However, the major difference is the density, size, and environment of the living units when compared to the situation of Hong Kong. Moreover, cruel methods are used to stop the barking problem of dogs in those countries – wearing off the sound collar or cutting their vocal cords. As a result, these practices totally deprive the freedom of dogs and violate the point of safeguarding the rights of them. In conclusion, after considering diversified perspectives, dogs should not be allowed in public housing estate in order to protect the right of both residents and dogs themselves. Therefore, the feasibility of keeping dogs in Hong Kong public housing estate can be pended for further discussion from the aspects of the ethic
The dialogue of spy fiction’s role in regards to detective fiction does tie somewhat into realism, which is connected to the useful properties of American detective fiction. It still, however, stands apart because the focus is on the lack of realism and the glorification of violence. Though these things are not wholly removed from the topic at hand, the—fairly lengthy—discussion feels misplaced. The result of the long detour to spy fiction is that it is “no more a clouded mirror than any other” (9). While this conclusion is intriguing, it seems as though it could be another article in its own right, and it lessens the strength of the thesis.
Howard seeks to find answers by writing letters to these ideas and with the idea of Whit, Claire and Simon, encounters these abstract concepts, with it bringing unexpected response. He then begins to understand and see how his situation and grief cannot only bring along deep meaning but also beauty. This film searches for meaning in depression and tragedy and shows that although we face these great suffering and pain, they too can bring forth collateral beauty. According to the text, gender can be defined as the non-physiological aspects of being female or male that is instilled in the cultural expectations for femininity and masculinity (Lips, 2005). Based on the beliefs regarding men and women in society, gender roles and gender stereotypes have been created in order to label men and women into distinct categories, giving great disparity between the two in regards to what behaviors and characteristics are expected of
Mankind in London’s stories are displayed as ignorant and without natural survival instincts, often being contrasted to dogs, who do have natural survival instincts. For example, when in “To Build a Fire”, the dog’s instincts were telling it to burrow underground to get away from the negative seventy degree weather, but out of fear of the unnamed man’s whip, ignored these instincts because it knew the man provided fire. Naturalism, an extreme type of realism, is a literary device and a movement focusing on extreme conditions that shape and govern a man’s character. Although the men in these stories do have their characters shaped by their experience, they typically die, almost defeating the purpose. Naturalism spans from Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, in that the fittest will survive over the weak.
In one of the dinner table scenes, Edwards is presented with an ethics question from Jim involving the ethically correct course of action when finding a suitcase full of money which Edward proceeds to answer, “I’d use it to buy gifts for my friends and loved ones.” - Edward to which the young boy replied: “You dope, everybody knows he's supposed to give it to the police!” - Kevin. This is an example the effects of the implementation of conformity to social constructs in which everyone in the society but Edward understands thus pressuring him to follow suit. This implementation, however, works as Edward shows his request to conform as depicted through his televised interview when he made a request to meet with a surgeon that would assist with his condition, “But if you had regular hands you'd be like everyone else. “ - Audience Member #3 to which Edward replies, “Yes, I know”. The implementation of conformity to fulfil our desires of maintaining order and its importance is heavily explored in the novel LOTF.
Instead of realizing the extremity of his situation, Pi uses his mind and creates a story to mask the madness of what is really happening. He uses this story to hide true feelings, he also tries to get closer with the higher powers he believes in, hoping they will lead him to land safely. Both faith and reason are very powerful aspects in Martel’s novel, while telling Pi’s story, he leads the readers to believe all humans must find a balance between the two and when to let faith or reason overstep the boundaries.
Nevertheless, even Tea Cake, perceived to be the “kindest” of Janie’s husbands, eventually feels internal pressure to assert his dominance over her, and is led to beat her due to his own insecurity: “Before the week was over he had whipped Janie. Not because her behavior justified his jealousy, but it relieved that awful fear inside him. Being able to whip her assured him in possession. No brutal beating at all. He just slapped her around a bit to show he was boss” (146).
Towards, the end of the short story Steinbeck beautiful describes Elisa’s realization that equality cannot be achieved and it is just an illusion that is controlled by men. When the author writes, “And then she scrubbed herself until with a little block of pumice….chest and arms until her skin was scratched and red” (Steinbeck 806) reveals that Elisa is returning to the feminine world that she belong to as Steinbeck describes her chest, her dress, stockings, and makeup. As a result, when Henry sees Elisa like this he calls her “nice” showing his joy of seeing her as woman. In conclusion, it is evident that Elisa’s desire to flee the inequality of gender roles in society but struggles her way out as she discovers that she must accept her
Even while Tea Cake treats Janie as an equal, there still exists a certain power struggle in Janie 's relationship with him, as her increasing ability to recognize her needs as an individual throughout the novel emerges in response to Tea Cake 's treatment of her. Thus it is still possible to see Tea Cake as having a degree of control over Janie until the moment of his death. In each of her relationships, we watch Janie lose parts of herself under the forces of male domination. The men are not the only characters who see the traditional take on gender relations, where the men are dominant, and the women are obedient, as necessary and
Finally, he shows jealousy because he gets upset when others can make his wife smile or blush, even though those reactions could be completely innocent and automatic. Jealousy is a common human behavior but Browning exaggerates it to emphasis his point. “My Last Duchess” is written in iambic pentameter with rhymes. Another poem that points out human behaviors is “This Is Just To Say” by William Williams. This poem is very direct and says exactly what it means, the narrator ate the plums even though he knew that he should not and then asks for forgiveness.