This may reflect man's insecurity in a world that degrades him. The study would, tackle this important theme in Oliver Twist. The chapter concentrates on the negative effects of Victorian philosophical trends such as utilitarianism and materialism on poor in general and children in particular. Chapter Three is concerned with "dehumanization". This chapter examines the aspects in Dickens's novel which dehumanize man and mechanize him, some of which are materialism and social injustice.
On the contrary, he provides several examples of people who lose the hope of finding the meaning in the suffering and die as a consequence. The fear of unknown becomes the biggest psychological stress of prisoners. They are not provided with the dates of their relief, they do not know the duration of their abuse and its brutality. People who are incapable of determining the end of their circumstances are also unable to detect their main goals of the life. Victor Frankl compares this state of the prisoners with the state of unemployed workers becoming depressed with their life situation and constraining the ability to get a job even further.
It was the theory that became the idea of the main character of the work, Rodion Raskolnikov, who decided that a strong person has the right to ignore the laws of conscience and morality to achieve his/her goal. The Raskolnikov 's purpose was noble: to retrieve his relatives, in particular, mother and sister, from humiliation and death. But here again we are facing with one of the enternal questions: does the end justify the means? Thus, step by step Dostoevsky reveals the falseness of his character 's theories describing their disastrous consequences for the soul of Raskolnikov. The authour tries to shows his readers that there are no aims in the world capable to justify a crime.
The feelings of meaninglessness is related to the emotions of the individual. They feel disillusioned with the whole system because their expectations are not being fulfilled. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the father of psychology, refers to the alienation as a “self-estrangement caused by the split between the conscious and unconscious parts of the mind, The constant blocking and suppression of a person’s feelings, emotions and sexual instincts make then less effective and detach them from their real nature alienating them from their actual
Of Couse, an ineffective leader only leads to making the employees to feel a instability. Harold faced the failure of not having earned but instead broke the trust of the employees. In the end, the bad comradery between Harold and the employees that was going on caused a huge gap between leader and employee resulting
The Figure of Existential Outcast in Literature When a man is rejected or ostracized by his society or social group called as an Outcast11, The outcast is a person with a social stigma who is cast out from his country or society, or in some way excluded or ignored. Also, they “don 't fit in with normal society which contributes to their isolation regarding the affairs of life.”12 One can trace a difference between the typical and modern outcast, which lies in the fact that the former is often depicted as being cast off from a geographical area. This figure is forced to leave his people and therefore he is seen longing for reconciliation. With the emergence of Existentialism, a new concept of the outcast figure appeared, including modern man in his attempts to realize meaning of his life. It follows that the term ‘existential outcast’ best represents modern man, as depicted by existential thinkers.
She also pointed out that the emptiness in life can lead to this disorder (Richa Shri, 2010, p.102). - In the story, the author describes that the character always feels lonely and bored. He tried to break his loneliness by looking for friends but failed. Even, he himself admitted that "He is there just because I am alone, simply and solely because I am alone!". It means he is always aware that the source of the fear is his lack of companions.
Paul is a main character in the story called Paul’s Case, written by Willa Cather. Paul is an outcast, he tries his best to fit into social situations, but always falls short. He struggles with personal connections because he is addicted to artwork, money, and fame. He is a liar, a thief, and a suffer of extreme self-centeredness and suicidal thoughts. And because of these characteristics, he feels like he is on the outside of a world which he does not fit into.
Short proposal After the Second World War, the people have suffered from corruption, frustration, and injustices that lead them to prefer to isolate life alone. They have felt that life has lost its meaning and it becomes useless. All that force them to be more aggressive and angry. All the political, economic and social conditions at that time have forced people to feel lost. This feeling of loss makes a group of playwrights to create the Theater of Absurd.
ABSTRACT: My present paper is deals with the patriarchal egoism, how it is represented by protagonist and how it is cause for destroy his relationship with other member of his family in Mahesh Dattani’s play Where There’s a Will. The worst is when the man does not try to keep his ego behind in the relationship. Egoistic men are very reserved and it is difficult for them to adjust with anyone. If the ego of a person is hurt once, it stays for a long time and tends to spoil the relation. Men seldom accepted their mistakes and bend down.