The Mayor on the other hand is intentionally hurting Brody by preventing him from doing his job to save his own skin. Brody is also his own worst enemy and thinks he is incapable of defeating the shark. These obstacles prevent him from fulfilling his duty as Chief of Amity and stunt his growth as a man. First and foremost Brody is motivated
“This hot weather is making you soft, Whitney. Be a realist. The world is made up of two classes-the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters.” Rainsford has been there before, and I do not think he would want to go back along with anyone else, if he were to continue the big-game, he would not be able to kill someone, other than an animal, he enjoys hunting, just not people like General Zaroff. Rainsford got on Ship-Trap Island by falling off his yacht, once he heard a gunshot he went towards them, Rainsford did not mean to fall off his ship and land where he did, but he continues to go
He was getting a better understanding of himself and his morals. He couldn't just leave his friends and family behind. He “would not be brave”. Tim could not leave his old life behind and swim to the Canadian shores because he would be to ashamed of what people would think of him and how he would think of himself. Tim said “ I would kill and maybe die- because I was too embarrassed not to”.
Since his mother is treating him like she is disappointed in him, James begins to devolve into a state of repressed bitterness. These lies are his way of expressing himself in a new reality to match his wishes. One example of this is when James says, “Felt like a failure. My lying had that effect on her. She took it personally… She thought
At this point in the book O’Brien has decided he is going to the war. Not really for himself but for the people in his town. He doesn’t want the embarrassment of not going, he doesn 't want people looking down on him. He ultimately does it for everybody but himself. It comes from the story “On the rainy river”.
I avoided boats and wouldn’t take a plane or go abroad. Despite all these precautions, I couldn’t get rid of the image of myself drowning”(366). This expresses just how deep his fear of water is. He is limiting his life because he is still traumatized by the wave swallowing K. He feels that because he did not try to save K. that he also will be sucked in by the water and never brought
Now united with Buttercup, Westley was forced to evade the Prince and his men. To do this, he chose to take Buttercup into the dangerous Fire Swamp. Since normally no one dared to enter the Fire Swamp, Westley hoped the Prince and his men would be too scared to follow. Soon after entering the swamp, Westley cut a long vine as a precautionary measure so he could later tie himself to Buttercup if needed. At first, this looked unnecessary because things were going fine.
She confesses to him her dislike for Curley. The reader can't know for sure if Curley realizes he is disliked by his spouse. Despite this, his controlling behavior towards his wife speaks volumes. If Curley feels the need to monitor his wife afraid she'll cheat, he may well know she despises him. This yet again, is another blow to his self-esteem.
Shiftlet considers the marriage to be incontrovertible, but is unwilling to live the life Mrs. Crater has set out for him. To avoid living such a life, he decides to leave Lucynell behind. However, his feelings of regret become obvious immediately after leaving her in the Hot Spot diner, which becomes clear when he is described to be “more depressed than ever as he drove on by himself.” (443) He knows it is unfair to leave his deaf-mute wife, after changing her life by
He starts to feel betrayed and calls Nora “...a hypocrite, a liar--worse, worse a criminal!” (62). Torvald disgrases Nora, talking to her as if she was a complete stranger. This opened up Nora’s eyes and she realizes that Torvald doesn 't really love her. She sees that she has been living a