He has a passion for doing the unthinkable and unimaginable driven by an unstoppable force and does not obsess over what others thought of him or his actions. Society today could use more people similar to Equality, but it would have its strengths and weaknesses. Some benefits include more leaders, confident actions,
His life had been confused and disordered since…" the day he fell in love with Daisy (110). Gatsby’s life no longer fulfills his hopes, and after falling in love, his mind never dreams about the impossible. Instead, he dreams about what it would be like to turn back the hands of time. By chasing the wrong thing, Gatsby is left with a life of regret. Everyone has a moment where they have to make a life changing decision, think about it carefully.
The pain was terrible Salva tried to bite his lip, that never- ending day was too much for him (53). .Another way Salva showed strength is when he lost his family but still kept going. He thought about them often. As Salva walked the same a thought came to his head. ‘’ where is my family?
He would excel, and than everyone would love him and forget that he was a clone” (91). Since this is the first time that Matt is recognizing himself as a animal rather than a clone, this signals a character shift. Matt also wants to learn to feel accepted not only by society, but as a individual as well. Towards the end of the chapter, Matt tries to resolve his conflict with the estate by creating goals and exceeding in his education which is also Matt trying to find his identity, but feel accepted as well. Summarizing, as Matt is doubting himself, he is setting goals and is trying feel accepted at the estate as a person rather than a
The other is where Farquhar still ends up failing but makes an incredible escape from the hands of death and is reunited with his family. In the second, fake reality, it seems to start off as a regular escape. Farquhar just seems to be incredibly lucky, with the rope snapping and every soldier missing him. Then as time goes on things start to get weird for Farquhar, his local area starts to seem unfamiliar to him, even though he has lived there for quite some time. The lands that he used to think were civilized seemed to have been abandoned,
Near the end of Paul’s leave of absence, he felt isolated and full of regret, “I ought never to have come here. Out there I was indifferent and often hopeless-I will never be able to be so again. I was a soldier, and now I am nothing but an agony for myself, for my mother, for everything that is so comfortless and without end.”(Remarque 185) This quote accentuates the narrator’s separation from his family, when he cries out “I ought never to have come here.” Moreover, commonly, soldiers are exhilarated to finally go home after long periods of time at the front, and the men dread when they have to return to battle. However, in Paul’s case, he desires to return to the front, rather than staying in his home town and seeing his mother in pain, he yearns to feel numb again. Therefore, Paul is in “agony” because before going on leave, he was hopeless and had no will to live, thus making him a better soldier.
I think about things I said or did years ago, about how ‘stupid’ I was,/ Anxiety makes me a difficult person to be friends with” (Ann). Grendel needed a friend to keep him alive, he was always thinking about what his people did years ago when that’s irrelevant to him now. To overcome anxiety, you need companionship, but you also need to learn to love yourself so you can create a more confident, happy, and healthy lifestyle for
Not only were the townspeople’s thoughts on Mr. Hooper changed, but also his personal thoughts were affected to the point that “he never willingly passed before a mirror… least, in its peaceful bosom, he should be affrighted by himself” (Hawthorn 395). Mr. Hooper knew that his image is frightening to some and was fearful to find that same image looking back at him. This presence he now has attached to his being lasts for years up to and after his death, where the questions of why he wore the black veil are still asked and follow his
In the story The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie, the main character is a Native American in an all white town and he finds that there seems to be very little cultural assimilation. As he goes into 7/11 he finds that the cashier is scared. He believes that the reason that the cashier is afraid of him is because of his race, he thinks that his race has become an issue throughout the town and what people think about him. ”He knew this dark skin and long, black hair of mine was dangerous. I had potential”(Alexie, 479).
He is far from home and has lost his culture.The reason he does not feel home is because that is not where his heart(where he feels safe) is at. In the poem “Without Title” Diane Clancy also states that “I remember the silence of his lost power, the red buffalo painted on his