Another example of Daisy’s carelessness is when Gatsby, a man she says she loved, dies, and she does not attend his funeral or show any signs of grief. In essence, she cares so little about anything that she shows no feelings about the fact a person she loved getting murdered. Her gets perfectly stated by Nick: “They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made” (Fitzgerald 179). Daisy feels like that because she has so much money and is part of old money, no action can impact her. No matter what bad deed she does, people will fix it for her and she will face no
Gene is in denial of his friend’s death. The only way for Gene to change is for him to accept his friend’s death. Gene enters the war with Brinker which shows he is moving on from his life in Devon and from Finny’s death, and while he leaves he, “[leaves] the door ajar for the first time…My schooling was over” (203). Gene is the only character in the novel A Separate Peace that changes by releasing his anger and being less competitive. Gene informs, “My fury was gone…Phineas had absorbed it had taken it with him, and I was rid of it forever” (203).
In effect, Laertes evokes the distinction between honor and nature and the former’s influence over his decision to choose revenge over clemency. After an injured Hamlet wounds Laertes with the poisoned foil, Laertes laments that he is “justly killed” by his own “treachery.” (5.2.337). In blaming himself for his downfall, Laertes declares the justice of his death. Laertes possesses only a simple understanding of the immorality of murder because his honor, anger, and a lack of concern for his own damnation drives him to ultimately carry out the act. After Hamlet kills Claudius, Laertes states the justice in the king’s death and says, “mine and my father 's death come not upon thee, / Nor thine on me!” (5.2.359-63).
Camus effectively persuades his readers on his thoughts of absurdism and shows how understanding/confronting death influences one's view of life. The novel starts with the passing of Meursault's Maman(Mother). Despite the fact that he goes to the funeral, he doesn't demand to see the body, in fact, he
Even though Johnny was going through his last hours alive he did not want to see his mother, he wanted to see his family: the gang. “I said I don’t want to see her.” His voice was rising. “She’s probably come to tell me about all the trouble I’m causing her, and how glad her and the old man’ll be when I’m dead. Well tell her to leave me alone. For once.
Here's to my love!” (Act V, sc. iii). In this quote, Romeo commits suicide, which could be prevented if Friar did not assume Romeo received the letter and had given him personally. Hence the Friar should have communicated with Romeo so there wouldn't be any misunderstanding, can be deterred. The Friar also states, “Thy husband in thy bosom there lies dead; And Paris too.
Throughout Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare, displaying the acts of suicide as an attempt to escape reality, religiously, and morally. Standing with two well-known soliloquies Hamlet, questions should I be alive, or should I be dead. Indecisive he wavers on the fact of the religious and classical perspective of suicide. Opening Act Three, Hamlets first known soliloquy “To be or not to be”, suggest the idea of suicide. “The sling and arrows of outrageous fortune” (3.1.
After many years of avoiding and being angry at her parents, Walls finally goes to her father to forgive him after she found out that he was dieing. The author stated “"Now, no snotslinging or boohooing about 'poor ol'Rex,'" Dad said. "I don't want any of that, either now or when I'm gone." I nodded. "But you always loved your old man, didn't you?"
When Meursault returns from Marengo and his mother’s funeral it is the weekend. He dislikes Sundays because he has nothing to do which makes them boring. Consequently, he just observes people who “were in a hurry” from his balcony (21). At the end of the Sunday, it occurs to Meursault “that Maman was buried now, that [he] was going back to work, and that, really, nothing had changed” (24). He does not believe in God or go to church and is not really affected by his mother 's death which displays his separation from the people within the Christian society.