The Ugly Andersen “Life itself is the most wonderful fairytale” – Hans Christian Andersen. In the fairytale, “The Ugly Duckling”, the author, Hans Christian Andersen illustrates the character of the ugly duckling as one who struggles with unaccepting characters in his life, even his own family because of his appearance. Just as the duckling, Andersen, an outsider himself, lived a life of unacceptance by his peers. Through his writing, Andersen portrays his own personal life experiences as an outcast. Hans Christian Andersen acquires a history of inserting himself into his own works.
Opening the gate and waving goodbye to her parents standing hand in hand in the doorway, she began her venture to find her true love. Back at the king’s palace, the youngest prince mourned over the princess, pleading and begging his father to shorten the duration of his punishment and allow him to marry this fine princess. The king would not budge though, and the rabbit was forced to drag on about his bland and boring day, nibbling grass in the palace garden. As the day moved on and the sun began to set the blue rabbit jumped on his bed, flipped over, and was tansformed into a very, very handsome prince.
He suffers abuse, both physically and emotionally from his fellow ducks and the local farm animals. Eventually he is abandoned by his own family and lives with the wild geese until they are slaughtered. Throughout the story he finds new homes, but leaves because he is ridiculed for how he looks. In the end, fully grown, but alone and miserable decides to die by being killed by the beautiful swans but ends up discovering he has grown up into one of them and live happily with his new family. Over the course of this tale the word “ugly” is mentioned sixteen times.
The readers can relate to the emotions of the characters because the creatures symbolize everyday people. Bullies enjoy the feeling of power while the people who the bullies shun understand the worthless that the ugly duckling experiences. Throughout life people must deal with others who fail... ... middle of paper ... ...emonstrates the everyday happenings on the mind. The ugly duckling “…had been persecuted and despised for his ugliness, and now he heard them say he was the most beautiful of all the birds” (Anderson) which symbolizes when someone grows up not so special then when life continues, blooms into someone everyone must know. Works Cited "Hans Christian Andersen: The Ugly Duckling."
I remember my sister when she got into trouble at school, annd my mom was very upset with her, so she scolded her. After she had scolded her our parrot began teasing her with words that my mom said so she got really mad and left to her room. From that day till now my sister thought of our parrot as a stupid bird, but I thought of him as an intelligent bird. My rooster; however, on the other hand, had poor abilities and performed simple acts. One morning my dad tried to tame my rooster and make him catch a grasshopper, yet he caught our cat’s tail, so she screamed and chased him.
My neighbor cursed them to me when I saw him, claiming that what few eggs they laid were soft and broke when he picked them up. I moved when he kicked one, and set up my shop for the day. The next day, as I passed the chicken shack, I noticed one chicken lying next to the shack--its face was swollen, and the combs of the cocks had taken on a blueish coloration. The chicken also seemed to be sneezing, but I can never tell. I did not see my neighbor that morning, and I moved on.
Another warning shot arrives as another gull slams itself into Annie’s front door when Melanie invades Annie’s territory by choosing to board with her for the night. During another attack, Annie is killed, leaving Melanie to take her place. Mitch's mother Lydia, a woman portrayed as cold to anyone not in her immediate family, and especially cold to other women who might have an interest in her son. The bird attacks are just a metaphor for Melanie's "invasion" of the peaceful world of Mitch & his family, a world that seems peaceful on the surface but in fact has all these repressed feelings and anxieties bubbling underneath. Every scene in the film is about Melanie's "invasion" of M... ... middle of paper ... ...y away from women, Norman seems to lusts after Marion, and “Mother” did not approve of it.
They decide to charge five cents admission. (4) A woman that had been turned into a spider for having disobeyed her parents gets to town and people lose completely their interest in the angel. (5) Time passes and the chicken coop breaks, and the angel seems to be everywhere in the house, older each day. Pelayo and Elisenda are tired of the angel. (6) In December, the angel starts to grow new feathers in his wings, and one day, while Elisenda was cooking, a strange sea wind entered the kitchen and when she looked out the window she saw the angel trying to fly and finally flying.
They all made a deal to cover it up and the story was Curly got his hand caught in a machine. Towards the end of the story Lennie was talking to Curley's wife in the barnyard, Curlys always said she was so lonely and never had anyone to talk to. Lennie talked to her and touched her hair, just like the rabbits being soft, Lennie loved her hair because it was soft and continued to touch it even after Curley's wife told him to stop, she started to panic and yelled out for help and Lennie got scared and covered her mouth trying to stop her from kicking and screaming, all the fighting and the struggling with her trying to get away and Lennie’s strength he accidentally snapped her... ... middle of paper ... ...schizophrenia can eventually, one day, be capable of taking care of themselves; and live on their own instead of being babysat their family for the rest of their lives being completely reliant on their family members. Works Cited Herbert, H.K. and K.Z.
Kino lives in the shore with his family, he was a fisherman. When the morning comes he can hear the song of the family which includes the sounds of waves and animals that surrounded them. Juana his wife had a song too, an ancient song that had only three notes and yet endless variety of interval. One day their baby , Coyotito got stung by an scorpion a deadly poisonous, tiny creature the couple was panicked and didn’t know what to do. Their neighbors help them to get to a doctor but it seems that the doctor was very mean to poor people.