I am a good man. Even as he had thought this, he felt the lie in it” (Hillenbrand 380). In other words, Louie tries to ignore his alcoholism, but he knows that it is a flaw he must fix. Eventually, Louie overcomes his alcoholism and becomes religious, redeeming himself of his mistakes where many people could not. To sum it all up, many people recognize their flaws and attempt to fix these
Reverend Parris was in a position of power as the town 's spiritual leader, but he was insecure about his authority. He was willing to say and do whatever it takes to retain control. He was obsessed with maintaining his power because he wasn’t brave enough. We knew that Parris was consistently preaching hellfire before the incident of the girls practicing witchcraft in the forest. He demanded more money and acted as if he deserved more.
He knows that he is not a good man. He believes that the punishment he has received didn’t fit his crime. The Misfit also believes that the world would be better off if Jesus didn’t rise from the dead. When the grandmother and him were talking about religion he Although he is not a good man, he does feels a bit of compassion for the grandmother when Bailey makes her cry, he says “Lady… don’t you get upset. Sometimes a man says things he don’t mean.
In the Outsiders, intolerance is shown with what background a person came from. For example, the greasers hated the socs because they thought that they had it really easy where they came from add they didn’t have to deal with poverty, dead parents and having the police always after them. But in the words of Cherry Valance, “It’s rough all over.”(S.E. Hinton 35). But even though Cherry tolerated some of the greasers the rest of the socs just thought that they were dirty liars, cheats and thieves.
He also comments that he’s not a good host; doing this he is understanding that not everyone recognises him. He is taking the blame that he isn’t a good host because he didn’t greet everyone and introduce himself. He is showing the other characters that he will take the blame for things rather than people being angry with him. Gatsby is a man who stays polite to get out of any sign of trouble approaching him, so that people don’t get suspicious of
The doctor did not need more money, he was wealthy and had a servant; he refused to treat the child because of greed and the awareness that his high position meant that he would not face any consequences even if Coytito died. Kino was furious about it, but he was powerless, he was vulnerable and weak. However, the doctor’s attitude transformed when he heard about the pearl, and he was suddenly willing to treat the baby. He knew he could trick Kino and give Coytito the wrong medicine; Kino might be aware but “he couldn’t’ take the
Given the information from the play we can conclude that Mr. Wright was a good man because he did not drink and paid his debts, but he was also a hard man who was not considered good company.“But he was a hard man, Mrs. Peters. Just to pass the time of day with him - Like a raw wind that gets to the bone." (Glaspell) pp. 21-22 He neglected his wife 's happiness and was focused on keeping her isolated. He also neglected her opinions and kept her from singing.
He longs to be a scholar but he growing up he was too smart and because of that he many disliked him. His wanting was considered a sin in the dystopian society he lived in, so when he was assigned the job of street sweeper he accepted it as he saw it as a way to make up for his sin. The job as a street sweeper can be be considered Equality 7-2521 place to go and the reason to go would be to atone for his sins. As with most journeys this one was not the protagonists choice. He wanted to be a scholar more than anything in the world.
Very few of them were wealthy or in positions of power, because they enjoyed the benefits of the British Empire and could be ruined by it's demise. Because he had such masses of followers, they were difficult to control and often rioted despite his calls for nonviolence. As things progressed Gandhi became less of a leader and more of a reason to fight for a common purpose: the freedom of India. Jesus, however, had no cause for which His followers could fight but rather a message for them to apply and spread to others. His followers were not automatically attracted to Him as Gandhi's were, and all He had in terms of recognition was a brief introduction from John the Baptist.
Likewise, the man who loaned money to Nora struggles to do anything more with his life because of his past decisions. The choices that Krogstad made opens the windows for others to judge him for who he used to be instead of who he is now. He used to be the man who was willing to ruin a marriage, but someone showing compassion to him changed him to be willing to show compassion to others. However, the rest of society does not know that about him, which leaves him stuck with a bad reputation and no job. The influence that society has on Torvald prompts him to be the way he is, where the influence of society only holds Krogstad back from being anything more than he is
Dolphus pretends to be drunk so that people can understand him; if he didn’t they might lash out at him for being different. That 's what the lack of intelligence does, it creates fear for the things people can 't understand. People like Atticus and Dolphus both new there was nothing wrong with the African American populations but they both needed a reason to be decent to them without being majorly scrutinized. In Atticus’ case his reason, the trial, almost wasn 't enough and he was almost hurt. Another big part where intelligence comes into play in the book is obviously the trial.
Realizing in his struggles that mental strength can overcome physical abuse. What made Frederick such an amazing man was what he did with what others said about him and the things he did the brave steps he took, he didn 't take it personally and just stopped doing what he believed in just because other people didn 't like it or agree with it. The hate he received made him stronger in the end. If he had taken what people said to heart than he probably wouldn 't have accomplished all that he did. When Hugh Auld 's wife Sophia defied the ban of teaching slaves to read and write and decided to teach Frederick.