In conclusion, Jonny shows that people still love you no matter what happens, and you have a group that will accept you. Socrates said “An unexamined life is not worth living.” Johnny is a smart person, even though it takes him a while to think, but he tries to think about life and all that it
Part of friendship consists of accepting a friend's shortcomings. This theme, generally associated with A Separate Peace, means that friends should embrace each other's imperfections. Some people seem perfect with no flaws at all while others seem hopelessly imperfect with many flaws, but the truth is everyone makes mistakes. Friends should accept each other's shortcomings because unrealistic expectations can damage a relationship. In A Separate Peace, both Finny and Gene had difficulty accepting a friend's shortcomings.
Finny should be aware about the truth because best friends are always supposed to tell each other everything, no matter how hurtful it may be. One might say, Gene should not have told Finny because then they could lose their friendship. However, losing a friendship is easier than losing your mind from guilt and if Finny were really his true friend he would find a way to forgive Gene. Gene should have told Finny to prevent his guilt from eating him alive. Also, friends should be able to tell each other absolutely everything without fear.
Jones supports Atticus’s honest nature by saying that, “Reflection gives us humility, forces us to confront our own frailties and limitations; and compassion helps us love…”(Jones 152-153). In this situation Atticus has to confront his lawyer and father side; however, his decision tells readers that he still cares about Jem through his honest nature. Ultimately, Atticus would rather tell the truth and put his son on trial rather than let lies fester and develop into rumors in the small town of Maycomb because it is the right decision to
Gonna get a little place an ' live on the fatta the lan’’” (76). Their honesty always kept them on track to reach their goals. If they would have talked about their dream with no honesty, or no intent of actually pursuing it, it would have led to unhappiness and disappointment. Being honest with your friend is the easiest and one of the most important element of friendship there is. Being honest relieves so much drama and so many issues that can be caused by lying.
“Honesty and loyalty are key. If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that's probably the biggest key to loyalty” Taylor Lautner. This relates to the novel by John Steinbeck Of Mice and Men by showing that two men that are honest with each other will have loyalty in their friendship. George was loyal to Lennie even after all of the scandalous acts, Curley wanted to make sure his wife is safe and another significant example is Candy’s dog was Candy’s best friend. These three examples show that friends should be loyal to the extent that they do not inflict unnecessary suffering like Georges tolerance for Lennie, Curley's allegiance to his wife and Candy’s devotion for his dog.
Brotherhood is an unbreakable connection of friendship between persons. Loyalty is related to brotherhood by being the indispensable concept of being honest and truthful in their actions. In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, characters show loyalty as they obey and protect their master’s despite the consequences. In Gym Candy by Carl Deuker, characters ignore Mick’s actions and remain loyal to him. In Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank, characters show loyalty as they care for their friends and the dead.
In the text, we see love between George and Lennie when George is able to accept that he is not like other men in traveling alone and accepting who Lennie is and caring for him like a brother. In the film, it is also shown between Che and his son, Jesse, when Che finds out that Jesse is homosexual. Che learns to accept him for who he is and learns to accept himself as Jesse’s father. Love can be both a positive or a bad experience that everyone will eventually go through but it all depends on the person you
It is not my soul, John, it is yours. Only be sure of this, for I know it now: Whatever you will do, it is a good man does it” (Miller, 136-137). Elizabeth has most faith in John’s capabilities of being a good man and so gains his love even more by forgiving him when she describes him nothing but good, and also tries persuading him to forgive himself. This is a form of reality anxiety, Elizabeth forgives John and tries her best helping him forgive himself, since she sees herself as a cold wife and fears she could be the reason why John is getting executed. Overall, Abigail and Elizabeth have different ways of achieving love; however, both are able to achieve John’s love through their own ways.
George’s neighbors were not very fond of George and found him to be “too generous” and felt that “he was overcompensating for something”, or just did not like him at all. When their house flooded a few years back, George was the first person there to lend a helping hand, even if it risked his safety. Whether their opinion on George changed or not, his family always thought highly of him. His family and people important to him were his main priorities, so whenever they needed help he was there to help. As a result, his family and friends were well taken care of and soon, his enemies turned into friends due to his helpful deeds.