He knew how to feed Gabe and take care of him. The only reason Jonas was still alive was because of Gabe and his community. If he would have chosen to give up, than he would have done everybody wrong. . All the memories that he had been exposed in the last year would have proceeded to stay trapped outside and the community would have never had to face the consequences of their doing.
The characters in The Life of Pi are all actually components of the self. At a higher level, the Tiger is Pi’s primal self, the orangutan represents universal love – as demonstrated by a protective mother, the brutal hyena is the malevolent cook who is the shadow, and the timid zebra is a young sailor with a broken leg, which represents youthful innocence and is the first to die. All of these components were crucial to his essence. However, the most important component of Pi’s self is the raft, representing his faith. It is something that he has to construct by himself, in order to be effective.
Morrie accepts his past of how his mother, father, and brother died, how he was stuff. If you would ask Morrie about his past he would not deny it. “ insert quote where mitch asks about morrie's past.” This aphorism holds a lot of meaning to me. Accepting the past has helped me move forward in my life. I no longer hold grudges because I have realized there is no reason to hold grudges.
He also helped with Salva’s emotional breakdowns. His uncle says, “So I am going to shoot a fine meal as soon as we come across anything worth to eat.”(35) He will survive with Salva and not let him starve or die. He would die because without his uncle’s support Salva would be dead. Salva’s uncle has a gun to protect Salva. He said, “Salva I have a
Several people may assume that selfishness is both unhealthy and wrong. A selfish person usually puts his own needs before the needs of other people. Selfish people need to be able to draw the line between when they need to worry about themselves, or when they should be concerned about other people. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, in the view of Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby, it is evident that the nature of man is showing selfishness through cruelty, greed, and manipulation. Cruelty is just one way that the nature of man shows selfishness.
The characters in these stories have faced hardships and have beaten those hardships back because they never gave up. Bethany Hamilton lost her arm because of a shark attack. She faced her fears and went back to surfing. Eleanor Roosevelt was unattractive child but she faced those pains, and turned her pain and unhappiness into strength. The mushers in Alaska, along with their dogs, had to face white-outs and ice-covered rivers.
In Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain displays an extremely unique point of view. Throughout the storyTwain seems to gift his characters with a lack of moral values. A gift it might not be, yet still thee characters have been a passion for making bad decisions. This seemingly little plot twist might not look like such a big deal, but in reality it effects the whole story line. These fictional personalities not only decide to do the wrong thing, they also are extremely selfish, greedy, and uncivilized.
He does evil deeds, but in a human way that makes him quite conflicting. Chillingworth is a sinner that possibly committed a greater sin than that of adultery, but is overall gray in his morality. He redeems himself when his remaining wealth is given to Pearl, and his wrongdoing is realized. This novel will be analyzed using the Mythological, or Archetypal literary criticism type. Hawthorne clearly wrote the novel with some archetypes in mind, whether they be biblical or from another source.
Analyzing these texts, Oedipus the King by Sophocles, Truancy by Isamu Fukui and lastly, "death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller, it is found that all the protagonist of these texts have certain qualities. These qualities include setting unrealistic objectives, causing others to suffer, and sacrificing themselves in the end, as their ambition gets the best of them. The prompt given, also encourages ambition, not just ambition but over ambition. This prompt encourages the audience to not be cautious with their lives and choices, as proven in this
My fear was dominated. Survival was at hand. (182) Pi engages in a Darwinian struggle for survival while stranded in the ocean, regarded by Foukeas as a significant setting, “where the decisive events, the moments of eternal choice, of temptation, fall and redemption occur” (115). Reason and belief in God constitute Pi’s means of survival. Dwyer points out that, Life of Pi rewrites other shipwreck narratives involving animals by unsettling anthropomorphic and anthropocentric norms of friendship and dominance.