“She smiled slowly and walking through her husband as if he were a ghost and shook hands with Tom, looking him flush in the eye.” We can see the disinterest she has for George by comparing her attraction towards Tom. Even beyond George and Myrtle’s relationship, Tom and Myrtle’s relationship is just a shallow. Myrtle is attracted to wealth, which is why she married George to begin with. Although she might feel some deeper level of attraction towards Tom, perhaps even love, he has no intent of loving Myrtle. She is just another mistress to Tom, and he is willing to give her the lavish lifestyle that she so desperately wants so that he can get what he wants,
Toba Beta once said: "“Justice could be as blind as love.” Shakespeare 's play A Midsummer Night 's Dream captures the blindness of both love and justice. Egeus, a respected nobleman in Athens, arranged for his daughter, Hermia, to marry nobleman Demetrius. Egeus tells his daughter that she must obey his wishes: If she does not, she can either choose to become a nun, or die. Hermia, much to her father 's dismay, is deeply in a mutual love with a different nobleman, Lysander. In addition, Hermia 's childhood best friend and Demetrius were in love prior to his sights turning towards Hermia.
Romeo and Juliet Semester Two Essay Final Draft Impetuosity and impulsiveness cause the death of the two main characters in Romeo and Juliet. The two are so impulsive not because of passion and love or fate, they are like this due to the two not being in true love. Some examples of how they are impulsive and impetuous is how Juliet immediately agrees with the Friar 's plan to put her to sleep to avoid the marriage with Paris and how Romeo kills Tybalt and Paris. Romeo 's “love” for Juliet and is not love. Romeo only marries Juliet to get over Rosaline.
By the end of the play only one “blind” character lives, Goneril 's husband, Albany. Although he seems well, his actions throughout the play are motivated by the love he has for Goneril and this love has blinded him of Goneril 's cruel ways. He see’s her true colors here and there but his love for her, like a blanket, covers them up and hold her in great esteem. It is only around when Glouster loses his eyes that Albany becomes wise of his wife’s ominous ways. Blinded by the love he has for her, was unable to see how Goneril tricked Lear into giving her half of his kingdom and threw him out in times of need but now in his senses he challenges Goneril by questioning her loyalty to him “Tigers, not daughters, what have you perform/ see thyself devil.
She is a naïve girl who only cares about superficial thing like lovely words. At the Siege of Arras, she proclaims that “Penelope wouldn’t have calmly stayed home with her weaving if Ulysses had written to her” as she thought Christian is writing to her (Act 4, Scene 7, Page 184). She is completely unaware that her husband is actually inarticulate and Cyrano is enabling him to become the man of all her desires to his heart warming sentiments. The distraction with Christian’s tender thoughts and dashing looks obscures her from discerning the true love that is right upon her. Years later, she is still incognizant to his true feelings but when he begins reciting one of her love letters she comprehends the truth and Cyrano says to her , “ when Beauty said, “ I love you” to the prince, his ugliness melted away”(Act 5, Scene 4, Page 220).
In the original this is a scene that uses two characters, one of the englishmen Blunt and a local “prostitute” Lucetta. Over the course of the show Lucetta has led Blunt to believe that she loves him and plans to leave her husband and run off with him, and blunt has fallen for her and thinks that she is genuine. However, by the end of these two scenes blunt is left by the shore while Lucetta has stolen all of his possessions. Blunts cocky personality and love of material things allows for him to be given no sympathy which is exactly the effect I would want to gain. I imagine Blunt as a rich and cocky college student that expects to receive anything he wants because of his wealth, while Lucetta would be a college girl from a less fortunate background and is able to see a way to finesse Blunt out of his material possessions.
Due to the lack of a loving relationship, the Buchanans cheat on each other constantly without care. Tom has an affair with Myrtle Wilson, who is engaged to George Wilson. Daisy forgives Tom for doing so because of his affluence: “Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time." (Fitzgerald 251-252). Daisy was a trophy wife; Tom did not truly love her, for he is married to her because of her beauty.
The narrator happens have a low self-esteem due to her own comaparsion with her sister. In the introduction we hear about the two sister talking about a boyband: “Molly would get Luke and I’d have to settle for his less handsome brother Matt.” (p8, l. 11-12). According to the narrator, Molly is was better than she. It makes the narrator look vulnerable and unsure about her own qualities. Moreover, the narrator envies her sister for being more popular and having a boyfriend.
A visitor of their relative called Colonel Brandon is interested in Marianne but he is not her ideal romantic match so she ignores him entirely. Then Marianne meets Willoughby and they fall in love as they share interest in poetry, but Willoughby leaves her without explanation. Also Elinor is disappointed that Edward didn’t call her, whom she thought to have mutual feelings. Then another guests came to meet the Dashwood family including Lucy. As Lucy reveals to Elinor that she is secretly engaged to Edward Ferrars five years ago.
St. John, Jane’s cousin, feels a strong passion for Jane and tortures himself for feeling that way. He wants to marry Jane so desperately, but his religious duties provide a moral compass away from the forbidden passion. Rosamond still remains the goal of perfect balance between outer and inner beauty. After leaving St. John, Jane returns to Thornfield where she sees that the house has burned down. The fire lit by Bertha left Rochester immensely ugly, blind, and with only one hand.