It also represents Anne’s positivity on a larger scale, as she says that the Annex is not a very ideal place to live, but a very ideal place to hide. In the article titled, Anne Frank, Anne is described as, “Anne is lively, a joker, and has lots of friends before she goes into hiding”(Anne Frank House). This shows how Anne has always had a positive attitude and is very sociable with others, these skills are put to good use during her time in the Annex because she had others to work with and be around. These positive traits of Anne might be bad for being in hiding as she is said to be a joker which might not go over well with the others. In Anne Frank Remembered:The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family, The author states that, “Order was slowly being made in the hiding place.
She was desperately holding on to the words who had saved her life" (Zusak 499). In the end, words were powerful enough to save her. The Book Thief illustrates the idea that words have the ability to hurt and heal. Liesel's relationship with words is depicted in this ending quote from the book of her life: “I have hated the words, and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right” (Zusak 528). This line conveys Liesel's realization of the manipulative power of words and her attempts to use writing in a compassionate way and to make them ‘right’.
Dexter says that the confusion and pain Judy brings him ultimately is what brings him joy and happiness. This irony gives the reader a view of how complex love really is. Moreover, Dexter continues to go on dates with Judy and loves her, even knowing that she deceives him constantly. Fitzgerald writes, “he was glad that she had taken the trouble to lie to him” (Francis 227). Fitzgerald again uses contradiction to describe how Judy’s lying only makes Dexter’s love for her stronger.
First, Hermia demonstrates her trait of honesty towards her best friend, Helena, though there is conflict going on between them. Provided that they have been friends for quite long, they have enough trust in each other, and can share even their deepest secret. In particular, Hermia expresses her real feelings about Helena's beloved, Demetrius, without hiding anything. But Hermia, by all means, does not mean to hurt Helena's feelings,"I frown upon him, yet he loves me still... I give him curses, yet he gives me love...
Even tough we see him arguing with himself and feeling disgusted, showing that he is very much humane, and his only fault being way too ambitious. That was interesting because we get the feeling that something out of the ordinary is coming up and our anticipation gets into the story straightaway. At the very end, in the beginning of Macbeth’s downfall we didn 't expect that a murderer like him would, even in defeat, display conscience and bravery. "I will not yield to kiss the ground before young Malcolm 's feet,... And damn 'd be him that first cries 'Hold, enough! '" (Line 32-39, Pg 249).
Although people may feel that their opinion is concrete and that differing opinions would be unnecessary, opinions can easily be influenced by experiences over time. Her views shift for the better throughout the novel. By the end, she feels lovingly at home with the Boatwrights and persuades T. Ray to let her stay with them. This benefited Lily in particular since she received the motherly love she’d been longing for, supporting that differing views are helpful when trying to learn about others. Additionally, as the grandfather clock in The Masque of the Red Death strikes, marking each hour closer to the guests’ demise, a wave of uneasiness passes over them as they become more and more mindful of their end.
She saw that he was all alone and she chose to keep him company. When Jack saw how brave and kind she was for doing that he really admired her and was no longer ashamed of genuinely liking Auggie. He saw that others also saw what he saw in him. This novel makes people realize that the things they do and say do matter and do have an impact on others. You should always be kind because you never know who might be watching or listening.
Molly’s values, norms and beliefs are clearly evident throughout the novel as portrayed through her interactions and ultimately act as the fundamental determinants in her life direction. Molly encompasses and take pride in maintaining values surrounding honesty and having fun and doing what she wants. During Molly’s conversation with Dean Marne concerning her relationship with Faye Raider, Molly’s mindset of pursuing happiness through doing what she wants is illustrated, “’Don’t you find that to be somewhat of an aberration? Doesn’t this disturb you my dear? After all, it’s not normal’ ‘I know its not normal for people in this world to be happy, and I’m happy” (113).
What Misses. Matlock saw as the main goal of life was embrace life the way it was and love it. Quite often people make whatever situation s/he is in worse by simply being upset about what is going on, but even though it is challenging, having an accepting attitude like Lucinda can be very beneficial in trying to make a bad situation better. At the age of ninety-six Lucinda had succeeded what she saw as life's goal and passed on leaving behind a very important message on her epigraphy. Davis’ opinion of what the goal of life is to die.
He demonstrated that the philosophy promoted complacency, excused evil acts, and did not explain consecutive tragedies. When characters were complacent in the midst of disaster due to the philosophy, people died. Also, the ideas from the philosophy also justified evil acts which allowed for men to behave violently, and gave them the opportunity to harm other people. The unexplained misfortunes resulted in a loss of belief system and left people in emotional turmoil. The philosophy resulted in physical and emotional damage, indicating that Leibniz’s theodicy of optimism was not only incorrect but also
Eminent Father, excuse me for I knew not what I was doing. Dear, sweet Rebecca Nurse shall be hung! Poor John Proctor, his notoriety scattered to the twist, all for the sake of doing right. I have not been as equitable as he has, and he is the heathen! Goodness, I fear I am to be faulted for this confusion, accomplishing more damage than help.