Trying to find a job in the big city, was a lot harder than he ever expected. He tried to impress potential employers by coming early, but even by being the most diligent person, he couldn't get hired without any address. Before knowing it, he gets kicked out by the landlord, who was requiring money he didn't have. - This was when he officially became a homeless. Later in the story, Link gets a friend called “Ginger”, who is a rough sleeper too.
Also, by staying separated from the world, he doesn’t have many influences or motivations. When Rowdy asks if Junior wants to visit the powwow, he refuses because, “Those rhythmless, talentless, tuneless Indians are most likely to get drunk and beat the shit out of any available losers. And [he is] the most available loser.” Junior proceeds to criticize himself and refer to himself as a loser. His fear of getting beaten up by other Indians causes him to be socially inept. As the story progresses, Junior is influenced and motivated to make a change in his
Except in his world, this is all highly illegal. Guy can’t stand around congratulating himself for being an individual. In his mind, he’s a traitor. Even worse, he’s a fireman traitor, which is essentially tantamount to being a dirty cop. When you look at it from Guy’s perspective, it’s no wonder he basically bounces from one personal crisis to the next for most of the novel.
This contrasts the struggles that residents of the Robert Taylor Homes or as referred to in the book as RTH had to deal with. The lack of resources that were available to RTH residents was one of the main struggles. Police are afraid to patrol the streets because they consider their area dangerous as a result of the gang. However with the amount of violence that happens in the area it is a wonder why the police are afraid of them. One of the more fascinating facts in this book is the culture of the RTH scares away the emergency response teams.
The poor get noticed for their crimes because their region is specific and a scarcity of resources which causes them to be less smart in hiding their crimes unlike the rich. Moreover, the crimes committed by the rich are too abstract to be taken into account, in that, they offer psychological torture to the poor in the form of abuse or insult to which they physically react and are punished. “The Outsiders” and “Saints and Roughnecks” form part of the vast literature that has
Also, Socs get editorials written about them in the newspaper for being a public disgrace one day and an asset to society the next. Greasers, on the other hand, are known as juvenile delinquents because of their appearance and behaviour. When Socs are the ones who usually start the fights. The Socs are always seen as the nice kids just buy the way that they dress but on the inside they are the ones that should be feared and are the true menaces of the society. To conclude, The Socs are more of a disgrace and menace to society than the
In what ways is unforgiven generically unconventional? Unforgiven is generically unconventional in that, what would be illegal practices in today’s society are portrayed as a norm – namely prostitution, physical punishment and premeditated homicide. This becomes apparent in the use of conversation following the opening scene, where punishment is planned for the cowboys. The prostitutes are treated as objects by the bar man, who insists that they are ‘damaged property’. He also points out that no one ‘is going to want to pay money for cut-up whore’ – as in, in his eyes, the woman is now incompetent for superficial reasons.
Piggy hung bumbling behind them…. Ralph stopped and turned back to Piggy. “Look.. You can’t come.”(William Golding p.31.32) On the contrary, this further explains, that Simon can indeed get along with the other boys on the island, but on the other hand Piggy can’t , he’s always excluded , and the outsider at all times. Additionally, Piggy is always being bullied, like when in the novel had only commented “ What’s any use. We couldn’t keep a fire like that going, not if we tried.”(William Golding p.52) And since he doesn’t have a good relationship with others, they are always mean to him.
She’ll be upset you’re skipping. Won’t she mark it on your record? You don’t want to be kicked out like some street con” (Lu 35). Clearly displayed though this quote citizens who live in poor sectors are perceived to be thieves. These implications serve a purpose in that the people who are living in these circumstances have no way of escaping their economic conditions because of the dehumanized state the slums serve.
May 23, 2012 Sophomore English Essay Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, is a novel about two men embarking on a lifelong journey, slowly trying to obtain the American Dream. They find themselves on the run; now that they are outlaws they must find a source of money and some way of obtaining the American Dream. What starts of to be two men running from the law develops into a deep friendship that will guide them into a world adventure, fear and companionship. Lennie is a large mentally challenged individual; he lacks the ability to remember things that are not related to his own wants and needs. He is fixated on the feel of animal’s fur and will go to almost any length to feel it.