Terrance Estelle 12/5/2012 Block 50 Spanish 3 Research Ceasar chavez César E. Chávez was a good man who dedicated his life to helping others. César was born to parents who taught him important ideas about hard work, the importance of education, and respect. As a young boy, César worked on his family’s farm feeding and watering the animals, collecting eggs, and bringing water to the house. César’s parents thought school was important. School was hard for César because the teachers only spoke English and César did not understand English.
Even though George doesn’t show it often, he really does care for Lennie. George cares enough to runaway with Lennie whenever he gets in trouble, just to keep him safe. When the news broke out that Slim’s dog had her puppies Lennie wants one very badly. George tells him “I heard Lennie, I’ll ask him” (36). Keeping his promise, George has Lennie picking out a brand new puppy the very next day because he knows it will make Lennie cheerful.
With the working bow, he could catch and kill fish and birds to eat their meat and make feathered arrows. Later, a tornado hits close to Brian’s shelter and destroys his shelter and puts out his fire. It also throws his tools into the lake. He immediately works on making a new fire, knowing that fire is needed to survive in the wilderness: “He worked slowly, but even so, with his new skill he had a fire going in less than an hour” (Paulsen 150). With fire, he is protected from animals.
Another trait reflected in ET and Elliot’s friendship is loyalty. Once ET learns to speak English, he tells the kids that he needs to call home. ET built his communicator device but it only works way out in the forest, so they had to plan out an entire night and Elliot had to risk being caught by his mother just so ET would be able to go back home. This shows true loyalty because Elliot is putting a lot on the line for ET. Another example of the strong loyalty the kids have towards ET is when they sneak ET out of the hospital to get him back to his communicator.
For example in the novel, they escaped from Weed before heading to Soledad; the reason was because Lennie had done something there. Another impression Steinbeck has left us is that George depends on Lennie for comfort and to keep him company to avoid him being alone; due to events that was occurring around those times being lonely was not an option therefore, he took Lennie in and made him his companion. Reading on in the novel, they both looked up to the ‘American dream’ which was to work hard and buy their own land and grow crops and lots of animals. Within that time everyone looked up to that dream. Lennie Small In the novel, Lennie is portrayed as one of the main characters in Of Mice of Men and George’s companion.
Canadians were working together to provide sustainable food for the soldiers. Canada contributed to the war by taking on the jobs of men at war, and growing fresh and sustainable food items for the men at war. Canada was also heartbroken for fallen men, and they were always fearful of being invaded. While the war raged in Europe, back at home women were being encouraged to take on the jobs of soldiers in war to support their families. Women had many different job titles from offices to factories and paper mills.
Though Cory loves his family and doesn’t want to push them away he also feels the fence is holding him in. Cory wants to leave Pittsburgh to pursue a football career and go to college. Every Saturday Troy forces him to work on the fence instead of going to football practice. Troy making Cory work on the fence symbolizes Troy holding Cory back from his aspirations and Cory resents him for it. The play Fences by August Wilson is titled Fences not only because of the plot, but also due to what the fence represents for each of the characters.
Troy affects everyone's life with his choices, his mind set and past experiences in life which causes a negative affect on them while at the same time it matures them to grow up. Troy's life growing up was one to experience in order to understand his actions in his future. His father picked cotton and working was the only thing his father seemed cared about. All his father wanted was for you to learn how to walk then you were off to work. Troy tells his son about his father “...he was trapped and I think he knew it, but I'll say this for him...he felt responsibility toward us.
Dallas saved Ponyboy and Johnny's lives from the burning church. “Greasers” protect each other like their own family. Although Dallas had a tough shell on the outside he also had a soft side when it came to protecting the two others. “When you jumped out of the church. I meant to hit you just hard enough to knock you down and put out the fire.” (P.124).
This was a place where my older brother took care of me and my cousin during the summer. It was where we walked the stone wall that surrounded our neighborhood and linked us to other yards and adventures. We learned to balance ourselves along the wall on our daily sojourn, holding our noses to avoid the stench of poisoned rats, stiffening in the sunlight, and who had yet to be picked up and tossed into the trash cans that littered the backyards. We would gather bottles for just a few pennies and buy candy to fill the gap in our hungry stomachs while, we waited for our mom to call us home for lunches of baloney sandwhiches or lima beans and biscuits (I still refuse to eat lima beans to this day, 50 years