Also he is emotionally upset because the men on the farm came to a consensus to shoot his dog to put it out of its misery. Candy has now lost his close companion and friend. He’s now like the rest of the men on the farm, alone. Candy realizes that he is old, crippled, and alone, and the farm may no longer have used for him. Candy and hears of George and Lennie’s dream and he becomes excited and thrilled with the idea.
But Walter begins to see a new side to his great uncles when he stumbles on an old photograph of a beautiful woman hidden away in a trunk and asks Garth who she is. FFor 14-year old Walter, his great uncles’ farm in rural Texas is the last place on earth he wants to spend the summer. Dumped off by his mother, Mae, in the middle of nowhere with two crazy old men and the promise that she’ll come back for him, Walter doesn’t know what to believe in. Eccentric and gruff, Hub and Garth McCaan are rumored to have been bank robbers, mafia hit men and/or war criminals in their younger days. The truth is elusive, although they do seem to have an endless supply of cash.
Some Key facts to remember Carlson: I limited, insensitive person. He does not handle the later shooting of candy’s dog with any compassion. Carlson offers to shoot candy’s dog as candy is paralyzed at the thought. Candy knows that when he is no longer needed as a swamper (cleaner), he will be ‘shot’ just like a dog. However Candy later regrets letting Carlson shoot his dog for him as he says ….. “I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog”- The shooting of the dog foreshadows the death of lennie.
Lennie believes that George is just going to yell at him for what he has done. George recites the story of the farm once more, but lacking the normal emotion. George knows that he must kill Lennie to save him from what the other men might do. 43. The impact of Curley's wife's death was about the same as that as the death of the puppy.
I fool Pap and Get Away (pg 30) Huck finds a canoe when he is suppose to be out checking the end of the fish-lines for dinner, so he devises a plan to escape to Jackson’s Island with others thinking that he is murdered. VIII. I Spare Miss Watson’s Jim (pg 36) After Huck’s escape, people who knew Huck set out to search for Huck’s corpse but are unsuccessful. Huck manages to live on the island but felt lovely and scared all the time so he decides he needs a friend thus accidentally finds the runaway slave Jim at the Illinois shore. IX.
Schneider 1 Natalie K. Schneider Mrs. B English 1 H, P2 2013,1,22 Just another casualty Mercy killing is a very taboo, controversial subject. In the novel of mice and men by john Steinbeck George and Lennie are each other’s only family so they always travel together. George is a small but smart man where Lennie is a big stupid man. They both go to work at a new farm after an incident in their old town caused them to go find work in a new town. Lennie has always caused them trouble but this time it’s serious, he killed the bosses son, Curley’s, wife and Curly is out for blood.
| Belle | Scrooge's former girlfriend, she breaks up with him because of his greed. | Fan | Scrooge's younger sister. | http://www.gradesaver.com/a-christmas-carol/study-guide/character-list/ | 2. Marley's purpose in this story is to begin the saga of the three spirits that visit Scrooge. Marley is also there to explain to Scrooge his bad deeds and wrong doings and warn him of the terrible fate that will come if he does not change his ways, such as when he informs Scrooge on his "ponderous chain" he has forged, he says, "The weight and length of the coil you bear yourself?
Richard Ford’s “Optimists” tells the story of Frank, the protagonist, who is learning to realize that the most important things in life can change suddenly without notice and without recovery. Frank is a boy of fifteen years old whose father, Roy Brinson, works for the Great Northern Railway. One day Roy comes home from work unexpectedly after he sees a man get caught under the train and hopelessly watches him die. His wife comforts him while one of the guests that are over their house scorns him for not trying harder to save the man’s life. Roy is aggravated and ends up killing the man with a hard hit to the chest, changing his and his family’s lives forever.
| | “He thinks if he could teach him that, he’d be | | Some good perhaps to someone in the world. | 100 | He hates to see a boy the fool of books. | | Poor Silas, so concerned for other folk, | | And nothing to look backward to with pride, | | And nothing to look forward to with hope, | | So now and never any different.” | 105 | This poem conveys that people want to die on a “good note.” Mary, Warren’s wife impatiently waits for Warren to come home to tell him the news that Silas, a former helper has returned “home” because he is ill. Warren doesn’t want to waste his time dealing with Silas because Silas broke his contract he had with him. Mary pleads that Silas is sick and is in need of great help. Warren doesn’t really care because he thinks that Silas’ rich brother should take care of him.
English 215 Both Wily from death of sale man and Gregor from the metamorphosis are men that feel worn down and exhausted from their jobs. In this essay I will compare and contrast how each exhibits the wear and tears of the working life and how it affect their families. By using sources and examples that discuss the America relationship with their jobs. Wily Loman who has been working as a salesman for long time. Started having bad luck and in order to dare with his failures in life, he started thinking about his past and it seem that he doesn't know what's real or fake in life.