“Deterrence is the art of producing in the mind of the enemy….. the fear to attack” (55:09). This is the quote used by Dr. Strangelove himself to define deterrence. This lines up with Schelling’s definition which is, in simple words, prevention of actions by fear of consequences (Schelling, p. 71). Another common theme in this movie is Brinkmanship, which Schelling defines as “the creation and deployment of a problematic threat.
Jimmy’s drive for sexual gratification, according to Freud, stems from the unconscious, unresolved conflict he bears towards his mother (Beyond the Pleasure Principle 13). Since Jimmy, as a child could not process the multi-faceted motivations behind his mother’s malaise, he seeks out the simple, one dimensional girl that can assuage his pain. Such pursuits remain self-destructive in the fact that the very initiative to find the perfect mother figure renders Jimmy unable to form intimate relationships, due to the aspects of commodification spoken of previously. However, this drive serves as an instance of the broader societal paradox of the compounds, as the pursuit of an ideal prevents any legitimate reform based on an introspective look at
Sam understands what has happened, he understands and explains that he knows she does not and cannot love him because her severe depression hinders her abilities. He explains that because she has allowed the depression to control her she has the power to overcome it, and she must. The Babadook is a metaphorical object used to express depression, a mild to severe mental illness that surrounds the people of the world daily. It haunts Amelia at every corner, limiting her choices to complete destruction, as her depression haunts her in every form of
A hidden view of Mrs. Breedlove calling her baby ugly reflects right back to her. Pecola is an image of her mother and when she sees the ugly baby it further confirms all of Mrs. Breedlove’s hatred. She turns to other people’s lives to try and get over herself. She begins to care more about other families instead of her own. She treats her own
Dee tells her mother “I couldn't have it any longer, been named after the people who oppress me. You know as well as me you was named after your aunt dicie.” displaying Dee’s unwillingness to be associated with her family and past. Not being able to accept these two circumstances reveals her betrayal towards her own heritage.
(Hawthorne 104). Hester most excruciating pain came from losing the custody of her child. During the period when Pearl’s custody was threatened to be given to Dimmesdale, Chillingworth then at this time was prescribed as Dimmesdale’s doctor. Hester knew what kind of torment Chillingworth would inflict upon Dimmesdale, which would be the infliction of more psychological pain. The occurrences of a threat towards Hester to lose custody of her child and her punishment for adultery were directly brought upon by Chillingworth.
She starts to think about what she should have done, and how it is her fault that her daughter is ending up in this position. Her daughter, Emily, was abandoned by her father and placed in her mother 's care. It demonstrates how a women took up her role as a mother and the role that women play in society. To critics the short yet meaningful story demonstrates social changes.
In Frankenstein, Shelley wrote a story of how unintended consequences of science led to dire results. To support this notion, Shelley wrote a story of suffering in the scientific subject which is Frankenstein’s monster. This element corresponds with the idea of the neanderthal and human cloning. The neanderthal will likely face a very similar problems that Frankenstein’s monster faced. As mentioned above, the neanderthal clone will likely suffer from unforeseen health problems, and it will also likely endure a life doomed to be considered a freak by humans like Frankenstein’s monster experienced through.
The instinct to immediately put his hand over the mouth of the wife is an example of how terrifying human are. The surges of panic Curley’s wife feels conveys that Lennie is the true villain in the book, not the protagonist. After Lennie kills Curley’s wife, she lays, “with a half-covering of yellow hay. And the meanness and the plannings and the discontent and the ache for attention were all gone from her face. She was very pretty and simple, and her face was sweet and young.
When meeting people we tend to assume details about them but with time our perceptions alter. We all have experienced this at least once every day when communicating with someone new. Sigmund Freud's "The Uncanny" expresses his development of how something is 'uncanny'. Author Joyce Carol Oates' "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been,?” contains components of the uncanny. This short story involves a character named, Arnold Friend who can be pursued as uncanny because he can be comprehended as someone who has been remained hidden but then has come to light.