Unfortunately, Doodle was no match for his brother’s aggressive and selfish actions. In the end, Brother’s pride is to blame for Doodle’s untimely death. Brother’s pride was responsible for his opinion of Doodle. At times, Brother was kind and loving to Doodle, but the reader soon realizes that the narrator was mostly harsh and cruel to his brother. In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world.
They do not ever want to show fear. Even after the war, the men still carry the grief of the war. Tim O’Brien carries the image of the young man that he killed, and it haunts him every day. Jimmy Cross tells Tim that he still has no forgiven himself about Ted Lavenders death. “At one point, I remember, we paused over a picture of Ted Lavender, and after a while Jimmy rubbed his eyes and said he’d never forgiven himself for Lavender’s death.
Mr. Finn takes Huck away from the Widow Douglas and her sister Miss Watson. Huck starts to enjoy the life of “freedom” from civilization with his father; he does not have to attend school, or church, and he can light up his pipe for a smoke any time he wants. He does not mind being his father’s prisoner out in the woods except for the beatings that he receives from his abusive, alcoholic father. After a drunken night, Mr. Finn goes insane and tries to kill Huck before passing out dead drunk for the night. Fortunately, the next morning Huck finds a canoe floating
When Saint Nicholas visited the area to care for the hungry he not only saw through the butcher’s horrific crime but he also resurrected the three boys from the barrel by his prayers. There is also another story that after his death the townspeople of Myra were celebrating him on the eve of his feast day when pirates came and stole treasure and one little boy named Basilios. Basilios became the rulers cupbearer and for the next year when waited on the king, bringing his wine in a beautiful golden cup. As the next Saint Nicholas’ feast day came closer Basilios’ mother would not join in on the festivities because it was the day her son was taken. However she was persuaded to have a simple observance at home with prayers for Basilios’ safekeeping.
“D”: Roger Chillingworth Roger Chillingworth, Hester Prynne’s, deformed husband, slowly transforms into what many call the Black Man. Chillingworth’s transformation, ultimately detrimental to Reverend Dimmesdale’s health, began once he questioned the reverend about sin, and his obsession did not, “set him free again until he had done all” of his searching (117). He leeched info out of poor Dimmesdale every day until, “there was a fiend at his elbow” his own self (155)! Chill., hired to help nurse Dimm. back to health, actually took more years off his life.
He tends to follow masters who are not noble men in hope to becoming respected and getting a job. However, soon enough he learns not to trust anyone, especially not his masters. His first master and guide was a blind man which seems to be a foreshadow of the way Lazarillo made decisions and chose masters later throughout his life. His masters often did not share his beliefs and values; for example, as much as Lazarillo criticized the church and believed that people bought themselves out of hell, four out of his seven masters served the church. Lazarillo soon learns to be tricky and sneaky in order to survive and get food since his masters would not feed him well.
My response to Old man and the Sea Santiago: An old fisherman who started in the book as fished alone without a fish in eighty four days. The old man has an undefeated and cheerful eyes despite the difficult reality in front of him. As an experienced fishing expert, he has a vision that someday maybe on the eighty fifth he will catch fish, seen in" he also drank a cup of shark liver oil each day from the big drum in the shacks…… it was very good against all colds and gripped and it was good for the eyes'' (Hemingway 16). The man is persistent unbelievably The boy: He is taught by the man to fish and respects him with his whole heart. The boys clearly has strong bond with the man in a manner of son to father.
Family and parent’s are just one of many of life’s challenges. Gordie is facing this challenge as his parents are ignoring and neglecting him ever since his older brothers death. His friends help him get through this but mainly Chris helps him with his brother’s death by telling him that it isn’t his fault and that it was meant to be Dennis as Gordie thinks that he should have died instead of Dennis. Chris gets help from Gordie about his families bad reputation, Chris has been getting in trouble for everything because of his families bad reputation but Gordie convinces him that just because his family are bad doesn’t mean that he is or has to
“..Father’s silence was infinitely more menacing than a flood of threatening speech. That night the old man did not eat,” (pg.260) Pain was obviously felt by the father even though he did not show it because of his pride. The father also experienced pain when his son sent him a letter explaining that his grandchildren want to see him. “That night he hardly slept, from remorse—and a vague fear that he might die without making it up to them.” (pg.262) Besides fear, he also has pain because a thunderstorm is coming in the small village and he starts picturing his grandchildren and he says to himself he
One of the most accounted legends was that of a Hessian trooper who was decapitated during the Revolutionary war. People from the town believed that during nights, headless Hessian trooper rides on horseback in search of his head that he lost in battle. In the fiction, protagonist Ichabod Crane, village school teacher fell in love with Katrina Van Tassel, one of his music students, and is also a daughter of relatively wealthy farmer. However, she already had a suitor, Brom Bones. He is handsome and strong, who always brags about the number of fights he had been in while on the other hand, Ichabod is lean, and lanky who looks like a scarecrow.