Meursault challenges this standard when asked by the prosecutor if he loved his mother. Camus describes the scene saying, “He began by asking bluntly if I’d loved my mother. ‘Yes,’ I replied, ‘the same as anyone.’” (Camus 67). Meursault uses an indifferent tone when speaking about his mother as he does not differentiate his love for his mother from anyone else and does not believe that he loved her in a unique way like Salamano loved his dog. To Meursault, his mother is replaceable because he loves her the same as any other person due to being an absurdist.
This shows that John is a merciful being and desires forgiveness from his wife and God, therefore demonstrating traits of a good man. Furthermore, John has a heated argument with his wife, due to his encounter with Abigail, alone. Although, he thinks his wife will doubt him, she states on the contrary, “I do not judge you. The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you. I never thought you but a good man, John - only somewhat bewildered” (55).
For one thing, he was never honest with his feelings for Roxanne. If he had told her the truth, he might never have gotten Christian and himself killed in the battle. He caused himself and his friends unnecessary grief. As he pretends to be Christian in the letters that he sends, he is yet again deceiving the one he loves. By speaking for Christian, he isn’t helping him woo Roxanne at all.
Addie Bundren is going to die?” to make him accept the fact that their mother will not live for much longer (Faulkner 40). Darl is seen as being atypical because he does not mourn, or pretend to mourn, as the rest of his family does. His words may come off as being a sadistic joke in light of his mother’s ill health, but he actually wishes to tell Jewel here that the situation will not change. Darl’s cognizance of Addie’s death when he is not near her is a sign of his attachment to Addie. He cares for his mother and for his brother.
The main character, Ethan, starts to like someone else, despite him already being married. Although he starts to have such thoughts, his intentions are understandable considering that he was never in love with his wife, Zeena. In Edith Wharton 's Ethan Frome, Ethan doesn 't come out as an admirable person because he can 't face his problems, and he always tries to run away from them. Ethan has never faced the problems between him and Zeena, and neither has he ever confronted his feelings to Mattie. Ethan doesn 't understand that running away from problems isn 't going to make them disappear.
One way to cope with problems is to simply deny there is a problem in the first place. For example, Gatsby was impatient to Daisy when they decided to tell Tom about the affair. On the day that Daisy, Gatsby, Nick, Jordan, and Tom met up for lunch, Gatsby and Daisy agreed that she was supposed to tell Tom that she never loved him and that she was in love with Gatsby. Although, it was not true that Daisy never loved Tom. Gatsby simply wanted her to confess this to Tom because Gatsby was in denial that she could ever love anyone except for him.
Male Order Bride “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a short story narrated by a woman who is losing her mind. When the narrator admits her mental illness, she is told by her husband John, a doctor, to rest and do as little thinking as possible. This only drives her madness and makes the reader question the abilities of her husband. Does he really care about her if he cannot see that his own advice is driving her mad? The “rest cure” was not made up by her husband; it was a common practice during the late 1800’s and was believed to be effective for the most part because of society’s views of women.
Together Christopher 's mother 's father are both very different Christophers is a loyal caring man and his mother is a impulsive loving woman. However these fundamental differences make for different core beliefs. Christopher 's mother is more oriented on her life and checking in on Christopher but not taking care of him all the time whereas the father is very dedicated to Christopher and typically puts his life on the back burner to insure Christopher is getting what he needs. These differences lead to conflicts and awkward interactions between the two throughout the book. This likely because she left him and Christopher on their own because she couldn’t handle the responsibility she had and also because her core beliefs didn’t line up with what she had to do.
As a Christian gentleman, a man was always right with God and a perfect husband in the home; outside of home, he worked hard and provided for the family. On the other hand, a true woman was genteel and proper. She stayed home, raised the kids, and ran the household as every woman should. Dressing in heavy skirts, women dressed modestly and showed no desire whatsoever, belonging entirely to her husband
Base on what I had interpret in the story, there was a lack of acceptance and lack of love happened in the marriage of Sayoko and her husband. Because if Sayoko 's husband really love her, he would not mind even if Sayoko will play her mole in front of him because he loves her, but in the case of them, Sayoko 's husband did not really love her and Sayoko was blinded by the hope that her husband would change. As I interpret the story, the mole served as the memory of Sayoko to her mother and sisters. It
‘She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me!’” (Fitzgerald 130). Gatsby continues to use words that convey possession. He expresses that Daisy “never loved” her husband Tom as if Gatsby knows this for certain. Gatsby never asks Daisy how she feels about this; he feels compelled to speak on her behalf because he is just so certain of her feelings towards him.
Despite the true reason for Mr. Sands lack of response owing to his inability to hear Linda, Jacobs uses this opportunity to make known the lack of faith Linda has in Mr. Sands emotional attachment to her. For Linda, it is easy to jump to the conclusion that her former lover possessed no fond feelings for her whatsoever because she and Mr. Sands never built their relationship out of love. Jacobs uses this relationship to show that a true loving relationship cannot come from a slaveholding white man and a black slave because distrust and use are the pillars of the relationship rather than
It is true that her husband had been working, but he had not been anywhere near the accident. Mrs. Mallard’s sudden loss of hope provoked her heart to completely stop, and she died. The reader understands the woman’s sense of freedom because it is tough having to coexist with
My cousin 's girlfriend seems to not care about the relationship they 're both in. They seem to be stuck in the conflict stage. When a conflict comes up instead of both of them trying to prove each other wrong, they should really try to solve the problem itself just like the second couple does. The problem that the second couple has is that they 're not completely honest with each other. It really seems to bug my cousin that his girlfriend doesn 't cook for him at times but, never was he honest enough to tell her.