Henry Drummond is an acclaimed criminal-defense lawyer and recognized agnostic, so how could a man such as this respect and appreciate the life of the fundamentalist Christian Matthew Harrison Brady? Throughout the play Inherit the Wind Drummond demonstrates that though his opinions are much different than Brady and many of the townspeople of Hillsboro when it comes to religion, he is able and willing to respect these people’s values and beliefs. After being told of Brady’s death, Drummond’s respect for the man only seems to intensify. Despite Drummond and Brady’s evident past concerning both their old friendship and contrasting views on religion, Drummond still has a fair amount of respect for Brady, and though this does not affect the trial, it does affect the play.
The story “Inherit the Wind” holds many themes which are revealed in many ways throughout the story. It is important to know the different themes of a story so there is a better understanding of the book. Appearance vs. reality, the importance of free thought, and man vs. society are few of the major themes that are revealed more than once throughout the story.
Gone With the Wind : Born Survivors Gone With the Wind is a novel written by Margaret Mitchell which focuses on the life of a Southern belle during the Civil War. The underlying focus in Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is that only those who are born survivors will really prosper during times of true hardship. A born survivor is one who will do anything to survive, at any cost. They will get down in the dirt and work like a dog just for a day's meal; they will take something from someone else just so that they and their own can live. These people may have social advantages or they may be poor farmers.
West Side Story Day 4: 2-page essay The West Side Story portrays the lives of two different gangs living in America, as well as their beliefs and examples of living a good life. The expectations of what people consider the good life to be may vary on a person’s morals and their dreams of what life is truly about. In this movie, whether or not these characters were good people, lived a good life, or lived in a good society is a very controversial topic. The characters of the West Side Story were not good people.
The play Inherit the Wind, was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee to inform its readers about the injustice of a law that limited the freedom of an ordinary citizen. This play is based upon actual events that happened to an individual, John Scopes, in Dayton, Tennessee during the 1920’s. This famous “Monkey Trial” not only allowed people to begin to accept new theories about the origin of man, but also showed that they did not have to limit themselves in other areas of life.
West Side Story In this musical, it uses several types of narratives, for example, after the fight between the Jets and Puerto Ricans, after the police leave, they enter the ally and the girl is begging to join the gang saying how much she wants to fight is a part of narrative sexuality (B 34). The girl is more of a tom boy who wants to be like one of the guys. Also, in the West Side Story, it uses many camera angles and distances.
Many may wonder or not understand what the Russian Revolution was about. George Orwell’s classic, Animal Farm, is an allegory for the Russian Revolution of 1917. An allegory is a story in which things, actions, etc. are symbolic (Webster’s New Pocket Dictionary, page 9). In Animal Farm, there is a farm where all the animals are being run by pigs. The animals go to desperate measures for their mean human farmer, Mr. Jones, not to return. They do not want to be led by a human, who does not care about the animals. With pigs running the Animal Farm, a lot of things get complicated. The main leader, Napoleon becomes greedy, later becoming a lot like their old human farmer (Animal Farm, George Orwell). In Orwell’s Animal Farm, Joseph Stalin, from the Russian Revolution is represented by Napoleon. Napoleon’s characteristics include greed, being controlling, and always finding a way to get whatever he wants (Animal Farm, George Orwell).
My treasure is a book by Thornton W Burgess called " Old Mother West Wind and the Merry Little Breezes " given to me in the 3rd grade by my parents over 55 years ago. It's rather shabby as befits it's age and the many many times the world within its pages was visited. It symbolizes the love of my parents who, having very little in a material sense, endeavored to enrich the lives of us 4 kids. We not only could count on receiving a new dress made by my mama for our birthday, we also knew daddy would bring us a new adventure, a different world to explore. Daddy was a mechanic for MacMillian and Buick downtown behind Belks. Every birthday he would go down to the bargain basement and pick us out a book after work. One year, being just plain worn
Fans awaiting the release of ‘The Winds of Winter’ do not seem to be getting any good news as there is no information about the release, from any quarter. But there is some associated news that will make them smile.
A Song of Ice and Fire may be one of the best love stories ever written and the entire series shows love of all kind. One type that is certainly embodied throughout the series is motherly love, and how there’s nothing quite like it represented by Cersies love for Joffrey and Catelyns love for Bran and her sons, however a particular scene early on from Jon’s point of view shouts the theme above that there’s a thin line between love and hate. In this chapter Jon meets Catelyn who is grieving over her terribly crippled son that she loves with all of her soul. Jon attempts to comfort her and see his brother to make sure that he still breaths but Catelyn is not happy about it. She is so distraught that something so awful could happen to her pure