Thomas runs away from the Mission School and returns to his mountain home. When he arrives he expects to find his brother the bear and the rest of his animal family, but instead he finds a “charred circle” (70) where his lodge used to be. Tom then “…stood among the ashes and whispered the sorrow chant…For small griefs you shout, but for the big griefs you whisper or say nothing. The big griefs must be borne alone, inside” (70.) He knows that it was Blue Elk who did it because there is not one item of worth left behind, not even the knife Tom’s mother gave him.
I believe that what happened in the 1830s was evil. The Cherokee lived in those lands all their lives, parents, grandparents, children, and infants all were treated with the same amount of cruelty. None of the Americans seemed to care that they were killing thousands of people. Many of the elderly died from illness or hypothermia. I searched
Explaining what Ruthie has done, she tells him that he'll need to go far away. Tom agrees. Ma hasn't seen Tom since he has been in hiding, and there is no light in the cave, so she touches his face to remember him. He tells her that while he has been alone, he has thought a lot about Jim Casy and what he taught. The gray clouds bring torrents of rain to the land.
Expanding the West Through Mormonism The western expansion of America is mainly known only for its time period of wars and slavery/Native American conflicts. Very rarely is it that the peaceful, religious people of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) are recognized to have been a crucial piece of this time. The beginning of the Mormon Church led to the Mormons' long trek to Utah. Upon reaching "Zion," (Utah), the Mormons had some conflicts with the U.S. government, which were solved quickly. Due to the Mormons, Utah became a state of the U.S. Brigham Young University is a major modern-day part of the Mormons' culture as well.
It talks about how a very young hiker was found dead after being stranded in the wild with injuries. They discovered a diary along with the dead body that said that the hiker got injured by falling and was stranded for more than three months. In the end of the epigraph it states that the autopsy revealed that the man died from starvation. 2. Characters: - Chris McCandless: Chris was very ignorant and unprepared for the harsh conditions in Alaska.
In his preface to the novel, Remarque maintains that "a generation of men ... were destroyed by the war" (Remarque, All Quiet Preface). Baumer's closest comrades fall one after the other. The conditions in the German army are to harsh, they have no food, ammunition, moral is low they could not keep fighting. An important episode in the novel is when Baumer is issued a period of leave when he visits his home town. This leave is disastrous for Baumer because he realizes that he can not communicate with the people on the home front because of his military experiences and their limited, or nonexistent, understanding of the war.
When a Kwakiutl chief’s sister and her daughter were presumed dead after not returning from a trip to Victoria, the chief gathered together his warriors. Collectively, they determined that some of the tribe would be required to ‘wail” die, to remediate the chief’s loss. The warriors then formed a war party, and killed seven men and children whom they discovered sleeping. Not only were these individuals innocent of any involvement in the disappearance, they were not even aware of the chief’s loss. After committing these murders, the warriors “felt good” (140), believing they had successfully wiped out the affront against their tribal chief.
“The Law of Life” is a story about a man, Koskoosh, who is left behind by his tribe to die. Koskoosh is a very old man who has lost most of his vision and depends on his hearing. His son, the current chief of the tribe, leaves him some sticks to feed the fire. When the fire dies, so will he. As time goes on he reminisces of the time he left his father in the snow.
He made the decision to stay when he could've left town. A year later Roger also dies. " There was no more devils work on earth for him to do, it only remained for the unhumanized mortal to betake himself wither his masterwould find himtasks enough to pay him his wages duly,"(2550). Roger chillingworth is the worst greatest sinner because he acted devilish towards Arthur Dimmesdale. He purpousley chose to have anger and hatred towards dimmesdale for the minister his whole
Also, he is ashamed of allowing his family to see him the way he is. Besides the couple of nurses that take care of him, he has no one and nothing to live for. Joe Bunham, now injured with no limbs, suffered through the pain that no 20 year old should be going through. The war altered his life to a point where one questions the point of living. What happened to him during the war mentally changed his view on what his future should really be.