Ansel started school, yet he was a poor student and hated going to school due to the great quake which scared him for life by breaking his nose on impact from the ground. Charles Adams took his son out of school and had him privately tutored. Charles also bought Ansel a year pass to the Panama Pacific International Exposition. The Exposition included exhibits on painters, science, machinery, and
It started with Victor’s encounter with other Indian boys bullying him because of his too short hair and horn-rimmed, ugly glasses. Victor was constantly bullied until one day he fought back. Bullying wasn’t contained to his fellow classmates; one teacher, Betty Towle, was impartial to him because he was Indian. He was given a test designed for junior high students and was punished for answering everything right. In the fourth grade, Victor’s father started drinking.
How he was taught to strip bark and everything to survive off the land. I especially found the description of the "squaw dance" interesting and is one of the main reasons I am taking this class in hopes of learning a little about the customs and cultures of various Native American tribes. -
Educating Esme: pages 40-78 The very first paragraph of this section of the book presents an issue. Esme stated “If they want a normal classroom experience, they’re going to get one.” She says this because someone stole a comic from her own library. I understand that she is upset, but Esme is punishing the whole class for one student’s actions. Is it right to do this? Esme deals with a student’s parent.
The narrator is unable to live with this sense of regret and unanswered questions, filled with frustration. He decides to seek others help by asking them that whether he did the right thing, they told him that he had done the right thing of leaving the man alone at that moment but inside the man knew that he done wrong. The benevolent spirit gave him motivation to share this experience with others through this essay and apologize the young man. The narrator (hero) thinks that what if in place of the young man would be his own son so in order to avoid any problem in future he conveyed his message of helping others “ The thing I would want to someone to do, if they ever found my son crying in an elevator”. At this moment I can see the narrator resembling to Karma and this reminded me of the movie “Let alone” about Karma what you do in your life effects your future.
Because of Eric’s lack of manors, Mr. Birling uses his pride to belittle his son which is very upsetting for Eric and its not how a parent should treat their children. He should use love and instead of using criticism to teach his son and gain that father and son
This once inner conflict soon becomes an outward conflict between Biff and Willy. Willy has a particular standards which he holds Biff to. Willy wishes for his eldest to be a salesman, as himself, absent-mindedly forgetting that his other son, Happy, has completed such a task and became the one thing he wanted for Biff. Willy is quite critical of Biff’s life choices, seeing them as failures, while Willy is losing his worldly possessions, his family and even his health because of said profession. Willy, himself, conformed rather than following his brother to Alaska, Africa or anywhere else.
John also wants to have good friends and have a sense of what it feels like for someone to care for him. The teenager is afraid of being a reject or being left, so the immature boy pushes people away before they have a chance to reject the lonely one. In addition, John’s love for attention always gets the best of him. The boy feels he is not interesting due to his parent’s lack of affection towards their son, so John, “Prevaricates for prevaricating’s sake” (25). John is always telling constant lies such as when he calls the operator, ‘”You can dial that number yourself, sir.” “No, I cannot.
shaking him, but it did no use. If Brother had not been full of himself in those few moments Doodle's precious life could have been saved. Instead Brother was more angry that Doodle had failed him because all of the hard work that he had put in to making his brother normal had failed and now things were not going his way. Brother's anger caused him to leave Doodle just when he
Willy thinks that if he were to tell the truth to his kids, they wouldn’t respect him for not being as successful as he claims to be. Outside influences have driven Willy to believe that he is not built for the salesman job. Furthermore, many people chase after jobs that they do not enjoy in order to keep up with what society believes to be acceptable in regards to standard living. Biff, Willy’s son, knows that he is not built for the business world. He would like to settle for less and do something he enjoys.