Character Analysis: “Something Terrible by Dean Trippe" Tyler Moore Man, Myth, Monster September 26, 2014 “If you tell anyone...I’ll kill your family.” This is the first sentence from the story spoken by the man who molested Dean. From this first sentence we can make a judgment that young Dean is going through something terrible. But Dean overcomes this terrible thing through passion for superheroes and Whitaker, Ronell2014-10-03T13:57:00You’re missing your “What motivates him to make the choices he makes?” sentence drawing. Dean’s motivation for overcoming all of this is his son and wanting to be a better person. Dean teaches us that superheroes and monsters don’t always wear mask and costumes.
All in all pride really killed his brother. The narrator's and Doodle's character shows how pride effected them throughout the rest of the story. "Whenever we went, I walked purposely fast, and although he kept up, has eyes become glazed " (Hurst 178) This quote shows his character, carelessness and only thinking about himself hurt his brother. Another quote "Doodle was both frightened and tired " (Hurst) . This quote shows that the narrator's characteristic bad he doesn't care about how hard it's on his brother.
Odysseus and his Leadership Skills Odysseus and his abysmal leadership and decisions are what plunges he and his crew into a downward spiral that leads to death and disappointment. This story of the descent, then rebirth of the hero Odysseus is told in Homer’s epic, The Odyssey. Odysseus shows throughout the novel that he still believes he is the bright, young, and omnipotent miracle worker he was back in the trojan war. However, this mindset is destructive, and incapacitates him. Making Odysseus take every risk he is able to take, whether it’s necessary or not.
It connotes authority, basically telling us that a man with this name has the ability to rule a country greatly. The young prince is displayed at the beginning of the book as an addicted time waster for all the wrong things. This is shown in the quote, ‘His addiction was to courses vain’ The use of the word ‘addiction’ gives the sense that Henry not only liked his hobby (which was time wasting), but he was obsessed with it; he craved it. Craving is a negative action, as one can never get enough of an addiction, as they are insatiable. Furthermore, the phrase ‘courses vain’ illustrates that Henry was not even addicted to something beneficial or worthwhile for anybody.
Heathcliff’s presented childhood is shown to be a bitter experience to an extent because of many reasons. It can be argued that it is his childhood which makes him want revenge so badly. Heathcliff was brought into the family by Mr Earnshaw when he was a child. The reason that Bronte gives us for this is very unclear, even though Mr Earnshaw says that he brings him because Heathcliff seemed hopeless. Mr Earnshaw had a great love for Heathcliff and, after a little while, so did Catherine.
One can look at Macbeth’s actions as the play unravels and see that he is clearly headed down a path towards disaster resulting from one source: his ambition. It is his desire to become king that overpowers his good nature and pushes him to break all moral boundaries. Prior to his encounter with the three witches, Macbeth was a trustworthy man; one loyal to his King, wife and friends. But with the news of his future, a secret desire for power emerges and controls him as the play continues. For instance, in act 1, scene 7, Macbeth’s ambition has become to great for him to handle: “To prick the sides
Ellie says “He was wild and outrageous. He didn’t care what he did or what anyone thought…” Homer always seemed to be in trouble. Halfway through the novel we start to see Homer changing into the leader of the group. Ellie says “It’s hard to think that this fast-thinking guy ‘Homer’ was once hardly even trusted to hand out the books at school.” At the end of the novel we find Homer being the commander of the group, devising plans and giving people orders. Ellie says about Homer’s latest plan to blow up a bridge in Wirrawee to stop enemy movements, “It was a high risk plan, but a brilliant one.” From start to finish in the novel Homer grows into a trusted, responsible leader who is very mature and quick thinking.
Macbeth State of Mind after Killing Duncan Immediately upon returning after he has committed the crime, it is obvious that he is highly disturbed by the crime that he has committed. He tells Lady Macbeth that he cannot pronounce the word “amen.” This implies that he is now unholy. In addition, this begins the insomnia that drives him to madness. He says that he heard someone say “Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore Cawdor/ shall sleep no more. Macbeth shall sleep no more” (II.2.55-57).
Inside the story, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, from chapters 1 to 9 the character, Atticus, personality is revealed to the readers through his actions of unnoticeable caring and sincerity. In the beginning Atticus is brought up as a very stubborn person, but everything Atticus did is within limits. “When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness’ sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion quicker than adults, and evasion simply muddles’ em.” Everybody expected that Atticus is very narrow minded, and that he does not think for anyone or anything but himself.
Others could learn a few like You can never escape the past because no matter what, its just gonna continue to creep out at your most successful moments and haunt you like Gatsby. He tried so hard to get rid of his past. Money on top of money and he still can't go without someone questioning him and what he does so don't think that if you had a horrible past like you accidentally killed someone, don't think it will be gone forever because it will come back to torture you. I think this movie is for everyone except little kids. Mostly Seniors in high schools or grown ups that understand the book and the themes.