Certain characters pull us into the story with them. This starts with having an infatuation with a character. This draws our attention to them. This is shown in the novel Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld where a dysfunctional family, the Bennets are all brought together in their hometown Cincinnati due to their father's health scare. All five daughters receive continuous pressure upon getting married to someone who their traditional mother approves of. Different conflicts are brought up upon this circling problem. With multiple diverse personalities we are drawn to certain ones. Liz Bennet drops everything in front of her for the ones that she is close to. This makes it easy to empathize with her as most people thrive to be this loyal. With reading
In John Updike’s short story “A & P”, a dynamic and round character expresses his subjective attitude towards his views, a plot twist causes him to realize his future. Sammy an opinionated cashier at A & P grocery store does not agree with his Lengel, his manager after he reprimands a particular group of customers at the store. Sammy’s further actions cause him to face the true reality of his future.
1. In Speak, Anderson uses the ever-changing mascot to show that things are always altering to try to please people, but it is often not the solution. It also shows that there is no stability in Melinda's life and mind. The author uses the changing of the school's mascot is a source of humor because of the constant change are idiotic. “We pass the janitors painting over “Merryweather High – Home of the Trojans.” The Trojans are now the Blue Devils. The school board thinks “Trojans” didn’t send a strong abstinence.” (4) This brings humor because when you think of the word “Trojans” you think of the condom brand which again is an idiotic mistake of the principle to make. The school changed the mascot again from the blue devils
Do you believe that problems make you mature? In the book Watson’s Go To Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis it is about a black family that goes to Alabama during a critical time
My favorite part of the book is when JD found out that he did not have AIDs because it was the most interesting thing in the book and it had me on the edge of my seat. My favorite character is JD because he is very persistent with everything he does , he is honest ,and he was one of the smartest characters in the book.The book was about a guy name JD dawson who is from the ghetto part of oakland, California who try to make a better life for himself by going to college. Most of the guys who JD grew up with are dead or in jail but when one of his best friends die that's a wake up call for him so when he is accepted into the university of atlanta he goes without thinking twice. When he gets to atlanta he finds trouble when he meets a girl named
Tre is an African American male whose family’s status would be classified as low socioeconomic. Tre lives in Los Angeles, Calfironia where his neighbor is known as “the hood”. On a daily basis, Tre, his family, and his friends are exposed to violence, drugs, gangs, profanity, and crime. Tre’s presenting problem is trying to survive in the hood where deaths await.
In the scene where he met his mother, he didn’t get much out of her. He didn’t receive his answers as to why she left him. Overall, this was a significant the reason for his journey. This didn’t cause Antwone to get filled with answer, he proudly, explained to her all of his accomplishments and that he was a good man. He did not revert back to anger by the lack of response to his questions. Previously Atwone, would’ve have been outraged at someone who ignored him while he was talking. Those past feelings of abandonment, and loneliness was not prevalent in this scene. Atwone exemplified, resilience from most of his pre existing feelings he had towards his mother. This shows tremendous growth in Antwone’s psychosocial development.
One of the major characters that features in the production is Alana; played by the actress Amelia Douglas. Due to the effective use of design elements through costume choices, the audience was able to quickly get an idea of the character’s personality and status. She is wearing a high-waisted skirt, glasses and a backpack, immediately conveying the idea that she is insecure and awkward. She begins by directly addressing the audience, talking to them as though they are students at her school. The actress makes effective acting choices by adjusting her voice pitch to make it higher and therefore make her sound younger. She also speaks relatively quickly, giving the audience the impression that she is uncertain and nervous. These acting choices
Life lessons can be found in stories that are written, for example “The Yellow Wallpaper” written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The main characters in this story is the the wife and husband. A little bit of background knowledge on this story, a young married woman and who is a new mother is being treated for depression. The story takes place around the late 1800s and the common treatment for depression was isolation and the story is about how she reacts to the treatment. Three lessons learned from this story is that one, isolation and being alone almost never helps someone go through depression well. Second, the person who is going through a struggle, often knows what is best for them. Last but not least the third lesson would be society should not
The setting of the story is a house not close to any town that will make feel anyone isolated, big windows, but those windows are barred preventing the narrator to go out, locks everywhere and not contact with the outside world. For a person with a depression issues, as the narrator, this is the perfect scenario for a big crisis and not to cure her. Plus a controlling husband that talks nice all the time, but never changes his mind or listens to his wife issues.
The “Yellow Wallpaper”, by Charlotte Gilman, consists of diary entries written by the narrator, a middle aged mother who has been kept in a room by her doctor and husband due to her health condition. Her husband believes she is suffering from a temporary nervous depression and refuses to even consider that it could be anything otherwise. The narrator suffers from an illness more severe, than what her husband thinks, which leads to her abnormal actions. In the story, the author emphasises on the themes gender inequity and the subordination of women in marriages in the 19th century.
To add on, in the book “Into The Wild”, the third person, omniscient point of view affects the narrative of the story by allowing the reader to analyze different character’s depth and dynamism. The third person point of view would be better for analyzing characters because in first person perspective the reader only knows what one character is thinking. Throughout the book, the protagonist, Firepaw can be see as a round and dynamic character. Round, in this case means a character with complex and conflicting traits. Firepaw is round because he contains many traits that make display his personality and make him stand out. One of Firepaw’s trait is that he is born a house cat or “kittypet”. An example from the book is, “‘Where does he come from?’
>She admits she's a "monster" and then the 99.999999% of her shpeel is how much a threat they are to her child, her child's "innocence", and her acting Ike Turner reborn. That bitch is insufferable.
The story “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman explains a woman in the early 20th century suffering from mental illness. The narrator speaks on the constraint of her marriage and the part she plays in the society in the early 20th century. The main characters are described as the narrator and her husband name John. The woman and her husband had recently had a baby and moved into a new house. The woman looks around the house and describes the house as a haunted house. She dislikes everything in it. Her husband is the doctor in her life and he ensures her that she should rest to help her recuperate from her anxiety depression. He treats her like a child and does not care about her feelings. She is cut off from companions and relatives
Throughout most of the book, Craig grapples with depression and eating issues. His depression causes him to vomit every time he tries to eat. Craig can rarely hold down even small meals, causing him a tremendous amount of embarrassment. This helps Craig's “relationship” with food worsen. This results in him feeling like an outsider and it also affects his sense of belonging because he feels as if he does not fit in with his friends or family. When Craig is at home, no one around him can fully understand what he is going through making it really tough for him to cope with his problems. Craig needs people around him who have gone through what he is now, and without having those people around him, Craig continues to get worse.