8.Explain the irony in Frankenstein's actions Even after Victor’s mother dies, and she wished for him to take care of the family and to wed Elizabeth, Victor spends his time in science and neglects his family, shutting off contact for 2 years and not returning home until 6 years later. A bigger show of irony is Frankenstein’s constant return to isolation. Even after becoming somewhat mentally insane, Henry restores his friend and rehabilitates him back to his previous health. Although not fully recovered, Victor returns home and decides not to tell his family, but rather go back into nature for more isolation, He did not learn from his actions and after the monster pays him a visit, Frankenstein continues his mission in isolation. (Takes place in chapter 9 and 10) 9.What does the death of William symbolize?
When Elie and his family got split up, the only person he had was his father. Towards the end of the book Elie and his father split up, and they started getting farther and farther away from each other. When Elie's father pasted away he started to feel a
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?"
Within a few weeks of the wedding Baba dies in his sleep, even when everyone suspects that baba is nearing death Amir never confesses his guilt of removing Hassan and Ali from the family because he fears that if that was to happen baba might disown him. Ten years pass but Amir never tells Soraya, his wife about him and Hassan or of his betrayal and guilt. One day he gets a call from kaka Rahim, his father’s friend from Afghanistan , kaka Rahim tells him about how Hassan’s son is held in an orphanage in Afghanistan and requires help. Amir heads for Afghanistan without telling Soraya why. In Afghanistan Amir meets kaka Rahim and finds out that Hassan’s son Sohrab is in the house of one of the leading members of the Taliban where Amir goes to rescue Sohrab and gets beaten up badly.
It also marks the death of dignity, sanity, and innocence. Norman Bowker, one of the young soldiers, hung himself in the YMCA locker room of his hometown because he struggled to find meaning in his life after the war. Before he performs this act however, he writes a letter to O’Brien explaining his internal struggles when he returns home: “ a guy who feels like he got zapped over in that shithole. A guy who can’t get his get his act together and just drives around town all day and can’t think of any damn place to go and doesn’t know how to get there anyway. This guy wants to talk about it, but he can’t….” Bowker feels that he has lost a sense of purpose because of the war; he no longer has drive or ambition and this can be contributed to the horrific images and situations he experienced during the war.
Purple Hibiscus begins with reference to Chinua Achebe, "Things began to fall apart at home when my brother, Jaja, did not go to communion and Papa flung his heavy missal across the room and broke the figurines on the étagère." The novel tracks this family as the chilly, icebound order begins to break down, and something new replaces it. Visiting their aunt and her three children, Kambili and Jaja get a chance to see how a more ordinary, relaxed family functions. They come to know their "heathen" grandfather, whom Eugene will not see because he insists on practicing his traditional Igbo
The story is told in a flashback. The character is a soldier, who returned from services overseas in 1678, discovers that his brother is dying. They are married to two sisters, and the main character hated his brother’s sister right up to her own death. As his brother dies, he expresses a wish that he and his wife adopt their orphaned child. He despises the boy.
The fact that the dead soldier is left there for ten days, and how the other soldier did not have any reaction to seeing a dead troop addresses the message that war is mentally damaging. These soldiers have to see their friends dead on the ground, and they can not do anything about it and have to keep
Unfortunately, he drops out of college because he feels like he isn’t going along the right path to succeed. F. Scott Fitzgerald says Gatsby “stayed [at the college in Minnesota for] two weeks, dismayed at its ferocious indifference to the drums of his destiny, to destiny itself, and despising the janitor’s work with which he was to pay his way through”(x). Gatsby is disappointed at where college was leading him, so he simply quits and searches for an occupation that will fulfill his dreams, and fortunately
This spirit shows the future to scrooge. After a while in this future, scrooge soon realizes that he has passed away. People during this time discuss his funeral and one gentleman says, “I don’t mind going if a lunch is provided.” This is showing that people didn’t really care for scrooge since he never really talked to anybody or socialize at all really and simply kept to his money. To top it all off,in this unfortunate future, tiny tim died because of his illness. If they family had more wealth than they would have had him alive.
During the final days of Eliezer’s father’s death, Elie’s father completely depends on Elie to bring him food, water, and keep him protected. When Eliezer discovers that his father has been taken away, he thinks to himself, “I did not weep, and it pained me that I could not weep. But I was out of tears. And deep inside me, if I could have searched the recesses of my feeble conscience, I might have found something like: Free at last!...” (Wiesel, 112) When Elie searches through his “feeble conscience”, or weak conscience, his mind is incapable of feeling anything towards his father. His mind is weak from the constant strain and stress of the Holocaust.
I think that the people responsible for the blueman’s death are his parents. The fact that the blueman’s parents were never there for him made a huge impact on his life and ultimately his death. Because never had his parents in his life to teach him responsibility, he irresponsibly drove on a rainy day and trusted a stranger to give him the right medicine, and kept taking more when he saw the side effects as said on page 24 paragraph 2. His father also pulled him out of school and that also prevented any chance of the blue man learning academically. Therefore, the jobs available were decreased and he was forced to join the freak show.
Before his father died he was trying to help but supporting him kept getting more difficult as time passed until he became incapable of helping. This can be seen in quotes right after his father died when he says, “I could see that he was breathing--in gasps. I didn’t move.” He knew his father was dying and did not help. After his father dies he realizes that it was not that he didn’t want to help, he was incapable of it. A quote says, “No candle lit in his memory.
The dad, however, begins by using silence that developed into violence towards the end. Conrad Jarrett has had poor mental health since his brother died. In the beginning of the film, Conrad uses silence with his mother. Every time they come into contact they both refuse to acknowledge anything
On June 8, 2010, eleven year old, Jorge Tarin, told a school counselor he was going to kill himself after school. Because he could not bear being hit by his father anymore. Jorge’s school sent him home due to the lack of power they possessed to keep him and the lack of knowledge on his family history. The same day a social worker and a police officer visited the Tarin family, the home was declared safe to keep a child in, without any real knowledge of the family. They left the home without knowing Jorge had previously spent fifteen months in foster care due to past abuse from his father, who no longer maintained rights to see or live in the same house as his child.