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. Although, after visiting his mother and sister, he has rediscovered a reason to survive, making it harder to go back. Moreover, the word, “comfortless,” illustrates how Paul feels isolated even at home, he feels little comfort where he grew up. This statement is ironic because in general, people especially feel safe at home, where one often doesn’t feel lonely, however the narrator feels quite the
Again as he ages, he lacks the capabilities of connecting with the right people to create a family or home. His lack of exposure to any sort of homey atmosphere limits his capabilities in bonding emotionally to anyone. Wagamese illustrates all of these links and themes through his writing by exhibiting the symbols of Garnet’s lack of a home, as well as a lack of a loving family, but in the end provides Garnet with both. When Garnet does arrive home and meets his family he is finally comfortable with his life. He finds peace and love with his family and poses as a true advocate for those who wish to have a home but are unsure of how to do
Crooks and Curley’s wife actually admitted to being lonely while George showed he was lonely. George did have Lennie but Lennie was “different”, Curley’s wife was a woman and of course was stuck in a house all alone with nobody to talk too, and Crooks, he didn’t have someone who had the same value as him. Crooks was the only black man on the ranch, and of course with people talking about him and treating him like he was worthless, he grew to be lonely. Crooks was a lonely man, he didn’t have anyone who had the same “value” as him. I mean, imagine being on a ranch, being the only colored person there, and basically being alone for days.
The first one presents the complete collapse of communication and intimacy between a husband and a wife. The American wife lacks almost everything – care, attention and love. The husband seems to be unable to show something more than cold impatience with his wife’s desires. In this short story she is very lonely. The couple sits together in a hotel room but they are very distant.
Hopeless or Hopelessness? Hopelessness and futility can lead a life into nowhere, because without hope you won 't have a dream or a goal to accomplish. Hopelessness is often shown in places where people have no hope to continue life or anything. In John Steinbeck 's novel, Of Mice and Men, it shows hopelessness in character 's dialogue, and character’s actions. In Of Mice and Men, George is one of the characters who lost hope to his friend Lennie, through the actions/troubles Lennie had made.
It fills him up so completely that even the fragmented shards of his past no longer look like the shattered promises he knows them to be. Then again, maybe it is because his father locked him away and when he escaped, he left pieces of himself, vital pieces, in that small, dark hovel of a house (never home). Left them behind to be slowly crushed by the weight of imprisonment and to be ultimately forgotten. Although, it could just be that he has always been lacking that ‘something
In August Wilson’s play The Piano Lesson, Berniece struggles to come to terms with the violence in her family’s past. Berniece relocates up north to escape the violence prevalent in her family legacy. Berniece is unable to reconcile with this fact, because of this she is unable to discuss this part of history as well as other aspects of her family history with her daughter Maretha. Berniece’s hesitation to reveal this truth to her daughter is detrimental because of the fact that Maretha is oblivious to an important part of her family history. In the end of the play Berniece is finally able to acknowledge the importance of this part of history, as a result she realizes that this is something which she should share with her daughter rather
For that reason, it left Brick traumatized because he is afraid that his mother’s friends will take everything he cherished away, like how they took his mother away and always left him home alone. For that it caused Brick to searched for the meaning of family from the people that surrounds him, due to the fact that he never got to experience what a true family was. In the lines of “he took the love she gave, the broken pieces of affection” and “only then did Jamie see the familiar marks on his mother's arm and the haze that she seemed to be seeing” ( Durrow 39, 40). Reveals the incomplete love that Brick is given at home and how he is exposed to the abusive relationship his mother has with her “friends.” By the caused of his parents lack of parenting in Bricks life, it portrays how Brick is left to pick up the broken pieces of love that is rained on to him and how he has to manipulate the idea of family from his surrounding into his broken
Gregor is taken into a deep state of depression, and he misses the s freedom Heidegger would call superficial he used to have. Kafka describes Gregor’s vison ,of the Charlotte street as a gray sky and gray earth being almost indistinguishably fused, implying that Gregor can no longer see the difference between his happiness and sadness. Gregor is no longer able to relate to the outside world due to his isolation for the past month, causing him severe loneness. The window he looks out of represents all Gregor has left of his fading connection with the outside world. The life he had before his transformation and the life he cannot go back to.
It becomes something he recalls time and time again to ease the ills of everyday life, giving him solace that he hopes can also affect the companion of the poem, his sister, Dorothy. Through his experience within "Tintern Abbey," Wordsworth presents his view that memory is a powerful balm that can allow its bearer some degree of relief from the adverse situations that a person may face throughout life.