The incredible acts of wisdom provided by Bernage collide with the destructive choices of the husband to create a messed up, yet intelligent scenario of examining the influence that outside sources bring. The husband lacks the mercy needed to understand when a person has experienced enough harm. This path of choices also works into the idea that the husband may have his own emotional issues that led him to believe that murder and torture were acceptable. As opposed
“The careless mien, the frowning face are give to our own and deal full many a thoughtless blow to those who loves us best.” The author used these lines to give us a mental image on how we treat our loved ones. 2. It shows us how we treat our loved ones with negative this such as being rude to them or taking them for granted. It shows how we are guilty of giving careless or frowning faces to our loved ones. But most importantly, how we treat our
It started by describing the characters in great detail and elaborating on their mundane lives, but didn’t even give the name of the grandmother. Even though we don’t know The Misfit’s name who was a murderer he had more knowledge of the world and had things figured out, unlike the grandmother, and unlike grandmother The Misfit realizes his own faults. He said, “I ain’t a good man, but I ain’t the worst in the world either” (305). As much of a bad person that The Misfit is he still makes sense and can use deductive reasoning, so he is not entirely insane. She tries to convince The Misfit he is a good person just like her, but does not even believe it herself.
Another example of man being evil because of pride,is in Oedipus, Oedipus, while talking to his wife says, “But I account myself a child of Fortune, beneficent Fortune, and I shall not be dishonored.” Which although not as effective in hurting others is arrogant and evil because it shows how important he thinks he is by him putting others lower than himself. Which is evil and would make him an even worse option on a quest to the Holy Grail. Another example of Man’s natural evil is when, in Oedipus,Teiresias and Oedipus argue over a prophecy and Oedipus says “For, tell me, where have you seen clear, Teiresias, with your prophetic eyes? When the dark singer, the sphinx, was in your country, did you speak word of deliverance to its citizens?” Which is not only evil because it is making fun of someone with a disability just to validate making him, Oedipus, look better, but focuses on an event relevant a distant time ago, which shows he is so engulfed by his own success from twenty years ago and he has not done anything else with his
If I were to put her into words, it would be deception. She wants power for herself and is using Macbeth to get that power she lusts for. She accuses him of “ [Living] a coward in thy own self esteem”(LL Lady Macbeth (Macbeth’s Castle)). Implying that he is being a coward by not taking hold of the prophecy and carrying through with his plan. This is his wife and the woman he loves.
Hamlet perceives that women are emotionally weak and dependent to others, which is evident when he says, "Frailty, thy name is woman!" (I, ii, 146). - Both of the characters are so intelligent that Polonius plans on spying Hamlet and gives wise advice to his children while Hamlet decides to feign madness in order to revenge Claudius. - They are also similar
Arrogance, however, eludes the rich person in exchange for understanding in the end.Acceptance of the mistakes of others overshadows her greed. She’s more than willing to give to the poor person, even if it’s for a kind of petty cause like this. The story shows the fallaciousness of modern stereotypes, and that objectivity is key in judgement of a person. Although the story may perpetuate some hatred of the poor, it also teaches a great life lesson. The person who finds happiness with what they have and tries to build on it themselves feels much happier than those who try to get rich quick or lust for short shocks of
Myrtle specifically shifts the blame onto Wilson in order to free her conscience of any guilty emotions. This allows her to continue to cheat without remorse or thought of how her husband may feel. From Myrtle’s perspective, her disloyal actions stem from his deception, so, why should she care about their marriage anyway? Myrtle takes her husband’s innocent actions and warps them to benefit herself, providing her justification for
In addition, the realization of Oedipus’ true parents, she sees her own actions as incorrect. In trying to escape her guilt and atone for her actions, she commits suicide. Jocasta’s untimely suicide was caused by her prideful nature and attempt to be better than everything
The enigmatic Gertrude is one of the hardest characters to analyze in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare. With no soliloquies, it makes it more challenging understanding her point of view during the play. By looking at her actions based on her unjust choices and how her character affects Hamlet, it makes it more clear to interpret her. By basing her character off the decisions she makes, eventually they lead to a downfall of others, such as her son. In the play, Hamlet by Shakespeare, the mysterious Gertrude makes the questionable decision to marry Claudius, and this unwise action that follows the decision affects Hamlet’s character making him more mad and thus changes his view on women during this time period.
The Grandmother in "A good Man is Hard to Find seems to only care about herself. She constantly portrays herself as a saint and points out that nobody can measure to her standards. Then, when threatened she would stoop down to the level of calling her family 's murderer a good person in able to survive. This shows how shallow the grandmother 's character is Flannery O 'Connor 's work of
In a "Good Man Is Hard to Find" by Flannery O 'Connor, the contrast of good and evil is not as evident as it appears on the surface. The road that the family in the story travels symbolizes good up until the point the grandmother all but forces the family to make a detour onto a dirt road that leads to their demise. She is the unlikely antagonist in the story. A serial killer named, The Misfit, is the protagonist despite his homicidal actions. Both characters in the story help to illustrate how a relationship with God is perceived good and sacrilegious behavior is perceived evil.
These people who usually exhibit special behavior, such as being antisocial, violent, and radical, they can be categorized as psychotic individuals, like Emily and Montresor, these individuals might transmit, simply copy the behaviors from family, or they are a genius meanwhile they think other people 's life is not important. The most similarity characteristic between Emily and Montresor that both their self-esteem are completely extraordinary high. They only care about themselves with their own needs and feelings. Emily cannot accept that she was abandoned by Homer; Montresor cannot bear that he insulted by Fortunato. So, they use the most unacceptable way of revenge.
The Grandmother and her family encounter a runaway, The Misfit, who she immediately starts trying to sweet talk to try and save herself. The Grandmother says “I know you’re a good man… I know you must come from nice people,” trying to manipulate him to not kill her. The Grandmother stays true to her Southern lady class and never stoops down to The Misfits level. On the other hand, Brown falls into the trap of evil. Before being summoned to the dark side, Brown was told “evil must be your only happiness.
If a person is manipulative and their actions are paid for with people’s lives, would they be considered good? In the story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor the grandmother shows qualities that ask that question. Three reasons why are the following, she is manipulative, selfish, and fake. There is no good man or good woman in this story. The grandmother manipulates her son into going to an old plantation that she visited when she was young.