Holden realizes that he felt truly fulfilled when he was with her and wants to find someone else that helps him feel this way. Jane would place her hand on the back of Holden’s neck, a gesture Holden thinks women reserve for “their husband or their little kid” (89). Holden loved this because it illustrated her feelings of connection and comfort with him. Reflecting on these moments Holden thinks, “it’s so pretty it just about kills you” (89). Holden strongly values the special relationship he shared with Jane and desperately wants to find such a connection again.
Literary Devices are what makes the story vivid for the reader, for example, mood, plot, allusion, imagery and point of view. The importance of literary devices, what stories consist of without literary devices and how people interpret the literary devices within the story, are the most important factor of a story. Literary Devices/ Terms have been around for centuries back in order to help the authors get messages across or simply make the story a powerful outcome in the reader’s eyes. The best 10 authors in English literature got back till about the 1600. A very important and famous author that both readers and authors look up to is William Shakespeare.
I never thought you but a good man, John - only somewhat bewildered” (55). This quote reveals, Elizabeth’s genuine understanding and faithfulness in her husband. She believes that John carries the burden of his own guilt, which is a lucid indication that he has a sense of morality. John feels this guilt, as he recognizes and takes responsibility for the sin he commits, against his wife. Additionally, due to John’s guilty conscience, he also realizes the value and tenderness that his wife brings him.
There are now many alternative authors that may have paid Shakespeare to publish their work under their names. An interesting twist. The three most famous ones are Sir Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, and Edward DeVere. Sir Francis Bacon, best known for the quote “Knowledge is power”, educated himself at some very nice schools. This turned into a gateway for him to become a member of the Privy Council and earn the title Lord Chancellor.
Reveals about situation: This quotes shows an outside perspective about Holden and his future. Many outsiders can gather that Holden is wasting his life away by not applying himself. The thing is, Holden is already dying because of this unworthy cause. Specifically, he is letting his disorder control him and as a result, he gives up and terminates his goals. He is not physically dying, but he is internally dying because he cannot motivate himself to achieve happiness and a sense of accomplishment.
In Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton depicts Ethan as a tragic hero who gets downtrodden by his circumstances and mainly, his personality. He has the tragic flaw of not being willing to put anyone in pain even if he benefits from it. Through this, he gets blocked from pursuing an education when he must care for his ill parents. Consequently, he also doesn’t get to socialize with other people of his age, making him feel awfully lonely. To further his tragic predicament, he marries Zeena, his cousin who arrives to take care of his mother and unfortunately, she prevents him from pursuing his love for nature and engineering by wanting to stay in Starkfield forever for her own ego.
Seeing them together forces him to see that Prynne and he could never be a family with Prynne, like Dimmesdale. It fills him with jealousy toward Dimmesdale because he has something that Chillingworth can never get. The envy inside him causes Chillingworth to want to see Dimmesdale suffer. Finally, another reason why Chillingworth becomes vicious is because he has nothing left. He “made the very principle of his life to consist in the
The Orphan archetype is usually a character who does not belong to anyone and has a longing to connect with others. A main struggle for The Wretch is the fact that his creator “abandoned [him]”(ch.15; 112). He felt this way because he has to fend for himself and has no one there to nurture him. While traveling solo, The Wretch finds himself to be ”helpless and alone”(ch.15; 110). Everyone is terrified of him because he is so repulsive and this results in him getting frustrated.
Nevertheless, the narrator continues to love his wife very much, especially after she becomes ill. He “[does] not care how much money it cost” as long as she becomes well (Dostoyevsky, 696). However, throughout this entire situation, the narrator exhibits a strange desire to hide his love and affection for his wife from everyone, even his maid Lukerya. It is his cowardliness. “I kept my worries to myself,” says the narrator despite “the agony [he] suffered during her illness” (Dostoyevsky, 696).
Isolation can cause problems like depression, anxiety, and low self esteem and that is why it's such a serious issue because it can hurt people or make people hurt themselves. Gatsby’s isolation from society ultimately gets him killed. Anyone’s isolation from the town doesn’t seem so personal because he is happy with Noone but the message of the poem seems personal. The fact that Anyone is isolated but doesn’t let it bother him represents who the author wants to be. The author cares and feels isolated and it bothers him but he wishes it didn't.