One could be the absence of parents. Andy never had anyone to look up to, a role model during his childhood, the only exception being Chris Reynolds, which seemingly only resulted in turning things for the worse. The sentence “It’s only me” describes Andy’s situation very well, because even though he met Josh and Reynolds they, in the end, was guilty as to why Andy committed the school shooting. Josh tried to push the responsibility away from himself, but he was a part of what caused Andy to go over the edge, he pushed him and made him commit the shooting amongst many others. No one was ever there for him.
Chapter Questions: To Kill A Mocking Bird April 20, 2012 Chapter 23 After Tom Robinson's conviction, Jem finally started to realize why Boo Radley secluded him self for so long. It was simply because he wanted to. Throughout the book Boo makes very few appearances, but the dramatic irony is that Boo has been a help to the children countless times. For a better understanding, think of Tom Robinson, although Atticus defend him very well, the only reason why he lost the trail and was shot was because he was black. In other words, Jem drew out that if "everyone is alike, why do they go out of their way to despite each other?"
The only reason they voted for Ralph was because he had the conch. This shows how important the conch was to all the kids at first, but as the boys became more and more savage the conch started to be worthless to them, along with civilization and order. The conch was originally a powerful symbol of civilization and leadership, but the boys stopped caring about it, so they stopped caring about the last bit of civilization they still had. There was still a small sense of civilization left in all the children that kept that kept them from becoming total savages. But that was lost when Roger killed Piggy and destroyed the conch.
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.
In fact, they were brothers. They bought the red convertible together and travelled around together. As readers, we could easily imagine their brotherhood, their excitement when buying the car and their happy time when travelling. After Henry returned from the army, though the narrator Lyman used flat tone in describing the overreaction of Henry and how he saw him eating bread with his blood, readers could directly feel how painful Lyman was as he was helpless in helping his brother. At the same time, the narrator didn’t use emotional words to express his feeling but readers could understand his pain of seeing how his brother suffered after war was already beyond explaining by words.
After bringing Ben back to the house the children started to stay away from the house. Jane was quiet and to herself but went to her friends house after school. Paul did come home but he was often in tears, whined alot and stared for long hours at nothing. He was too thin because of his malnutritioned appatite. He didnt concentrate on important things, he daydreemed and mooned restlesly.The problem with Paul was that he didn’t have a mother at the time when he was growing, which is why he turned out this way.
It was not until morning when all signs of the hawk were gone and Arthur was lost then he happened upon a cottage where he met an old magician named Merlin. Merlin, a wizard who lives backwards in time, followed the boy home after helping him find the hawk. The wizard became his teacher. The lessons Merlin taught were no ordinary lessons, but the lost teachings from the womb. When a baby enter this world they have under went a transformation from something very small and insignificant to a human baby, they of course don’t remember this transformation and that is why Merlin’s teachings were so eccentric.
She always got into fight and read with his father. She was also the narrator of the movie. Jem was a 12 year old son of Atticus, who thought his father didn’t do well at the beginning, but he considered his father was a hero at last. The Atticus’s family had a strange neighbor who named Boo Radley, he did not come out his house for 15 years, but he was a kind man and he did not want to hurt anybody. There was a black man, who was accused of raped a white woman, named Tom Robinson, but he
In the town of Maycomb, you cannot run from judgment. For example, Boo is just a man who has not come out of his house in forty-six years, and Scout sees him as some kind of monster. Everything Scout hears about Boo, she believes. “When people’s azaleas froze ina cold snap, it was because he breathed on them. Any stealthy crimes committed in Maycomb were his work.” (Lee 10).
Bob Cratchit is a character with little money and finds true happiness in spending time with his family. Bob Cratchit came home from work to his family for a Christmas dinner. Bob’s family played a prank on him by hiding the older daughter in a corner. When Bob asked where she was the family told him that she didn’t come. Bob got sad and then she came out of the corner and surprised him and Bob was then filled with joy.