Goodness and nobility is determined by an individual’s morality and their willingness to follow a virtuous path in their life. It is also determined by the ability of an individual to acknowledge their shortcomings and become more self-aware. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor is a good man as he showcases righteous morals and principles. This is shown, as he ends his affair with Abigail, protects his wife and his friends’ wives, and dies to preserve his integrity and honour. First, John Proctor shows his goodness, by refusing the physical advances of Abigail, who wishes to continue their love affair.
I believe that Eva is a big reason that Morrie is as loving and caring as he is. She helps to fill the loss of his mother. Because she is not stingy with her love, Morrie begins to see how important love truly is. She shows him that the world needs love to be a happy place and encourages him to be the person that shows love to
The Parson also “preferred beyond a doubt giving to the poor parishioners round about both from church offerings and his property” (l. 497-499). Through being a righteous man and therefore giving to the poor, the Parson is also shown as a charitable member of medieval society. Chaucer continues his lesson of leading a life according to a principle of charity in the Wife of Bath’s Tale. In this tale, a Knight is being taught a lesson of unselfishness which he learns in the end when he says “My lady my love, my dearest wife, I leave the matter to your wise decision… whichever pleases you suffices me” (l. 406-411). This shows that the Knight learned about unselfishness because he allows his wife to make the decision for herself and not have it be what he would choose.
Lastly, and possibly the most important aspects of chivalry that were shown within the story, were honor and respect. The ability of a knight, to encompass every one of these points means that he is a holy and good knight. As stated by Tamora Pierce in her book,
“He raised her, and smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt sensations of a peculiar and overpowering nature”(Mary Shelley pg 75). , “What chiefly struck me was the gentle manners of these people and i longed to join them”(Mary Shelley pg 77). And the final quote “when they were unhappy, I felt depressed; when they rejoiced, i sympathised in their joys.” (Mary Shelley pg 79). The creature is experiencing something nice for the first time in his life and wants more of this feeling. The De Lacye family is one of the few things that have brought joy to the Creature, but he knows that the way he looks is stopping him from this because the De Lacye family will judge him by the way he looks.
Love in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, is demonstrated through esteem and fairness which is connected by family and friends. The author, Harper Lee, indicates this love through Atticus, who reveals his love by they way he treats Mr. Cunningham and Tom Robinson. As well as, the unbreakable bond between Dill, Scout, and Jem is a lifelong friendship, and Atticus's fatherly love towards Scout and Jem. Throughout the novel love is shown in numerous ways. One example of the way Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird is considered a love story is through the way Atticus treats Mr. Cunningham and Tom Robinson.
He emphasizes the good and evil of human nature by providing his characters with both good and evil qualities. The evolution of the ways of life through generations is reflected into the novel by the ideas of his characters. Although Hester and Dimmesdale have sinned, they are able to reach redemption through the author’s acceptance of human nature as a whole. Hester has struggled through humiliation and shame, but her strength throughout her journey has helped her to lose the shame of the scarlet letter and gain independence to further her life and escape the judgment and criticism of the town. As for Dimmesdale, the revealing of his secret as well as the love and acceptance from both Hester and Pearl allow him to reach peace through his death.
The regulations assigned the ethics and morals that a knight had to attain, and the rules were held with great respect and honor. The Arthurian Code of Chivalry is composed of four major aspects: nobility, humility, bravery, and obedience. Throughout the tales of King Arthur, it is evident that in order to be a knight you must display nobelity. Arthur said “I
But as the story goes on, Huck’s obstacles help his character grow and blossom. As Huckleberry Finn’s story is followed, Mark Twain’s use of literary devices shows how Huck Finn inevitably ends up as a good, moral person. One reason Huck had trouble knowing what to do, is because he was conflicted between his own heart
She loves them all like brothers but it 's Blake who really helps keep her mind off her split with Gavin. Despite his own marriage trouble, Blake is always smiling and keeping things light on set. Any time Gwen feels like crying, Blake is there cracking her up. He 's helping through her break up with belly laughs.
He was a humble, and intelligent individual; and very strict on how I behave in certain environments, and towards certain people. His teaching taught me the difference on how to behave and act towards people such as elders, family members, strangers, females, or friends. Additional teachings include, how to act and present myself depending on which setting I 'm in; whether it be a classroom, football field, or home. Overall, the way he raised me taught me how to be a respectful and humble individual. The right and wrongs in life, which ultimately teach me how to be a young man.
Beowulf was a great leader who was loved and respected by his people. He built them a mead hall showing his affection towards them and showing he is grateful to be their leader. These type of acts help show he is a leader of great compassion and honor. Gilgamesh is also a great leader of his country, but was not good to his people. He was smart and powerful and lead his country into prosperity.
“He respected all his men and listen to their ideas one by one.” This makes happy his men to be treated with respect to be listening. They feel like humans. Doing this make people want to work that help run well the United States. Thanks to that George was a respected man. As the golden rule says treated others the way you want to be treat.
The loyalty I discovered between the soldiers gives me a desire to display the same loyalty to my friends. Overall, The Things They Carried has impacted me by allowing me to discover the importance of storytelling as a way to heal and move on. From not having self-confidence, to experiencing setbacks at a young age, this work of fiction has influenced me to seek the potential that lies within myself. The characters actions act as my motivation to go further than the average, to strive for even better, knowing that one 's age should not be an excuse for not experiencing the