Antigone is loyal to the gods and not to Creon. Antigone states, “Creon is not strong enough to stand in my way.’’(P.32). What she means is that nobody can block her or stand in her way from doing what she has to do for her brother. Some may say that Polyneices was a traitor well he is, that 's the reason why Creon wants Polyneices not buried. She was trying to look out for her family but, her uncle did care about this.
When Sarah lost her dreams of being a lawyer as well as her later desires to become a wife, she felt that the only power she held was with prayer (Kidd). We are all more like this than we care to realize. Even though we may realize there is something wrong with the world, we stand back and hope for the best. We do this by prayer, or by social media’s ‘like if you wish for world peace,’ or by simply complaining to our peers about the tragedies in our time. These are not bad things to do, but they become decidedly unhelpful when we choose to not take further action.
But, Luke is asked if he loves his daughter more than himself, because it would be a ‘love in weakness’, however God is reminded that it is similar to his love of humankind. As said in a review of the overall story, “the conversations seem a natural outgrowth of Luke’s faith, that faith based in rituals outlined in intimate detail in the first half of the story [...] and when Luke’s faith is tested by Jennifer’s car accident, he will fall back on his spiritual life and act, not think”
Even though he was not on the best path, they still support him and be on his side because they believe that he can change. Diaz believes that her brother doesn’t deserve her family support, but family supports each other at any moment in the life. For instance, Diaz state “my phone, come Deshacer a tus padres/Jesus told me to, and Mon Frere”(34-35). The parents still believe that the brother can be different, but Diaz thinks that the brother just wants to separate her family. The family was getting affect by the bother, but they still are there for him.
First, Soto uses tone along with mood, to influence the theme: Resenting what one has can draw regret when one doesn’t have it anymore. One event that reveals this is when Maria starts to reveal some mood towards her father because she doesn't want to go on family vacation with her family. Maria starts out just truthful, and honest. However, a chain reaction of retort and built up anger gets the most of her. Though at the beginning Maria is calm, collective, along with
I’m Trying My Best We always say that we protect our loved ones from unfamiliar things or situations that may put them in danger, but is this true? . Are protecting our loved ones or ourselves?. The author May Chai Lee in the short story “Saving Sourdi”, it’s a first person perspective that talks about a young sister name Nea that wants to “save” Sourdi the older from a fix marriage that their mother has arrange with an older man. And how Nea deals with this events.
The mother denouncing her commitment to her son for his act of Cowardice is a strong lesson. There is nothing strong enough to protect us from the wave of dishonor associated with turning your back on your brothers. Honor being the strongest core value in my opinion, it is important that we strive to uphold it and its implications in our character. This is not just to impress or to gain the love and respect from those around us, but it guides us to do the things we must to protect those people. “The Warrior Ethos evolved to counter the instinct of self-preservation.” chapter-5 pg-12 Self preservation, the
It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do” (Lee 149). Atticus’ quote of courage foreshadows the results of the trial, he knew the end result of the trial, but he fought against it anyways, although he did not win. Another act that justifies Atticus’ courage is keeping Calpurnia despite Aunt Alexandra’s strong disagreement. Atticus said: “She’s a faithful member of this family and you’ll have to simply accept things the way they are” (Lee 182), this reveals Atticus’ courage because he kept Calpurnia even though there are controversies of having an African American house member as shown by Alexandra.
Hardships are: tests that show your worth. They are occasions to show who you truly are. You are either a person who succeeds in the attempt or fails. In life with no struggles there's no gain because we learn from our struggles. Some people do the most to avoid problems however, in Enrique’s Journey, Enrique is risking his life to reunite with his mother.
For example, John Proctor was willing to sacrifice his good name to protect his wife. He is a husband and a father, although he made mistakes, his family is very dear. He is a person who stores moral convictions and only cares for the safety of his family and individual welfare. In addition, John Proctor's decision to tell the court about his business ironically shows his kindness. He no longer continued his relationship with Abigail, who privately terminated his sins.