Hao Nguyen Period 3 December 22, 2014 APUSH Readings Chapter 19 1) A-2 2) The South Scorns Mrs. Stowe (1852) 3) Author: Southern Literary Messenger of Richmond 4) Author’s Position: Against Mrs. Stowe’s tale 5) Bias: They were from the South so they opposed this story because the Northern abolitionists supported it. They were also critics who wants to stand up for their people beliefs 6) Arguments: * We shouldn’t put emphasis on the abolition actions since they don’t deserve it * The abolition attacks has spread to other countries * The abolitionists and Mrs. Stowe’s tale has influenced the minds of the people that knows nothing about slavery to only think about its negative effects * The tale
Although Lennie is ashamed of his self and ‘embarrassed’ as he “hid his face against his knees”, he has respect for George and is sorry to disappoint him. He’s forgotten “again” so his obliviousness is often, which gives us a sense that it’s part of his nature, he has a childish behaviour.
03/25/12 “An individual’s past mistake should not dictate their future.” This theme means that people shouldn't have their lives be burdened with their past sins/mistakes. This theme is most used throughout the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. After the main character Amir witnesses his best friend Hassan being sexually abused by a group of boys and then betrays their friendship by not defending him, he then seeks forgiveness for his past mistakes. Amir makes many attempts in seeking for forgiveness for his past mistakes throughout the novel, but is not always successful. Amir's first attempt to seek forgiveness is when he begins throwing pomegranates at Hassan and yells at him to hit him back, but Hassan doesn't.
For example, after being a slave, Solomon decided to fly home to Africa. However Ryna who had also suffered slavery, was forced to stay in Virginia to look after twenty one children. The society in the novel judges men and women differently because of this unfair idea of gender roles. When men Solomon flies away from his family and responsibilities, he is remembered as a hero and has a town named after him. At the same time, Ryna is abandoned and left with the children, yet her name lives on through a scary, haunting gulch.
Milkman in a way also rebels against his father by hitting him and deciding not to join the family business with his father. “Writers have always been concerned with the freedom of the human spirit, whether through dreaming, solitude, or rebellion.” This statement is illustrated in Song of Solomon through Guitar and Milkman’s quests in the novel. Guitar at the beginning of the book is just a curious teenager who starts getting interested in the civil rights movement. He gets very enraged speaking about the racism that goes on and he exaggerates about how bad it is. Morrison allows Guitar to have freedom of his human spirit through rebellion.
The play the patients perform is “Cost Van Tutte” which is also about love and fidelity. Lucy and Nick are having an affair behind Lewis’ back. Henry is against free love and talks about his mother and father. Lewis doesn’t believe in free love and learns a lot to do with love throughout his time at the asylum. The play was made in the 1970’s, which was after the hippie movement.
How does Harper Lee use minor characters in To Kill A Mockingbird to explore some of the main concerns of the novel? 1) Harper Lee used Dolphous Raymond to explain how racism was at the time. Raymond could not be himself because people would judge him because he had a negro wife and children. 2) Harper Lee used Aunt Alexandra and Mrs. Dubose to explain how people were biased. Scout could not do anything without Aunt Alexandra and Mrs. Dubose criticizing what Scout was wearing, doing, and behaving.
He is saying that is might not be wise for loving him, but he swears it won’t be stupid for he is going to be “horribly” in love with her. The word choice of “horribly” emphasizes a sense of awkwardness because he doesn’t know the first thing when it comes to love. It also gives a bit of that comical side to Benedick’s character, even in the name of love, he still can’t forget about the competition between him and Beatrice.
Injustice Act “If homosexuals are allowed their civil rights, then so would prostitute, or thief, or anyone else…” To be young and realize you were gay in the 1970s was to await an adulthood encumbered with dim career prospects, fake wedding rings and darkened bar windows. Harvey Milk came long as the last dim of hope’ People told him no openly gay man could win political office. Fortunately, he ignored them. And then Harvey Milk school was founded for anyone who feels out casted from the society of prejudices and injustice. However, even within its very own school, injustice still exists as an inevitable effect of the society nowadays.
Many demonstrations themselves had little impact on US policy but decided to change tactics from ‘protest to resistance’. Many men destroyed their draft cards; other wanted to bring the war home by bombing incidents which resulted in $21 million property damage. • TEENAGE SOLDIERS: During the Vietnam war, the Selective Service focused in recruiting in poor communities by advertising the armed forces as a provider of vocational training and social mobility. Working class young men, blacks and Latinos, signed under these inducements. Blacks were most likely to be killed in war.