In Dostoevsky novel, Notes from Underground, it involves the tormenting thoughts of a bitter antisocial man living in St.Petersburg, Russia. The Underground Man writes down his contradictory thoughts to describe his isolation from society. In his moments of solitude and isolation, he becomes corrupted by the power of spite. He does not give much thought how being spiteful will affect his life because he is an intelligent man. The act of being intelligent does not satisfy him, rather he uses his intelligence as a mechanism to make others feel as though they are incompetent to him.
Moravia 's protagonist Marcello is weak minded and succumbs to embracing fascism. Marcello 's interior monologue is the definitively twisted aspect of this novel as it shows us how he rationalizes the irrational choices made in his life. The time is marked by indifference meaning that the average person was too indifferent to their political life situation that they did not pick a side to support. Consequently this negative decision lead to the rise of fascism. Marcello had a very difficult childhood and due to that he becomes a conflicted human in his later life.
Poem Response Some of my favorite literature pieces to read are poems or articles that give me inspiration, or ones that have a meaning and something I can learn from or newly experience. The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost, is a poem that has a deeper meaning and it connects with me with the learning experiences that it shares. Along with having a strong inspiration on the current aspects of my life and on myself, I think that by reading this poem and understanding the depth and meaning of it has really encouraged me onto thinking deeper and analyzing other things/poems. This poem especially, has many aspects and differences that make it stand out so much to me than other poems, and it has helped me to enjoy some poetry more than I had before. By analyzing this poem, and others of Frost’s work, these can be very helpful to many people who sometimes struggle with enjoying poetry like me, by helping to finally enjoy and understand the deeper meanings and connections that can be made within these poems and poetry overall.
They would talk comfortably as you give a smile to them. It means you are respective and caring on what they want to share with you. 2. Be a good listener Every likeable person’s words would be listened by people. Although your voice is slow or louder, they set their ears to hear your opinion.
Besides the lack of motives and his egocentricity, his failures in relationships, such as the relationship with Emilia, his parasitic lifestyle, unreliability and lack of responsibility are also proof of the fact that Iago is a psychopath. Perhaps he repressed this for a long time, but as Andrew Bradley says in his Shakespearean Tradegy: “[The play] shows us not a violent man, [...], but a thoroughly bad, cold man, who is at last tempted to let loose the forces within him, and is at once
This outlined in the poem “Lyrical Ballads”, by not only creating a “myth of memory” but, by the necessary need for a familiar community (Thomson). In the poem “Tintern Abbey” the author expresses “Tintern Abbey” is Wordsworth’s experiment to consider how he himself copes with the loss of innocence and with the disappointment of the insufficiency of any “recompense” (Thomson). Wordsworth goes through a terrible loss and tries to use “Tintern Abbey” as a way of coping with the pain. Asides from nature bringing the speaker in the poem pain it also brought him joy. In the poem it cites that he feels a presence of joy of elevation (wordsworth 37).
In the novel The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger, the character Holden frequently expresses how sad he is. The cause of his depression varies, starting from Allie’s death to phony classmates to restrictive administration, but all these events and people contribute in Holden feeling worthless. He does, however, have one goal which is to become the catcher in the rye. Although this isn’t an official job title, Holden hopes that he can become a safe haven for children in need of catching. This is a very vulnerable ambition for Holden, because not only is he depressed himself needing aid from others, but connecting a person’s entire purpose of happiness on another person can be very difficult.
Loyalty is the ultimate sacrifice. It is a strong feeling of faithfulness, commitment, and devotion. Loyalty is a characteristic that only lies in very few human beings. It can’t be bought or misplaced. Loyalty is an essential attribute in people 's lives.
Amirs anxiety because of his lack of approval from his father causes him to run from this situation. He needed his fathers approval so badly that he sacrificed a friendship for it. He walked away as his friend got raped, all to conserve a blue kite. During this time of low differentiation Amir made a terrible choice in the face of
As a minority, Coetzee experiences discrimination and persecution at the hands of his Afrikaaner classmates, whom he regards as surly, intransigent, and brutal. He constructs theories about the mental superiority of the British, but these theories are destroyed when Trevelyan agrees to flog Eddie, a seven-year-old “Coloured” boy guilty of a minor transgression. This event is traumatic for Coetzee: He was indebted to Eddie, who had taught him to ride a bicycle. Coetzee cannot forget Eddie and knows that “Eddie will have no pity on him.” Coetzee’s passivity is his sin and the sin of South Africans who passively tolerate similar acts of injustice and the system that condones