Bach’s books were mostly related to flying in some way. Aviation had always been his passion but his teachers at school made him realize his talent for writing. So he decided to incorporate his love and talent in the form of his books. His early books were about airplane flying such as in ‘Stranger to Ground’ and later flight was used as a metaphor in his books. His popular book ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ was published in 1970.
ABOUT AUTHOR Richard David Bach , an American writer was born in the year 1936 in Oak Park , lllinois . He is the son of Roland and Ruth Helen . He has numerous work of fiction and nonfiction - Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1970), lllusions (1977) and Out Of My Mind (1999). It was said that most of his books have been semi-autobiographical , using real or adapted events from his life to exemplify his philosophy . Bach 's philosophy is that our external physical limits and morality are just appearance.
Portrayed in the movie Into the Wild, Christopher McCandless was a free spirit he did what he want when he wanted. Ivan and Chris were completely different people one was a formalist and the other was a maverick, but in the end it didn 't matter how different they were because they found true happiness in death. Ivan constantly tried to conform to society and its laws. Ivan subconsciously wanted to be an individual but he constantly suppressed those urges to fit in. He wanted to follow the path that society lead him on.
For many people, forgiveness is a major part to a happy, peaceful life. Without forgiveness, many people would dwell on specific details in their life, and would not be able to move on. Louie is able to demonstrate this, as he is tormented by the Bird in his dreams, and experience flashbacks, causing more stress in his life. After he forgives his captors, he does not experience any dreams or flashbacks related to the war. His forgiveness freed him from his suffering, and will do the same to anyone who is able to
Vonnegut’s struggle to write an antiwar novel was actually a struggle to find a suitable perspective to represent an experience that goes beyond human comprehension. Vonnegut in Slaughterhouse-Five narrates and shaped his own life in the similar way he later narrates the life of his main character with reference to Tralfamadorian’s time theory that everything is laid before us to see at the same time. In first chapter, Vonnegut introduces us with his difficulties and struggles he had to remember what had happened and find the right words to illustrate what he had seen during the war. He mentions that he thought the book would be easy to write—all he would have to do is to simply report what he had seen. But this does not work.
In the novel The Stranger by Albert Camus, we see the protagonist Meursault as an outcast and someone who does not fit with societies standards. He is someone who is rejected by society because of his philosophy and his way of life. Meursault is a man with a very straight and blunt personality, and is not afraid to say what is on his mind. With such a strong and independent mindset, he does not allow anyone to change his view or opinion on the world. His meaning of life is much different than the rest, he is a man with no care in the world and believes that the world has no meaning or purpose.
I think this is the main reason that shaped me becoming an individualist. Seeing that I don’t live with my parents, this condition forces me to become more independent and to always take care of my own. More over if I have a problem I would always try and solve it by myself before going to my parents. Being an Individualist often makes people see me as a lonely person. It’s not that I am really lonely, it’s just I enjoy being alone.
In conclusion, Dr. P was not a man with an illness. Though the people around saw something different with the way he lived his life it was just that. Dr.P saw his life as just the same as he did when he was younger. This allowed him to be a man who made a choice to not let the illness determine his life. This encouraged me as a reader to change my perspective different illnesses that life may throw my direction.
Chapter Three: Depiction of Edward Said’s Exilic and Diasporic Identity according to his Memoir Out Of Place Edward Said who was born in 1935 and died in 2003 is considered one of the public and the controversial figure in the modern century. In addition, he is well-known as a talented musician, a political and intellectual aouthor who has his own and important theories about literture and culture such as Post colonialism theory, Imperialism theory, and orientalism theory. Further, he writes to the American literature many important and effective books and essays such as Out of Place , The Orientalism , and Culturalism and Imperialism. However, Neimneh, Shadi says about Said that “He comes to embody the theories of hybridity, cultural