The Scarlet Letter Alternate Ending English 11 A.P 2/21/11 As Hester stood, looking upon Dimmesdale resting on the scaffold, she let each unit of his speech capture her away from reality. The whole crowd shared her feelings. A wave of composure had washed over Dimmesdale’s audience as he delivered the most important speech of his life. Never had the people of Boston heard such a speech on that lifeless day of the clergyman’s election. Dimmesdale spoke the sermon he had looked forward to giving his entire career.
In the story; it seems to be missing his rejections of offers, because its as though most of the benefits in the story has been made to be sarcastic. The story has a bitter sense to it as if he forcing himself to accepts all the benefits, because if not; he may seem ungrateful and not accepting of his
He feels betrayed and his pain turns to anger as he becomes engulfed with rage and vows to destroy her partner. When he confronts Hester for the first time, she asks him ‘“Art thou like the Black Man that haunts the forest round about us? Hast thou enticed me into a bond that will prove the ruin of my soul?’ /’ ‘Not thy soul,’ he answered, with another smile. ‘No, not thine!’” (Hawthorne, 74). Hester equates him to the devil; but Chillingworth makes it clear he seeks no vengeance on her, only her partner.
Do not put a false point to the world to make it seem like you have no faults. It is ok to let others see you are not perfect. Dimmesdale is just too weak and good-natured to shoulder the kind of blame he is foisting upon himself.He tried to hide his sin and guilt but, his heart literally weakened, and he
“His gaze caught Arturo and tried to lock him into the masculine intimacy they often shared, an unspoken complicity between father and son”. What kind of relationship does Arturo share with his father? Does that relationship change? This moment takes place at the beginning of Genaro Gonzalez’s short story, “Too Much His Father’s Son.” Arturo is witnessing his parents argue over Arturo’s mother’s (Carmela) suspicion of her husband (Raul) being unfaithful. When Carmela asks Raul if it’s another woman he’s seeing, Raul looks away with no intent of answering, what he thinks to be an absurd question.
Nonetheless, the omissions and baseless presumptions present in this piece insult the intelligence enough that it is impossible to seriously consider Hardin’s point (which is stunning in its brutality). Consistently, he presents metaphors, comparisons, and ideas which do not hold up to scrutiny. His self-assured statements which at first seem to be logical support for his point become ludicrous when reviewed on their own merits. Hardin first reveals his sizeable bias by comparing the rich countries of the world to lifeboats. (p. 131).
In the play Twelve Angry Men juror number eight uses ethos when he tries to explain to juror number ten that the old man could not have heard the boy say “I’m going to kill you” to his father. He Explains “There's something else I'd like to talk about for a minute. I think we've proved that the old man couldn't have heard the boy say "I'm gonna kill you," but supposing...” he is saying that just because we say something doesn’t mean that were going to do it.
The story of John the Baptist is that of an older couple who want a child but are not able to have children and whose prayers are answered when Elizabeth becomes pregnant with a son. Her husband Zachariah was offering incense and prayers to God at the temple with an angel appears to him and tells him his wife is to have a son. Zachariah is an unbeliever, but the angel keeps reassuring him that Elizabeth will have a son and he is to be named John. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John. And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, for he will be great before the Lord.” (8) Zachariah is doubtful but the angel tells him that all things are possible with a belief in God.
Literary Analysis of “The Welcome Table” by Alice Walker Chauntel M Smith Eng 125: Introduction to Literature 08 September 2013 Alice Walker who wrote the short story “The Welcome Table” had problems with race and gender that was the center of her social activism. This short story was powerful about an aged stricken elderly woman who had wondered upon a chapel’s step to hear the word of God before experience death, and how this elderly woman who had worked for some of these Caucasian families throughout her years who spoke unkind words about her being there at the church. But toward the end of this elderly woman’s life she wondered in a white affiliated church where she simply was not wanted there, as well as the church congregation couldn’t understand why she was there in the first place. She was asked to leave numerous times, by the pastor and even the ushers but she ignored the request as to say “let me be”. In this story the plot and the point of view shows symbolism of this elderly woman’s death, and how white church members look at this woman.
Cory’s deception caused such inner strife that he physically hurt in his stomach, or at least thought he did, but yet there he was, six years later, still struggling with his conscience after hearing about the fire and reflecting on that fateful Halloween night almost half his life-time ago. As a result of his deception and his conscience’s reaction, Cory tried to find redemption by aiding the Kim family with the reconstruction of their shop, and gradually he had even begun to feel satisfaction from his work. His supposed selflessness earned praise and respect from his parents and others who knew what he was doing. “That was just what he wanted. He didn’t want