He suffers from the fact of guilt because he still exists in the world when around in Germany, Jewish people are getting killed day after day due to the Holocaust. Hans Hubbermann, Liesel’s adopted father suffers through the guilt that he had to make Max leave the house. Han’s intentions were to protect him but the guilt of letting a lone Jewish man in a world where if he was spotted he would have been an instant criminal and send to a prison camp or worse killed. A significant turning point in Liesel’s life was when her brother, Werner, died on a train to their adoptive family. As a result, Liesel would consistently have nightmares of her dead brother Werner every night: "Every night, Liesel would nightmare" (7.2).
All this time spent on social media and whether you get enough “likes” could result in a bad outcome and cause poor health. Some teenagers know social media leads to loss of sleep, more anxiety issues, and even failing to communicate with the outside world (Schupak, “Does Technology”). The Book Thief by Markus Zusak has a similar theme. Set in World War II, Liesel, the main character gets taken from her mother to live with the Hubermanns on Himmel Street and her brother perishes along the way. She grows close to her new papa Hans, mama Rosa, as well as Rudy, a boy who influences her tremendously.
As Porter walked past George, he remembered, “In the war, he’d watched three horses crumple beneath him, one from musket fire, two from starvation and exhaustion” (17). Each horse that Porter remembered symbolized the Calvary men, Irene, and George in similar ways. The horse that died from musket fire symbolized the men he had lost in the war due to fatal weapons. The starving horse symbolized Irene in the way that the starving disease Irene carried ate her alive. Day illustrated, “… the beast fed on her and stole quickly away” (11).
From these final words Dimmesdale then passes away while on the scaffold. On his chest was the mark that Hester wore, the difference is that Hester confessed her sin and bore it on her clothing. When Dimmesdale kept it hidden from everyone else it consumed him and put the mark on his body, symbolizing that secret sin will destroy the sinner. During the story of the Scarlett Letter Reverend Aurthur evolves because of the sin that he had committed. Therefore within the book he started off as a nervous and startled man, which then leads him into getting sick from the guilt inside him, and finally leads him to confess his sin, that came with a price.
To add, in the case of which is true, Thisbe committed suicide first, through the misjudgment of Pyrumas’ state of being. Pyrumas followed in hopes of to her too meeting her love again. (Humphries 2) Sitting next to Thisbe's corpse Pyrumas says as her last words “so it was your own hand, your love that took your life away. Death was the only one that could keep you from me.” (Humphries 2) Though desperation both partners portray death as symbol and sacrifice to their love. Sacrifice, was the ultimate consequence to these two love birds, that resulted in the crime of death or specifically
In a way, he is responsible for the absence of her brother, but he does care for her he does have a heart. From this point on he watches over her and continues telling her story, and shows up at another important moment in her life, when she has just lost almost everyone she loves due to a bombing. He sees her book that she was writing in that she dropped, and, “[j]ust before the truck left I took it [Liesel’s book] in my hand...it’s lucky I was there” Death loves Liesel, and Liesel loves words. Since he loves her he cares about what is important to her, that is why he took the book. After this incident, Liesel has a happy life until her time comes which is when Death takes her by the hand and walks with her, shows her the book, and talks about all he has seen.
my wife! My son dead, and now my wife taken too!” (44) This quote shows imagery showing sadness and depression when he revealed that his son was dead. This quote also shows that his wife has been captured which makes the audience feel bad for him. Antigone is represented as the warrior because she
Everyone thought Ophelia drowned on an accident but, she actually killed herself. After her father’s death she went crazy. She couldn’t take the pain anymore. Committing suicide was one of the worst things someone could do and that goes along with pride. Pride was the worst sin of
Her father was a volunteer in the Waffen SS during World War ll and her mother was deported to USSR for forced labor camp for 5 years. It detailed everyday life in the camp and their struggle there. Here, the hunger became an unavoidable angel who haunts the inmates of the camps but also a disorderly sparring partner, a rough blow that keep all of them experiencing the rawest part of their
As a result of her father’s death, Ophelia had reached a mental decline and resorted to committing suicide by drowning herself in Act 4, Scene 7. The climax of the play is in the final act which is Act 5, Scene 2; where multiple characters such as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Gertrude, Claudius, Laertes and Hamlet have reached their untimely deaths. Comparatively, it can also be argued that death revolves around the idea of betrayal. This is evident in King Hamlet’s death, where his own brother, Claudius had betrayed and murdered him for his own personal gain. Another example is through Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’s deaths,