Hester is living as an outcast away from society who always criticizes her. Her sin is causing her to be isolated from the rest of the community who always reminds her about the scarlet letter she wears and what it’s meaning is. This shows that sin can cause someone to want to be isolated and alone due to their sadness and pain their sin brings them. Dimmesdale and Hester present great examples of how the outcomes of sin, showing guilt and wanting isolation, are represented throughout the novel. Their actions are similar to how people would deal with their sins and mistakes
He shows how in the Puitan community the leaders are respected and people listen to them. This is why Hawthorne condemns them, because they are hypocritical leaders that are harsh and uses intolerant treatment; especially with Hester. Hester does not deserve the treatment she receives, and this is very clear to the reader. She tries to repay her community by giving clothes to the homeless and making garments for them but no one accepts her for what she did. These are the reasons Hawthorne shows negativity toward the Puritan society because of the way the punish Hester, and the way the treat Hester and
The setting of which Demi Lovato grew up in was one of loving family members, but also one of hateful peers that didn’t respect her for who she was. When, the harsh words Lovato received overthrew the love that was there, she became swept up in the whirlwind. Therefore, her tragic flaw that ultimately leads to her suffering is her lack of self confidence when faced with opposing forces. For the modern tragic hero, the downfall occurs when her situation with bullies spiteful words started to build up inside of her until she finally can not take it anymore. For instance, Demi’s tyrants would call her “fat”, she believed them, and would soon after develop unhealthy eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, and so much more in the future.
The direct and indirect characterization of Doodle shows the cruelty and how much the mentally handicapped were neglected in the time of the text in the story “The Scarlet Ibis”. The narrator directly characterized Doodle when he said, “He talked so much that we all quit listening to what he said.” This is showing they don’t care for Doodle. They don’t realize he needs extra help and treats him like a annoying burden. Once they realized Doodle would always be like this they just ignore him, even if he wasn’t speaking. They are treating him like the scarlet ibis when it was in pain and dying they just watched.
Though this theme is well supported the down side is,the difference between these two is that, in “A Rose for Emily” in the middle of all this tragedy she tried to work through it, but then decided that she couldn’t and in “The Outsiders” Dally did not even try to work through his loss he just reacted without even considering the fact of living through his loss. Likewise the authors in both stories show imagery,use metaphors,similes and personification to hook people into their storey. The imagery written by the authors is used because they want you to feel bad for the characters,the similes are used to make you think more, and the metaphors in both stories allow you to laugh and feel bad for the characters. Also both stories use a hook to grab the reader 's attention both stories have a lot of things in common and these craft moves are just a few of the things that make these two so similar. Although, “A Rose for Emily” and “The Outsiders” do have many similarities, including with craft,they do have some differences.
He learns about this through his mother who is an addict to it. He thinks that taking soma is a sin itself and tells his mother to stop. He slowly sees the darkness of the world he has been shown and is losing his innocent self. While morning the death of his mother some children make fun of him it is said that, “They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision! Fiendishly laughing, they had insisted on the low squalor, the nauseous ugliness of the nightmare.” (Huxley 184).
Towards the end of chapter five in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne, in addition to her personal guilt as a result of her sin, is subjugated to humiliation due to the townspeople’s actions. Isolation caused by the behavior of people around her prompts Hester to reseed into herself, which leads Hester to a realization that not only disgusts her, but provides evidence of hypocrisy within the practice of beliefs that the Puritan town is structured. In this section, Hawthorn describes Hester’s submission to pain inflicted by humiliation cast upon her by townspeople: Hester resists the urge to fight back, instead pushing down her reaction and accepting the punishments doled out by her community. For example Hester “[schools] herself long and well”
She is one that tends to disobey society, she dresses pearl up on a scarlet dress with gold designs to show that she is also the scarlet letter. B. Arthur Dimmesdale is very ashamed of his sin that he committed but he does not want the people to know that he committed adultery but then on the other hand he is very jealous of Hester that she doesn’t have to bear the guilt and that everyone knows of his sin. He starts to feel so guilty that it’s eating him from the inside out. He also punishes himself in many different ways. One is by that he hangs up all over his house images of David and Bathsheba which reminds him of his sin.
Throughout the story, she has been seen writing toxic letters to her neighbors, uncaring about the truth and the feelings of those around her. The reason why this act is so prevalent is that it goes hand and hand with human society. As humans, there are some occasions when people admit it or not when they enjoy the misfortunes of others because it makes us feel better about our own situations. Writing poisonous messages anonymously might be a way for people to vent out their own miseries onto others, causing them to take them out on the innocent. In
Those who commit crimes are often victims of their own feelings of guilt and shame. After realizing one’s mistake, individuals begin to feel disappointed in themselves as they comprehend where they misled themselves when making their decisions (Wright, Kim and Gudjonsson 307). At times, criminals take their regret and anger on themselves through self-harm. Oedipus had done the same when he had used a broche from his wife’s dress to stab him in his eyes, he was not able to see what acts he had committed in his life so felt that hurting his eyes would relieve his guilt (Sophocles 61). Furthermore, it has been stated that “feelings of shame in response to committing a crime have been hypothesized to impede confession” (Wright, Kim and Gudjonsson 307).