Ironically, Winston’s job in the Ministry of Truth is to fix any documents the Party finds necessary revise- newspaper articles, photos, or even simple numerical figures for production to give a false image of a flourishing economy. The Ministry also writes and ‘vaporizes’ people out of history -- they go "down the memory hole" as if they never existed. An example of this is when Winston is faced with the task of eradicating all information and reference to an ‘unperson’ in a newspaper article. He proceeds to write an article about Comrade Ogilvy, a fictional party member, who displayed immense bravery and courage by jumping into the sea from a helicopter and saved the dispatches from the enemy. Consequently, this excessive amount of censoring and perpetual revision of the past causes the memories of citizens to become vague and hazy; people become more willing to believe whatever the Party tells them.
Ironically, Smurch survived his plane trip around the world. Even then, the authorities were hoping he would drown. Even his mother hpoed he would drown: His mother, a sullen shortorder cook in a shack restaurant on the edge of a tourists' camping ground near Westfield, met all inquiries as to her son with an angry, "Ah, the hell with him; I hope he drowns." Smurch was a terrible person with terrible manners and a crude disposition. After the great leaders, including the President of the United States, tried to teach Smurch the correct manners for an interview, Smurch just mocked them and insisted on getting money for his great feat.
When an Admiral makes him step into the ring and fights he ends up killing or dame near close too killing all three guys. They were quickly sent on there first real mission and passed with out anyone dieing John was shoot once but he fought threw the pain and made sure the mission was finished. He was giving a purple heart for actions. The next chapter there given there MJOLNIR IV armor this is what they were created for no one had enough speed and power and a trough body to use the armorer except for the Spartan's. It comes at a cost because the group was being chased by a convent ship when they decided bored the ship to find out more on the enemy and to destroy the ship.
The Lord of the flies had unrealistic ending when a navy officer, deux ex machina, saves the boys from the island. In chapter 12, Jacks tribe is hunting Ralph down ready to kill him, but just when we begin to start doubting his survival, a military figure finds him. Throughout the novel there has been many references to military “ like a bomb” (46) the reason they make reference to the military is because war is also savage and uncivilized just like the boys. At the beginning of the novel Ralph proposes to make a fire so that boats passing by would come to save them “ if a ship comes near the island they may not notice us(..) We must make a fire” (38). In the final chapter the hazard uncontrolled fire that Jacks hunters made to kill Ralph is what led to their survival “we saw your smoke” (201).
“ Creepers shivered p. 86 Irony Verbal irony- in lord of the flies when piggy says “ acting like a crowd of kids”! its ironic because they are a crowd of kids. Dramatic irony- when everyone thinks there is a beast, but we know that its just a dead man attached to a parachute. Situational irony- happens at the end when the fire jack set on the island that is meant to smoke out Ralph got the rescued. Hyperbole “ in a year or two when the war’s over , they’ll be traveling to mars and back”.
The second sun the Wind Sun took over his brother as the sun. Humans were created by Quetzalcoatl and lived on pinon nuts and things were fine. However, people became corrupt and in revenge, Tezcatlipoca turned them into monkeys, and Quetzalcoatl sent a hurricane to blow them away. Rain Sun was the third assigned to fire and Tlaloc became the next sun. Once again, Tezcatlipoca was the troublemaker and he stole Tlaloc’s wife, so he made it rain fire burning the world.
Rasha Lifsey Mrs. Anhalt ENG 311 21 November 2010 In the novel Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, a plane filled with young boys crashes down onto an island, killing all of the adults that were on board. The boys must care for themselves in order to survive. Ralph gets chosen as their leader, but his work is constantly interrupted by Jack, who wants to be the leader. Later on, Jack creates a fire and smokes Ralph out of his hiding place. A passing by ship sees the smoke and the boys are finally rescued.
Caroline Santarelli “Book Thief” Prologue Page Number | Literary Element/Technique Being Used in the Passage | Importance of the literary element/technique | 1 | Tone | When the author writes in the beginning of page one, “You are going to die,” he does this to set the overall tone for the whole story, dark, mysterious, and puzzling. | 9 | Personification | The author gives a crashed plane the characteristics of a bird by saying “Smoke was leaking from both its lungs,” because planes are often compared to birds and he wants to show that this “little metallic bird” can no longer take flight due to its bad crash landing. | 12 | Hyperbole | “They were all glued down,” is an exaggeration, the author says this sentence to show how
The first time that we meet Odysseus he is crying on the Beach of the goddess Calypsos’ Island because he is homesick. He is stuck here because on his journey home to Ithaka after the Trojan War he and his men sailed to the land of the Cyclops where the island natives weren’t as civilized as they had hoped. Odysseus and his men discovered the cave that the Cyclops live in and decide to stay the night. The Cyclops that lives in the cave is Polyphemus, son of Poseidon. When
The Lord of the Flies Benchmark Essay “Fancy thinking the beast was something you could hunt and kill”(Golding 136). It is an age old question – are humans intrinsically good or evil? And if they are truly born evil, what keeps humanity from degeneration into a multitude of individuals who seek only to further their interests? William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is a novel about a group of young British school boys who are stranded on an island after a plane crash during World War II, where all the adults die. Soon the boys’ minor arguments turn into bloodthirsty conflicts and Jack’s tribe and its savage methods emerge as the clear victor and establish dominance over the civilized children.