Carl Jung once said that every individual has a shadow, which is the negative part of our personality. In the novel, Fifth Business written by Robertson Davies dedicate the connotation of life through Jungian archetypes. Primarily in the beginning of the novel, Percy Boy Staunton obscure the stone inside of a snowball and pitched it to Dunstan Ramsay due to his anger. Dunstan Ramsay elude and dodge the snowball and accidentally hit Mary Dempster. The pregnant Mary Dempster delivers a malformed and unnaturally small new born child.
For Caitlin that is what she strives for but for her dad it is his worst fear. They are put through situations that really emphasizes how they cope with losing Devon. Opening Devons door, going to his funeral and getting back to normal life all led to a compromise between them. They both are struggling to understand each other 's way of thinking, especially since Caitlin as asperger 's. The person
His way of coping with his feelings is making everyone else around him feel worse. In A Christmas Carol, the loss of women that Scrooge loves negatively impacts his personality throughout his life. After losing the women in his life that make him happy, Scrooge becomes depressed and lonely. Scrooge begins his childhood without a mother figure because she died shortly after he was born. His mom was the first of three women that Scrooge lives the rest of his life without.
People do not like war, because war would let the family separation. When Nancy Seymour 's RAF pilot husband, Charles, is killed, her life falls apart. Not only has she lost the man she loved, but she also loses her home and must find a way to support herself and their little girl, Caro, on her own. With the danger of war
We tend to listen to what the media says about everything, the overpopulation means less jobs, homes and resources that are fully necessary for society. At first it seems Montag is happy since he is being told what to do with his life, but Clarisse comes in and starts questioning if he is really happy and he realizes he isn’t. Montag then comes home to his wife Millie in an attempt to commit suicide, he then starts questioning if he actually knows his “wife” at all. This choice that his wife made, greatly impacted the relationship they had before the incident. Realizing that their relationship is meaningless, and they don’t love each other at all.
Even after his time is over, Willy continues to provide life lessons to his sons. In her article, Fix argues, "He lies this way because he doesn’t know what to offer them and fears he is 'not teaching them the right kind of-- ' principles … In the end, rather than to admit the bankruptcy of his legacy, he sells his death to perpetuate it" (Fix 4). Charlene Fix brings up a good point, but she does not discuss the fact that at Willy 's funeral he is able to provide his sons with one final lesson, that knowing many people does not make you loved or appreciated. His lesson is demonstrated during a conversation between his family: LINDA. Why didn’t anybody come?
In Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton depicts Ethan as a tragic hero who gets downtrodden by his circumstances and mainly, his personality. He has the tragic flaw of not being willing to put anyone in pain even if he benefits from it. Through this, he gets blocked from pursuing an education when he must care for his ill parents. Consequently, he also doesn’t get to socialize with other people of his age, making him feel awfully lonely. To further his tragic predicament, he marries Zeena, his cousin who arrives to take care of his mother and unfortunately, she prevents him from pursuing his love for nature and engineering by wanting to stay in Starkfield forever for her own ego.
First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross is distracted by his infatuation for Martha, which ultimately results in Ted Lavender’s death, forcing Cross to realize his fantasies for Martha are wrong and that he is not fulfilling his duties as a lieutenant. Lieutenant Cross is inattentive to the war and his responsibilities because he is unable and unwilling to stop thinking about his adoration for Martha. Along with his military gear, O’Brien states, “Lieutenant Jimmy Cross humped his love for Martha up the hills and through the swamps” (p. 115). Cross loves Martha, and “More than anything, he wanted Martha to love him as he loved her” (p. 114), but is unsure of whether she loves him back. Despite his uncertainty,
Holden’s desire for individualism coupled with the loss of the only true individual he knew created a breach of loneliness in Holden's life that was unable to be filled. Overall, chapter 20 best displays Holden’s struggle with depression as his thoughts of his own death, funeral, and afterlife become more frequent. Throughout the chapter Holden constantly voices his ideas of what his funeral would be like. Holden is even happy that “[his mother] wouldn't let old Phoebe come to [his] funeral because she was only a little kid” (171) implying Holden feels it would be ok to die since, Phoebe would be shielded some of the pain she may face with his death. Holden's assumptions
With this, Goodman declares that his family were survivors of a terrible experience. This blatantly shows her derision, as Goodman continues to describe the ways in how the family didn’t even behave as survivors. This is shown in Line 36-39 when Goodman describes that Phil’s wife had given up trying to compete for his work and that she already felt that missed him as he was always away from his family - expressing that Phil’s wife barely felt any sorrow for her husband’s death since she knew nothing about him. Furthermore, Goodman labels his children as “dearly beloved” when, in fact, it was the total opposite. Phil was never around for his children, hence they never experienced his love.
He denies that anything bad is happening in the war to comfort his mom ,but Paul knows that death is a very big possiblity. Paul has an encounter with a Major who tells him to march because he forgot to salute, and he felt humilated and furious. After the little run in with a major,Paul returns
Dill is sad. The mother who supports him throughout his life, finds interest in someone else, other than her son. He sees no point in staying. Because his parents show no affection towards him , he begins to feel heartbroken.. Dill needs to be loved, cared for, and right now, the only people who provide that, is the Finch family. When Jem discovers that Mrs. Dubose dies as a morphine addict, his feelings towards her begin to change.
Holden wasn 't really shown any support from his parents, unlike Claudia, only his siblings. Holden’s parents were considering getting him psychoanalyzed after Holden’s brother died, but they sent him to boarding school instead. His parents continued to neglect him by ignoring his cries for help by sending him to a different school when he failed out of the one before it. The only person Holden allowed to actively support and understand him was his little sister Phoebe. Phoebe understood that his red hunting hat was like a safety blanket for Holden, “Then what [Phoebe] did-- it almost killed me-- she reached in the coat pocket and took out my red hunting hat and put it on my head.
She just stopped visiting and sending letters and whenever my dad mentioned her to my mama she would cry. So I 'm guessing she in a better place.”, the chubby boy responded. “Aren 't any of you sad or afraid ya might not ever see ya family again?” , the chubby boy asked. “ I know I am. That question was the fact everyone was trying not to face.
Erin Remarque’s novel All Quiet on the Western Front shocked and surprised people when it first came out because of it’s raw and universal portrayal of a soldier on the western front. On Paul’s leave during the war his experience going back was less than pleasant. Being surrounded by civilians who are oblivious to the things Paul had to face when fighting in the war. When Paul talked to his ailing mother, the only one he connected with on his leave, he lies to her and does not explain the horror he faced during his tenure on the front lines. In his mind he thinks that she will never understand what he faced and that the only ones who do understand are in his troop or even with the other soldiers on the opposing side.