However, he was still able to go through his life like that. The quote doesn't apply to All Quiet on the Western Front because Paul Baumer and his friends trusted the officials and this ended up leading to the death of all of them. "... It is impossible to go through life without trust..." This quote does not apply to The Catcher in the Rye because Holden Caulfield, the main character believes everyone is phony and doesn't trust anyone which is a major flaw. Holden’s major flaw affects his life
A person like Chris McCandless who has everything in the world is still unsatisfied on what is around him. He has family, money and a great education that will soon be his great future but he thinks that everything related to wealth is sinful. Chris made a journey to search for the true meaning of life and escaped it pressures. He also tried to travel by using his instincts in life by living naturally without other's aide. Whereas he helped people suffering of hunger by donating all of his college money, he forgot to help himself.
Into the Wild: McCandless' Relationships In the movie "Into the Wild," Christopher McCandless' journey to Alaska was very successful for his sake, yet, he made special relationships with other people during his expedition that not only benefited their lives, but also made McCandless' voyage somewhat legible. From state to state, McCandless would leave some of his wit and inspiration into the people he met. The friendships McCandless made with numerous men and women, such as Rainey and Jan Burres, inspired them to live their lives freely and passionately, while trying to find their own personal identity. "I am reborn. This is my dawn.
Although Parker was the obvious choice because of being ill and having no family, he was young and had an entire life ahead of him, and most importantly, did not give consent to the others to sacrifice himself. Dudley and Stephens saved themselves and Brooks, by making a selfish choice, for selfish reasons. Though they could’ve sacrificed themselves, they did what they need to, survive, even if that meant making a meal out of an innocent 17 year old boy. Life is valuable, and in the end, I think that the three men made a tough, but good
Chris showed that he was a loner and did not value these relationships by his disregard for normal society and only took pleasure in challenging himself. Once Chris had left Atlanta he decided that he would head out with no itinerary or map and just play his journey by ear. He lived for the thrill of the unexpected. While in Carthage he met Wayne Westerberg. Westerberg said, “You could tell right away that
It makes me want to get in the word and commit like him. He is a wonderful role model. I really thought it was cool to be inside his head on games that I physically watched on TV. It was cool and through out the book I found myself saying, “So that’s how that happened.” I just really respect Tim Tebow for his commitment to his team and anything he does. I also liked knowing his background and childhood.
Kite Runner Questions 1) On page 316, Rahim Khan sends a letter to Amir that says the following: “that, I believe is what true redemption is, Amir jan, when guilt leads to good”. This is very true for both Amir and Baba. They both committed very selfish acts and needed to redeem themselves. Baba was always trying to redeem himself by always giving money to people on the streets, treating Hassan as his son and not a “Hazara” and building the orphanage. Baba stated, “I wish Hassan had been with us today” showing how he really cared about both Hassan and Amir.
Hero’s Journey: Joseph Joseph was self confident; he believed he could be anything he wished. Joseph had one sister and eleven brothers from Jacob, his mother was Rachel. He was Jacob’s favorite son and God had great plans for Joseph. Sometimes he wasn’t very sensitive of others’ feelings. When he had dreams of greatness, he didn’t hesitate one bit to share with his brothers and dad.
He didn’t care what they thought of him because he knew already that almost everyone in Maycomb spreads terrible rumors about him so he was fearless. “Don’t let the fear get down in you break out of it to repair yourself.” (Unknown author) This quote relates to Boo and kind of what he believes in since he repaired himself by showing
He was educated at home so he had no real idea of what life was like outside of his family which may of created an ignorance to what was going on around him. Furthermore he was rather aimless and lacking in motivation in early life so he wouldn't of cared what was going on much as he wouldn't of had the drive to do anything about it. However his upbringing did help a little as when he went to secondary school, a school called Gorton that was private and had a fee, he was motivated by his headmaster who inspired him and urged him to help people less fortunate than himself and enter public service. This was helpful as his headmaster was inspiring. He went to Harvard university which gave him his independence and taught him how to handle things on his own.