And yet it does the cycle of violence never end. Reviving Ophelia, is a never ending drama of cycle abuse since, Mark comes from a home in which his father physically abused his mother. The woman had had enough and left when Mark was a young boy. Mark insists he is nothing like his
In this quote, Stilson shows anger toward Ender who deliberately creates a situation to hurt Ender. He calls him names and thinks Ender was powerful because of the monitor which is now taken off. The other time Ender’s excellence is disliked by others is when he is tortured by Bernard and his gang. At the launch, when Ender’s excellence is appreciated by colonel Graff, it brings a life of torture for Ender by Bernard and his gang. “Kicking his bed every time they went in, jostling him with his meal tray.
Tom Robinson was found guilty of raping Mayella. Jem is furious and begins to cry. “It was Jem’s turn to cry. His face was streaked with angry tears as we made our way through the cheerful crowd. ‘It ain’t right,’ he muttered.” This quotation from just after the trial shows how Jem has grown up, he is furious with the jury’s verdict.
Not only that, but she also physically & mentally abuses him. David suffers from physical abuse due to the fact that his mom beats him, doesn’t provide him with food & has him wear the same clothing week after week. She is constantly hitting David for being a “bad boy” or for no reason at all. Mother would smash his head
Lennie doesn’t know right from wrong and this leads to a terrible outcome. Lennie possesses incredible physical strength and is oblivious to it. Lennie fails to stay out of trouble and he cannot avoid the dangers that are presented to him such as Curley and Curley’s wife. Lennie succeeds at listening to George’s instructions of what to do if he ever does anything bad. His enthusiasm at the farm is contagious and gets George, Candy and Crooks to believe in it.
Holden shows constant fear of Jane losing her innocence; he always loved her innocent nature and approach to life. To Holden, the museum is a representation of innocence, since it was one of his favourite places as a child, and his red hunting hat protects him from those places with lack of innocence. It is human nature to evolve into an adult, and to change your personality somewhat to become an adult. At times humans want to remember those childhood moments that they lived, however Holden takes this feeling to an extreme, by doing anything to hold onto innocence for himself and his close friends and people he cares
Just like the barking dogs, it is hard not to shout for joy when you accomplish something great. After careful observation of nature, I realized the striking similarities between what I had seen and what I had felt. Nature it seems mimics life’s emotions. For example, the blanket of snow on a winter day chilled my heart and soul and reminded me of times when I felt lost and alone. However, time marches on and so too do the emotions of my life.
Scout is a feisty, emotional, and very impulsive person which may be viewed by some as weakness. For example, Scout puts herself in danger by running to Atticus at the jail house, after her older brother, Jem, tells her not to because the angry mob was to dangerous. Also, she got into a fight defending her father against Walter Cunningham ‘s derogatory comments about her father. Her strengths include an ability to recall the
27/10/2011 Evaluate the view that human behaviour is largely cultural Society is not so much established by conquest as by collusion (Berger.P.1967) Munford khan defines the concept of self as ‘denoting the core of the personality system organised around its awareness of itself and its conscious and unconscious towards its most virtual interests and values, involving identity, status, commitment and desire. Society today is so different to sometime ago. It was more or less written in stone that women were the child bearing home carers, and the men were the bread winners. Some of the early sociologists believed that our gender was inherited through our genes. Feminists argued that these findings were all down to men carrying out experiments on men.
According to Bernstein (2011) nurture refers to all environmental influence, after the birth of a child that affects development. Hence nurture can be called post natal factors that influence development of people. Lahey (2009) purports that genes and environment work together in a complex way to influence the psychological characteristics of children in what is known as gene environment correlation. Intelligence is an example of the relationship between genes and environment. Feldman (2009) believes that heredity defines people’s general level of intelligence setting an upper limit that regardless of the quality of environment, people cannot exceed.