In the book All the Broken Pieces, by Ann e. Burg, the main character Matt Pin compares himself to his bother Tommy. He describes how their physical features, along with their emotions and metal stage, are divergent. Matt correlates himself to fall, while he compares his sibling to summer.
Claire Standish is the typical popular, mainstream, and rich prom ruler at her high school. When she decided to ditch school and instead go to the mall she got served a Saturday Detention . Claire’s parents also don't have the best relationship and they mostly use Claire as an excuse to get at each other's throats. Claire is stuck up, snooty, and has clearly stated that she will not hang out with you if your so called not popular at school. In the movie she also states that she her decisions mostly are not based on her own feelings, but her peers and parents feelings or so called, peer pressure.
Gordy La Chance, who is the narrator of this story, can best be described as an introvert. He is living in the shadow of his recently deceased brother,
In the movie Silver Linings Playbook, Pat Solatano, Sr., the character of the father, a sixty-five year old male, exhibits symptoms and meets the diagnostic criteria for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), as explained in the DSM-V (CITE APA). He also participates in gambling. The character presents with extreme organization, in his study, by numbering envelopes, and organizing the recordings of the Philadelphia Eagles football games in precise order. He is obsessed with the Philadelphia Eagles football team and their success. His symptoms present as ritualistic and repetitive. He exhibits attachment to his son Pat, Jr., and feels he brings the football team good luck. The symptoms present daily, and many are specific to the Philadelphia Eagles football games. He wears special clothing that is the team color of green, and
In the novel, All the Broken Pieces, by Ann E. Burg, Matt makes a comparison between himself and his brother when he defines his brother as “summer” and himself as “fall”. This metaphor can be explained not only by their physical features, but their emotional and mental characteristics as well. His brother features summer and hasn’t faced any misery, while he himself looks like fall and has come across atrocious things.
Every town has at least one person always seeking attention in everything he or she does. In the small town of Maycomb County, this busybody is Miss Stephanie Crawford. If anything remotely interesting happens, Miss Stephanie makes her business to know all about it. A lack of new material simply requires Miss Stephanie to invent her own drama with whatever she can think of. Because of her ability to take everything that happens in the town of Maycomb and turn it into some extravagant gossip, Miss Stephanie Crawford is Maycomb County's most revealing member.
The characters in “Stand and Deliver” went through a great deal in this movie and all brought something else to the movie. The star of the movie is Jaime Escalante played by Edward James Olmos. Escalante is the teacher of the students that quits his job with a computer company to teach at Garfield High School. He comes to teach computer science, but the school did not get the computers and he has to teach math. He takes over the math class and expects a great deal of his students and challenges the faculty to allow him to teach Mr. Escalante encounters some opposition to teaching calculus from Mr. Molina, the principal and Raquel Ortega, a teacher. Mr. Molina is the principal of
Hi Anthony it's nice to meet you. I am hoping the same as you to be able to earn a high passing grade. I am also hoping to improve my writing skills as well. I can agree with you on being able to talk about almost any topic for a long period of time, but writing it out can be hard. I hope you have a great quarter and you earn the A that you are working
School shootings are normally unexpected and they drastically impact life. The effects of an unexpected school shooting are displayed in Jodi Picoult’s novel, Nineteen Minutes. In the novel, Peter Houghton has endured bullying throughout his entire life. One day he snaps and he goes to his school, Sterling High, where he kills ten people and wounds many others emotionally and physically. Peter is then put on trial, where he is sent to prison for life. Josie Cormier, the girl Peter has been in love with since kindergarten, admits to shooting her boyfriend, Matt, and is sentenced to five years in prison. Many changes occurred in everyone’s lives after the shooting. School life and daily life changed majorly after the shooting. The shooter’s family,
I, Matthew Tohme, am writing this character reference letter in support of Kimberly McCarthy and to express my belief that she is more than adequately capable of raising her child in a way that is in his best interest. I have known I first met Kim and Jordan when they moved across the street from me in April and since then have become very close to them.
In The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, there are two social groups: the Greasers and the Socs. The Socs are the more popular, and rich kids, and the Greasers are the poorer and less popular kids. Throughout the book, the Socs treat the Greasers horribly. Because of these two social classes, the protagonist, Ponyboy, and his friends, who are all greasers, feel like outsiders. I believe that everyone has, at one point in their life, felt like an outsider.
John C. Maxwell said, "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and show the way". This quote is related to Ulysses Everett McGill from Oh Brother, Where Art Thou, because Everett McGill is a great leader from this story and he makes good decisions. The film Oh Brother, Where Art Thou is a 2000 adventure film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The main character Everett is a interesting figure. After watching this film, I recognized that this character is very similar to Odysseus from the film/book The Odyssey.
Stacey and T.J have a lot of differences and contrast between their lifestyles, and their behaviour in the story. Stacey is a thirteen year old boy who acts as an adult and a child, and isn't so happy for this school year because his mother is the teacher. T.J is an oblivious thirteen year old troublemaker whose parents are sharecroppers for a man named Harlan granger, and brings lots of trouble to the Logan family in the story . They each are good friends, but in the middle of the book they start to have some issues with trusting each other. Stacey and T.J have many differences and contrast in the story that makes them unique from one being a troublemaker and a responsible person.