Fifth grade is an odd year for Gary because in the book he says that the short nuns threw chalk at him, chased him with books cocked over their heads, squeezed him into cloak closets and on slow days asked him to pop erasers and to wipe the blackboards clean.
Gary Soto, the protagonist in Living Up The Street, has a few traits that influence his relationships with others.
One, he is brave. Two, he is smart. Three, he is athletic. These traits influence his relationships with others.
A societal trend that concerns me is the xenophobia that seems to be rising in our society. I feel that this has always been a problem in our society but has greatly increased with the terrorist attacks. This has created a huge anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States. I do not believe it is fair to condemn the majority of Muslims for the acts of radical individuals. I think this xenophobia can be best seen through Trump's recent claims to not allow any more Muslims in the United States.
In Susan Cain’s TED talk, "The Power of Introverts," (Cain, 2012) she explains explicitly and goes in depth about what an introvert is. She tries to eradicate misconceptions and negative connotations affiliated with introversion.
Maya, the protagonist in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, has a few traits that influence her relationships with others.
One, she is confused. Two, she is upset. Three, she is young.
These traits influence her relationships with others. “I couldn't understand why he wanted to kill my brother. Neither of us had done anything to him." Confusion comes into play here when Maya does not understand why Mr. Freeman is raping her, and why he is threatening her brother.
Every person involved within our lives has a distinct personality. We are all different people with tdifferent minds. My question is how do we become the people we are today? What makes us want to do the things we want, say the things we say, listen to the music we enjoy, etc? Can it be possibale that we are born the person we are? I
Jane Eyre, the protagonist in Jane Eyre , has a few traits you should know about. One she is miserable. Two , she is young. Three , she is mature. You have to pay attention to these traits because they influence her relationships with others, and her actions.
The fantasy novel, the Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flanagan, is a brilliant tale which tells of a boy named Will, who is plain, but has multiple aspects which separates him from others. The aspects are unknown to Will at first, but he slowly discovers himself and develop them into traits.
Why would someone want to be friends with a Christian? A more accurate question would be, why not? Who would you choose as a friend: A devout Christian, evangelizing to help people? Or a rich business person tearing down communities for big factories to be built while at the end of the day he drinks his unhappiness down his throat to feel better about himself? Or even the popular teenager who smokes weed and drink all day, barely goes to school, and has been in high school for the past 6 years?
Something I've been really interested is on this topic of Why do I look like my mom because a lot of people have told me that I look like my mom. I think others say this because me and my mother are pinkish. I really don’t think this is true thats why have decided to make a research on the topic, and learn why do people say I look identical to my mother.