The restaurant is usually open until 10 p.m. during the week and 11 p.m. on the weekend, so 8:15 p.m. was a fairly decent time to arrive at the restaurant for supper. No one greeted them at the door and after 10 minutes, they walked to the bar to attract the attention of the bartender to ask for a hostess to seat them. The hostess arrived and was clearly unpleasant and un- thoughtful as she tried to seat the family in an upper seating area. The family had a discussion with the hostess because the father is an amputee on crutches and cannot sit in an upper seating area, due to his disability. She then brought the family to another area, sat them with the lunch menus and no children’s menus.
Johnathan Liu Ms. Zymajtis English 10A 16 December 2011 Courage In this novel, there was a lot of courage expressed in many of the characters. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee uses the characters Mrs. Dubose, Atticus, Jem, and Scout to say that those who are truly courageous stand up for what they believe in no matter the consequences. Mrs. Dudbose was an elderly, ill tempered and racist woman. She was very courageous in the novel. “It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what” (Lee p.112).
Michael became insulted when I paid for our lunch; I guess he assumed we would be having a Dutch treat. 14. Two weeks into my European history class each student is given the option whether to fish or cut bait. I had failed the first test so I decided to but bait and drop out. 15.
To Kill a Mockingbird Themes Have you ever seen discrimination against a darker-skinned person from a lighter-skinned person? To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee tells a story about a little girl, Scout, and her father, Atticus, who is a white man. He has to defend a black, Tom Robinson, who has been accused of raping a young white girl, Mayella Ewell. This book had many themes that all taught a valuable lesson, such as: individuals have a right to protect the innocent, people often fear what they don’t understand, and the most important part of a child’s education may take place in the home and community rather than in the school. The first theme is individuals have a responsibility to protect the innocent.
She once saved her money for two months to purchase Vaseline for her dry hands. When it came time to buy the item; it had gone up two cents, and she could not buy it. Another health issue was her kids always had runny noses which got worse because she couldn’t afford medicine or even tissues. Finally, if having worms isn’t bad enough, she has no money for the worm medicine.
Since it’s hard to trust anybody this day and age why not help out by volunteering at a local soap kitchen and help feed, homeless people, who have nothing to eat? Singer writes “we ought to do things that, predictably, most of us won’t do” (375) For example, every other year my family and I vacation to Guadalajara, Jalisco to visit family for the holidays. One year my dad went to a palenque (which is like a brothel for roosters), and there was a group of kids asking for spare change for food. My dad took them aside and he said ,“I am not going to give you a dime because I won’t really know if you are going to use it for food like you say you are.” The kids start to talk amongst them selves as they walk away, and before they know it my dad had them all sit down, and he bought them all food. Every kid in that group got the opportunity to have a hot
In To Kill a Mockingbird Scout, Atticus, and Boo show courage. Scout Finch shows courage by being afraid and of her bravery. As Scout is a little girl she still has courage, “I kicked the man swiftly. Barefooted, I was surprised to see him fall back in real pain. I intend to kick his shin, but aimed to high.”(152) To me scout shows courage by kicking the guy without fear and knows their there would consequence.
“Genetics loads the gun, and environment pulls the trigger,” is what the experts always say at the eating disorder conferences, said Caitlin Scafati, a recovered anorexic. And yet no one has identified the genes. Gail Schoenbach, a 48-year-old mother of three from Warren, N.J., said she had been bulimic since she was 18 but did not get treatment until her 40s, when her friends alerted her husband and he started calling treatment centers. “I was very embarrassed and scared and humiliated and ashamed that I had lied about it,” she
She acts as a mother to Jem and Scout. The passage that occurs when Walter Cunningham is having dinner with the Finches really shows the motherly instinct in Calpurnia. “’But he’s gone and drowned his dinner in syrup,’ I protested, ‘He’s poured it all over – It was then that Calpurnia requested my presence in the kitchen. She was furious…’There’s some folks who don’t eat like us,’ she said, ‘but you ain’t called on to contradict ‘em at the table when they don’t. That boy’s you comp’ny and if he wants to eat the table cloth you let him, you hear?’” (32).
(P 531 l, 9 -12) Before the marriage was with wit and passion That means that the marriage was perfect but now it is dark. They have been married for 10 years, and most of the years the marriage where very good. But in the last to years everything just went bad. Like it says in the text, Jessica is not only burning the food some times, it is every time. Jessica tries to show Seton, that there is something wrong here; by burning the food and that she refuses to kiss him back when he tries to kiss her.