Because he was looking for a God too high up and too far away.” (128) This phrase shows how Drummond had once admired Brady, but grows to pity him as Brady never grew from his original habits. Furthermore, he defends Brady from Hornbeck's insults in saying. “I tell you Brady had the same rights as Cates: the right to be wrong!” (127) This demonstrates his respect for Brady and his acceptance for Brady as another human being. Another example is that Brady may seem like the more successful and popular of the two, but the crowd only loves him because he has the most popular opinion. This is shown by how quickly the crowd turns on him once Drummond starts to make fun of him.
You mustn’t go near it.’”(Farmer 27). They way they treated Matt is just like how today when someone will count another person out because they are fat or because they are handicapped and it is wrong. Really and truly most of the time it’s not their
Many viewed McCandless to be egotistical due to the fact that he left his entire life to pursue his personal desires, and he didn’t think about how others would feel after he left, or if he did, he didn’t care. McCandless was also seen as ignorant. He was not only careless with the feelings of others, but also with his well being. He didn’t seem to know what would be awaiting him in the wild because he didn’t bring many supplies or do too much to prepare, which is what set him apart from a typical adventurer. Chris McCandless was an ignorant narcissist, which was made clear through his recklessness.
He is superior to other men, has heroic virtues, shows great capacity for emotion, and is rebellious. Malloy’s above strength and talent as a pugilist puts him above the other dockworkers, and he certainly presents pride, which is the greatest of a hero’s virtues according to Aristotle. The depth of guilt Malloy displays over Joey Doyle’s murder and the grief he displays over his brother Charley’s murder illustrate his sensibility. Lastly, Malloy’s Satanic rebellion is his decision to testify against Friendly rather than continue the deaf and dumb policy; by speaking up, he rebels against Friendly’s authority, breaks the social norms of the community, and creates chaos among the established
Paul seems to be afraid of Erik, which is reasonable given the things that he has put Paul through. For example, Paul is a constant punching bag for Erik, as he mocks him and feels superior towards him; Erik being the older sibling and thus has more freedom. The story also gives hints that Erik has something to do with Paul's lack of peripheral sight. However, despite that Paul is afraid of Erik, is doesn't mean that Paul isn't willing to indirectly go against him. He has seen many heinous things that Erik has done, like punching Tino and mocking Mike Costello, so he seems to be waiting for the right time to strike.
All of this shows us that the theme of Being too loyal could come back to hurt you in the end. The evidence clearly shows that Friar Lawrence is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet because he could've gave some helpful advice but he decided to get involved because he is loyal to both of them. We also see he is loyal when Juliet threatens to kill herself because he had to intervene and make the plan. This theme is very important to all humanity because you can trust someone and be loyal so much, but if one thing goes wrong it could all come back and hurt you in the
Mary Shelley did have a husband but she felt that he was not a responsible companion and doing his share of the relationship. (1)“...Mary’s wish for a companion of her own kind, a faithful lover, through the monster’s plea for a female of his kind.” (2) The creature wanted to show the De Lacey family who the stranger was that has been helping them with common chores. Although,when the creatures presents himself to the De Lacey family they fear him and treat him like a
Brother was very cruel and mean to him, but he still tolerates his brother’s badly treatment. It shows that Doodle love his brother deeply and truly. Doodle’s brother was treating badly to him, and did not care about him lot. One day, his brother took him up to the barn loft and showed him his casket, telling him how we all hnd believed he would die. Brother was very mean to young Doodle, it was very cruel for a disability kid.
At the fault of his father, he reacted rashly. “When Walt’s double life came to light, the revelations inflicted deep wounds. All parties suffered terrible.” This would be a negative turning point in anyone's life, but Chris was wrong to just pack up and take himself to his death. Though Chris indeed had his flaws, more evidence points to him being sane. He was moral, made decent decisions for the most part and was intelligent and likable.
Macbeth was motivated to make his decisions by jealousy, greed, and selfishness. All humans express these qualities to some degree, but Macbeth let them completely control him. Once Macbeth became king he was paranoid because he did not want to lose all the power he had just gained. Macbeth's feelings caused him to make bad decisions that ended up harming him in the
I think Amir and Hassan both have power, although they have gotten to their power differently. Hassan got into his power by just being a respectable and trust whereas Amir got his power the less respectably way, because he was just born into it. Even though Hassan had more plight to get to where he was it would be worth it after the arduous journey, where If Amir used his power in a way that was respectable and helped others he would have way more power. Due to the way he used his power I no longer feel any animosity for Amir. I do not like how morose Amir has been throughout most of the book.
This shows that is someone had really harmed George, he would have stuck up for him and done what he could… even if it meant he had to hurt someone himself. You can tell George would make any sacrifice for Lennie by the way he talks about him. He says “Hell of a fella, but he ain’t bright” (36). He knows that Lennie isn’t the smartest but that he is a great person and a great worker. “Well you ain’t doing no good keepin’ alive” (45).
While Gene is secretly jealous of Finney and wants him to get in trouble and even jostled that made Finney fall, which Finney later forgives. I believe it is true friendship despite the contrast and mishaps between the two I believe they are friends because Gene tries hard to make amends with Gene and tries to make things
Jason Compson’s inability to get over the grudge that he has for Caddy, proves that one must forgive what has happened in the past to be happy in the present. Similar to Quentin and Benjy, Jason is an unreliable narrator as he does not accurately give a representation of what is going on around him. Although Jason understands the difference between past and present, certain details are muddled and twisted by his point of view. An example of this is when Jason is asked to show a customer “a churn or a nickel’s worth of screen hooks”. Both of these items are extremely unalike and would never be asked for as a substitution for one another.
Then she believes that she loves Romero and is split between the two men. She is wounds herself by making the decision to leave Mike because she knows that it will cause him pain, but she feels like she and Romero are perfect for each other. After awhile, she realizes that she will ruin Pedro’s life if she stays with him and decides to force him to leave. She states her thoughts on love when she converses with Jake and says, “...I think it’s hell on earth" (Hemingway 35). She says this because her love for everyone causes her a lot of pain.