To make his act better he pretends to be a bible salesman, and fakes a fatal heart disease. Of course this makes Hulga’s mom, Mrs. Hopewell, feel sorry for him. Just like the reader she has no idea what is actually coming. Next he wiggles his way in to an invite to dinner from the mother where he sees his chance to attack his second victim. At dinner the act is still on and is getting even better.
In The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, the two main characters, Elizabeth and John Proctor, clearly face a struggle of intentions. For example, John oftentimes attempts to rekindle the marriage, while Elizabeth clearly suspects that there are underlying issues such as lying, as well as the possibility of adultery with another character named Abagail. For example, when smelling his wife’s cooking he “takes a pinch of salt, and drops it into the pot”, to avoid hurting her feelings. Then, while eating, Proctor proclaims “It’s well seasoned” to give her a sense of pleasure and compliment (Miller 48). Examples as such clearly indicate that John is attempting to foster their strained relationship, and it also still evident that it is on the verge
Tom Buchanan is a man of many negative characteristics. From his greed to his arrogance it will be very difficult to find many, if any, likeable qualities about him. With that in mind, it could be said that Tom Buchanan is a deplorable person by way of said arrogance, and greed, as well hypocrisy. Tom Buchanan is a very hypocritical man. He expects Daisy to stop her affair on the merit of his “love” for her.
. why are you so absent?” (1170). He is consistently targeted for his irregular attendance; he is even shamed when he confesses his dislike towards the current reverend. His society discriminates against him for having his own moral code; it forces him to
Montag begins noticing how unimportant she is to him; “And he remembered thinking then that if she died, he was certain he wouldn’t cry” shows how messed up society is (Bradbury 44). They have turned this people into complete strangers, but that is the way live is for everyone living in this time. Next, the name Clarisse means light or clarity which provides foreshadowing on Clarisse’s role in the novel (Zipes 2). “’You think too many things,’ said Montag, uneasily” (Bradbury 9). The word “uneasily” gives the reader the sense that something is wrong, but Clarisse is only thinking.
These emotions embodied Odysseus’ crew which led to betrayal. Distrust found in Odysseus also led him to make regrettable decisions. After testing his father, Odysseus sees him in immense sorrow that breaks his heart. If he had hugged him, the reunion would’ve been much more optimistic; Odysseus’ choice to test him brought a dark cloud on the meeting. Both Odysseus and his crew have issues with trust and so have all mankind since the beginning of time to today.
Ali, his dedicated servant, was recognized as Hassan’s biological father. Sanaubar had the inability to become pregnant through Ali, which led the betrayal of Baba towards his loyal servant to impregnate her himself. Baba’s belief towards sin was that there is a single one, thievery. Belief that a single sin would lead to many, such as dishonesty. Dishonesty was claimed to be the most hated from Baba, as it was the act of stealing the truth from an individual.
Dan Brown once said: “men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire”, encapsulating the tragic events of E.Lockhart’s novel We Were Liars. Human nature, defined as characteristics that are central to humanity, is profoundly explored through the events which triggered and resulted from the accident that deformed Beechwood Island. Through the character of Harris Sinclair, the domineering ‘King’ of the Sinclair family, alongside his daughters who are intoxicated on greed, E.Lockhart eludes that this trait is capable of great destruction to human nature. In addition, selfish ambition is explored through the characterisation of the Liars and their oblivious actions. Ultimately, guilt is depicted through the
The people of Maycomb may have never been the fairest to him, but he would always be kind in return and rose above the negativity. Mrs. Dubose was an old woman who would criticize Atticus and his children any chance she got. But Atticus always warned the kids to not talk back, just let her say what she needs to and walk away. He said she was an old woman going through a lot of pain and is one of the bravest people he knows. Strangely enough, Atticus was also able to see the good in Mayella Ewell, and it tore him apart having to destroy her testimony on the stand.
Gatsby lies and it causes tension between him and Tom. Tom is unfaithful and it puts a strain on his marriage. In F. Scott’s Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the main character’s deceitfulness leads to havoc and destruction. There are multiple occurrences when Gatsby lies to the other characters. In chapter one, Gatsby and Nick physically encounter each other for the first time.