Charlie suffers during the peak of his wisdom when he reaches the point where, “I find that I don’t communicate with people much anymore...I am alone in my apartment at Mrs. Flynn’s boardinghouse most of the time and seldom speak to anyone” (Keys 298). His newfound brilliance isolates him from society as others come to fear him, similar to the treatment of Frankenstein’s monster. Although he reaches his goal of increased IQ, the differences between him and others prove to be not ideal as he no longer can experience human compassion. Charlie hopes to find happiness through knowledge yet comes to realize, “This intelligence has driven a wedge between me and all the people I once knew and loved” (Keys 297). The scientists’ attempt to play god and mess with the forces of nature make things worse in the long run for everyone involved, as they did not consider the actual dangers but only their own glory.
This proves the sloths laziness and his lack of caring to others because he is asking them a question and he is thinking about it for a year, as he doesn’t care at all. This also proves that the sloth is lazy because as written in the poem the sloth: "he will think about it for a year" This proves that the sloth is extremely slow as described in this metaphor. Personification is used in some of the stanzas in the poem. The author personifies sloths as human beings because things are going slow for him in his life and he wants everything to be faster, because of this he personifies humans as sloths for being very slow. The rhyme scheme is used in every end of word in each stanza for example: " in stanza one pear, ear, year, stanza two, word, bird, hear, stanza three, lug, smug, hug, in stanza four, goes, toes, knows.
In the end, he has words of the wiser to leave the readers stunned and inspired. Ponyboy goes through the first stage of the hero 's journey as shown when he claims he is different from his family and friends and he has good grades which its stereotypical for people of his status not to have good grades. Ponyboy is set apart from the rest of the greasers because he likes to watch movies and books he describes his brothers as “never cracks a book” and “ works to hard to be interested in a story” he also states he isn 't like the other greasers because “ nobody in our gang digs movies and books the way I do”
He has worked his entire life as chauffeur and has always wanted to go beyond being that though he has nothing to look forward to due to lack of economical power. In families, usually the one who brings money home leads and has the power. In the play, Walter has no control of his family mainly because his salary does not give him power. Also, Lena Younger has the insurance check from Big Walter which contained $10.000, making the Youngers depend on her and not on Walter Lee’s budget. As he is seen in the play, it can be deduced that his stressed personality mainly comes from the fact that he has no money to portray power.
And yet, he keeps to his regular, tedious schedule, despite the fact that he hates his job, just so that he can put a wad of cash on his family table. His work is always his first priority, even upon waking up having turned into a horrifying, gruesome insect. This is, while being a rational thought, not one that most people would have while in a panicked situation. He is so obsessed with his work, in fact, that it almost seems like
The first stage is sin; Holden insults and critizes the Bible and takes pleasure in the suffering of others. The second stage is suffering; Holden alienates and isolates himself from the world and thinks about committing suicide. The third stage is redemption; Holden realizes that Phoebe is worth living for and accepts the world because he understands that he cannot change it. In the beginning, Holden is a naïve and innocent person in an adult world. Throughout the novel, he goes through many changes that change is perception of the world and the people around him.
Holden complains that "I was surrounded by phonies" (13) in the novel. Besides it, he often uses the word “depress” to describe somebody around him or what he experiences. In other words, he always looks down on other people, and because of this, most of the time he is isolated from people around him. Additionally, he does not have any real personal connection with others except his sister, Phoebe, and brother, D.B. In the story, Holden tries to be different from others because it is the way to express identity for him.
As a reader we witness many depressing events throughout the novel and Stoner’s consciousness become more aware of many things however he is not a tenor of response. Usually he complies with the society rules. Throughout the novel Stoner never stood up for anything unfairly happened to him. He chooses to alienate himself from everything by staying in mute just like his parents do. His dumbness was disappeared and led to consciousness even when he had all the unfortunate events, he never felt sorry for himself.
He also felt tired. Tired of dealing with lack of food and abandonment from his parents. He thought that this was an excellent solution to make his life better for him but in reality it became a problem because he was thrown in a situation where being a human didn’t matter. It was like how someone who abandons their life and escapes it to find something better, but this didn’t happen for Richard Frethorne. His situation was that a “Mouthful of bread for a penny loaf must serve for four men which is most pitiful.
His family seems concerned by what ever it may be, so much so that he leaves them for the military and upon returning, settles in to New York not going back to live near his family. This something that would cause familial problems in a prominent family in 1922 would have to be his sexuality, perhaps? Upon reading this book, one can notice that the narrator, Nick, is an especially flowery writer, and he’s unnaturally observant. And everything that he says he saw, or notices is on purpose, and is there for some reason. It can also be concluded that Nick can’t stand the obscenely wealthy.
In Fahrenheit 451, information is restricted, and people are given so many useless “‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information”(pg 58). So they’ll be ‘happy’, but it is a fake happiness. Because of this people think they are happy, but commit suicide because they are not. There are also a small few who still read books, but they must keep it a secret, or the books
Once again, Bronson Alcott suffered financial struggle. After his Fruitlands disaster, the Alcott had only “thirty-two dollars to [their] name” (166). The family had to temporary stayed with the Lovejoys. The economic woes definitely impacted Bronson the most for he still “unwilling to relinquish the dream that had unraveled before his eyes,… maintaining a spartan diet and wearing the linen leggings and tunics from his experiment” (166). Many would see this as a stage of denial.
I said nothing.” This shows sometimes people do not want to conform but they are too afraid to speak out. This means Faber is actually choosing to conform to society even though unlike Mildred Faber has already been enlightened to the truth. When most people are born they conform to the ideologies of their parents and communities, they don’t choose to conform, however they can choose not to conform. In the beginning of Fahrenheit 451 Montag is a conformist who burns books for a living; however as the book progresses Montag begins to read books and his opinions on the way his society is changes. In Fahrenheit 451 Faber tells Montag “pity, Montag, pity.
Many people are not happy with the things they own because it is “too much” of they have and it is not worth keeping it. However, they have spent money on it therefore, they cannot throw it out easily or they could have stored memories within it. Similarly, in the article “The Class Politics of Decluttering” by Stephanie Land, published on July 18, 2016, suggests how Marie Kondo’s tidying up methods do not give joy. Land explains how throwing away things make you sad because they are not only the things which require space, but the memories that you have created with them. Land defines nostalgia as a sad emotion because she has to throw away her stuff to have enough space in her house.
Once they get to America, they realize that life here was not all that it was cracked up to be. They get mistreated, and their daily lives become very challenging. It is very hard for them to find jobs, and once they do, they get paid little to no money at all. Both the Flint Water Crisis and The Jungle have many similarities. They both are real life stories on how government officials let many people suffer due to corruption in the government.