A second event such as this was the time when Eli confronted his father about his deception. Another, such as this was the time when Rex tried to keep the family from escaping the compound towards the end of the novel, by any means necessary, even when the family disagreed with his morals. Rex is a megalomaniac, and his society sees his ethical implications as absurd and immoral. Rex cloned new sons and daughters, and planned to use them as food for the other family members. He called them Supplements, created him as a last resort for food for his existing family, when they inevitably run out of food.
8.Explain the irony in Frankenstein's actions Even after Victor’s mother dies, and she wished for him to take care of the family and to wed Elizabeth, Victor spends his time in science and neglects his family, shutting off contact for 2 years and not returning home until 6 years later. A bigger show of irony is Frankenstein’s constant return to isolation. Even after becoming somewhat mentally insane, Henry restores his friend and rehabilitates him back to his previous health. Although not fully recovered, Victor returns home and decides not to tell his family, but rather go back into nature for more isolation, He did not learn from his actions and after the monster pays him a visit, Frankenstein continues his mission in isolation. (Takes place in chapter 9 and 10) 9.What does the death of William symbolize?
Although survival was a key aspect in concentration camps, Elie gradually begins to live numbly, surviving only because instinct told him to. He no longer cared for the meaning of life, and his only thoughts were of bread, much like a stray dog hoping it would find morsels of food to live off of. However, he didn't start off this way. At the start, he lived for his father. Schlomo Wiesel was Elie's only reason to live, but prior to his father's death, he slowly began to free himself of caring.
Equality begins his life being considered evil by his each era and soon by himself. Learning is too easy and he wants to be challenged by becoming a Scholar, but his teachers forbid him from asking questions. He is assigned his Life Mandate as Street Sweeper for such preferences of occupation, and even there he seeks out camaraderie in International 4-8818. The life of a Street Sweeper is a home of rejects, and people who cannot conform to the reality of collectivism. Upon discovering love in the fields outside of the City, Equality feels pain for the first time, and distinguishes fear from happiness within his brother-men.
When Elie 's father got very ill the soldiers stopped giving him food so Elie shared half of his food with his father. The food was barely enough for one person and now he had to share with his father. As the days went on his father got worst and Elie knew his father would die soon. Elie know in the camp it was every man for themselves and the thought of sharing his food and its all being wasted keeps coming into his head. One of the other Jews advised him he should stop giving his father food and should keep it for him to stay strong and survive.
The story is not only called “The Metamorphosis” because he is an insect, but it symbolizes the change in his life from this process. Gregor’s life entirely changes when this transformation happens to him. Despite Gregor’s appreciation for being alone, he constantly would listen in on his family’s conversations (Kafka 480). This shows that Gregor was hurt by his isolation, and that is was not such a great thing anymore now that it is forced on him from his family (Kafka 491). He has no choice but to remain unseen in order to please them and avoid
Being a prisoner was just so horrible that not even a simple story could be heard. In order for Elie’s father to survive, he hurts himself by not feeding himself and feeding his old, weak father instead. Instead of eating his own food he gives it to his father because he would get beaten for his food. “Let me give you good advice: stop giving your ration of bread and soup to your old father. You cannot help him anymore.
Evidently, Pi’s father takes on the role of the breadwinner in the novel by going to work everyday and by controlling the household. Furthermore, as being the dominant figure in the household, Pi’s father (Santosh Patel) has made the major decisions in the household, for instance like moving to Canada and selling the Podicherry zoo. On the Patel’s moving day, Pi’s mother seemed “sad. For she was leaving India, India so familiar to her and loved by her” (Martel 100). As a result, she is portrayed as a minority and a powerless figure because she is incapable to voice her outlook to her family, thus showing there are traditional binaries seen throughout Pi’s family.
Gregor 's family is only concerned with what the metamorphosis Gregor under went will have on them, such as the effect it will have on their finances and how others see them. Gregor is penalized for trying to be a good son and a good worker. His troubles are taken for granted by his family. His family does not care much for Gregor beyond what they can get out of him, outsiders are reverentially
Gregor has never made himself a priority and now he is forced to. All Gregor knows is work and to provide for his family. After being transformed Gregor learns how to have fun in being an insect. Gregors isolation lead him to his existentialism. Gregor hated his job and hated working, yet he continued to go to work on a daily basis.