The quotation that had a cirtain impacked on me is in the begining of the book ( pages 11 and 12 ) and is said by Basil Hallward, a famous painter, while he and his friend, Load Heney Wotton, are looking at the portrait of Dorian Gray that Basil painted. " Harry, every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion. It is not he who is reveled by the painter; it is rather the
In chapter 10, Siddhartha admitted to this misery, “He felt deep love for the runaway boy, like a wound, and yet felt at the same time that this wound was not intended to fester in him, but that it should heal.” (Hesse 126). Siddhartha experiences true suffering for the first time in these chapters. When Kamala died, he was sad, but not as much as the pain of losing his son. One of the hardest things for him to do was for him to let his son go. He knew he didn’t belong.
Hard Times portrays Stephen as a patient sufferer of the utilitarian system, presenting him in such a way that readers will sympathise with his misfortune. However, such an argument dismisses that Stephen is partially responsible for his own victimisation. One of his most defining flaws is his passive nature whereby he defers to the advice of others as well as being unwilling to change anything or challenge anyone, resulting in his life stagnating and slowly being entrapped by those that take action against him. Even as he visits Bounderby to seek a divorce to his bad marriage, he concedes to Bounderby opinion of his marital affairs who tells him “there is a sanctity in [marriage] […], it must be kept up” (Dickens 1.11.83). In addition, this chapter is titled ‘No Way Out’ which further emphasises Stephen being stuck.
This shows Macbeth 's hopelessness that his life will not have meaning just like the plays in history that have been forgotten. Lastly, shakespeare uses negative diction such as “idiot”(V, 5, 27), “fury”(V, 5, 27) and “nothing.”(V, 5, 28) This allows the audience to feel the negative connotation Macbeth has towards life and people. Macbeth feels like his life is now meaningless now that he has killed everybody that at one point he considered an acquaintance like Banquo and his death
Mister Stevens father tries to speak with his son truthfully about proud was of him also about how sorry he was for not being a good father yet, Mister Stevens junior ignores it and turns to work. He is trying to be so dignified towards his profession as a butler that he even holds his emotions back, so that he could not be exposed. He went on looking at his hands for a moment. Then he said slowly: ‘I hope I’ve been a good father to you.’ I laughed a little and said: ‘I’m so glad you’re feeling better now.’ ‘I’m proud of you. A good son.
“Fern Hill” tells the tale of a man’s transition from a carefree childhood to a regretful adulthood and his struggle to come to terms with mortality. Time does not last forever and it is often that time is taken for granted because of the distracted disposition of a child. The lack of a reflective consciousness and not being able to appreciate every moment in life leads to regret. Through the use of poetic devices and biblical allusions, time is portrayed as a power that holds youth hostage and strips them of innocence. Throughout this poem, time is personified as a ubiquitous and controlling force that taints the naivety of youth.
If you don't, you feel even worse.” (Salinger 2010: 4) Holden is angry and disappointed with the people around him, but even with this feeling of anger and disappointment towards these people, he wants a good bye from these people. Deep down he wants to know that people acknowledges him, that they care enough to say good bye at least. It would make him feel better if people would at least say good bye to him, whether it is a sad or happy goodbye, any would do. Even though Holden made a mess of his time at Pencey Prep, failing classes, angered his friends from the fencing club, and was asked to leave the school, he does have a few fond memories. Chapter 1: “I suddenly remembered his time, in around October, that I and Robert Tichener and Paul Campbell were chucking a football around, in front of the academic buildings.
This shows that after reflection the author realizes that the things that his father did for him were special and out of love, that he never appreciated at the time. The last line of the poem is unique because it ends with a question “of love’s austere and lonely offices?”. The way this can be looked at is “austere” is being sever and strict. The authors father has qualities, which make him seem both sever, and strict such as, waking up early every day including Sunday, and the author fearing that his dad would get angry for taking a long time to wake up and get dressed. These things also take on the part of being “lonely” in the sentence because the author’s father seems to be doing all of these things alone for his family.
“...Dick squanders his emotional capital and becomes unable to respond to the things that are worthy of deep emotion” (Tate 218). Dick also begins to realize the negative impact his temperament has on others. After he and Nicole have an argument, Dick says, “‘I guess I’m the Black Death,’ he said slowly. ‘I don’t seem to bring people happiness anymore’” (Fitzgerald 219). He also identifies how much he has changed.
Innocence is the purest characteristic in our world, and also the hardest thing to obtain, especially as you age up, it vanishes and slowly turns you into the opposite person you desire to become. For some of the popularity, their childhood was a time filled with laughter and great happiness; for the others, their childhood was miserable and depressive. The following six poems expressed the different feelings the poets had about their childhood, as well as their hope for their children. "Once upon a Time" by Gabriel Okara, who uses his poem to comment on society through a monologue from a father to a son. It deplores the loss of innocence in the transition from child to adult and the ambition of the father to return to his euphoric childhood.