The twisted antagonist upsets Paul by causing him to live in constant fear, making his friends start to exclude him, and hurt his confidence so he won’t stand up for himself. The most important way Erik impacts Paul is he causes Paul’s life to become full of constant fear and anxiety. This is proven by Bloor when his character Paul states, “I have always been afraid of Erik” (42). Paul has been afraid of Erik his entire life, as Bloor indicates by this quote. The quote also gives the reason why Paul tries to avoid Erik, and sets up the
Another example is in the book, when, after ten days of staying in the house, he starts to become reckless and starts talking to himself, and on the twelfth day he starts yelling and cannot be hushed. The theme of War of the Worlds is that people can change their personalities when a crisis happens. Ray went from a person who does not care about others and a bit depressed, to a person who is protective and caring of his family. Robbie went from a rebellious teenager who also does not care for others, and hates his dad, to a young man who tries to save some people and starts to have a better relationship with his dad. Ogilvy seemed to be a nice person at first, but then he became a person who was a bit crazy and only cares about himself.
He was in a panic of fear because out of all the people in the whole wide world, he thinks to himself why, does it had to be his brother and He just couldn’t accept the fact that Sonny was in put in prison. Fear was also portrayed through the narrator by the term darkness in his childhood after the church meetings. “The silence, the darkness coming and the darkness in the face frightens the child obscurely. He hopes that the hand which
Anthem is a novel about a man, Equality 7-2521, who has been different from everyone else ever since he was a child. Equality has more ambition than the other people and he also breaks some of the laws. such as using the word "I" and keeping secrets from the council. But, his collectivist society taught him that being different is a sin so, he tries hard to suppress his curiosity and his desire of wanting another job than what the council assigned him. One day, as equality is working , he sees the beautiful Liberty 5-3000 among the peasants.
After Algernon died, Charlie realized that he would start losing intelligence soon. Charlie decided to pick up a book that he used to enjoy, called Paradise Lost, “but when I picked up Paradise Lost I couldn’t understand it at all. I got so angry I threw the book across the room” (Keyes 23). When Charlie throws the book, it demonstrates how frustrated Charlie was because he couldn’t read it. The author also illustrated the level of stressed Charlie had by making Charlie throw the book instead of just being mad at himself.
Ethan Frome was a rotten man who lets his dream be forgotten. After choosing to stay with Zenobia for seven years, he tried to break free from his monotonous life. He spent time putting off his dream and he suffered because of his choices. In the poem "Dream deferred", Langston Hughes explains what happens to a dream that an individual ignores. Ethan 's dream "festered like a sore" and then escaped him (Hughes 3) Ethan didn 't have an untroubled happy.
He once bought furniture from a white man and ten years later was still paying for due to interest. “Aw hell, I done paid for it. I done paid for it ten times over! The fact is I’m scared to stop paying it”. Troy never traveled and did not believe in prospering he thought that’s what life was all about working and paying bills, therefore Troy was ignorant to life’s
He cannot hear well but that may be due to the fact that he cannot concentrate on what is happening, instead focusing on the bright flashes of the cameras. There is not much privacy when the world knows who you are. When Kate leaves and the FBI come to investigate Howard’s home, it contributes to how bad it get’s. All of his personal belongings are being handled without his permission. He loses control of the situation and becomes so distraught to the point where he locks himself in the movie room.
To devote your whole life to keeping stock, or making phone calls or selling and buying…” (Miller NEED PG NUMBER) showing that has tried many different times in life he to find a trade only to come up with nothing. When Biff and Happy are having a conversation and happy sates “All I can do now is wait for the merchandise manager to die. And suppose I get to be merchandise manager? He’s a good friend of mine, and he just built a terrific estate on long island” (Miller NEED PG NUMBER ). This is a prime illustration of how he is stuck in his dead end job and is doomed to the non-prosperous future that awaits
At the beginning of the novel, Paul is Fearful.For example on page 42 Paul says “I’m afraid,” Paul is very terrified. For instance in the beginning of the book, Mr. Fisher states “ Erik’s down at the other end. And you have two guest rooms in between. You guys should never hear each other,” (5) to Paul. This shows that Paul is afraid of Erik and that he wants nothing to do with him because he is afraid.