Macbeth is a play about subterfuge and trickery. Macbeth, his wife, and the three Weird Sisters are linked in their mutual refusal to come right out and say things directly. Instead, they rely on implications, riddles, and ambiguity to evade the truth. Macbeth’s ability to manipulate his language and his public image in order to hide his foul crimes makes him a very modern-seeming politician. However, his inability to see past the witches’ equivocations—even as he utilizes the practice himself—ultimately leads to his downfall.
Emotions like this led to the deaths in Salem. Fear leaves us afraid and frightened. Fear is unpleasant and it is only “human nature” to want to get rid of the feeling. Reverend Samuel Parris, before the Salem witch trials started, had the power to prevent the trials from happening, set things straight. But he feared as a Reverend the he was not setting a proper example, with Abigail his niece and his daughter dancing in the woods.
Do you ever tire? God, look at you, iron is what you are made of. Here we all are, half dead with weariness falling asleep over the cars and you say no landing-no firm island earth where we could make a quiet supper”(pg;839 L162-168). Many storms came and went so instead of wanting to stay there for two days, they stayed for two months. Eurylochus got what he deserved because Odysseus told them to swear they wouldn 't eat the cattle and they all told Odysseus they wouldn 't.
Eventually, Mrs. Mallard encounters an overwhelming mishap that portrays striking irony at the end of the story. Ultimately, Chopin demonstrates the ingrained burdensomeness of marriage, as well as the strong forbidden happiness of gaining independence and freedom. Moreover, the irony in “The Story of an Hour” extremely surprises each reader and presents many hidden symbols that support these main themes. Mrs. Mallard feels constrained in her marriage and the oppressiveness weighs her down. Despite the fact that Brently was a kind and loving husband, she feels free of all this weight when she receives the news that her husband was killed in a train accident.
Blinding Ambition The solar eclipse is fascinating and draws attention, yet it gives off rays that are blinding. Ambitions have the same effect on an individual, as they become blinded by their fascinations and desires and lose sight of reality. In William Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, characters that pursue harmful ambitions and suffer from consequences. Three witches foretell that Macbeth will become king. At first, he is a loyal and courageous Thane for Duncan; however, he becomes deceitful once he decides to kill the king.
I don’t tell the truth, I tell what ought to be truth. And if that is sinful, then let me be damned for it!” Blanches magic is seen through her illusions and delusions. In Blanches world Mitch doesn’t fit however she has reached a point of intimacy by being honest about her first husband and the guilt she endures as she begins to share the painful moment of her life with him. Stanley’s intrusion ruins her plans of marriage with Mitch and yet again she had to retreat in the world of her delusions. Stanley who represents realism in this novel and play pops Blanche’s illusion bubble through seeing the realism in scene ten he says: “not once did you pull any wool over this boy’s eyes!” Not only Stanley had broken her world of illusion, but also Mitch who is influenced by Stanley and destroys the protection of darkness by exposing her to the bright light.
While Mollie had money, his husband in the other hand was totally different. Edward (Scott's father) meanwhile, he couldn't quite make it for the reason that he apply for various jobs but that made Scott move around the state until finally he got tired and got in final conclusion to stay for good in Minnesota and live through his wife
In the case of The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway is the unreliable narrator. His unreliableness is not due to insanity, but notwithstanding misrepresentation of the truth and because he is fooled by Gatsby’s charm. He cannot be a reliable narrator when he is not present in every part of the book, tells it out of order and lies to the readers about his own flaws. Nick is an alcoholic and a terrible partner himself as he cheats on Jordan Baker. He has an affair with a girl at his office and was writing to a girl back home.
Although Macbeth has done some really bad deeds, he cannot be called a bad person out and out who goes on to achieve his ambitions without any consideration. He’s also a victim of the realization that there is no meaning as such in this world. This instability snatches his power to think and he gives in to his wife’s provoking speeches without providing any counter arguments to her. If he had any of his individuality left, he certainly must have had given some thought to her speeches but the lack of it shows his confusion. As soon as he joins the opposites foul and fair, he’s encountered by the weird (which is undefined because in the world of Macbeth nothing is normal).
Romeo let immaturity, infatuation and impulsiveness become the death of himself, Juliet, and a few more characters. It’s crazy how their worlds changed in a matter of days all because two people fell in love. How bad is forbidden love? It’s forbidden for a reason. People want what they can’t have and then when they get it, they have to face the consequences.
Phoebe understood that his red hunting hat was like a safety blanket for Holden, “Then what [Phoebe] did-- it almost killed me-- she reached in the coat pocket and took out my red hunting hat and put it on my head. ‘Don 't you want it?’ I said ‘You can wear it a while’” (Salinger, 212) At the end of the book we find out that Holden is in a mental institution and he was telling his whole story to his therapist which shows that Holden really did need help. Pecola, unlike Holden and Claudia, is totally neglected by her parents. Neither of her parents care about her and her brother ran away, she has no one and has no idea what love is. “Then Pecola asked a question that had never entered my mind.
If your family is starving but the laws told you that you cannot go out and get food, what do you do? A similar question was running circles in Tommy Pikok Sr. and John Nusunginya’s head when the law told him he could not provide food for his family. In 1961 the Duck-In began when the Migratory Bird Treaty was signed. This treaty outlawed hunting from March to September when the birds were only available for harvest in Alaska. As a result, the hungry Iñupiaq people in Barrow decided to pay no mind to the law and protested.
When Paul returns home he acts very weird. He does not relate to anyone who lives in his town anymore because he feels like no one knows how to talk about the war. When Paul arrives home, he is greated with his sick mother who is dying of cancer, and because his family is poor, Paul 's mom will not get the proper medical treatment she deserves. Paul, however, does like the love he recives from his mom and is very grateful for all that she has done for him. He denies that anything bad is happening in the war to comfort his mom ,but Paul knows that death is a very big possiblity.
Secondly, the way the author used suspense and irony is what interested me the most. “I heard something, I think,” said Ulrich “I hear nothing but the pestilential wind,” said Georg (Saki 6). These quotes created suspense, it made you wonder what was going to happen when the men got out? How were they going to settle the feud? “Are they your men?” asked Georg “No,” said Ulrich “Who are they?” asked Georg “Wolves” replied Ulrich (Saki 7).