Once a person under eighteen checks out one of the controversial books, there is a high chance they can learn something from it. If the town council were to remove these books, knowledge will be stolen from many patrons. Stealing the chance to learn from books just because a few parents are complaining about the subject material of the books, does not seem worth it. Other than patrons under eighteen, adults may wish to check out the unacceptable books. If the town council discarded
Quote Analysis for The Crucible by Arthur Miller “Parris: …Let me know what you done there. Abigail, do you understand that I have many enemies?”(Miller 1.8). Parris has just learned that his daughter and niece have been involved in the summoning of spirits. Instead of worrying about their reputation as the participants, he immediately worries about his own name. This immediately shows that Parris is not the Godly character he is set up to be by the town and foreshadows that he is a corrupt leader in the village and that he will eventually be an antagonist.
Harmonium and Nettles Harmonium and Nettles both highlight the theme of memory. As they both are looking back over past memories that are painful, the poems feature the feelings of being helpless in stopping the hurt that was caused. The writer in Harmonium feels remorse for the things he hadn’t said to his father as Armitage states “then mouth in reply some shallow sorry phrase or word too starved of breath to make itself heard”. The writer in Nettles is protective of the recurring threat to his child that he can’t destroy. “rain had called up tall recruits behind the shed,” this quote shows the father cannot destroy them .They differ in the way they felt powerless however as in Nettles the father is feeling powerless because of a physical threat whereas in Harmonium it is an emotional threat of the inevibility of death and unspoken feelings that makes the writer feel powerless.
2. Each charter within Peter, Hovstad, Aslaksen and Billing undermines Dr. Stockman’s message to the people by persuading the townspeople. As Dr. Stockman degrades the major and his followers, Aslaken tries to hush him. Alasken’s motive is based on moderation and he gives a lecture based on it. Hovstad and Billing are the supporters of the ‘People Messenger’ and Dr. Stockman’s misinterpretation.Billing announces that the Dr. is drunk and is outraged that he didn’t receive a raisein his salary.
It could also be teaching parents and adults to be careful of what they do in front of children, but the first part is strange because there doesn’t really seem to be any moral or lesson to learn. “Freddy and Katy” would be categorized as both a cautionary and an endless tale. I think this because there was no real ending since Katy just joins the thieves and people see her as the devil. Also, it teaches a lesson similar to Clever Hans that one should have some common sense and think for themselves without someone always telling them what to do. Katy always has good intentions, but she is unable to distinguish between reality and fiction and it seems like she has the mind of a child.
Throughout Great Expectations, Pip is constantly feeling guilty of everything, even though he does not always deserve to feel this way. Pip’s older sister, Mrs. Joe Gargery, causes Pip to have the feeling of guilt throughout his childhood and adulthood the most. As bad as it sounds, Mrs. Joe actually makes Pip feel guilty for being alive. Pip tells us this when he says, “I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the dissuading arguments of my best friends.”(Dickens 22) I don’t think that it is fair for Pip to feel guilt for living at such a young age. He doesn’t know any better and could possibly end up doing something really bad because of this feeling.
How does Browning tell the story of parts III and IV of The Pied Piper of Hamelin? Overall in these two parts the people attack the Corporation; the Mayor shows he has no idea what to do, and the Piper knocks at the door. The focus of the story is clearly the conflict between the townspeople and their government – between people and authority. Browning seems concerned with characterisation in particular here; he presents the Mayor and the Corporation as greedy, self-interested fool, using satire. There are comical uses of rhyme: people corporation drawn up in opposition to each other- a “body” versus a “noddy”, “flocking” to see something “shocking” The form of the ballad creates a sense of this as an old story, told over the years, and one with a point or moral behind it.
As well as this by describing the church as ‘blackening’ Blake is saying that it’s not as morally high as it should be. In connection to these two lines the next two criticize the royal family. The soldier is described as ‘hapless’ because he is unfortunate as the war he is fighting is not his war. His misfortune ‘runs in blood down (the) palace walls’ because the war was called by the royal family and their advisers and so they should take the blame instead of the poorer people. The blood running down the walls can
Collins is giving us a firsthand look at how our morals can affect us, but not always in a good way. In Collins poem he shows us how flawed the teacher’s approach to educating his students is. He shows us how the lies the teacher is telling the children are doing them more harm than good. His lies are actually making his students more ignorant about the real world than they were to begin with. Children that are ignorant to the world and the violence that is in it will never be able to be functioning members of society.
Many people felt that Germany had received a very harsh deal in the Treaty of Versailles and they resented the government for signing it and agreeing to its conditions. They were especially angry at the ‘war guilt clause’ which stated tat Germany was fully responsible for the war and had to pay reparations of £6600. The Weimar Republic faced violent uprisings from various groups, not to mention devastating economic problems. Germany between 1918 and 1919 was in chaos. People were starving, the Kaiser had fled to Holland and people hated the government for signing the armistice in November 1918 - they called them the November criminals.