accomplishments and failures, Shane is charecterized as a hero. Shane embodies the essence of a hero on the first day he arrives, with his luxurious worn out coat, matching pants, and black dress hat; clothes to which the likes of Bob have never seen before. Shane also shows humility, a trait that many hero's, super or not, possess; Shane is down to earth and humble, and recognizes the fact that one does not have the right to take another man's life. Above all traits that Shane encompasses, the most hero-like is his selfless acts of protecting someone else; in this case the homesteaders.
Because there is only a certain amount of treatment that a body can with stand. Her father starting thinking that he was a burden to his daughter so some of the treatment that he was taking he start refusing but his daughter would not give up on him. There are so many good things to say about Susan Wolf, but the best thing you can say about her is that she is a Angle sent from heaven just for her father. The story about her father death really touched me and after I read it the first time I had to read it again and then tell someone about it. It make you think what could you have possibly done in that situation.
Simon lost his life because of his act of kindness and heroism. Simon and my ideas are very much alike and I believe Simon is a real true hero. Simon and Doodle are alike because they are both disabled, and they are both work hard for the things that they want in life. They also teach lessons and morals to the people closest to them. Doodle’s brother and Joe compare because Doodle and Simon both depend on these boys for things.
Belonging is a concept presented to us upon birth, we all crave the sensation that we belong somewhere, that we are accepted exactly as we are regardless of our many faults. Due to the vitality of belonging within all humans, it is often represented in various forms of media. Two particular examples of this are the free-verse novel “The Simple Gift” and the picture book “The Island”. The Simple Gift is a free-verse novel by Steven Herrick telling the tale of a young boy who leaves an abusive home to pursue a path of his own. Whilst The Island is a picture book by Armin Greder depicting the story of a stranger washing up on a unfamiliar island and being immediately outcast by the Island's locals due to his differences.
Although it is clear George has a greater sense of ability than Lennie, it is seen that Lennie does feel responsible for his actions because of the way he reacts to events in his life. George is definitely one of the most responsible people in the book. For most of his life, he has been taking care of and watching his friend Lennie. The pair travelled around searching for work together. During their time together, George did his best to protect Lennie as his aunt had asked.
I thought I knew the entire ending, I thought Ezra would survive and they would fall in love. Except everything I predicted turned out to be the contrary. Karen Hesse ended the book with Leukemia spreading through Ezra’s body because he got into a fist fight. I thought nothing else would happen to Ezra after he fought radiation sickness, but plenty of things did happen to him. I don’t know truly if he died or not because Karen Hesse did not really explain that part, she just stated, “He never opened his eyes again”, so I am not sure if he died or not.
Then they saw their son Charles being carried out dead, and in a wheel barrow they all lay The next day five more people from the village had died. William started to wonder what was happening and whether Hugh Barley was right. Lots of people now were starting to show symptoms. He locked his door and shouted “Children ,darling you are not to leave the house” “Yes,”,they shouted. He was hoping that if he locked the door he or his family would not get the disease.
A week later Peter came across her body while coming home from work. He thought she had died from the plague so buried her in the same grave as James Sibley. He went to bed that night and died of a panic attack after thinking about dying of the illness. The whole village were truly scared