As a child, he was physically abused by his mother which is never an acceptable environment in search of compassion or love. Not to mention being molested at the age of 5 by his own uncle, which gave him even less of an understanding on how to love or show empathy. With everything he learned as a child, the behaviors that grew upon him led him to his spiraling downfall. As an adult, he and his wife fell through harsh times in domestic violence disputes, to the point where she decided to leave him. As if that wasn’t devastating enough, she got custody of their four
Hammurabi’s code was created to protect the weak, when in turn the laws did more harm than good. Hammurabi’s code was unjust, because it did not take into consideration of everyone’s story. Also, the victims were not treated equally, because your social class would change the punishment of the crime. Lastly, he made it to where no one could change his laws, even after his death.
She doesn’t have anyone to love her and she doesn’t love any one. Had Celie not been sold into marriage, she would probably still be at home getting raped by her “father” and we wouldn’t know Sofia or Harpo in the story. All of the tribulations of Celie’s childhood show how life was back then for some families. The tragedies of her childhood shaped the meaning of this work as a whole tremendously. She survived being raped by her own father, becoming impregnated twice, and being sold off into marriage as if she were worthless .
Hester caused many problems with people in the town including the most holy man Dimmesdale and a man that should've never been involved, Chillingworth. Hester is the biggest sinner throughout the romance and there is no reason to believe that Dimmesdale, or Chillingworth is. One main reason why Hester was the biggest sinner was because she was an adulteress to begin with. Toward the beginning of the book, the townspeople had accused her of having a baby with another man because the husband was nowhere to be seen. This is important because it ties into many other reasons as to why she is the biggest sinner.
In addition, Abel spent all of his money on alcohol, and he shot Trevor’s mother. Although Trevor’s mother tried to report her abuse, the police remained patriarchal and did not arrest Abel or file her accusations. In South Africa “a woman is either raped or battered every four minutes.” () These women, are also victims of patriarchal society in South Africa as women are still suffering under men. Through this all, Trevor was able to move on with his life and pursue his career. His mother couldn’t help him overcome his traumatic experiences, yet because of his upbringing and optimistic attitude, he was able to move on, and even find humor in
It is true not all parents parents are not ‘perfect’ in parenting, but any individual would know how to rephrase (and not sound blunt) or know the ‘right’ things to say without sounding rude or it being offense. Moreover, this act entails the exact characteristics of a psychopath, “individuals who engage in impulsive and antisocial acts…feel no shame for behavior that often has a negative impact on others…” (“Psychopaths and Serial Killers, 165). He acts on his thoughts with no forethought—he is impulsive (i.e. “acting or done without forethought” [oxford dictionaries]) which makes him seem highly opinionated in society. This psychopathic behaviour is also supported in a recent triarchic model of psychopathy outlined by Patrick, Fowles, and Kreueger (2009), which contains three major components: boldness, meanness and disinhibition (167).
The act of giving away money is a selfless act and someone who is ambitious will not be philanthropic. If Caesar was truly ambitious, he would not give his money away to the common folk’s community. This phrasing of the sentence like a question, makes the audience reflect and think about whether that is really true, Since Antony talked about Caesar’s noble acts before, the townsfolk are doubting that Caesar is ambitious. This lures to the pathos of the audience because the rhetorical question pulls on their conscience. Their conscience is questioning whether the murder of Caesar is justifiable, since he was not at all ambitious according to Antony.
Of course, his actions do not resemble the behavior of a virtues man, but Don does not care what a decent man supposed to do. This attitude chose in the essence of all of his decisions. Consider, for instance, how he was ready to abandon his wife for and young 21-year-old woman, knowing that he would be leaving his kids in a broken family. At the same time, it does not seem that he did not love them. However, as true existentialist, he was acting according to what seems right for
The middle class in Mumbai have always been distrustful of builders notorious for their ill-kept promises, but despite their various socio-cultural loyalties and affiliations, they all must give in to the temptations of sudden wealth while a few like the Pintos are frightened into submission and the Masterji gets eliminated. Thomas Friedman, the well-known chronicler of globalisation, argues that the destruction in the wake of globalisation is inherently creative in that it destroys the old to make way for the new. Whatever has become redundant must perish and manure the new. In The World is Flat, he avers that it gives the opportunity for every individual and society to make independent choices about what to discard, adapt and adopt. Otherwise:
Violence can trigger emotions that cannot be undone which can lead to regret. Wes’s father wanted to teach Wes that violence is not tolerated especially a lady. For the other Wes, he never had a father to guide him to make the right decisions or reprimand when he was wrong. This is one of the key factors into why the other Wes got into trouble with violence and drugs. Even though the author did experience trouble with violence and drugs, he realized violence would lead to more violence.
“When you judge others , you do not define them: you define yourself” - Earl Nightingale. In a society where people are still judging other people to try to make them look good is a low blow, you know you will not be able to judge them on their actions but on something they were born with, the color of their skin or the way the look. This is why discrimination happens every day, bigots must have a scapegoat to blow all the stress they have. But in reality they are not defining the other person because those are petty words, but the bigots actions while insulting the poor man will define the bigot . Once people have learned about how to blow all the stress they have, we can almost act as one.
(11) Curley’s wife complains to Crooks, Lennie, and Candy about her husband, how he “Spends all his time sayin’ what he’s gonna do to guys he don’t like, and he don’t like nobody. Think I’m gonna stay in that two-by-four house and listen how Curley’s gonna lead with his left twict, and then bring in the ol’ right cross?” (78). Obviously, Curley’s wife did not marry Curley because she loves him, but most likely she may be running from someone or something in her life. The unsatisfied wife endures Curley just so she can live in
While this movie may not be for everybody it does contain an interesting and controversial commentary on society. It seems that the primary message argued in A Clockwork Orange is that through abuse Alex has been considered cured, people must not be used as scientific experiments even if the experiment is for the greater good of society. The needs of the many do not outweigh the rights of one and by breaking this moral code by the elected officials drastically changes the way the society favors their government and its practices. Social engineering is not the answer to eliminate a disruptive youth culture and maintaining order within society. Violent impulses, sexual urges, the enjoyment of music, participating in social camaraderie are all essential parts of the human experience and eliminating any part of that experience would eliminate what it means to be a