Despite being appointed as God’s chosen liberator of the Israelites, Moses is a person incapable of effectively leading his people. Moses’s lack of charisma, confidence, and determination are his greatest flaws as a leader which are demonstrated when he initially fails to stop his fellow Hebrews from fighting. His critical flaws as a leader initiates a chain of failures that will befall the Israelites during their journey and their eventual punishment of never reaching the Promised Land. One of Moses’s greatest shortcomings as a leader is his lack of charisma. He is unable to make the people naturally follow him and his words.
Therefore he starts drinking more, being that he cannot stand not being the center of everyone’s attention. But all the problems he has originated from, and worse than that, he does nothing productive to try and fix any of them. This once again proves that Troy is unsuitable to be a proper father for Cory and a respectable husband for Rose. Troy loses the dignity, respect and even love that was once given to him by his friends and family. His own selfish needs are fuel for the destruction of the life he once knew.
In The Stranger by Albert Camus, the main character, Meursault, struggles to conform to the societal norms that are expected of him due to him being an absurdist. Absurdism is based on the idea that the universe has no order or meaning and that humanity’s search for meaning to the universe is fundamentally futile. As an absurdist, Meursault views society’s standards and rules as unnecessary and pointless and because of this belief, he does not grieve after losing his mother because he feels it to be unnecessary. His lack of grief, however, contrasts with his neighbor, Salamano’s, intense grief after losing his dog on the street despite having a poor and relationship with his dog. Salamano’s grief represents the societal norms of grieving, and
Tub is isolated from others around him, since he cannot bond with others. Initially, he is constantly teased for being obese, he is powerless in the power dynamic between his friends, he is not able to form any kind of human connection whatsoever, despite his futile attempts at doing so. This all has a snowball effect on him, contributing to his feelings of emptiness and isolation, and his secret of overeating contributes as well, making him feel that he is leading a double life, perpetuating his isolation, since he is afraid of other’s ridicule if he confesses it. Paul is isolated due to his perspectives and desires, but is has to do more with the world he lives in, in opposition to his desires, as he cannot achieve a lifestyle of wealth infused with beauty in his drab, industrial world. He is alienated because it prevents him from
Randolph’s perception of Joel is of himself, and he doesn’t want Joel to go down the same lonely road he took in life. The isolation Randolph persevered through affected his capacity to flourish socially. The reader can infer Randolph’s horrible actions against Mr. Sansom will someday come back for revenge. Randolph says, “Have you never heard what the wise men say: all of the future exists in the past” (89).
Secondly, Lennie does not realize his issues are the reasons he struggles with soft things. This is shown through the novel by Steinbeck, to show that these issues causes many series of ways his future in front of him will get harder. '" Course he ain 't mean. But he gets in trouble alla time because he 's so God damn dumb. Like what happened in Weed— ' He stopped.
Grendel had no one to call a "comrade" or a "friend", but whatever relationship he had damaged his self image. His feelings about himself could not have been very well. However, Grendel kept changing himself after forming some relationship,especially from after he had learned something new from his relationship. The relationships that affected him the most were with human creatures
He feels that everything that he has done is wrong. He honestly believes that there is not anything he could possibly do to be proud of himself for. Also that he does not nor will he ever have proper stability in his life. When he writes, “the joints are shaky by nature” (ll 2-3), this shaky nature of the joints is pointing towards Dugan’s unsteady and insecure life.
Okonkwo 's violent and rash nature made him difficult to work with and gave people the wrong image of who he was. He was so distracted by trying to be anyone other than his father that he lost himself along the way. Over the course of the novel, it is apparent that Okonkwo is changing internally and he just isn 't letting anyone see that. For example, when Ikemefuna comes to live in Umuofia and is given to Okonkwo
Additional, they were lack of communicate and lack of understandable roles. They were lack of control environment that they did not assign a good duty of segregate for each level. The company just focus on solving extreme high risk problem and ignored the expert advices, demonstrated by Tony Hayward. When the disaster appeared, the board is lack of oversee in operation, had a slow reaction on solving. This failure is resulted in inconsistent of organizational culture.
“If only they had never gone! If the Argo's hull Never had winged out through the grey-blue jaws of rock And on towards Colchis!” (1) Medea serves as a tragic instrument of suffering throughout Euripides’ play, Medea, and she inevitably provokes the anguish of multiple characters. The vengeance which Medea serves ultimately defines the tragic tone of Euripides’ play. A few specific characters which Medea’s tragic actions force distress upon in order to provide a tragic mood include both Jason and Creon.
Mason Huckins There are many times that we get angry at someone or something. Additionally, there are different ways of expressing this anger such as the desire to hurt someone or something. The most common expression of anger is through revenge or the need to do to someone what is done to you. Stories of retaliation are observed throughout history. It is also the theme in many forms of entertainment, such as a play or production.
Back in Ancient Greece the Greeks would have considered Jason to be the tragic hero however, throughout the play Medea, Euripides sets a very clear notion regarding the position of woman throughout the play. Woman weren’t seen as equals. Their status was lower than a man’s status. In the play Medea, Medea sacrifices everything just for Jason. Her city, her family, and also her status just because of love.
In Medea Euripides elucidates that greed and egoism are the greatest factors leading to destruction and unhappiness; blind self-interest is detrimental and lays the foundation for tragedy to occur. Euripides’ exploration of this idea begins with the character of Jason and the blatant narcissism of his words when confronting Medea about the scathing rage she feels towards him. After asserting that Medea should be grateful to him because when he brought her to Creon she received recognition from the Greeks for her cleverness, Jason goes on to rationalize this claim by considering her situation from his perspective. JASON. For my part, […] I’d choose the fate that made me a distinguished man.
Gender roles throughout history has placed an important value. In Euripides’ Medea, the main character Medea is a sorceress that has a valuable reputation, and is feared for her powers. Being emotionally distressed led Medea to commit a series of murders as revenge after Jason left her for a younger woman. Medea from the beginning is known to make others uncomfortable for her intelligence that is ahead of many. Containing various feminist qualities, Medea speaks out in behalf of injustices allowing her to overcome stereotypical gender roles.