My honesty is broke, Elizabeth; I am no good man. Nothing's spoiled by giving them this lie that were not rotten long before.” (59) says John weakly after experiencing multiple months in jail. “And yet you've not confessed till now. That speak, goodness in you.” (59) replies Elizabeth. Elizabeth had sacrificed her innocence in an attempt to save John.
In all of when it could have reappeared, it chose then, when Hamlet was tearing into his mother for what she had done in ‘betraying’ the former king. He reminded Hamlet that it was not she who had really done anything wrong, because of her naivety, because King Hamlet’s apparition did not want harm to come to
Elizabeth tries to convince John to go and tell Abigail that she sleeps around to much, but he would not do it. Elizabeth seems like she does not sincerely forgive him. However, I do not blame her for not sincerely forgiving him because if it was my husband who cheated on me I could never forgive him. Only Jesus can forgive people for their sins they have committed. Jesus died for all of our sins.
Emily Shelby was the first mistress of Uncle Tom, who is a kind woman believing in Christianity. The mercy from her let Uncle Tom become a sincere person who worked very hard. Mrs. Shelby wanted to use moral power to change the slaves’ mind to make them believe in the god. However, as a woman who lived at that time, she could not change her husband’s decision by her willingness when she heard that her husband wanted to sell the Uncle Tom to the slave owner. Because all of her money was belonged to her husband.
He cannot distinguish between realities and illusions, so he would believe his father when he said that Christopher’s mother, Mrs.Boone, passed away. In the novel, the theme of reality vs. illusion is developed through the various obstacles the protagonist must conquer: reinforcing the idea that autistic children can persevere in any situation. Christopher is not aware of the fact that his dad killed Wellington even though Christopher was continually investigating Wellington’s death. For instance, Christopher was
This causes George to murder Gatsby in his mansion, then kill himself. The events after Myrtle's death prove that those without the advantage of money live a more difficult life. Daisy’s reckless driving lead to the death of three people. While Gatsby was killed for Myrtle’s murder, Daisy can happily leave
She tries to convince The Misfit he is a good person just like her, but does not even believe it herself. Although the grandmother believing she herself is good person, even though she acted very selfish throughout the book, ultimately leading to her entire families
At first George believed that he could accomplish his dream but later doubts it right after he discovered Lennie did another “bad thing”. “Before George answered, Candy dropped his head and looked down at the hay. He knew.”(Steinbeck 99). After they discovered what Lennie did to Curley’s wife, Candy asks George if they can still buy their land but all their hopes dropped as they suddenly returned back to reality and realized what was and wasn’t possible. Furthermore, George talks to Lennie about the land and their dreams in a cold voice before he shoots Lennie, showing the signs that he didn’t actually believe in what he was saying anymore.
In the beginning of the story, Mrs. Delacroix and Tessie have a close relationship suggesting Tessie’s close relationship with God. However, once Tessie voices her thought about women’s subordination, Mrs. Delacroix is the first to reprimand her revealing the restrictions Christian tradition places on women. Altogether, the tradition of patriarchy debase women and their confidence with Christianity as the main
During Oedipus’s quest to “know thyself”, the Messenger from Corinth tells Oedipus that, “Polybos was not your father” (1333; 3.101). Next, the Shepherd becomes the last person to finally give Oedipus the last bit of honesty to complete his search of his origin. The Shepherd exposes that it is Oedipus wife, Jocasta that gave the baby to him and was told to get rid of it due to the oracle. In this moment, the world is set back in order. Although, ashamed for her dishonesty, Jocasta hangs herself and takes her own life away.