Holden often carries hypocrisy because he exposes the weakness of others but doesn't pay attention to his own weakness. In J.D Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, we can see Holden Caulfield show the weakness of others but he never seems to recognize the weakness that he has throughout the story nor the depression that he has he talked about it but he never fully recognizes it. With other characters like Ackley, Stadler, Mr, Spencer Ect. we can see Holden find the weakness of these characters saying that they are hypocrites but he never seems to comprehend how much of a hypocrite is. Through the whole story, we can see him act like a prophet or a saint as he depicts himself like he sees the wicked in the people around him.
His dull and average life seemingly pushes him to the brink and makes him start wondering what the point of his existence is if he was “...the surest person to perform nothing today…” (Hawthorne 1). At a certain point even he was bored of himself, which is interesting because he can’t stand being the ideal guy. It makes the reader ask themselves why society sets these standards that make people miserable and unhappy. At the start of “Bartleby the Scrivener”, Bartleby already is miserable and unhappy. Though the narrator originally leads the reader to believe that this is because Bartleby works day and night with “...no pause for digestion” and hardly speaks to his co workers, it is because life has already worn him out (Melville 11).
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The older boys are constantly rude to each other and don’t really act like friends at all. The younger boys also tend to ridicule each other but they do it in a loving, joking type of way. I think that the Gordie and his friends remind Ace of what his childhood friends were probably like and he is jealous of their carefree ways and that is why he despises them so much. They remind him of a time when things were much easier and he didn’t have to constantly be on edge and feel like he has to prove something. Dr. Steven Hanley, a psychologist specializing in male friendship discusses how when young, the love and intimacy felt towards a male friend seems natural and uncomplicated.
Troy Maxson Troy Maxson was the lead character in the play “Fences” by August Wilson and is a very outspoken and humorous character of sorts. Troy has a very big personality, and believes that he owes his family everything, from his paycheck to his soul. Troy is the protagonist, but you can't quite say he's the hero unless you put tragic in front of it. Troy is no known hero, however, he was known to have several flaws and several good qualities. Troy was let down in a lot of ways in life and it is because of how he was treated that he acts the way that he does.
Because Jack lives a rough and impoverished life, he uses his imagination to help him mentally escape his harsh childhood and reinvent himself, but this unknowingly hurts him because of his glamorized perspective on life, showing the ambivalent consequences of a heavy dependence on the imagination. Jack utilizes his imagination to give his actions and life meaning. Late in the
Hooper different is what also makes him a questionable man. The story conveys to a slightly distinct tone of writing. Hawthorne’s words sound almost wistful when he describes Mr. Hooper’s character but the author words also make a point of the judgment his character goes through without showing any evidence. “In this manner Mr. Hooper spent a long life, irreproachable in outward act, yet shrouded in dismal suspicious; kind and loving, though unloved, and dimly feared; a man apart from men, shunned in their health and joy, but ever summoned to their aid in mortal anguish” Ultimately, “The Minister’s Black Veil” is still a modern story among this contemporary society. Judgments are seen and feel by those who are different or strange to the multitude, however is the same difference that we arguably criticize and also judge who makes the rest also become different.
He gave them advice to surround themselves with what made their life a better place. The story is given through his own perspective, in which he points out the mistakes he committed which was not enjoying life. The majority of people surround themselves into society that at the end of the day, they are surrounded by negativity. Therefore, Thoreau mentions, “Time is but the stream I go afishing in” (280). This metaphor brings a mixture of emotions to the himself and his audience because it describes how nothing will stop time, it will continue with or without them.
In the past, Charlie’s co-workers may be somewhat disturbed by or frightened of him inwardly because of his challenges. However, they never stopped talking to him because they were constantly making fun of him. While the situation has changed, it still has not improved for Charlie. Charlie also believes that all of these occurrences are his fault as he ponders “What did I do to make them hate me so?” In
He feels as if his life is over, so he is at the point where he feels like his life is unpurposeful, so he looks and spies on other people's lives, living through the experiences of others. Darkness or lack of light helps to really bring in the element of suspense which draws the viewer in. The scenes with a lack of lighting are depicted in direct contrast to the scenes that use more