According to Encyclopedia Britannica ‘Social Status' means "The relative rank that an individual holds, with attendant rights, duties, and lifestyle, in a social hierarchy based upon honor or prestige." Fitzgerald was a curious character, he was one of the 20th century greatest writers. He is very well known for his great novel "The Great Gatsby", the man from Minnesota, born in November 24, 1896. He brought pride to his people and family all along to his death and it stills does. He published his first work on a newspaper in Saint Paul Academy and that was the impulse of his career.
Thus he lashes out at everyone, alienates his wife, loses her to her madness and despair and ultimately finds himself utterly alone having lost everything yet he is unable or unwilling to surrender or admit defeat and so instead he fights to the bitter end.” (Evelyn O’Connor, Macbeth’s Soliloquies). The tragic hero’s hardship is not always wholly deserved. The punishment does often exceed the crime. Some argue that Macbeth does not entirely deserve to die as a result of his actions. Macbeth is a play of tragedy.
The smaller one had to be released because there can’t be two identical people in the community. Jonas was horrified at what he was seeing and he was very upset. He then slept at the Annex because he was scared.Also on page 141, it explains, ¨But you will be faced, now,¨ she explained gently, ¨with pain of a magnitude that none of us here can comprehend.” The Chief Elder told Jonas that his training as the Receiver of Memory will be very hard and painful.He doesn’t understand this now, but will soon discover what the “pain” is. Jonas was selected to be the Receiver, not assigned.¨Jonas, you and I are the only ones who have feelings. We've been sharing them now now for almost a year.¨ says page 144.
The love and support Dally had for Johnny were so vast that when he passed away he lost the idea of the purpose in life. Dally grew up with no family and had to guide himself in his own life without any support from the outside world. He was missing love and support and he felt that from the Johnny and the gang. All Dally ever wanted was to be with Johnny, and when Johnny dies his only option is to go up to heaven with him. As he puts himself into a position of suicide.
His dull and average life seemingly pushes him to the brink and makes him start wondering what the point of his existence is if he was “...the surest person to perform nothing today…” (Hawthorne 1). At a certain point even he was bored of himself, which is interesting because he can’t stand being the ideal guy. It makes the reader ask themselves why society sets these standards that make people miserable and unhappy. At the start of “Bartleby the Scrivener”, Bartleby already is miserable and unhappy. Though the narrator originally leads the reader to believe that this is because Bartleby works day and night with “...no pause for digestion” and hardly speaks to his co workers, it is because life has already worn him out (Melville 11).
Pike 1 “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger:” (Proverbs 5:1). Anger is not always the answer to our problems. In the book, The Bronze Bow, the vengeful boy, Daniel Bar Jamin, disregarded this knowledge, and by doing so caused massive harm. Daniel and his demon possessed Sister Leah, lived in a small house with only each other for company. Leah had never proven able to accomplish regular household tasks and feared everything.
He is tired of being the only one of his kind and having no one to share his life with. Throughout the book the death of Victor's family has taken a toll on his mental state and he starts showing signs of mental illness. Much like Mary Shelley had mental illness because of the horrors that happened in her life. The illnesses that Victor starts showing signs of depression, paranoid schizophrenia, and anxiety. Depression is something that
Growing increasingly angry at Victor, the monster goes off and kills William and frames Justine. This is not normal human behavior. The monster, like anyone else, was going a bit insane being completely alone. This kind of loneliness can lead to poor judgment and decisions. Victor focused so much on his studies that he caused himself to be lonely and said: “I shunned the face of man; all sound of joy or complacency was torture to me; solitude was my only consolation - deep, dark, deathlike solitude.” Joy being torture to someone differentiates from regular human behavior.
“So even Dally has a breaking point” (152). This quote, spoken by Two-Bit after Johnny died, shows that even though Dally became considerate for other people, he still couldn’t handle some events. Dally was rebellious when Johnny died, because Johnny was the only person that he truly loved. In fact, he was so broken that he died on purpose just to get rid of his life. All in all, Dally became rebellious when he reached his breaking
Tradition eroded, role models come loose, fathers are cruel and mothers are missing, life remains unfulfilled stuck between man’s aspiration and the existential need to survive, and those characters discovered themselves alienated from their family, their village, the whole community and the sense of history, frozen between life and death. They lose in silence facing the wasteland of their life and an unaccomplished bildungsroman, they learnt and make the reader feel the inconsolability for a time
They do not believe in good things in life, but they only can see the pains and helplessness. Everything can be repaired in life except humans’ minds. Both protagonists get into perplexity, they lose directions of their lives. At the end of two stories, Kreb finally realizes the epiphany and he determines to start his new life in a new town while Seymour decides to rescue himself from sorrow by ending his life with a gun. As a matter of fact, returning veterans are fragile, they are alienated from their families and have to bear the isolation.
Title Of Mice and Men is set in California during the Great Depression. The Depression was a hard time in history for many Americans due to the lack of money, lack of work, and often lack of family. Many men had to search for jobs all alone. Americans felt depressed and hopeless during the Depression because they say no hope or good in the future. Steinbeck establishes a desperate mood and makes the reader prepare for tragedy by using words with negative connotations and by foreshadowing.
The oder and and sight of the living conditions of these peoples were an abomination.The book night talks about these topics and Wiesel writes and thinks about the death and disappearance of God and his own increasing disgusted with humanity, reflected in the overturn of the parent-child relationship, as his father drops to a helpless state Wiesel becomes his annoyed teenage caregiver. "If only I could get rid of this dead weight ... Immediately I felt ashamed of myself, ashamed forever." In Night everything is reversed, every value destroyed. "Here there are no fathers, no brothers, no friends," a kapo tells him.