Creon has the appearance of good, but when he chooses to not bury Polyneices, which goes against the beliefs of the Gods by not honoring him, he shows his tragic flaw. He says, “But Polyneices, killed as piteously, an interdict forbids that anyone should bury him or even mourn.” (192). Through disobeying the Gods, Creon implies that his laws are more important than the Gods. Creon’s disregard towards the Gods, explains why he dismisses Tiresias’s power. Creon’s overall power grants him his free will.
One of the main Congolese that rejects Nathan’s search for justice is the chief of the village, Tata Ndu. "Tata Ndu feels that bringing the Christian word to these people is leading them to corrupt ways." (Kingsolver 129) This shows that not everybody believes that Christianity is so great. In Nathan’s head Christianity brings justice to the Congo but to the Congolese, Christianity only brings more injustice to them. Nevertheless Nathan’s ignores their thoughts and beliefs and continues to try to force Christianity on
Christianity turned Nwoye’s life around. He broke apart from the Ibo cultural norms, and became a part of a religion with morals and believes he agreed with. Furthermore, Nwoye was sent to a college to get educated. When Obierika confronted Nwoye about why he was with the missionaries, Nwoye replied: "I am one of them" (), showing that his perspective on religion has changed for the better, based on his own morals, and not the clan’s or his fathers. Okonkwo, however, didn’t approve of Nwoye’s religion change.
As a young boy, Baldwin sought a gimmick in order to fill the void and fear of possibly living his life on the streets. The Christian church was an authority figure that offered a sense of fulfillment and comfort, providing him with an escape from reality. Although effective, Baldwin eventually grew skeptical and wary of the teachings that he once found meaningful as he realized the imperialistic nature of the church 's past and its limiting impact on the country. For years, religion was used by whites to justify their superiority and oppress blacks. Christianity represents a rigid way of thinking that discourages questioning the status quo and forces its disciples to continue with past tradition.
In “The Rattler”, the sympathetic and accepting tones reflect the man attitude towards his actions in handling the snake to protect his life. In ‘The Rattler” the accepting and sympathetic tones are a reflection of the man’s attitude towards his actions in handling the snake to protect his life. The farmer wanted to take time to experience the pleasure nature has but stumbled upon the reptile. His decision to kill the snake was for the better of his animals and his life. The author’s diction is a reflections of the superiority the man had over the self-defensive snake.
In addition, Atticus went against his moral code and principles he had always upheld before, especially in the Tom Robinson trial. Now, Atticus is faced with the decision of abiding by the law or breaking it in order to do the right thing. He knew that incarcerating a man, as withdrawn and solitary as Arthur would have been unforgivable. Especially, after Arthur had performed a great deed by saving his children 's life. He knew that exposing him would be an awful way of repaying him; it would have been like "shooting a mockingbird."
In documentary Grizzly man, Timothy curses at the park services thinking there his enemy, he will fights civilization. He only has mockery and contempt. His rage for park services is not necessary but because of this he withdraws himself
They burned him at the steak! The only way that someone has something like that done to him, is if the council didn’t like what he was suggesting or trying and he was trying to be violent. In the book nobody 's supposed to talk about this war, what is the council trying to hide from its people. It seems that they just want to protect their image. Another person that stands out about being Egoistic, is the main character named Equality.
Also, the men promised not to eat the cattle considering it would offend Helios. Therefore, the men had reasons they wanted to eat the cattle, but they also had reasons not to. Odysseus knew his men were hungry, yet they had made promises to not eat the cattle. One of the ship mates made a speech to even try and get Odysseus to let them kill the cattle. Odysseus knew better than to offend the sun god like that.
This method is embodied by Harlequin as he says about him " You can't judge Kurtz as an you would an ordinary man" (Conrad 132). Another method is the use of exaggerated power to maintain his position among the natives "He comes to them with thunder and lightning" (Conrad 51). This method is symbolized by "round curved balls" which turns out to be human heads. Kurtz punishes severely whoever disobeys him. By keeping these heads around the building, it serves as a remainder for those who might think of disobeying his orders.