This “bad boys” will do whatever it takes to keep their rebellious reputation. As the boys are about to get into a fight with a boy they mistook as their friend Tony, the narrator goes for “the tire iron [he] kept under the driver’s seat” in order to fight. (398) The narrator admit she hasn’t been in a fight since the sixth grade yet feels the need to prove his masculinity by grabbing the tire iron and hitting the greasy characters in the head. As soon as he lays the greasy character out, the narrator feels on top of the world. All three boys begin to develop a higher sense of pride knowing they defeated this guy when at first it looked like they were going to lose.
Cherry is smart and dreamy like Ponyboy, and they have a good conversation. Seven Excerpt Responses “You cant win against them no matter how hard you try because they’ve got all the breaks and even whipping them isn't going to change the fact.” Chapter 1, Page 11 In this scene in the story, Ponyboy is asking His older brother Darry if he can participate int he gang rumble. Ponyboy recently got hurt in a church fire so Darry thinks it would be good for him to stay out of the fight but Ponyboy still really wants to. I think this excerpt is important to the story because it shows how daring and how Darry is telling Ponyboy with all mighty. It is a form of hyperbole because it is exaggerating what is going to happen.
Ponyboy really likes cherry they have a lot in common. It was going great for Ponyboy until he found out that cherry is a soc which meant they can’t hang out or see each other at all anymore. A while before Ponyboy met cherry jonny was beat up by bob, which is a soc, and after Ponyboy discovers cherry is a soc he discovers that bob is also cherry’s boyfriend. After finding out about cherry and bob Ponyboy decides to go home and think about it all when he got home Darry screams at Ponyboy about how he can’t come home at two am, because Darry didn’t know if he was all right. The conversation turned into a yelling match and Darry ended up hitting Ponyboy, at that moment Ponyboy ran to the park and Jonny followed him so that he could get away from his house.
Carasone 1 Sophia Carasone Mr. Sorey Literature and Composition 23 December 2011 Atticus’s Wisdom Atticus shares his wisdom to his children Jem and Scout continuously throughout the novel of “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The author, Harper Lee demonstrates that Atticus is an intelligent and inspirational to all the people around him especially his children. Scout and Jem struggle to understand one of the lessons given to them by Atticus. Atticus tries to teach them that someone can never truly know all there is to know someone, because there will always be more to learn. They fail several times to truly comprehend their father’s message.
However, this is somewhat odd because Leper is a very peaceful naturalist. Months after his enrollment, Gene receives a telegram saying that Leper has escaped from the military. Worrying about Leper, Gene decides to visit him where he realized that Leper has gone insane and also accusing Gene of purposely pushing Finny off the branch. When Gene returns back to Devon, Brinker does not let go of the accusation and decides to have a “trial” for the event with other boys of the school. Realizing what is going on and outraged, Finny decides to leave in tears and when reaches the marble stairs, falls down them breaking his leg again.
Scout is fooled by her brother to be the first to ride in it unaware that he was furious for her offensive comment on hot steams. Eager for revenge Jem pushes the tire with all the power in his body, nauseated and dizzy Scout gets up and finds out she is in the Radley’s front yard. Jem retrieves the tire from the petrifying house and is seen as hero. Harper Lee’s statement “Jem
His smile fills his face as he hears his father’s screams, when his nose shatters causing cartilage and blood to drip. The crack of the jaw being broken creates a sense of pleasure inside of him. The boy stops beating his father, and grabs his head and slowly starts pushes his thumbs in his eyes causing bright red blood and black goo in spray over his face. He laugh maniacally as his father’s body goes motionless. The boy turns to see his older brother standing motionless in the doorway.
He attempts to disrupt the punctuality and normal flow of everyday life. Wearing a costume resembling that of a joker, he pulls various pranks which are designed to get society to question the importance of time in their lives. The seven minute delay he caused was a result of a prank he pulled when he flew over a shift of workers who had just boarded the slidewalks and dropped one hundred and fifty thousand dollars’ worth of jelly beans on them. The shift workers laughed and laughed as the jelly beans worked their way into the mechanisms of the slidewalks causing them to come to a stop. The shift workers fell every which way still laughing and enjoying the whole situation.
There hear Lord Farquaad talking about the men risking their lives and lord Farquaad says ‘this is a sacrifice I am willing to make. This shows the audience that he is very powerful and very selfish as it should be the men saying that not him. The soldiers and because they are all so scared of Shrek they try and kill him. There is a low angle shot of Shrek hitting a solider over the heard with a chair; this makes Shrek seem a lot taller then the solider. A mid shot of Shrek opening the beer barrels to it slips up all of the soldiers.
What makes it so good is the interaction between characters and the unique language style. The family and the characters in What's Eating Gilbert Grape might be strange, but they seem like real characters with real emotions, for the author successfully gives each of them a vivid depiction. Arnie is about to turn eighteen, but mentally, he is like a five-year-old. He always has traces of some food on his face, and when he feels like it, he climbs up on the water tower, or catches grasshoppers and chops off their heads. He never listens to his brother or sister, and always makes trouble for them.