In contrast to Mayella, Tom Robinson was treated as if he were not worth anything, for example he was being called Boy, big buck, when he was being questioned. When Mr Gilmer asked for Tom’s reason for helping Mayella, Tom admitted he had felt sorry for her. “ ‘.. I felt sorry for her, she seemed to try more’n the rest of ‘em-‘ ..‘You felt sorry for her, you felt sorry for her?’ Mr Gilmer seemed ready to rise to the ceiling”. (Page 217/218) No black man should feel sorry for a white person.
Angela’s Ashes shows the reader how an addiction can wreak havoc on a family, especially when that family has little to begin with. Frank tells this story of hardships due to his father’s alcoholism and how his family was able to survive in the twentieth century in both The United States of America and in Ireland. Malachy’s drinking problem really hindered the McCourt’s potential to succeed and should never have been there at all. Addiction is one of the worst things that can happen to a
If he were to die still hating Big Brother, it would make the statement of everything he had stood for in life and the sacrifices he had to make. Even though very few people, if any, would know he hated Big Brother, it was more a personally accomplishment for him. Gattaca – Notes &
Proctors action s reveal his inner strength. For example, when John tears his testimony he is giving his life away. Proctor action’s not common because he is a brave man who cares about his family. In Salem no body else would have dared defy authority because they are afraid to die by the injustices of the town. John Proctor choose to go against the judge s orders for the reputation of his family can be ruin because of his action.
English 3 31 March 2011 Alois Hitler: The Devil’s Daddy The Holocaust was a 12 year time of somber depression, and hopelessness. Adolf Hitler, who was the dictator of Germany, had an obsessive hatred for the Jewish race. Some speculations of Hitler’s rage and anger point to the effects his father’s outlook had on him. Alois Hitler was Adolf Hitler’s dad, influence, and mentor. Many people say Alois took his poor childhood and rough early adult life on young Adolf.
The deaths of his friends were a big blow to him considering all the moments they have spent together, especially Manny (Leary feels responsible for his death). His stubbornness of being “King of the Ice” were one of the reasons that led to Manny’s drinking habits (for example, trading Manny away to the Amerks) and eventual death. Manny died alone and was pretty unhappy and his wife Jane makes evidence of that by saying “when he wasn’t drinking there was a sadness in him I couldn’t touch.”(Leary p.221) Leary felt like his selfishness cost him his dear friend’s happiness and life. Clay’s death was another important piece of evidence regarding Leary’s transformation as experiencing loss finally let out Leary’s emotions, who seemed to be a guy who kept everything inside and felt nothing. The reader can feel that Leary had finally broken out of his crusty shell and let all his tears pour down for someone he had truly
Amir’s relationship to his mother, father and half brother, Hassan, are guilt ridden and strained. Finally, Amir addresses this guilt and proves his remorse through selfless acts. It is through selfless acts that his sins of the past are settled and he is able to become a man and form a complete sense of self. Amir’s sense of guilt stems from the very moment he was born. Amir’s mother died in childbirth and at times, Amir feels like Baba resents him for taking the life of his beautiful wife.
Inner conflict is a problem that one’s self can only solve. In John Steinbeck’s novel, East of Eden, one of the many protagonists, Caleb (Cal) Trask, has to fight his own inner demons. Caleb believes that he is evil, has grown up without a mother, and believes that his brother’s death is his fault. Adam Trask is a wealthy man from East who moved to the West in search of a new life, and in that new life his wife Cathy Trask (Kate), gives birth to two beautiful twin boys, Caleb and Aron. Aron is a boy who lives in his own imagination, then gets shot by his reality.
He went from talking about the mitt to talking about his dead brother and how nice he was to everyone, he also mentioned how mad he was when his brother, Allie, Leukemia. “He’s dead now… they were going to have me psychoanalyzed and all because I broke all the windows in the garage” (Salinger 38-39). In this situation Holden is devastated that
The value of life can vary base upon the coconscious thought of one person. For instance, Hamlet values his life in a vengeful way because he discovers his uncle murdered his father, while Lance Armstrong values his life as a gift due to the fact of all the hardships he has been through. As where Amanda Ripley values life in an vengeful way. As Amanda Ripley has experienced, life is nota a guarantee it can be taken at any moment as Ripley’s husband Joseph Hewins was on his trip back to town when a railroad engineer was distracted and took his life. Hewins left behind a wife and three children who financially struggle even before his death.