He hates the white society for not letting him pursue his dream ambition of being a pilot. He has grown up with his heart full of anger and hatred towards the growing racism in the society and he blames the society of the rich for making these thoughts as his default emotions which has remained with him throughout his life. When Daltons agree to give Bigger a job along with a room, he felt himself to be someone who is in need of charity. There is a dilemma of emotions in Bigger as he is upset with the society treating him as different from them and also when they treat him equal to themselves. ‘He hated himself at that moment.
Enraged by the fact, Victor’s creation begins to have little regard for the people around him, especially those who reject him. Taking this into account, Victor’s scientific breakthrough puts the people of his community in danger. This is evident the monster despises all humans when he says,“I declared everlasting war against the species, and, more than all, against him who had formed me, and sent me forth to this insupportable
Fear was rooted at the basis of his masculine ideals, as his father, Unoka, the main source of his terror, was a failure in life, taking no title and often being described as a woman. Being constantly teased, Okonkwo lived his life, abhorring his father, hating everything he loved. Eventually, in Okonkwo’s life of hatred, he hit a road bump, taking his actions too far, as he beat his wife in the week of peace. “Inwardly, he was repentant. But he was not the man to go about telling his
One of the greatest conflicts every human must face is a conflict within his or her self. These sorts of internal conflicts are forged and fought within our minds. These feelings are caused by one’s inability to face the realities of modern society and conform to the expectations that come with them. The novel, 1984 by George Orwell, addresses the external conflict between Winston Smith and Big Brother; and the internal conflict between repression and independence. The play, Death of a Salesman written by Arthur Miller addresses the emotions and feelings of Willy Loman as he comes to terms with not achieving the American Dream.
Winston shows that everyone is intimidated by the telescreen’s omnipresent, incredibly powerful eye. It denounces criminals daily, and Winston lives in fear that the telescreen will pick up on even the slightest flicker of dissent report him. The telescreen is a very effective way of maintaining control because of its ubiquity. People are not given any privacy to think freely. Citizens live with the fear that someone is always watching them through the telescreen, analyzing every word and motion.
by the mean and unkind people in the world. While the families were in hiding, Anne, as well as everyone else, was upset by the fact that they had to hide from the Germans, they had to do this, because if they didn’t they would be sent to a concentration camp, and be put to their deaths. Anne was upset about this but she said “Were not the only people that have had to suffer.”(Frank,510) During the holocaust, many people were treated badly based on religion. It all happened because of the unkind people, Hitler, his followers, and the Germans. Peter says in anger “Look at us hiding for 2 years not being able to move.” (Frank, 510) The people that are hiding in the annex are only there because they don’t want to get sent to a concentration camp, or be put to their death.
The fatal weakness of the Legalists lay in their blind worship of severe punishments and strict laws and disregard of the benefits of moral education and benevolence government. Qin Shi Huang was known to be a paranoid ruler such that he got rid of anybody who showed opposition or didn’t agree with him. Once, scholars were talking behind his back and being a paranoid person, he didn’t like that and arrested over 400 scholars and buried them. His ruthless act did not gain him much support from the people and soon he lost the Mandate of Heaven when Qin dynasty collapsed in
The Medici family produced some excellent rulers and some terrible rulers. Cosimo III was undoubtedly a disastrous ruler. “He always acted on the basis of petty and bigoted motives…As a result of his behaviour, the Grand Duchy lived through a regime of terror that often induced the citizens to malicious gossip, lies, and subterfuge,” said Winspeare in The Medici: The Golden Age of Collecting. He was entirely to blame for the decline of Florence’s brilliance, power, and wealth. He even neglected attention to the artists and scientists, who eventually fled Florence.
The Party exploits surveillance, the manipulation of emotions, and censorship to achieve its goal. Constant monitoring, the promotion of nationalist emotions, and the spreading of ignorance blend together to enforce conformity on a massive scale. By preventing individuals from forming and exterminating any that do, the Party has constructed a well refined system with the sole purpose of crushing individuality. Resulting in the complete and utter abolishment of individuality, the Party’s greed for power serves as a mirror for humanity’s potential evil. In the name of power, mankind is not afraid to crush the souls of innocent people and destroy the most integral part of humanity:
In the overture of The Crucible, Arthur Miller characterizes the Puritans as hardworking, yet emphasizes their many negative traits to analyze the type of environment necessary to produce mass hysteria. While no one truly knew what the lives of the Puritans were like, the Puritans were feared greatly because their society was seen as "a barbaric frontier inhabited by a sect of fanatics..." Everyone viewed the Puritans as fanatics because they often minded other people 's business. This, consequently, created suspicion, eventually leading to the Salem Witch Trials. The Salem Witch Trials took place during a period of utter fear and chaos, where many were afraid that individuality was on the rise. Miller explains, "The witch-hunt was a perverse