The Saints and the Roughnecks “The Saints and the Rougnecks” is a story everyone can relate to. With all the cliques and favoritism shown, it is easy to see the point of view from one group or the other. While each group's deliquency is quite the same, the Saints get much better treatment from their teachers, community, and police than the Roughnecks do. The Labeling Theory explains the situations and societal reactions to these two groups very well. The theory states that labeling becomes a major part of self-concept and that people tend to focus way to much on labels rather than a person themselves.
Similarities Come to think of the two different origins of the story Harrison Bergeron, there are really plenty of similarities within both sources. The fact that everyone used handicaps to be made equal was a major identical component from both the movie and the story itself. In both cases, everyone that lives in the utopia is ordered to wears handicaps so no one would have dominance in a certain part. Another similarity would the characterization of both plots. The Bergeron family, and the three personalities of all Bergeron’s are very much the same found in both sources.
Her social betterment to the world caused everyone else to make the best of our lives and help other people. If not for Oprah, who would all the suffering children look up to? Her inspirational life story shows that anyone can persevere through the toughest of times and to me she is the most admirable person in the
Cara Kildall Period 5 10/17/08 LOTF Final Dictatorship is a slightly barbaric form of government that mistreats its citizens, and is ineffective. People’s mental welfare is in danger, because of the stress and trepidation of trying to live through another day. Also, they live in apprehension of being hurt or, in the case of Lord of the Flies, going crazy. Lawlessness is unhealthy for children and adults, and so a solid government is essential for happiness. Under dictatorship, many citizens feel incredible fear and deep unhappiness.
Numerous controversial ideas have played profound stepping stones in societies climb to try and create the perfect society. The vision of a perfect world through self sacrifice was exploited by the government in the novels 1984, by George Orwell and Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. These books portray the atmosphere of that perfect world through government control. In each novel a single character is outcaste because of his refusal to conform. This refusal leads the characters to an ultimate conflict with an individual closely related to the government.
41) Nick says when Nick is at the asylum to help Lewis direct. This is also when Nick and Lewis fight verbally. He doesn’t appreciate the meeting that the opera has for the patients, and sees both the patient’s attitudes and opera itself as “right wing crap”. Nick has a low tolerance for the quirks of the patients, and insensitive towards them, making a joke about their situation. Nick and Lucy didn’t even go to watch the play “Cosi”.
The root of Creon’s immoral behavior, towards Antigone, is not an inability to distinguish between what is wrong and what is right, but rather a fear of what would happen if he were to choose the morally right way to function. In the play, Creon says that he is very afraid to stray from the established laws in anyway, until the very day he dies (Sophocles 1495). Creon is a power-hungry leader. He is developing into a tyrant. Creon is compared to “a politician without the capacity to be a statesman, because he cannot resist the temptations of power” (Winnington-Ingram).
The boy was “certainly tweaked at an angle” and thus is expected to be violent. This further removes his sense of belonging with the remainder of his community. Similarly, the character of Cecilia from The Virgin Suicides suffers mental issues thus disallowing an understanding of the remaining sister’s characters to be made. “Do we seem as crazy as everyone thinks? … Cecilia was weird but we’re not.” The subject “we” enhances the community’s perception of the sisters as a whole.
Xaymara Ruiz Morrell/Horan English II 20 May 2012 Creons unjust and unfair choices Due to the actions made by creon as a king,society viewed him as unfair and unjust,causing the town to fall apart in many ways.Creon rejected all advice. "Creon rejects the leaders suggestion.Naturally,for he knows the explanation.Its sedition, working through bribery". "For me ,a man who rules the entire state and does not take the best advice there is,but throgh fear keeps his mouth forever shut....".Creon was deaf to entreaties. "Creon wants the moral support of these men because he forsees disobedience to his edict". "So spit this girl out-she's yur enemy.Let her marry someone else in hades.Since i caught her clearly disobeying,the only culpit in the entire
17). This describes how he fails with girls: he either scares them or he is too immature in the way he talks to them. It makes him depressed that Sally would not want to go with him because he thinks there is nothing more to do in life so why not just get away from it. Holden is depressed due to disappointment because he feels that he cant do anything right. One of the many examples of this is when he