“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. It consists of a deliberate loss of control”.
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
The haunting of the death swallows her damaging her ability to move on, she is unable to fulfil sexual desires, act as a loving and caring mother. Depression had taken over her being. 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.
When she is born Mrs. Breedlove automatically believes that her baby is pure ugly. This sets the tone for Pecola’s life of self-loathing. 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.
Dee tries her best to stray away from the life she once had and went the extent of changing her name. 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. Putting herself beyond her past, Dee shows her lack of appreciation of her own family history and what her name actually means to her.
She yelled and screamed in the courtroom, “I will not lose the child!” (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.One criticsaid that it “asserts its dominance by silencing uses of language that devote from it”(Kamel, 176). Sources also talked about how the author speaks for the people, and how the story values the
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.
Lennie seems frightened of the woman, though he is not the victim. 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.