A character’s personality and attitude greatly affects others’ perceptions of himself, and thus affects events that occur in the novel. In The Stranger, Albert Camus alienates Meursault and thus influences later events through his characterization. The protagonist does not feel much grief or mourning when his mother passes away. He remains detached from everyone else and pays them little mind. Also, he considers relationships with other people quite worthless, including those with his mother and lover.
The narrator took the role of being a big brother serious; however going to the military and keeping distant from Sonny affected his brother in many ways. Sandy Norton states that the narrator was in awe when it came to his brother, he didn’t know how to help Sonny, which is why he chose not to think about his brother’s addiction to heroin. “He is, in fact, A man full of fear, trying to use his relatively privileged social position to protect himself from social reality” (Norton 175-192). This quote explains how the narrator tries to avoid thinking about his little brother being hooked on
When examined more closely, this assumption completely overlooks Díaz’s emphasis on different perspectives when it comes to coming of age. Although Yunior is younger than Beto, he challenges expectations, and instead of moving on with his life, he sticks to what he knows. Rather than conforming to the typical understanding, Yunior challenges this role by proving he has already grown up just in a different period than Beto.
Society itself lacks the ability to accept Holden, this make Holden distraught and scornful towards society. Holden gives no urge of the world to change. This greatly contrasts with Holden search through the book to be able to comprehend society, but still fines no understanding towards society. When someone is unsettled by the one sided part of society, the word use of “they” is used.
They also think that he is a selfish person because he is not letting Cosette explore everything that life has to offer. When thinking about their situation a little bit more, you can come to a realization that he is not selfish at all. He thinks he I doing the best he can for Cosette, even though it sometimes seems that he does not really think about her. Several times in the roman Valjean has to take decisions having influences on Cosette life, one of them is when he decides to leave the convent. He used
He is taking the blame that he isn’t a good host because he didn’t greet everyone and introduce himself. He is showing the other characters that he will take the blame for things rather than people being angry with him. Gatsby is a man who stays polite to get out of any sign of trouble approaching him, so that people don’t get suspicious of
Thus Pip does not educate Joe because he cares for him as his father figure and friend rather he does it for his own advantages. Pip knows that Miss Havisham’s does not intend for him to marry Estella rather
As a result, people were unwilling to suicide in order to maintain their reputation, and because their moral standard refused them to be a coward by escaping from incapable events. Hamlet thought the same way, his life tormented him, but he suicide was morally unacceptable. Meanwhile, Hamlet’s moral standard related to the views of others. He was afraid that his father would look down upon him if he committed suicide. Because his father was such a hero to himself.
The choices that Krogstad made opens the windows for others to judge him for who he used to be instead of who he is now. He used to be the man who was willing to ruin a marriage, but someone showing compassion to him changed him to be willing to show compassion to others. However, the rest of society does not know that about him, which leaves him stuck with a bad reputation and no job. The influence that society has on Torvald prompts him to be the way he is, where the influence of society only holds Krogstad back from being anything more than he is