Krystal Brooks September 17, 2012 AP Literature (M1): 12th Grade Mrs. Horton In Fay Weldon’s reflective short story, “Ind Aff”, the narrator struggles to understand her love affair with a married man and realizes that she does not have inordinate affection for him as she thinks when her life is compared to the murder of an Archduke. The narrator ultimately realizes that it was Princip’s fate to kill the Archduke because he had two chances to shoot him and when she sees the attractive waiter at the restaurant, she feels as though it’s fate for him to help her realize she’s trapped and can do a lot better than this “man with thinning hair” (Walden pg. 206). The “black clouds swishing gently all over Europe” (Weldon pg. 202) foreshadow the approaching conflict between the narrator and Peter, her professor.
Like the attack on Pearl Harbor, Ilsa’s reappearance into Rick’s life will force him choose whether or not he will break neutrality. This inner struggle is what pushes Rick’s shift away from neutrality throughout the film. Rick sets our historical timeline for us during his drunk scene in the closed dark café. He says to Sam, "If it's December 1941 in Casablanca, what time is it in New York?" Sam says his watch stopped, and Rick says, "I bet they're asleep in New York.
Lily also lives with her father and she says in the book that it never felt right to call him dad so she just settled on T. Ray. T. Ray is abusive and convinces Lily that her mother’s death is all her fault by telling her that she picked up the gun and it went off in her hands and killed her mother and that her mother didn’t care about her at all and left her. The date is 1964 and President Johnson has just signed the Civil Rights Act. Rosaleen decides that she wants to register to vote and Lily walks with her into town. As they reach the outskirts of town Rosaleen and Lily come across three white men who harass Rosaleen.
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky The train represents the East; the saloon represents the West. The two most important ironic symbols are, however, Wilson and Potter. Jack Potter, the town marshal, has left Yellow Sky to marry his bride in secret. Potter is very self-conscious of "his change from his formal role as the lone marshal, always ready for a fight. “However there is a small part of Jack’s life that is missing that will make him complete.
They are successful in doing this by having Rick say numerous times, “I stick my neck out for nobody.” More evidence of Rick being a selfish man is showed when Rick is told about Victor Laszlo, a resistance leader who has escaped from a German concentration camp and has come to Casablanca to try to get to America. Rick explains that he has no particular "sympathy for the fox" and understands "the point of view of the hound too." Rick also tells the new Nazi commander, Major Strasser, “Your business is politics. Mine is running a saloon." This shows that Rick really does not care about any of the politics happening and he just wants to go about his own business.
The music, in the background “bright lights, big city” is ironic as Melanie insults her old friends at the small-town pub by asking, “how do you people live like this?”. This is like Gwen’s angry rhetorical questions like “Why do they live like that?”. Melanie’s turning point is when she choses to give up the fairy tale to remarry Jake. She realises the relationships are more important. Like in Away, Melanie escapes to the beach in the storm where she meets her true love, Jake.
is related to The Odyssey from the heroes’ encounters with blind prophets, but also differentiate the two epics by the heroes’ rapport with their wives. During the heroes’ adventures, they both meet a blind prophet who foretells their near future. In the eerie Underworld, Tiresias the ancient blind prophet informed Odysseus that he will endure a harsh journey home as the lone survivor of his crew. However, Odysseus will also arrive home only to find his estate contaminated by suitors, whom he must retaliate against for their crimes. In a similar manner, Everett encounters a blind hobo on a manual railroad car.
In his effort to stop the selling of the ranch, he learns from a lawyer that his father and mother are divorced. John visits his mother on her acting trip but quickly he realizes this cosmopolitan city was not for him. All these events led John to run away with his friend Rawlin, a trip that not only involves travelling, but also development. Running away was only the beginning of losing his innocence and maturing. He soon begins to see the world for what it really was instead of this fiction of freedom he created in his mind.
In the novel ‘The Woman in Black’ by Susan Hill. We look at the turning point which is crucial to Arthur kipps’s life while he is on a business trip. The point which changes him is when the woman in black whistles spider out to the marshes to try and get Arthur to follow and drown, this crucially changes Arthur as now he realises that she is sinister and he is no longer interested in finding out more about her, he now believes she is a dangerous ghost when he sees her on the way back to the house, the consequences of this are that his future son dies, after that Arthurs life changes forever. This is why this point in the book is so crucial. Arthur and the dog spider are both walking about the estate when then spider is whistled out to the marshes.
Also, Homer Barron, the man who has been seeing Miss Emily, unexpectedly disappears. “Everyone…said, ‘She will marry him.’…, ‘She will persuade him yet,’ because Homer himself had remarked—he liked men,….that he was not a marrying man”(704). Faulkner leads the reader to believe that Miss Emily has poisoned Homer Baron, which is an action of insanity. Next, William foreshadows insanity when Miss Emily’s house begins to smell extremely bad and the townspeople have to