He does not hesitate in choosing between justice and his favorite son, he gets really mad when Wes put Frank to justice for his crimes and uses his power to free him. The power and respect for Hayden made them the law and shaped their community. In 1948, there were fewer rights, mainly because of the war that happened in few years back. The town was still recovering from the war and some of the rights were wiped out. The Indian people had less right than the white people.
Victor finally release his father’s ashes into the river, during this special moment of release, Thomas’s words are heard and his message of forgiveness. This scene brings a sense of forgiveness and redemption towards Victor’s father, and it has been well depicted in the movie than in the book. And through this humble act of forgiveness for his father, he wins over the demon, the anger in him for his father. Victor comes in terms with his
All Quiet on the Western Front very strongly achieves its goal of showing how a generation was destroyed by the war through its intense use of showing how the men have gone from everyday boys in school to almost less-than-human soldiers. It shows that these men were patriotic, proud people and became somewhat petty scavengers; and it shows that these men were unable to go back to their homes ‘intact.’ I think one of the most crucial parts of showing lost innocence is when Bäumer discusses his when he joined the army to fight in the war. He mentions his schoolmaster named Kantorek as someone who very strongly pushed for his students to enlist, going so far as to give them long lectures, to the point where all of Paul Bäumer’s classmates signed up. (11) Paul goes on to admit that he felt betrayed by Kantorek and the older generation. Paul later hears from Mittelstaedt that has been
This shows the distinction between the battle of right and wrong and how characters are either on one side or the other. Terry’s is influenced by his conscience throughout the film such as; when Joey Doyle is thrown off the roof, he thinks it’s unnecessary and that the guys were just going to talk to him but he trusts Johnny that it was the right decision. Another instance where Terry’s conscience effects his decisions is where he gives the tokens to Edie as he feels empathic of her brother and the damage he helped instigated. The sides of right and wrong are clearly
Jack Adams 9/13/12 English 10H Unbroken Assignment Kano's Karma In the old television series, “My Name Is Earl”, a man looked back on his life and decided to go visit all the people he had wronged in life and make amends for his misdoings. This man, Earl believed in "karma" and its negative effects on people. In Laura Hillenbrand's war novel, Unbroken, karma plays a role in people's lives after the war. Those who followed their just and moral principles were rewarded with military awards and respect. People like Captain Fitzgerald, who received the Navy Cross and Silver Star, were repaid for putting the lives of their men in front of their own.
The second stanza of “Custer Speaks” displays Custer’s prowess. He was a born warrior, fighter, and leader for wars. Then in the third stanza, his brutality fully exposes. He killed Indians without any shame. He also gave himself excuse for his atrocity: “I was forced to do that.”(P. 36) In the fourth stanza, Custer showed off his ambition—to be the president of the U.S.
When Victor and Thomas come to the trailer where people find Victor’s father, the first thing comes to Victor’s mind is there might be something valuable in there and where his father’ money is. Moreover, Thomas saves Victor’s life in the past by rescuing him from thousands of wasps. It is unbelievable that Victor goes to his old job to ask for money for his personal problem; even after the tribal council tries to explain that they are having the difficulties in finance and the fund providing against similar situations is just used to bring trial members’ bodies, Victor still insists to have some money. Moreover, it is no doubt that Victor cares so much about the possession which his father may leave for him that
“If you just stayed with him, Kept an eye on him, loved him, he wouldn’t get into trouble.’ It’s because of Beryl Harley gets into strife. She doesn’t care what he does and she doesn’t even look out for him or keep him out of trouble, she seems to dump the load of Carl. But other characters like Skips, Sarah and Kerry are held back from experiencing a rite of passage. Skips was prevented from for filling his career because of Carl’s grandfather. Kerry hasn’t completed her transition in being a mother.
He didn’t think Aron could handle it at all,” (Steinbeck 586). Cal who is known to take advantage of his brother is not as evil as many think. Cal loves his brother so much that he does not want to hurt is brother anymore but helps him by hiding the truth about his mother. Has much as Cal relatives to his mother Cal still has people that he loves unlikely his mother,
He is a man who reacts with violence and confirms racist whites’ fears about black men. In a world that seems utterly hopeless, Wright offers hope and a way to address the racial divide. When Jan visits Bigger in jail, he says he isn’t angry at Bigger for framing him. Jan, a white man, understands how he confused, shamed and terrified Bigger by ignoring the social taboos that has governed Bigger’s life. In order to extend an olive branch, Jan recruits his friend, Boris A. Max to be Bigger’s lawyer.