Carmen Dent Mrs. Roberts English Book: Beastly By: Alex Flinn 1. Discuss how the main character is like or unlike a person you know? (10 points) Kyle, the main character in the book Beastly, is rude and careless. He only cares for his self, and if someone looks ugly or nerdy to him he will be extremely disrespectful to them. There are a lot of people that I know who would do that to people just because they think they are better than most people.
the mass of the Northern community, whose timidity had been startled at Brown's rash attempt, whose, sympathy had been more or less awakened by his bearing and his death, but who were and are in a painful state of perplexity, in the endeavor to reconcile their abhorrence, or at least their disapproval of his attack on Virginia, with their sense of the admirable nature of the qualities he displayed.... [But the tone of this biography is] . . . so violent, so extravagant, that it will offend all right-thinking men. ".
It is Mayella's deceit that brings Tom Robinson to trial. Though she may not be forgiven for this lie, Atticus and Scout feel sympathy for her because of the terrible poverty in which she lives. Whenever Scout feels sorry for Mayella we do as well as we are viewing the trial from her point of view. When Tom Robinson?s trial begins, evidence begins to show that Tom Robinson is actually innocent. When Mr Ewell takes the stand we see that he is not a soft hearted person because he is blaming Tom Robinson for something that he has not done, ?I seen that nigger yonder ruttin?
Where most people would view slavery as a horrible yet solely physical affliction, Equiano gives valuable insights into its mental and psychological ramifications as well. It is evident that Gustavus Vasa was in constant turmoil. He lived in perpetual apprehension, fearing for his life on a continual basis: “I did not know what to think of these white people, though I very much feared they would kill and eat me” (Equiano 51). As a reader, one could make an attempt at empathy by, contemplating the happenstance of being born under Equiano’s same conditions as one’s own, being driven to the point of feeling the need to change one’s essence as Equiano did: “I therefore tried oftentimes myself if I could not by washing make my face of the same color as my little play-mate” (Equiano 57) and this alone would be sufficient grounds to conclude that slavery put chains not only on the body but on the soul as
Procrastination is damaging the careers, health, and there economics for most Americans who are not enthusiastic of what’s surrounding them. In the article “I’ll Do It Tomorrow” by Trisha Gura Gives us examples of how people procrastinate and results in having a negative punishment. Procrastination makes it worse when you are in a place where it’s an obligation of you’re part to complete what is assigned to you. Some people rather play with there finger nails, with there pen, or look at other things that would make time go faster and overlook the gadget assigned to you. Procrastination has been around as long as humankind has been existing, but the only deference is the way we are being punished.
Some negative attributes ascribed to a Six that honestly reflect me are as follows: critical of self when expectations are not met, procrastinating due to fear of failure, worry about being taking advantage of, and always scanning for danger. All of these negative attributes basically fall under the insecurity blanket if you will, but at the same time and what totally sold me on the results of the Enneagram, was that the complete opposite can also be said about a Type Six. They are weak and strong, aggressive and
“Each morning our mother and father trudged wearily down the dirt road and around the bend (Pg50).” The parents did everything they could to support the family. They worked from morning till night just in hopes that their family will prosper. “I scrambled to my feet and just stood there and stared at her, and that’s the moment when childhood ended and womanhood began (pg 58).” Even though Lizbeth is experiencing conflict she is forced to become an adult. She did things
The lack of freedom as well as the inability to make my own decision since that was his rule is a common aspect founded in the other writings. I made a turning point in my life and decided to divorce. There is also an horrible mistake he made which I think is very personal and I truly can not share that one with you but I give you permission to think that idea was cruel. My turning point relates to Dr .King’s letter in the sense that he mentioned the humiliation that black people endure back then. For instance,’’…When you are humiliated day in and out by nagging signs reading’’white ‘’and
The women who was at their last resort was to send their children away to work and earn a small pay to buy food. The Great Depression in Canada was definitely a struggle for individuals; it also had a great impact on the family unit. Men, women, and children all struggled to survive and meet their basic daily needs. The Depression profoundly affected the family unit. Children found themselves in orphanages, working for a small pay, on their family farms and out of school.
Certainly these changes were massive, quite abrupt and differed drastically from the norm; however that does not necessarily make them bad. Except, that is how they are viewed by many historians today. The historian N.Reeves believes Akhenaten was unsuccessful, but more in his religion reforms. 'For ordinary folk, there is little doubt that Akhenaten's actions as king over time inflicted the greatest misery: the people were confused by the man's religious vision, frightened by the ruthless manner in which it was imposed and quite likely appalled by his personal behaviour.' Reeves believe that the changes would have confusing and scary for the common people.