You can’t be loyal only when it serves you.” In the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini expresses a main idea about loyalty. Throughout the story, the author shows us that a way to be good is to be loyal to family and friends. First of all, because Hassan showed his loyalties lay with Amir, he shows he is honorable. For example, when Hassan and Amir were confronted by Assef and his friends, Hassan protected Amir by threatening Assef with his slingshot. Then Assef backed off and ran away.
He cared greatly about his family and wife even though Elizabeth was often distant towards him. In the end of the play, Proctor chooses to die rather than sign his confession, ratting out his friends and ruining his good name in the town. He did this to protect the reputation of his children so they won’t have to grow up with a lying father. Lying went against Protctors’ views and that ideal is prevalent throughout the entire play. It is revealed that as soon as he had an affair with Abigail, he confessed to Elizabeth the next day because of the guilt he was carrying around.
Through Rostand’s poetic writing, the author exemplifies the protagonist’s noble soul by Cyrano’s use of grand gestures to show his bravery, selflessness and loyalty. When Roxane confronts Cyrano with the idea of protecting Christian from the other cadets, she then refers to his bravery in fighting one hundred men and then responds with “I have shown more since" (Rostand 47). Although Cyrano loves Roxane but Roxane loves Christian he promises Roxane to protect Christian because he loves her and wants what is best for her. Roxane has arrived to the battlefield and Christian has been shot, so Cyrano lies to Christian telling him “I’ve told her everything. It’s you And only you, she loves—no matter what”(106) in order for Christian to know he was loved.
It takes some time to create a poem such as a ballade, and for him to compose one that quick while fencing shows that he is genuinely intelligent. Not only does Cyrano display intelligence, but he also proves that he has courage. In Act I, Scene VII, Lignière informs Cyrano that a hundred men are going to attack him on his way home Cyrano pstops what he is doing and he fights the men so Lignière can sleep at home without disturbance. Ordinarily many men would ignore this
Poor communication can cause a variety of different, devastating problems. This is conveyed in the play of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. A major communication problem that occurs is Friar Lawrence's letter to Romeo never got delivered because the wedding was moved up a day. When Romeo does not get the letter he is told by a friend that Juliet is dead. All because of this poor communication Romeo thinks Juliet is dead and kills himself.
Throughout his characterisation, John Proctor is seen as a man of integrity, despite his immoral actions. He willingly tries to fix and rebuild his relationship with Elizabeth, whilst at the same time showcasing his reluctance to keep away from Abigail by not resuming to meet with her. Throughout his immoral actions, he performs conscious choices that highlight the great ideal of his character. Not taking away from that, he proves to himself even more to be moral by the way he acts in situation. Essentially, Abigail accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft, and John immediately runs to his wife's’ aid.
174) As, a result of the situation at his party Bernard is humiliated and alone. This causes the conflict to return to his old ways. (pg.175-176) Helmholtz was in trouble with the authorities due to the fact that he was reading unorthodox rhymes to his college students. (pg.177) Bernard is jealous of Helmholtz and John's closeness in Chapter 12. He takes soma out of vengeance.
Unlike people who only care about themselves surviving in the war, the shoemaker risks his own life to be with Klaus, as an extremely brave man who puts others before him. As he accompanies the refugee group, the shoemaker gives people advice, such as telling Joana, “You must preserve yourself in order to help others.” (111) Instead of being selfish and worrying about himself, the shoemaker helps other people withstand the war by giving them guidance. Therefore, bravery is shown through the shoemaker, since he thinks about others and assists them. Wisdom and selflessness demonstrated by the shoemaker play a substantial role within the refugee group, as he helps people cope with the
The play, for all intents and purposes should be called “The Tragedy of Marcus Brutus”, as it follows Brutus being mislead and played as a fool for the audience to watch and only in the end, dying. Caesar being as he was, a paranoid man believed to be a god, dying in an excessively cliché way, making it not nearly as tragic as Brutus’s death. As Brutus is the leading face of the people, the man that was beloved by all, he is seen in a bright light regardless of how morally incorrect his actions are. If his nobility and trusting nature weren’t so critical to his personality then it’s likely the events of Caesar’s death would have never occurred, but its because of these so called flaws that he is so well loved. This goes to show he will not be blamed or refuted for any wrongdoings as he is far too noble, but he is also lead astray easily to do these said wrongs for he is too
In the Prologue, he calls out to hear anything more lighthearted, saying it deeply upsets him to hear stories about tragic tales. He would rather hear about men who start off in poverty climbing in fortune and wealth. At the end of the Pardoner’s Tale, the Knight breaks in to stop the fighting between the Host and the Pardoner and ordering them to kiss and make up. Ironically, though a soldier, the romantic, idealistic Knight has clearly been an aversion to conflict or unhappiness of any