Many people choose to put their feelings away rather than expressing them. Those who have the ability to show emotion are usually more likely to open up and connect with others. In the book Ordinary People, Beth was a character who struggle with many personal issues. One being that she didn’t like to show people how she felt; which is lead to believe why her point of view was not in the book. Beth’s point of view is not in the novel because Guest tried to show how cold and emotionless she was; expressing feelings came easy to Conrad and Calvin where as Beth struggled with emotion.
In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury the theme of Part 2 is Materialism and pleasure seeking make for an empty life. This theme is shown when the women spend their time watching tv and talk about their husbands/children. “ ‘I’ll let Pete do all the worrying.’ She giggled. ‘I’ll let old Pete do all the worrying. Not me.
As stated before, Mildred conforms to society. She doesn’t question why, she just does it. When Montag begins to think differently about his job and how burning books may be wrong, Mildred defends society’s view. “"Montag, take my word for it, I 've had to read a few in my time, to know what I was about, and the books say nothing! Nothing you can teach or believe.
The displeasure these characters feel, for Montag, this begins with Clarisse. Meeting her was not the changing point but when she asked the question “Are you happy?” This the beginning of Montag questioning his life. It is shown how these feelings truly blossom by small actions Montag does. Montag not watching T.V., questioning his feelings for his wife and continuing to talk to Clarisse show how he is slowly changing in his
Janie 's broken relationship with Joe makes Janie realize how much she dissented her grandmother after what she had done to her. Nanny would always tell Janie that love comes later in a relationship and that love is not as important in a relationship as security. Nanny shrunk the horizon, which for Janie represented her hope for a loving relationship, and made Janie believe that it was going to be something accessible. Some people 's dreams come true easily while “for others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eye away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by time” (1). This quote explains that although some people may
(17-18). Nomi is distinctly hurt that her family has fallen apart. She says how close they were to staying together, yet this does not happen. She has not given up hope since she still believes that one day they will all meet again (91). By the end of the novel, her father Ray also ends up running away leaving his new suit, his dipping bird, his childhood bible and Nomi.
Mother writes a amazing speech for which Cukita is madly praised for. Father apologizes and buys her a super good typewriter. On page 17, After her Father realizes his mistake, he says “My daughter, your father love you very much,” “He just want to protect you.” This is a very pivotal moment when her parents realize howadapting to the American way isn't the worst thing that could happen. Through out the story, Cukita is trying to balance what she wants while also taking in deep consideration what her parents and her school expects. This is a clear glimpse of her ego in action, and how she manages to combine the Id and superego respectively.
In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, gender divides are not readily apparent however they do exist, resembling many real societies. In Bradbury’s society the government has the most power followed by the firemen. There is no evidence of any women being firefighters in their society, resulting in women having less power than men. Also in Montag’s case, he works while his wife is at home. Montag’s wife, Mildred, is not expected to work, nor are there any jobs mentioned that she, a women, could perform.