Mallard. The two true themes of this story are loss and irony and Mrs. Mallard embodies both of these. The theme of loss is littered throughout this story; first Mrs. Mallard thinks that she has lost her husband; second she finds out that she has lost her new freedom, and finally Mr. Mallard loses his husband. While many readers may see Mrs. Mallard’s death as the greatest loss, Chopin’s writing suggests that it is instead the loss of new life that Mrs. Mallard has so quickly discovered. She had her entire new life planned out, and it all came crashing down within an hour.
During Elena’s fight with anorexia she loses her daughter, and because of this, she loses the fear she once had for the voices in her mind. On Elena’s journey through the recovery of her illness, she loses her baby daughter. Elena refused to eat or consume the nutrients she needed. In this she not only starved herself but also her baby. This causes the miscarriage of Elena’s daughter, that was the only thing Elena had that made her care.
This is an example of how The Story of an Hour portrays irony. Kate Chopin implements three types of irony: situational, dramatic, and verbal. Kate Chopin’s ability to successful use irony causes the story to have many unexpected twists and turns while the story progress. Mrs. Mallard reaction to her husband death represents the situational irony presented in this story. When Mrs. Mallard first heard about the death of her husband, Brently Mallard, she was startled.
Senses her is suppose to be like more as the truth or reality that is breaking through, the senses of the good spiritual thing which is born in at the same events of the deep sorrow surrounding the funeral which is an imagery of the speaker’s life. Moreover, the poem shows the upcoming events of the transformation of the speaker, and how he is feeling after this change. From the second stanza, “My mind was going numb-” here the writer refer to the mind as a symbol of noisy thing that keeps remembering you by the rules, social life style that you should follow, which take you back from getting out from the box that this social life put you in. this mind now is getting it’s freedom from anything would stop it from thinking differently than others like, society, formed laws, or cultural atmosphere at the place you live
In Hemingway’s short stories great attention is paid to a matter of disillusionment, depression and existential difficulties. It is very probable that those are re-sults of disillusionment and dislocation that Hemingway suffered himself due to his experi-ences during World War I. Society was greatly affected by different kinds of loss, and they were defined by suffering; either physical or mental, caused by memories, trauma as well as shell-shock. Finally, Hemingway’s characters were also forced to cope with losing faith in values, ideas and beliefs which highlight the nothingness haunting humanity.
“Now why should that man have fainted? But he did, and right across my path by the wall, so that I had to creep over him every time!”(Gilman 244). The narrator describes herself becoming part of an inanimate object and escaping her confinement. When she becomes depressed after giving birth to her child, the narrator has strict orders to follow in order to “make her better.” As she follows the doctor’s commands and isolates herself from everyone and everything she loved, she loses her mental stability. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the narrator is treated for depression by “rest cure,” isolation from society, which affects her mentality causing her to become secretive, withdrawn, and insane.
The philosophy of care giving in graphic memoir The philosophy of life is very subtly portrayed in Joyce’s Special Exits. Special Exits by Joyce Farmer depicts the reality of life from a very different angle apparently. But later in the story, as the reader continues reading, it becomes clear to the reader that the comic scenes or instances which the author has set up are actually keeping aside from the readers the truth of life. The readers need to interpret the meaning lying underneath the comedy instances, which speak about the bitter reality of life. The author here speaks about the crumbling life of an elderly couple, who are seriously ill; they are in their last stage of life.
The author 's ' purposes are to show the main characters throughout the novel see themselves at an all-time low with their mental state deteriorating leads them to believe suicide is an option. In Sylvia Plath 's novel, The Bell Jar, Plath describes the story of Esther Greenwood’s life, who undergoes a mental crisis and falls into a deep, dark depression. Plath’s message to the reader is to understand why Esther attempts to kill herself. In the middle of the novel, Esther has isolated herself at her mother’s house, and Esther’s psychiatrist sends her to Dr. Gordon’s private hospital because Esther has not been sleeping and already tried to kill herself. When leaving the hospital, Esther describes the scene as “[she] walked out into the sun.
‘War Photographer’, ‘Mother in a refugee camp’ and ‘Do not go gentle into that good night’ all share themes and ideas of death, loss and suffering. Compare, contrast and explore the themes and ideas in these poems and three other of your choice. The poems ‘War photographer’, ‘Mother in a refugee camp’ and ‘Do not go gentle into that good night’ all use powerful language, imagery and structural devices to portray the themes of suffering, death and loss. The poem ‘War Photographer’ demonstrates the unworldly suffering that people living in countries at war have to endure and how it greatly contrasts with the lives of people in countries like England who remain oblivious and unknowing of the pain that others have to go through. ‘Mother in a refugee
In between, a lot of tragic events occur which strongly impact the novel. Isabella regrets her decision and becomes homesick, Heathcliff gives up, and Frances’ life and death has an important affect on the novel. Similarly, Emily Brontë’s life is impacted by tragic events which greatly change her life. Emily Brontë uses Wuthering Heights’ and it’s characters to show her experiences and hardships in life. Wuthering Heights expresses key elements of Brontë’s life which have traumatized her.