Some comes in happy moments. Some comes in anger moments. Some comes in tragic moments. Almost every poem hides the richness value of author’s thoughts. One read poems to understand the world of which people dreams of.
The speaker used many familiar phrases that have to do with departure. Such as, “farewell, so long, goodnight, adieu, bye-bye, and ta-ta.” All of these are used because the speaker is saying his goodbyes to the alcohol that was once dominant in his life. The speaker also uses many names of alcoholic beverages. “Whiskey, beer, booze, brandy, wine, vodka, gin, rum, and vermouth.” He included these names to emphasize the fact that he was possibly an alcoholic or maybe slightly addicted in the past to these beverages. Barton Sutter enlightens the reader with a “new birth”.
Many authors of Malory’s period would often focused on the plot and moral lessons instead of emotions and relationships. Westwood’s version, on the other hand, described and emphasised the loving relationship between Arthur and Sir Ector’s wife. Arthur was shown to “saw, and ran to meet her from afar, and kiss 'd her mouth, and kiss 'd her wrinkled cheeks, and knelt before her”(Westwood). The emphasis of the relationship relates to Romanticism which is about human emotions. Romanticism, like the Enlightenment, was also popular in Westwood’s period; many authors highlighted emotions in their stories back then.
Instead happiness comes from a positive mentality, where a person appreciates their blessings and strives to overcome their challenges. The true thinkers, like Lincoln, realize that only they hold the power over their happiness. These wise few, who internally accept their life and decide to be content with their situation, will remain merry despite poverty, familial strife, or any other obstacle. In contrast, those who rely on things to bring them pleasure will be dissatisfied, no matter how fortunate they may appear.
In addition, Scrooge learns that he is very fortunate to have all of the things he does, and that hope can be the key to happiness. All of the themes play a very critical part in transforming and teaching Scrooge the significance of hope. For instance, in social justice, it shows that Scrooge is clearly not grateful for what he has. Scrooge’s transformation shows that because he did not have hope he
Eventually, Odysseus cannot bare to be separated from his loved ones any longer, and he crumbles and loses the will to live. While Calypso detains Odysseus on her island, Athena pleads for Zeus to release him, describing him “longing to see even the smoke curling up from his land, simply want[ing] to die” (1.64-65). Even though Odysseus is in the presence of a goddess, depression seizes him, and he longs for his wife. He would rather die than have to endure anymore of this kleos, for his greatest desire - to return home; is prevented by Calypso. She is a living representation of kleos’ deceitfulness: offering what is desired but at a price too steep to pay.
That thing will come back no more’” (Fitzgerald 14). Fitzgerald repeats “That thing is gone” over and over again to emphasize the phrase and ensure that the readers know that he is intentionally emphasizing it. The phrase “That thing is gone” holds significance that Dexter lost his chance with love and he ends up in grief, but Dexter continues to let himself be obscured by his obsession for Judy as he stresses himself over not being able to achieve his securing Judy. Dexter locks himself in a never ending loop of despair and regret for not accomplishing his dream. Fitzgerald further reminds his readers that too much ambition can result in dissatisfaction by leading them on through blurred
At the moment of his first words, actions, and sight he is already abandoned and alone with no concept of the world he is brought into. ‘'I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart. Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room and continued a long time traversing my bed-chamber, unable to compose my mind to sleep''. (-) This was the first moment of the creature's existence; he is already an impediment to society. His own
Enkidu’s love motivates a change in Gilgamesh to become more humble and sincere person. In the beginning, he is presented as a bully for his inappropriate behavior as a king. The modification in Gilgamesh’s behavior presents his diffidence and morality throughout the epic. Enkidu becomes Gilgamesh’s influence of being functional and he is easily persuaded by love. The Epic of Gilgamesh represents love as a force that carries loved ones closer together to astonish the power of the immortal gods.