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.
In the novel George says ‘Lennie never done it in meanness. All the time he done bad things, but he never done one of em mean”’. This shows How George feels sympathy for Lennie as he always manages to get other people upset at him and always manages to get himself into trouble but Steinbeck is showing the reader though George that he never means to cause trouble and he often held back and get in trouble due to his simplicity and child like mind. Steinbeck uses characters around Lennie to make the reader feel sorry for Lennie. In the novel apart from George, no one else really cares for Lennie.
Scout originally did not have the skill to empathize, but thanks to Atticus, earns it. Had Scout not honed in on this skill, the end of the book, and the message would have been affected. Bob Ewell is a very unempathetic man and did not teach his children the skill. Bob Ewell is so unempathetic, that in fact in the novel, he was referred to as a low down skunk. His children particularly Mayella, have been affected by this lack of empathy, and have developed it as well.
Juror#2 also was eliminated although he was a very positive character with an open mind, he did not have much confidence. The third juror was definitely out of the picture of becoming the leader because he bullied many of the members of the group, used a lot of offensive and abusive language, and did not take any of the other members’ thoughts into mind, he was very stubborn. Juror #4 was not leader material at all because he thought he was above everyone else and was very driven among facts. Juror #5 was a very interesting character although he did not have the characteristics for a leader, he was much to scared and not confident. Juror #6 seemed a bit on the slow side and very indecisive.
Priestly presents Mr Birling and the Inspector in two different lights. Mr Birling right from the very start showed no empathy towards Eva smith and doesn't start to either throughout the play. He is more interested in his knighthood and doesn't want to admit he has done wrong. “I can’t accept any responsibility. If we were all responsible for everything that happened to everybody we’d had anything to do with, it would be very awkward” this further emphasises Birlings ignorance and cowardice attitude towards responsibility within society.
In Grendel, many people think that Unferth is not a hero because he never accomplishes anything and never seems any better than those around him. However, Unferth always had the good intention of destroying Grendel and helping the people around him. Unferth does everything that he can throughout the entire story, which makes him very heroic, although some would argue that he is not. Unferth in Grendel by John Gardner is actually a hero who never gets his shining moment yet he still displays bravery, the want to help others, and integrity. A quality that is present in obvious and hidden victors and that is necessary for any hero is bravery.
Romeo and Juliet Essay Who is the most responsible for the tragic events of Romeo and Juliet? Romeo and Juliet is indeed a tragic tale, and obviously quite a few people played a role in their deaths. However, the person most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death is Romeo himself. Romeo is an impulsive, fickle, immature teenage boy with raging hormones. Ultimately, these characteristics cost him his life.
Unlike most of the other boys, not only did Jack become a savage, but also he became a murderer. Most twelve year old boys do misbehave and do the wrong things for attention, but Jack acts in very a different way. He has absolutely no responsibilities. He hardly is contributing to the group and he isn’t looking out for anyone but himself. All the boys on the island either fear him, or follow his every move.
The novel Lord of the Flies portrays an imbalance of power between characters, like Jack, Ralph, and Piggy. Throughout the novel, Jack and Ralph are constantly against Piggy because they believe they have a greater sense of authority. Piggy genuinely tries to help and give ideas but is always shut down because of the great imbalance of power between the boys. Jack additionally has no regard for Piggy's entitlement to speak and his tribe feels that anything Piggy says is humorous; they ponder "what amusing thing he may need to say.” Bullies most often tend to pick on the weaker children with poor self esteem or no way of defending themselves, thereby giving themselves more