7. From these lines of J.D. Salinger 's novel "Catcher in the Rye", Holden is walking through the Museum of Natural History on his quest to find his younger sister Phoebe, but he has a somewhat nostalgic feeling about the exhibits. Holden recalls in the museum "that everything always stayed right where it was" no matter how many times he returns and despite how long time has elapsed since his last visit. The vivid descriptions of Holden 's memories demonstrate that he enjoys the constancy of the museum and it is more fond to him compared to the many aspects of life he views as phony or fraudulent. Holden 's memories of spending time at the museum as a child contribute to one of the reoccurring themes of childhood and holding onto the past.
He may even be pleased to see Daisy so overwhelmed, as to him it proves her undying affection for him. Gatsby’s unfazed counterbalance to Daisy’s dewy-eyed exhaustion is laced with pretension over his newly acquired persona. Living up to his self-made greatness has evidently caused him to lose some humanity; he is acting cynically and superficially only to reinforce what he believes makes him worthy of Daisy’s attention. This is proven when he says “‘I want you and Daisy to come over to my house...
In the beginning of the novel, George showed compassion by telling Lennie’s aunt Clara That George will watch over Lennie. He also told Lennie about the dream that the two guys have. George said “sure and we’d have a little house an’ a room to ourselves” (pg 58).
Toni Saldivar explains Sammy as having, “the power to be deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects” (Saldivar 222). This could be true, being as Sammy may have not cared enough to quit his job if not for how” strikingly attractive” (Updike 1) she appeared. He wanted to impress her. Under those circumstances, he hoped that the girls would turn around to consent to what he was doing. As a result, run to him grateful for how he stood up for them.
Love is what drove Milkman to his happy ending, with his love for flight. Part I exposes the reader to the type of love Milkman has towards Hagar, Macon Dead II towards Ruth, and Pilates love towards her daughters. First off, Milkman’s love towards Hagar at first seems to be real because he states that he loves her from a very young age. But later on, his love for her changes, “[s]leeping with Hagar had made him generous. Or so he thought.
However, the adoration of Daisy is elevated in Gatsby. Tom’s artificial, bored love for Daisy is transformed into an obsession for Gatsby. His elevated adoration highlights the character foil between Tom and Gatsby as Gatsby’s obsession is an inflated version of Tom’s half-hearted
When writing from a first person perspective, it is easy to write a story similar to another*. Though the story may have a completely different story line, it can be very similar to another in structure or format. An example of two stories that are similar in structure are “Cathedral” and “Why I Live At the P.O.” “Cathedral”, written by Raymond Carter, tells the first person account of a man who befriends his wife’s recently widowed blind friend. Though the narrator is cautious of the blind man at first, the two end up bonding over watching television and cathedrals. “Why I Live at the P.O” is written by Eudora Welty and tells the story of one sister who is very jealous of her own sister who the narrator believes is the “favorite child.”
Yet she ends up with a husband who "treats her like a devil" (Fitzgerald 435); she plays around no more, but "she stays at home with her kids" (435). This is ironic because the reader would never think that Judy, the gorgeous girl, "is beautiful but not happy" with her new life (Gidmark 4642). Irony is used in the story to make the reader excited and inpatient for the end, nevertheless surprisingly the story ends in a different way from what the reader is thinking. Additionally to similes and irony, the author uses symbolism as
Throughout the book, Lucie worries about her father, but he always reassures her that he is well. For instance, Lucie worries that her father might not be happy about her marriage to Charles Darnay. Her father comforts her by stating, “My future is far brighter, Lucie, seen through your marriage, than it could have been—nay, than it ever was—without it"(193). Mr. Lorry and Miss Pross also comfort Lucie out of great care and loyalty to her and her family. Before she leaves, Lucie worries about her father once again.
She loves them all like brothers but it 's Blake who really helps keep her mind off her split with Gavin. Despite his own marriage trouble, Blake is always smiling and keeping things light on set. Any time Gwen feels like crying, Blake is there cracking her up. He 's helping through her break up with belly laughs.
Because of that surprise, Nick develops a quick admiration of Gatsby. An example of this in the novel is, “He smiled understandingly--much more than understandingly. It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.” Nick said this about Gatsby and it is obvious of his liking of him. However after a few chapters it is obvious to the readers that Nick’s perception of Gatsby has changed.
He becomes so much happier, and not so somber all the time. Henry realizes that he needs to communicate with his son in order to have a good relationship with him. Without Marty, Henry would still be that lonely, elderly guy who is very discreet and reserved. However, he now has high spirits, and is an all around