Special agent Paul Smecker is assigned to the case. He knows that the death of the two mobsters is not a professional hit. As the police start looking for the people who are responsible, the brothers show in the police station to clear their names. The media and the public pronounce them as heroes. They spend the night in the police cell when they got the message from god telling them to kill every bad man.
The killer ends up killing Ralph Cottle inside of Billys house and then leaves before the Billy comes inside the house to find the corpse of Ralph. Billy is frantic and finds a way to dispose of Lanny and Ralphs body before anyone discovers they are missing. The killer then threatens to kill his fiance Barbara who is in a coma at the hospital. Billy goes through several clues to who he thinks the killer is and tortures Steve Zillis his co-worker.
There were many times when Phineas did something wrong and simply talked his way out of it. When the boys skipped dinner, which was not allowed, they were confronted about it. Phineas told a lie about getting ready for the war. These lies came to him naturally, and being outgoing certainly helped being a smooth-talker. On page 18, Gene admitted his envy towards Phineas.
For example, at the drive-in, Johnny managed to raise his voice to Dally—which had been Johnny’s most helpful “stand over” man as well as idol—telling him to stop harassing the two girls, Cherry and Marcia. Due to the new boldness of Johnny, Dally had been shocked and therefore stepped away as told. Fortunately, Johnny’s intervention on the girls’ behalf pleases the girls, and they talked and walked with the greasers. On the other hand, this interaction between the female Socs and male greasers sparked the anger of the Soc boys and motivated them to attack Johnny and Ponyboy. When he and Pony were later jumped by the Socs in the park, Johnny had the nerve to use his switchblade to attempt to scare off the Socs.
A major character in this story is Charles Trask. What motivates his actions is the fact that he thinks their father, Cyrus, loves his stepbrother more than him. An inner conflict that Charles has is jealousy. He would always beat Adam up when they were young teenagers but once Adam left for the Army, Charles realized that he actually missed him. Once Adam comes back, he tells Charles that he escaped from jail which makes Charles feel better about himself.
In the beginning of the novel Huck Finn meets up with Tom Sawyer, in an imaginary town called Hansberry, and joins Tom’s gang. In this gang Tom promises robbery, murder, and kidnapping of beautiful women. All of the robbery and murder was really harassing little kids on the playground at Sunday School. Huck realizes this a little later. Huck comes to his senses while a member in Tom’s gang.
Julia eventually learns of Winstons plans, and even helps him. But she never betrays him like O'Brien does. Eventually, Winston is caught and taken to a place with bright underground rooms where criminals are taken to be interrogated. He is tortured, and mentally beaten so badly that by the end of the book he loves Big Brother. He can't think a single thought without the permission of the government and he doesn't love Julia anymore.
Lupito is shot to death by a mob after he kills the sheriff in a moment of post-traumatic delirium. After seeing Lupito’s death, Antonio begins to wonder about hell and demons. Antonio walks to church with Ultima the next morning, she tells him that each person must make their own moral choices and must choose a set of values to use to understand the world. That fall, after helping his mother’s brothers with their harvest, Antonio begins school. Antonio’s mother pressures Ultima to unveil Antonio’s destiny, and she replies that he will be a man that learns.
The Hunger Games serves as an allegory for modern entertainment, economics, and government to criticize on society’s entertainment in violence and how it can provoke violence in society, government’s control by creating fear and weapons, and a criticism on the gap between the rich and the poor which creates a hostile relationship between first and third world countries and these ideas demonstrate that society is corrupt and young people are the only ones that can change it. In today’s society, people find entertainment in violence which can ultimately stimulate violence in society. Teenagers find entertainment in violent video games which can lead to acts of violence. About 97% of teenagers play games that contain little to no violence, sex, and drugs, and studies have shown that in some cases video games can cause teens to become violent and aggressive (Harvard’s) In The Hunger Games, The Capitol finds an immense entertainment in violence. The actual games make young adults in the novel become inhumane and violent in order to survive.
His feelings about his surroundings were always made apparent and I enjoyed reading about his times in the boarding house. One day Sophie and Nathan have a horrible fight and Stingo is there to witness it. The next day, surprisingly, they invite him to join them at Coney Island. Stingo finds it odd that this man who was once literally a monster to his girlfriend could transform so quickly from an abuser to a gentleman, but he disliked Nathan’s views of Southerners because Stingo himself was from the South. He actually compared the lynching of a man named Bobby Weed to the acts performed by the Nazi’s.