For example, John Proctor was willing to sacrifice his good name to protect his wife. He is a husband and a father, although he made mistakes, his family is very dear. He is a person who stores moral convictions and only cares for the safety of his family and individual welfare. In addition, John Proctor's decision to tell the court about his business ironically shows his kindness. He no longer continued his relationship with Abigail, who privately terminated his sins.
Santino also dies because he loves his sister too much and can not accept that her husband, his former friend, is hurting her. Santino Corleone in the eyes of the viewer is not a villain and not a murderer, and not a cruel person. He lived and died for the sake of the family, thus creating a glow of compassion for his
As Cordelia fought a long hard battle she was then too weak to complete her promise. Her promise was to make her father heart filled with joy, in contrast, another fellow path has found a downhearted collision. A purpose of a hero is to impact those around them and to teach new life lesson of their purpose and values of their journey. King Lear one of those impacted by Cordelia death in which he realized “A plague upon you, murderers, traitors all! I might have saved her; now she 's gone forever!...”
Examples of this maturation are shown when he explains, "It was good that God kept the truths of life from the young as they were starting out or else they’d have no heart to start at all" (284). Our view of the story changes as well when we notice that Grady 's life of adventure and experiences turns into tragedy and misfortune. His life is more about loss than accomplishment to the point where his life is an ultimate failure. By the conclusion of this story Grady has undergone a complete change. First person point of view used by McCarthy has ended up being a very successful way of telling the story.
If Oedipus suffered only a broken heart he would still have his sight. However, Oedipus realized that not only was his mother his lover, she was one of the one that failed him the most in that by not killing him herself she forfeited his opportunity for
Oedipus made it well known that he was great, “ I came to be your messenger myself, Oedipus, whose name is greatest known and greatest feared.” (6-8) He may seem arrogant but he did defeat the sphinx, which nobody else could. The fate of Oedipus was to kill his father and marry his mother. When he first learned of his fate he decided to leave his home and stay away.
Arthur Dimmesdale from The Scarlet Letter however, set a more destructive path for himself. Although his pride did affect Hester Prynne and his daughter Pearl, It still was more about him torturing himself instead of admitting and confessing to what he did wrong and relieving himself of that guilt and pain. Instead he chose to live with the knowledge that he did all of this because he was so proud of his status in his community as the minister and didn't want to lose that respect everybody had him. The reason he didn’t tell the truth about the adultery was because of this very pride and he admits it.
In the historical fiction novel, “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry,” written by Mildred D. Taylor, Stacey, a young boy of color, faces an internal conflict regarding whether Jeremy or T.J. would be the best choice of a friend for him. Throughout the narrative, Stacey presents that he understands that both Jeremy and himself would be safer if they stayed away from each other and that a friendship with T.J. would be completely accepted in that era. However, Jeremy would be the better choice for a friend for Stacey because he shows real respect for the entirety of the Logan family, he is honest when it comes to realizing his misconduct, and he proves to be much different than his racist family. Although T.J. seems to be a fairly acceptable acquaintance
In Antigone, she was trying to save her family from falling apart. In ROJ, Luke wanted to save his father from the “Dark Side”. In both stories they tried to save family members from dying. Another motive is that Creon was motivated by pride. Darth Vader like Creon was also motivated by pride and ended up dying because of it.
When he 's sent off to war, he... About losing her He took for granted what they had by believing she was only a fling. That mentality caused him too dedicate the majority of his life trying to win her back. His undying, unconditional love for her becomes his demise.
Woman only deserve to be loved and not abused; never let the person who should protect you harm you. In the short story “Sweat”, written by Zora Neale demonstrates how Delia was abused by her own husband. She was a very strong woman who was unnecessarly abused by her husband Sykes. Therefore, Sykes’ actions do justify Delia’s behavior and the decision she made of not helping her husband at the end of the story.
Zora Neal Hurston’s Sweat tells the story of a woman, Delia, who is in an abusive relationship with her husband Sykes. At the end of the story she lets him die from a rattlesnake bite in defiance to him after everything he has done to her, including beating her constantly and cheating on her. Delia’s actions at the end of the short story were completely justifiable. For one, the story mentions multiple times that Delia is religious.
Despite “there [being] about 97 men for every 100 women” in the United States, the country remains a patriarchy (Kiersz). Women have been trying to gain equal rights, but it has been an uphill battle. The first step in gaining equality is making one’s voice heard. Protesting is a common method of making oneself known and it can be seen in poetry such as “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou and “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath. Protesting can also be seen in longer forms of literature such as The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Antigone by Sophocles, and The Help directed by Taylor Tate.