Okonkwo is the protagonist and tragic hero of this story. He was a man who let the fear of looking weak get the best of him and he ended up doing things he didn’t want to do. His deadbeat father was the blame of how he ended up being in life. His life went downhill really fast. He dealt with things back to back and he didn’t see things getting any better.
He treats these people poorly and so they humiliate him and lock him away, “good Sir Topas, do not think I am mad: they have laid me here in hideous darkness”(4.2.2049-2051). The trick is cruel, so much so that even Sir Toby feels some remorse, though he fosters a strong dislike for Malvolio, “I would we were well rid of this knavery. If he may be conveniently delivered, I would he were” (4.2.2053-2054). One might be prompted to feel sympathy for Malvolio in some depictions of this work and in others one might understand and even support his punishment. That is what decides whether or not his situation can be deemed just.
Marcello had a very difficult childhood and due to that he becomes a conflicted human in his later life. Marcello is neglected by his parents, he is sexually assaulted by a homosexual ex-priest named Lino and displays significant opposition to life forms around him. Marcello believes that because of all these negative aspects that Iife has placed upon him he must seek to become a normal person in an attempt to erase all of his wrongs. "This is what normality was- this breathless, futile desire to
Both stories present villains differently, where society is directly criticizing Meursault’s beliefs and actions in The Stranger while Meursault is indirectly hurting Harun in The Meursault Investigation. However, both text function similarly by triggering the protagonists emotions, creating a sympathy towards them. In The Stranger, Meursault is perceived by society as being inhuman with no place in their society but through Meursault 's perspective, society
Man suffers from a very pathetic condition due to his failures in society. This theory shows that alienation is the results of living in an exceeding cluster in any community. According to this theory, low category loses the flexibility to manage or accomplish their goals in life because of the suppression of socio-economic class. In this novel, alienation is found in his protagonist Griffin. He 's a pissed off man, who feels boredom about his relations.
Since the Underground Man’s character has been described as socially isolated since the beginning of the book, his difficulties expressing himself to other individuals was the commencement of a deep angry desire to have some authority over the officer. Rather than letting the incident go he torments himself with it and plans a revenge. A revenge that he cannot pursue because his low income does not allow him to play the role of a sophisticated
Hester Prynne also affects Chillingworth because “That old man’s revenge has been blacker than my sin.” (Hawthorne 203). Dimmesdale endures the harsh punishments given to him by Chillingworth due to his anger and thirst for revenge. Chillingworth is blinded by revenge because he only seeks to harm Dimmesdale which is a result of a sin symbolized by the scarlet letter. This truly depicts the effect the scarlet letter has had on characters surrounding it due to the fact that Chillingworth has developed into someone who only wants revenge and that Dimmesdale can no longer handle the guilt of his sin. The symbol conveys romantic ideals since the characters must endure the pain on their own because of the fear that society will no longer accept
Okonkwo grew up resenting his father for not being stronger and more masculine. Okonkwo is constantly fearing that he will end up a failure like his father. This fear has caused him to abandon the emotions that make him seem weak like pain, sadness, love and acceptance. He
Morel, one realizes that there is very little room for Mr. Morel in his own family; he is made an outsider in his own house by his own family. Poor Mr. Morel is neglected and despised not only by Mrs. Morel but later by his children as well. Mrs. Morel strived to make him something he was not. She was not able to accept him for what he really is, a man driven by sentiments. She did not understand the difference between them, that very difference which attracted her at first.