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On The Road - The Role Of Wome
Words: 545 / Pages: 2

.... cutest little Mexican girl in slacks come cutting across my sight. Her breasts stuck straight out and true; her little flanks looked delicious; her hair was long and lustrous black; and her eyes were great big blue things with timidities inside. O gruesome life, how I moaned and pleaded, and then I got mad and realized I was pleading with a dumb little Mexican wench and I told her so” (p. 80) This quote makes clear Sal’s intentions with this woman, and also the fact that he is somewhat racist. Then when Sal gets a job working in the fields with Terry, it’s as if he views it all as a camping trip, or even an experiment, to possibly .....

Hester Prynne: Learning And Changing
Words: 644 / Pages: 3

.... punished as a direct result of her pregnancy, the learnings of motherhood and of wearing the scarlet letter as a permanent reminder of her sin are inextricably linked. Also related are her thoughts and changes of perspective in regard to women in society, love, sexuality, and relationships between men and women. These are particularly illustrated in her thoughts and feelings toward her husband, known in the time frame of the novel as Roger Chillingworth, and to her lover, Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale. Early on, Hester recognizes that the scarlet letter has and will continue to impart lessons to her: "I can teach my little Pearl what I have learned fro .....

Their Eyes Are Watching God
Words: 3045 / Pages: 12

.... southern black vernacular. She was a woman who found her place, though unstable, in a typical male profession. Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Eatonville, Florida, the first all-incorporated black town in America. She found a special thing in this town, where she said, "…… I grew like a like a gourd and yelled bass like a gator". When Hurston was thirteen she was removed from school and sent to care for her brother’’s children. She became a member of a traveling theater at the age of sixteen, and then found herself working as a maid for a white woman. This woman saw a spark that was waiting for fuel, so she arranged for Hurston .....

Lord Of Flies: Animal Instincts
Words: 801 / Pages: 3

.... and evil because they involve no work on the person's part and are enjoyable. At the beginning of the story all of the children, including Jack were in favor of having rules and following them. One of the rules was that the children would come to gather for an assembly upon hearing the sound of the conch. It is stated that in the beginning of the book, " By the time Ralph finished blowing the conch the platform was crowded." (p.32). This shows that in the beginning of the story the children were very obedient to following the rules. As the story progress, though, Ralph becomes aggravated. He states, "Things are breaking up. I don't understan .....

There Are No Children Here
Words: 810 / Pages: 3

.... bee, he determination showed. He thought out the words and concentrated on every letter to make sure he didn't studder. On the last round, he was against his friend Clarise. Pharoah missed his word and Clarise won the spelling bee. Pharoah was still very please because his friend won and second place was good for him. This shows how good of a character he was. It takes a very unselfish person to be able to be happy with what you have and also be happy for your friend. Some people may have been jealous and upset that their friend got all the attention and took first place from them. The same personality trate applies to my friend Lauren. M .....

A Tale Of Two Cities: Sydney Carton
Words: 503 / Pages: 2

.... when she was married and found someone else. Another perhaps less important but very noticeable example is his appearance. He didn't seem to care what people really thought about him or the way he was dressed, and remained very calm and relaxed, maybe even carefree, most of the time he was in court. This also gives Sydney Carton an immature appearance in the novel. At the beginning of the story and a large part of the novel, Sydney Carton is shown to be a very arrogant, frustrated man with a drinking problem. Several times in the novel he indulged in his drinking to the point of becoming drunk or close to it. Many times that he is seen, h .....

Tyler's "Accidental Tourist" And "Searching For Caleb": Individualism And Belonging To The Family
Words: 1062 / Pages: 4

.... made him draw inward like a snail (34). Therefore, he eventually moved in with his sister and brothers to be a part of the family again. Furthermore, there is a portrait of the Leary children at the Leary household. This portrait symbolizes the security that Macon feels now that he has moved back into the unchanging past (Reisman 1980). Then Macon met a woman, Muriel, and "he felt content with everything exactly the way it was. He seemed to be suspended, his life on hold." (161) With Muriel he was isolated from his family. He is an individual who does not need family to rule his life. However, Macon finally returns to his wife and family. He .....

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
Words: 371 / Pages: 2

.... they were in Narnia. He was primarily deceitful to Lucy when she had figured out how to get to the land. She told him about the closet, but he did not believe her until they were playing hide and go seek and he hid in the closet. Lucy told the others that he had been to the land and Edmund denied it and made it look like Lucy was lying. This showed that Edmund was dishonest. A change occurred in Edmund’s character when the witch turned a family of animals into stone. Edmund plead for the animals but the witch did it anyway. This showed that Edmund was no longer self-centered or selfish because he actually cared about something besides himself. .....

Willy Lowman’s Drug For Sanity
Words: 825 / Pages: 3

.... Biff and what Willy thinks he has become basically a bum. After failing to deal with his feelings, he escapes to a time when things were better for his family. It is not uncommon for one to think of better times at low points in their life in order to cheer them up so that they are able to deal with problems, but Willy Lowman takes it a step ahead. His stubbornness to accept reality is so strong that in his mind he is placed back in time to relive one of the happier days of his life. It was a time when no one argued. Willy and Linda were younger, the financial situation was less of a burden, and Biff and Happy welcomed their father back home from bei .....

Lord Of The Flies: Golding Reduces The Power Of His Message
Words: 401 / Pages: 2

.... would never have been an opportunity for Jack to show this darkness which lurked beneath the surface. Golding also uses the dead pilot conveniently against the boys - the way in which he is caught in the trees just in the right position to be caught by the wind and look like the beast and the way the wind picks up after Simon has let him down from the trees and carries him out to sea, so that the other boys cannot see that it wasn't a beast. The author uses the boy's fear against them, and although this could possibly happen in the situation, Golding uses it as a weapon against them, their morale and their companionship. I think that the boys spl .....

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