Fate Essay

788 words - 4 pages

In life, people experience things that aren’t always fair. They may work so hard at something, but the outcome isn’t what they wanted. For example, the boys soccer team at state a couple years ago. They worked so hard to get all season. When they got to state, they were prepared. They had practiced and practiced and were reading to win the championship game. When they got to the championship game, all hell broke loose. Their opponent was Jackson who had a winning record as well. We knew the game was going to be tough but also had confidence in our boys. However, the odds did not play in our favor. The referees were horrible. You could tell they wanted Jackson to win. In the end, the game was a close one but we did not win unfortunately. All the boys were so upset and it was heartbreaking to see. They had all played so hard and wanted to win so badly. They deserved to win that game. In the story, “Interlopers,” I don’t think that Ulrich and Georg deserved their fate because, everyone deserves second chances, they had families, and no one deserves to die in the way they did.
The first reason I think Ulrich and Georg didn’t deserve their fate in the story “Interlopers,” is because everyone deserves second chances. They are only human and all humans make mistakes. It is part of life. We all have the tendency to despise of others even when we know it is not right. However, there comes a time when many people realize that there is more to life than having enemies. These men did. They put all their past feelings behind them and decided to become friends. In the story after Ulrich asks to be friends, Georg replies, “I will be your friend.” These men wanted a better life. They had forgiveness. This is an important trait to have in life. You won’t get very far without it.
Another reason I think that Ulrich and Georg didn’t deserve their fate in the story “Interlopers,” is because they had families. In the story, it says, “the feud had grown into a personal one since Ulrich had come to be the head of his family.” This shows that his family looked up to...

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