Death Paragraph quotes: “Writhed” gives the reader the image that she is helplessly struggling like a small animal and compares her to the mouse and dog that Lennie has killed. “Curley came suddenly to life” are the words Steinbeck uses to depict when Curley realizes who has killed his wife. This makes us feel sorry for Curley’s Wife because it suggests that her husband is more excited that he will be able to take his revenge on Lennie than he is upset that his wife is dead. The fact that even her own husband does not show that he misses her to any significance also make us feel sympathetic towards Curely’s Wife because we realize that she will also not be missed by any of the other characters in the book. Never achieving her dreams paragraph quotes: Steinbeck inevitably brings out the reader’s sympathy towards Curley’s Wife when she dies in the book.
Candy came shufflin’ back into my place scratchin’ his stump and tells me things I didn’t want to here. ‘ He’s dead Crooks they killed him. He didn’t know what he was doing poor little sod and now George has gone and shot him I thought they were friends Crooks I really did and I thought George was better than that Lennie even ‘ad Carlton’s gun an’ George just took it off him like a lamb. Anyways I’d better be off’ And Candy left me in deep
I had the right to defend myself because he was going to kill me. Because my friends picked up Bob’s girlfriend and Randy’s girlfriend. If I didn’t self-defend myself then I would have dyed by being beat up. My friend here Ponyboy Curtis would have been drowned to his death. So the only thing I could do was to grab the six inch blade in my back pocket.
Bisclavaret attacks them when he realizes who it is and they now know that he is the wolf. Both Bisclavaret and his wife used ethics by things that they did not do. Bisclavaret’s wife was not always honest with him because she was scared he would attack and hurt her. Bisclavaret did not tell his wife that he turned into a
Both could not manage the power of Lennie and both ended up on the hay dead and alone ‘Curley’s wife lay with a half covering of yellow hay. Curley’s wife’s death is foreshadowed by Lennie’s obsession with soft creatures. Throughout the book, Lennie’s obsession with soft, living creatures has resulted in the deaths of creatures. The death of the dog then immediately foreshadows Curley’s wife’s death as she ironically tries to reassure Lennie that the ‘whole country is fulla mutts’ but she to
But I couldn’t even look at the same person who killed him. You only knew his bad side (Hinton 221).” This shows how loyal she was to her boyfriend long after he was dead. In addition, Cherry is the most loyal and understanding Soc in the story. When she first met Ponyboy she could tell from his actions that something had happened to Johnny. She said in chapter 3, “Johnny… he’s been hurt bad sometime, hasn’t he?” (Hinton 63) This shows that she understood how Johnny felt around Socs because of his experience.
One man went as far as yelling out the window to leave the woman alone thee proceed to do what he was doing before. I totally disagree with this because I know if I was in this situation I would want someone to help by at least calling the police. One call could save a life and it scares me to know how ignorant people can be in a situation like this. We have to stop going along with what the crowd is doing and do the right thing. This is a typical example of the bystander affect, we see something is wrong but we proceed with what we are doing since no one else is doing anything about it.
When the oracle said that her son would kill his father and sleep with his mother she quickly abandoned her son to avoid that horrible fate and thanked the oracle for that. However, when Oedipus heard that Polybus was dead and realized he didn’t kill his father Jocasta said the oracle was useless. Jocasta is the type of person that chooses to be blind and accept the lies but only when they help her. If the truths help her then she will accept the truths. Jocasta is also trying to blind Oedipus in this quote.
I snapped.” Because Vince keeps letting others hurt him for who he is, he becomes smaller as a person. Even his godfather, who was supposed to help him find his true identity, called him honey, thinking that Vince would be fine. Therefore, fear shouldn’t be destroying who we are because it’s not going to do any good except for hurting us physically. Secondly, fear shouldn’t hold us back because we are not alone. Someone close to us may be experiencing the same thing and we just may not know it.
For instance, Raja was tempted to steal a calfskin in order to help out his family; consequently, he was killed. In addition to that, Ira also makes a horrible decision. She decides to sell her body. “How can I rest or anyone rest? Can you not hear the child?” (97) Ira didn’t mean to devastate her parents; she felt as if this were the only solution she had to save her little brother and herself from starvation.