Daisy, despite being completely at fault, allows Gatsby to take the blame, even though she claims to have once loved him. This shows how desperate she is to keep society’s view of her untainted. She wants to remain pure in their eyes, and killing someone with a car would shatter her image. She could not claim it was an accident for it would make her look inattentive, while if she claimed it was not an accident, it would make her look callous, neither of which would benefit her reputation. Her only option left was to let Gatsby take the blame and walk away with no consequences.
The winds and snow could represent the disaster of a life his parents have provided for the children. The cold weather could represent how cold-hearted his mother was towards them when she did not have the ability to drink. Many people think of a snow day as being happy and filled with laughter. However, for these children the snow had only brought them pain and suffering both physically and mentally. Even though he had the “it is what is” attitude towards his life it was the life that he knew.
The changes in the winter weather, the thaws, storms and continuous snow evoke Ethan’s emotions and the way he exists with the other characters. In Starkfield, the lifeless winter drains Ethan of all patience and love of his wife. Like a New England winter, Ethan’s relationship with his wife is dead, without a chance of rebirth in the spring. On the contrary, despite the winter season, Ethan sees nothing but beauty when he is spending time with Mattie. Like the winter months, it’s as if Ethan’s emotions lay dormant, but remain and begin to flourish with his comforting
The image is depressing: In the middle of the winter under a dove grey sky the colors of Starkfield, each hue darker and more depressing than before.The chilly weather running through the house in and out of the room like a quiet ghost silently coming and silently going. The path is dull and the coldness delineates the marriage of the couple start to descending leading to one of them to have an emotional affair with another woman. Just like the weather in Starkfield, frigid and bleak. Just like their marriage. While one tries to fix their marriage, one destroys it.
Yes, I agree that when you lose hope you also lose the desire and become consumed with doubt and will lose a lot of dreams and beliefs. In the novel The Chrysalids, loss of one 's hope causes the loss of beliefs, leads to sadness and depression, losses the fight you 're striving for before it even begins. First, you can’t stop fighting for your beliefs will prevent the loss of hope. Second, you can’t let the loss of hope lead you to sadness and depression and even death. Third, you can’t give up on your beliefs and lose hope because the odds aren’t in your favour.
“A November Landscape” has un unpromising beginning and ends with hope while “Winter” begins almost optimistically yet has a disheartening ending. The opening of ‘A November Landscape’ contains phrases such as: “...land bereft of bird and leaf, of body and of soul…” The land is devoid of life, painting quite a depressing picture. However, it ends much more optimistically with words like: “...and yet…” and “...when April lured the crocus through the snow…” The poem takes a turn for the best, displaying a chance at life. ‘Winter’ starts with sentences like: “Winter has turned reluctantly at last, unfastened the sharp snares...” and “Winter has gone.” It seems as if the oppresser is leaving, granting the prisoner freedom. The ending, though, is far less optimistic: “...we must be captives still…” and “...speak with his bitter breath…” The author speaks of how even though Spring has come, she cannot save them from Winter’s lingering grasp.
Post wartime is a time of decay and death in which it can begin to rise to recovery. The novel follows along the timeline of post wartime and the nature of seasonal cycles. Autumn and wintertime represent decay and death in the novel where spring and summertime brings forth recovery. Second chances in Persuasion in the form of recovery is exemplified through the Elliot family’s economic crisis, the time and relationship between protagonist Anne Elliot and her former love Captain Wentworth, and how the effects of injuries in the novel create the recovery for others. The theme of recovery is most prominent in Persuasion.
The first conflict she had to conquer was self versus self. Alma had no intentions on going to help Sarah because she did not like her, but she knew if she didn’t go help her she might have been seriously ill and could have possibly died. Alma decided to do what was best for others and go and take
It did not last long, he got called back home to take care of his mother. “Guess he’s been in Starkfield too many winters” (Wharton 25). Once Ethan went back, Starkfield, Massachusetts was Ethan’s worse enemy. Many see their hometown as an enjoyable place, but for those like Ethan Frome who live in a small town with horrible weather can lead a miserable life. The town’s lonely and cold winters got him caught up in a marriage in which he never really wanted.