With nobody to tell him otherwise, Cole convinces himself that neither of his parents want him. Cole is always angry and irritated as a result of his bottled up emotions, but after he is sent to the island, he learns to release his anger by preforming physical disciplines. The first physical discipline Cole preforms while inhabiting the island is dancing out his feelings. When Edwin and Garvey introduce Cole to this new way of releasing his anger, Cole is skeptical (pg.167). In Cole’s eyes, dancing and prancing around a fire is stupid and embarrassing, but gradually, his attitude towards this exercise changes.
Some of Us Had Been Threatening Our Friend Colby by Donald Barthelme Comprehension and Analysis Questions 1. What does Colby do that was “too far”? 2. Explain the irony in the following parts of the story: • "Be reasonable," he said to Colby. • “Hanging Colby was doubtless against the law, and if the authorities learned in advance what the plan was they would very likely come in and try to mess everything up.” • “Colby said he thought drinks would be nice but was worried about the expense.
Hassan refuses to give up Amir's kite. Amir searches for Hassan but hides when he hears Assef's voice. He witnesses the rape but is too scared to intervene, and returns home ashamed, guilty for not being able to help his best friend. He feels that his cowardice in Hassan's rape would destroy any hopes for Baba's affections, so he says nothing. Afterwards, Hassan and Amir keep a distance from each other.
Michele learns that justice and compassion are more important than material possessions In our world many people decide to do the something just decide by their mind, they don’t care about other people’s feeling. In the novel “I’m not scared”, there were many veligers they kidnapped a boy whose name is Filippo, he just 9 years old, they just leave him in a hole. There is a son of the veligers whose name is Michele, to help Filippo to run away from the hole. In Michele’s mind , that justice and compassion are more important than material. The material possession will make people lose their mind, to let people become crazy, and then will take them down.
But perhaps you didn't notice that I’m the one holding the slingshots." *Hassan is defending himself and Amir to bullies who want to beat them up and are threatening them. "I treated Hassan... like a brother...But...why, when Baba's friends came to visit with their kids, didn't I ever include Hassan in our games? *Amir was ashamed to have Hassan involved with him when he was with others. "Inshallah...that was the thing with Hassan.
If you make a move, they’ll have to change your nickname to One-eyed Assef because I have this rock pointed at your left eye.” Assef is trying to beat up Amir, but Hassan acts courageous and stands up for Amir even though they are both scared. This is one of Hassan’s strengths, which shows that not being able to stand up for himself is one of Amir’s weaknesses. These qualities
Although Hassan stands up for Amir every chance he gets, Amir stands back and watches Hassan get raped when Hassan was on a mission to get the losing kite for Amir. This is just one of many events where Amir does not step up for Hassan but Hassan will do anything for Amir at the same time. His search for redemption also brings about some major events in the book such as his return to Kabul for Sohrab(Hassan’s son) and his confrontation with Assef(raped Hassan). Baba says that a boy who doesn’t stand up for himself becomes a man who can’t stand up to anything. As a boy, Amir fails to stand up for himself.
And finally, throughout the return and reintegration, the narrator realizes his mistake, and refuses to go back to being the way he was previously. The monomythical structure of this essay is clearly defined by the actions and thoughts of the protagonist figure. During the separation in this story, the narrator tells how he has seen a man in the elevator at work have some kind of emotional breakdown. He explains how he did his best not to look at the other man, or make any indication that he had seen the man collapse on the floor, wracked with sobs. Because this isn’t a fairy tale, and there is no actual ‘adventure’ taking place, this can be viewed as the protagonist refusing to take on the quest he is being presented.
As a result, he stays away from Hassan and rejects to be with him. Hassan is always looking out for Amir and asks if there is something wrong with him. Because of his feelings of guilt, Amir can’t stand being with Hassan anymore and he needs to escape. To get rid of Hassan, Amir first asks his father for new servants. His father denies him and gets angry about it.
Siddhartha undergoes a number of spiritual changes through his conflicting emotions about the world around him and learns that enlightenment can only come from knowing who he really is. Bored and unsatisfied with the Brahmin lifestyle, he moves on in his quest to test other methods of enlightenment. Siddhartha and his father argue over his leaving until his father "[realizes] that Siddhartha [can] no longer remain with him at home - that he [has] already left him (Hesse 12)." This shows one of the bumps on the road that Siddhartha faces and conquers. Emotionally he leaves home to continue his spiritual quest but physically stays out of respect for his father's approval.