Though unaware at first, Prometheus and Victor become familiar with their fate. Both texts portray the experiences that cause the characters to accept their destiny. Science and nature consume both creators, making them only want to continue creating more and more. By cheating themselves and being unappreciative, both characters suffer greatly. Influenced by the creature, Victor suffers emotionally and therefore must die.
It showcases “Porphyria’s Lover” as being higher than a god, taunting the figure and demeaning them whilst he does what he pleases. Wuthering Heights shows death as manipulative, due to the way that Catherine is able to impact Heathcliff after her death. Catherine is cast into purgatory, raising the question of whether or not she is destined for a life of torment towards Heathcliff. Together, the way that death is personified creates a larger question of how, in society, any sort of peace is found? One of the ways that people seek peace is through the process of mourning of death.
The Rebel Alliance had made their first major victory over the Galactic Empire, by stealing the plans of the Death Star, the Empire’s secret weapon that can destroy planets. Princess Leia Organa, in hopes that these stolen plans could restore freedom to the galaxy and save her people, attempts to flee aboard her ship. Her ship is then intercepted and is boarded by Imperial Stormtroopers and Lord Darth Vader. Before she is found by them, she records a holographic message on a droid, R2-D2, in the hopes that he can deliver that message to a Jedi living on the desert planet of Tatooine. Before Princess Leia is taken hostage and her ship is destroyed, R2-D2 and another droid, C-3PO, use an escape pod to get to Tatooine.
However, analyzing the ideologies from both Chavez and Martin Luther king of nonviolence, I learned that the moment you can get yourself to do harmful things, you then have lost yourself in the process. It then, defeats everything you have worked for up to this point. The feeling of guilt, loss of control mentally and physically will barry you alive (Orosco, Page 47) and for the rest of your life you will always have to justify your actions in regards to harming
Humans are a fragile species, and we are capable of dying at any moment regardless if we are ready or not. In Sherman Alexie’s “War Dances”, he illustrates the narrator’s coping with death and compares it to that of those around him. Upon figuring out that his death is no longer a looming threat, the narrator goes back to living life as if nothing happened cementing the idea that the threat of death is ever present but we choose to live as if it is not. Throughout the short story, Alexie utilizes the narrator’s experiences with the deaths of others and with the threat of his own to demonstrate the theme that death is always a possibility and there are many ways of coping with it. The narrator is hopeless about fighting his own death but utilizes humor to cope with the idea of dying.
All things considered, Frankenstein is a cautionary tale on the dangers of irresponsibility, Victor being matriarch. Victor exhibits his irresponsibility many times throughout the novel. His first instance of irresponsibility is shown after bring the creature to life, now only realizing: “…the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart” (59). As the result of his obsession with creating a stopped to death, he fails to realize the magnitude of what he is doing; creating a new life. However, he realizes the extent of his actions only when the creature is given life.
That’s what starts to happen, when you know it is possible for you to feel pain you have no control over. You become vulnerable. Because the possibility of pain is where love stems from. And that, for me, was very bad news indeed.” It discovers that it does care, and in the following chapter, when Gulliver attempts suicide, the narrator is there, rushing to protect his fall, and using its alien powers to revive him when he dies, going against its orders to kill him. The hosts hurt it, and the narrator learns that family is not supposed to hurt each other.
The novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley says a person is responsible for their actions if they do not weigh the possible consequences of their actions before making their final decision. Throughout the novel, Mary Shelley shows the consequences of actions that are done without proper thought beforehand. Victor Frankenstein wants to create life, he wants to be god, and his lust for this goal overtakes his common sense. Victor rushes into making his creature and then makes rash decisions which also contributes to his demise and the death of several of his close friends and family. The monster should be held responsible for his actions to a certain extent, however, his actions are influenced by Victor’s initial impetuous decisions.
To clarify, Victor's creation went down a dark path of destruction, even though he learned the difference between right and wrong on his own. To illustrate the importance of the companionship motif, Shelley employs the central theme of responsibility and also isolation. For instance, the creature remarked, “I am alone and miserable: man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.” As a result, Victor debates whether he should create another creature for him.
Choa’s article expresses Shelley’s incorporation of knowledge leading to destruction in Frankenstein. In Shelley’s novel, the Creature exclaims that “sorrow only increase[s] with knowledge” (96). The Creature initially receives benefits of survival in the human world from his acquisition of knowledge, but he ultimately only causes himself pain. The Creature’s idea of befriending a human is crushed after learning that he is hated by the human race for his differences. The knowledge of humans’ hatred of the Creature causes the Creature’s sorrow, which is further developed into self-hatred.