By disobeying these laws lead to the criticism of others and often lead to people thinking that they are immoral to disobey the laws that are set in order to protect the land. This often leads to controversy among people on whether who is right and who is wrong. In the play Antigone by Sophocles, the character Antigone can be seen as immoral because of her defying the orders of King Creon, but Antigone receives sympathy due to the injustices of her brother, Polyneices, not being buried
She does not commit any adultery in the way that Othello perceives it due to Iago’s deviousness. She is known for being kind and friendly, yet being to kind is her tragic flaw. Therefore Desdemona is a tragic hero as her sorrow is not caused by her errors, she is overcome by forces she has no control over. Being to friendly to Cassio causes a chain of events that lead to Othello’s jealousy, "This honest creature doubtless / Sees and knows more, much more than he unfolds." (Act 3, Scene 3).
Esther does not hold her head in shame or seem remorseful, leading many of her critics to believe that she did not see the need to be sorry for her actions. She turns a potentially degrading symbol into something that helps her to earn her keep even during a time when women had little or no power and were
The motive behind her deeds has deep roots in the susceptibilities of the society she lives in. There is a tangible social tension and an innate inequality, which sweepingly grows into sexism, racism, and other -ism based discrimination. What is even more problematic is that such issues are left unspoken - there is no open discussion about their rightness and the consequences of spreading rumours or isolating the women from the social and political life. That is why it is safe to assume that one of the reasons Abigail Williams falsely accuses so many people without showing any signs of guilt or remorse is her outspoken resentment towards Salem and its residents. Since the beginning of the play she has been notorious because of the village rumors about her provocative and quite manipulative behavior.
Jane Goodall was known to have said that “The greatest danger to our future was apathy”. Society has many negative perspectives on apathy, and on people with apathy. However, people often don’t consider the flaws in themselves, that can be considered as a detriment in modern society, which can be seen as extremely hypocritical. Apathy can regard to many aspects in society such as religion, relationships with others, or even not having the societally approved reactions to certain events in one’s life, such as death, anniversaries, and accomplishments. An analysis of literary elements and techniques present in Albert Camus’ novel, The Stranger, displays the idea that an individual’s indifference to religious norms often cause society to have a judgemental view on that person.
Enjambment helps the reader either empathize with the claws, or villainize them. This device shows the difference in view that the poets took in conveying their heroes and villains. Enjambment magnifies how oppositely the writers felt about Fate. In Beowulf, she is depicted as a mother, or a god, looking out for her favorites. “Human” despises her though, and says that she didn’t care for anyone but the humans.
There is one thing embedded human society and that is blame. Blame overall is the action of putting shame on a person because they may or may not have done something incorrectly. Blame seems to be used a lot with people because they do not want to accuse themselves of the problem for the reason to not look bad in front of others, so therefore they resort to blaming others. For instants, in William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, blame seems to be an important factor because there are many people who are to at fault for Romeo and Juliet's inevitable demise. From what the story shares, there are many people at fault but I believe that the two factors to blame for Romeo and Juliet death are the Juliet parents and Romeo and Juliet’s want
In Great Expectations, Miss Havisham, Magwitch, and Orlick use revenge as motivation, but they only cause harm to themselves and others in the end. Their lives are consumed by it, and yet none of them achieve what they want. It is discernible to the reader that revenge is not a viable source of motivation and can only lead to a negative outcome. The vengeance Miss Havisham enacts on Pip and Estella is not justified and only harms her and them in the end. That is not without her redemption, as she regrets her actions in the end and only meant to protect Estella in the beginning.
Due to Hawthorne’s ability to play with emotion, once reading The Scarlet Letter in its entirety, readers are unsure what to feel. It is difficult to explain the tone and mood of the novel mostly because that it makes readers become connected with all their different kinds of emotions. It is possible for readers to react to certain situations in their own ways, but for the most part, readers to undergo a rollercoaster of feeling. In having scenes of suffering, anger, rejoice, romance, and relief all confined into a relatively small paperback book, the tone tends to change quite constantly. Though there are individualized moods depending on what is occurring in the novel, there is an overlying tone of hope.
That is one of the main problems that society has come to. Men and women have certain problems that society has made for them. The society has gotten so used to saying rude things about others that they do not even realize what they are doing. There are so many ways that people could be treated as an equal but it is rarely shown. To me, Being equal is worth fighting by any means
She knew there was no reason to feel oppressed or less. Throughout the story Sylvia channeled her anger that she had let loose and turned it into a positive outcome to empower her low income status and to never get beat down at anything. Sylvia sees now how the world is flawed and divide when it comes to an equal chance at wealth. She learned a valuable
Women in literature were given a negative image because a society ruled by men decided who they should be and they just complied with their standards. By complying with their standards they lost their liberty, and that is why the women who didn’t comply were frowned
Stereotypes are widely known and are hard to get rid of since, some choose to be ignorant in learning the various types of people we will come to communicate with; their lack of knowledge would force them to use the information available to them, which are stereotypes. Considering a majority of stereotypes are degradations,
Jason used Medea for his own personal gain and shortly disowned her which is a large transgression. Both the characters committed horrible acts or transgressions that contributed to the downfall of others. Through Euripides’ writing, both Jason and Medea projected the concept that each sex is capable of being equally inhuman. This further supports the notion that no gender is triumphant over the