As George is waiting, Alfred looks at the box of jewelry he promised to his wife, is she gives him a son. This is epic irony, because the son he wanted for so long has been aside him planning to seek revenge. As Alfred looks up, he sees George standing behind him. “He saw before him a kind of motionless shadow with arms crossed on its breast and two burning eyes that possessed all the ferocity of a tiger”. This is epic irony, because George is now in the power position over Alfred.
King George III says “They say the price of my war’s not a price that they’re willing to pay”, saying that the British parliament were no longer going to fund the war. King George III was “now fighting with France and with Spain” so he had no choice but to give up America. The king goes on the ask “What comes next? You’ve been freed. Do you know how hard it is to lead?”, telling them that it’s hard governing on your own and “When your people say they hate you don’t come crawling back to me.”, the king is just letting America know they can’t rejoin the empire when things go
Through her letters it is clearly obvious she never really wanted to be a nun rather be a lover to Peter. Throughout Peter’s letters back to Heloise they are quite harsh. This harshness is equated to the fact these letters could eventually become public. As Peter Abelard was now the abbot of the convent and he was only allowed to have love for God and could not see to be messing around with one of the nuns. Although Peter writes very harsh things it is only to allow Heloise to move on.
He describes Gods anger towards those who do not follow and believe in Him. It is explained that God is the only one who is able to save people from going to Hell. Edwards wants people to imagine how evil and distressed life would be without Gods love and mercy. He explains that to not burn in Hell people need to ask for forgiveness from God, experience Gods mercy, and continuously practice the Lords word. Edwards really lets the message of “Gods wrath” sink into our minds to show how mighty, powerful, and capable the Lord is.
In the second paragraph, he says "Are we disposed of the number of those who, having eyes, see not, and, having ears, hear not." This is from Ezekiel, when God describes how those who hear Ezekiel's words and do not listen will be destroyed, which is what Henry is saying would happen if the delegates do not listen to him. Henry begins the third paragraph with another allusion, "one lamp by which my feet are guided." Rather than the word of God, which is the lamp found in the Bible, his lamp is experience. Henry also states, "Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss."
He explains that it is necessary to limit the miracles and, against the future disappointment, he says that they have to look for another awakening: The human spirit (…) and that is what needs to be nourished (…) these are the things that matter; this is what we’d forgotten. Yet another night and Eleanor is saying goodnight to Sayer and he invites her to have a coffee. We see that finally in his life there is room for a friend: something that undoubtedly Leonard drew out of him. The final mention of the fate of the inmates, as a film based a true story, tells us that new treatments were tested and short-term awakenings were achieved. The film ends with the voice of Sayer, saying Let’s begin.
The opening of the film captures a quote from Saint Augustine, “Do not despair, one of the thieves was saved. Do not despair, one of the thieves was damned”. Gleeson's character, Father James maintains a gentle and kind approach towards the characters in the film. Throughout the film he tends to the needs of his “flock”. There are many images of Jesus shepherding his flock with sweet sheep around him, this gives the wrong impression, it was not an easy job.
Near the end of Paul’s leave of absence, he felt isolated and full of regret, “I ought never to have come here. Out there I was indifferent and often hopeless-I will never be able to be so again. I was a soldier, and now I am nothing but an agony for myself, for my mother, for everything that is so comfortless and without end.”(Remarque 185) This quote accentuates the narrator’s separation from his family, when he cries out “I ought never to have come here.” Moreover, commonly, soldiers are exhilarated to finally go home after long periods of time at the front, and the men dread when they have to return to battle. However, in Paul’s case, he desires to return to the front, rather than staying in his home town and seeing his mother in pain, he yearns to feel numb again. Therefore, Paul is in “agony” because before going on leave, he was hopeless and had no will to live, thus making him a better soldier.
In the mandate given by Jesus in Matthew 25, God is seated on his throne, separating those who he deems worthy for heaven and those who deserve hell in eternity. He tells the righteous that since they helped those in need, they would inherit the Kingdom of God, as they inadvertently were helping God himself. He then proceeds to explain that the people who ignored those in need, were unfit for heaven as they refused to help God, denying both solidarity and kinship. Matthew 25 parallels the point Pedro Arrupe tried to exhibit through his speech in 1973, "Men & Women for Others", which he gave to wealthy, powerful Jesuit alumni. In his speech, Arrupe explains how they should actively help those in need fighting against taking advantage of the poor and unjust laws.
In both Blake’s poem To Tirzah, found in his Songs of Experience, and Baudelaire’s poem Obsession, found in The Flowers of Evil, there is a recurring theme of redemption portrayed through religious imagery. In To Tirzah, the speaker addresses a woman, most probably named Tirzah, talking about sin and relating this to the contrast between his mortality and religiosity. In Obsession, the speaker addresses nature, speaking to the woods, the ocean, and the night, comparing them to the divine. Therefore, both Blake’s and Baudelaire’s poems juxtapose the mortal and spiritual through alluding to religious imagery and texts. Despite this, they reach vastly different conclusions concerning redemption.