Truman and Guy Montag also have jobs that they dislike, and that they have questioned. The two men share struggles with who they have associated themselves with and how they think about things. Truman has troubles trusting others around him and questioning his life choices when he notices the way others act around him. This also relates to Guy Montag because he does the same thing as well such as: not being able to trust his wife or his boss, questioning his job, and questioning the way others in his society interact and communicate. One major similarity that I found both in the book and the movie was that Truman and Guy both deal with their bad
Since the Underground Man’s character has been described as socially isolated since the beginning of the book, his difficulties expressing himself to other individuals was the commencement of a deep angry desire to have some authority over the officer. Rather than letting the incident go he torments himself with it and plans a revenge. A revenge that he cannot pursue because his low income does not allow him to play the role of a sophisticated
This shows that Jeremiah is not happy with his family and is very distant from them. On page 101 he mentions that he felt the emptiness of the house settling down around him. Where was his mother? Where had all the people who used to fill these rooms gone to? On page 101 he whispered “Daddy…”, “Mama…”.
Then Curley’s rage exploded. Come on, ya big bastard” (Steinbeck 62). Curley is minimizing his chances of forming a meaningful relationship every time lashes out because of his own insecurities. He is also always keeping his eye on his wife and nagging people about her whereabouts because he doesn’t want her to leave him for someone else. “If you can’t look after your own God damn wife, what you expect me to do about it?
For example, he struggles about whether he should commit suicide. His reaction can show the negative impact of the Jonas leaving the community. Although Jonas’s leaving allow people understand the truth of their lives, the realisation is too much for them. This can indirectly show how immature decision Jonas has made, and the terrible price of knowledge. Task (Walking to the nurture center) I now understand why the elders are so concern that Jonas has run away.
He feels terrible for the pain he has caused them. It is one thing to have his own case to worry about, but it is another to be weighed down with the guilt of being, however unintentionally, the source of these poor fools' misery. The Underground Man would likely respond differently. His recurring desire for power over other people needs to be understood. He does not care for money as a source of wealth as is common, but instead, he views it as a method of controlling other people.
Giving your life to the thoughts inside of your head can be a very dangerous matter. In Chinua Achebe’s, Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo, the protagonist, is a man who is gullible to his thoughts, he believes showing affection and being thought as weak are feminine procedures. He is controlled by his thoughts and his peers. Okonkwo’s pride, manliness and fear of being seen as weak is his tragic flaw. Having too much pride can either be a good thing or a bad thing, with Okonkwo his pride is his downfall.
Against Jocasta’s suggestions, he is persistent in finding out who his father and mother were. When he does, he is dismally torn to shreds. Even if he didn’t mean to kill his father and have children with his mother, it proves to be immoral and wrong even in today’s standards. Because of his strong emotions of self-hatred, he inflicted much pain unto himself so as to never have to see the world again, therefore proving he suffers both physically and mentally. Oedipus’ downfall makes the audience feel a sense of catharsis, or emotional release that is provoked by Oedipus’ downfall.
“When parents respond with disapproval or punishment, emotions such as anger and fear may become more intense and may impair children’s social adjustment” (???,?? ?, p. 296). When Elliott was trying to tell his mother and his sibling what he saw his mother did not believe him and basically said it was not true. His brother made fun of him and at that moment Elliott shouted out with anger. Elliott then resorted to lying and sneaking around behind his mother’s back because of his mother’s disapproval of him telling stories.
Theodore Laurence also acted impulsively when he embarrassed Margaret March because he got irritated from Josephine for not telling him a secret. Mr. Laurence, Theodore 's grandfather, showed that he regretted not having a good relationship with his son and how he wished that things were different. Sometimes people deserve to be punished because of their irritating actions, but in the end, it is often a possibility that holding a grudge can often worsen the situation. Losing a loved one is hard, especially if things were left on a bad note. Mr. Laurence, Theodore 's grandfather, showed that he regretted not having a good relationship with his son and how he wished that things were different.